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Denton Harvey
East Johannesburg JHB - Eastern Suburbs, Gauteng Johannesburg, South Africa
Closing date
Jun 22, 2024

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Contract Type
Full Time

The Executive Combined Assurance role is responsible for driving and leading a comprehensive assurance function, and practice adhering to auditing standards and regulatory requirements to provide development of the organisation's overall audit compliance involving operational risk, quality management systems, ethics and ensure financial controls are operating effectively. The Executive: Combined Assurance reports to the Audit & Risk Committee Chair with the dotted line to the Chief Executive Officer. Minimum Requirements:
  • Master's degree in Auditing or Business Administration or related fields.
  • Must be a member in good standing with their professional bodies.
  • Certified Internal Auditor (CIA)
  • SAATCA Certification
  • Minimum of Fifteen (15) years previous relevant work experience, five (5) of which must be at an Executive Level.
  • Proven experience of participating in governance structures, Ethics, Compliance and Risk Management.
  • Quality Management Systems experience.

Responsibilities include but not limited to:
  • Provide leadership in communicating the Vision, Mission, Objectives, Principles, Values, and the organisation's Strategic Plan.
  • Develop, implement, and support a comprehensive regulatory compliance strategy.
  • Partner with other Business Units to provide regulatory advice and guidance on quality assurance.
  • Facilitate the escalation of risk and control issues requiring visibility and attention by Chief Executive Officer, by providing a cohesive and comprehensive view of assurance across the risk environment.
  • Providing an opportunity to identify gaps in assurance needs that are vital to the organisation, and to plug them (including using internal audit) in a timely, efficient, and effective manner.
  • Manage the workload of the team to ensure delivery of annual assurance plan to time and quality, and effective management and oversight of issues and actions.
  • Manage the development of the team to ensure an appropriate functional structure exists that supports delivery of the integrated assurance plan.
  • Advise the Executive team on various aspects of the integrated assurance plan as and when required to ensure clear leadership and demonstration of our values and competency behaviours.
  • Develop effective ways of working in partnership with key functions within the risk Business Unit and across other Business Units to ensure a consistent holistic approach to assurance and early communication of emerging issues.
  • Develop effective ways of working with Internal Audit and External Audit to ensure effective and efficient management of the integrated assurance programme.
  • Design and implement effective governance processes to ensure that the assurance framework is operating as intended, including comprehensive reporting of audit and assurance findings, to provide assurance to EXCO, Audit & Risk Committee and Council.
  • Develop and track risk-based ISO internal systems audit schedule, open issues and action plans.
  • Develop and implement effective reporting for relevant stakeholders and Audit and Risk Committee to ensure adequate risk awareness.
  • Implement anti-fraud policies and procedures, controls to mitigate the risk of fraud across the organisation.
  • Manage and create a conducive environment for highly motivated and productive staff for the Division.
  • Develop work performance standards for both employees and review committees for the Division.
  • Prepare the Divisional budget requirements based on organisational developments and business needs.
  • Develop a strategic direction and vision to ensure successful execution of Ethics & Compliance programmes
  • Manage the implementation of Ethics and Compliance Strategy, Policy and programs.

Closing Date for applications; Friday, 27th October 2023.
Should we not contact you within one month of the close of date of this advertisement, please consider your application unsuccessful

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