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GROUP RISK AND INTERNAL CONTROL SPECIALIST - Gauteng, Johannesburg

Employer
Fempower Personnel
Location
Johannesburg Johannesburg, Gauteng Gauteng, South Africa
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Apr 20, 2024

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Job Role
Risk Manager
Sector
Finance
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Facilitate workshops with Departmental Managers (Risk Owners) and Risk Champions
  • Identify, categorize, assess, rate risks, and develop appropriate mitigating controls
  • Capture the resultant risks on the risk management tool and maintain the maintenance of the registers of risks through regular updates
  • Compile audit procedures in line with the Risk Response Plan for each audit engagement
  • Coordinate the reporting of risk by the Risk Champions, to the Designated Group Risk Manager (DGRM) and Group Head Risk Assessor and Internal Auditor using the Risk Registers, or other reporting tool(s)
  • Undertake audits on the adequacy and effectiveness of the Internal Financial Reporting Controls, and other Business Risk mitigation measures or controls
  • Carry out audit assignments in accordance with annual audit plan, auditing standards and other instructions
  • Identify inadequacies in internal controls, and or deficiencies, as well as risks in audited areas, and make recommendations for appropriate corrective action
  • Prepare detailed working papers with concise findings and recommendations on the effectiveness and adequacy of internal controls and other administrative procedures
  • Draft audit reports for review and approval by the Supervisor or Head of Risk Assessor and Internal Audit
  • Develop and maintain relationships with key audit contacts on each audit
  • Conduct follow up audits to assess whether appropriate action was taken on previous audit reports
  • Carry out special investigations into irregularities, fraud, and other misappropriations as directed by the Head Risk Assessor and Internal Auditor
  • Any other ad hoc duties as directed by the Head Risk Assessor and Internal Auditor

Requirements:
  • BCom Degree in either Internal Auditing, Risk Management, Accounting, or relevant Risk Management or Internal Auditing Specialty Qualification
  • 3 years relevant experience in internal or external auditing
  • Knowledge and experience in Auditing Financial Reporting Controls
  • Knowledge and experience in risk assessment and risk mitigation control activities
  • Computer literate (MS Office)
  • Any audit software (advantageous)

Skills and Character Traits:
  • Strong analytical, accounting, arithmetical and problem-solving skills
  • Good report writing skills
  • Good planning and organising skills
  • High assertive and persuasive skills
  • Ability to operate and think independently
  • Good interpersonal relationship skills
  • Ability to set priorities and meet deadlines
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Teamwork
  • Independent and objectivity
  • Confidentiality
  • Professional integrity
  • Empathetic and patient when dealing with fellow colleagues
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Ambitious and self-motivated

Desired Skills:
  • Auditing
  • Internal Auditing
  • Risk Assessment
  • Risk Management
  • Compliance

Desired Work Experience:
  • 2 to 5 years

Desired Qualification Level:
  • Degree

Employer & Job Benefits:
  • Medical Aid
  • Pension Fund
  • Performance Bonus

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