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Professional Practice Advisor

Employer
FirstRand
Location
Johannesburg Johannesburg, Gauteng Gauteng, South Africa
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
May 27, 2024

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Job Role
Other
Sector
Finance
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Hello future Professional Practice Advisor

FirstRand believes that its people are its single most important resource and will not operate in a sector unless it has people who are right for that market and who share FirstRand's business values. We recruit self-starters who have a passion for what they do. We empower them, hold them accountable and reward them appropriately. We value diversity in our people, particularly for the way that this contributes to innovative thinking. If you think you will flourish in our environment, and you believe you have the necessary skills and competencies for the position advertised, then we are looking for you!

Are you someone who can:
  • Keep abreast of emerging industry standards, best practices, industry challenges, upcoming legislation, operational requirements and technology changes related to the internal audit profession.
  • Perform internal audit file reviews for conformance with the audit methodology, within agreed timeframes and budget, and in line with the internal audit standards.
  • Identify and clearly articulate thematic root causes where audit methodology non-conformance is identified and the impact thereof and recommend changes to audit processes that will address the gaps.
  • Contextualise quality assurance findings and recommendations in relation to wider methodology impact.
  • Review internal audit reports, include governance committee reports to ensure quality standards.
  • Identify and recommend best practice solutions to internal audit processes that require improvement.
  • Assist the Professional Practices Manager with other operational and reporting activities as required.
  • Identify opportunities for innovation in the audit methodology and develop practical solutions to implement innovative practices.
  • Assist in preparation of high-quality submissions to the relevant governance committees.
  • Identify opportunities for innovation in the audit methodology and develop practical solutions to implement innovative practices.
  • Assist in preparation of high-quality submissions to the relevant governance committees.
  • Represent GIA operations at appropriate forums as required.
  • Provide professional advice and guidance on internal audit methodology and other relevant topics, to internal audit teams as required.

You will be an ideal candidate if you:
  • B.Com degree / Honours in Accounting, Finance, Audit or related field
  • Minimum 5 years' experience in Internal Audit
  • CIA, or progress towards certification as CCSA, CFSA and/or CISA
  • Completed Articles (External Audit)
  • Excellent communication (written &verbal) skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills

You will have access to:
  • Challenging work in a complex and exciting environment
  • Opportunities to innovate and create efficiencies.

We can be a match if you are:
  • Curious & courageous - you're driven by always wanting to know more and learn more and you're brave enough to
  • Obsessed with mastery - you know what it takes to become good at what you do and are constantly pushing yourself to do it.
  • Have a general understanding of different risk types.

Are you interested to take the step? We look forward to engaging with you further. Apply now!

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Job Details

Application Closing Date

24/05/24

All appointments will be made in line with FirstRand Group's Employment Equity plan. The Bank supports the recruitment and advancement of individuals with disabilities. In order for us to fulfill this purpose, candidates can disclose their disability information on a voluntary basis. The Bank will keep this information confidential unless we are required by law to disclose this information to other parties.

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