Western Cape Provincial Government Vacancies – Assistant Director

Website Western Cape Government

Job Description:

The Department of the Premier, Western Cape Government has opportunities for three suitably qualified and competent individuals to conduct and supervise internal audits at engagement level in compliance with the approved internal audit methodology, evaluating the adequacy, effectiveness and efficiency of governance, risk management and control. These posts are stationed in Cape Town (CBD).

Job Responsibilities:

Perform engagement planning to acquire an understanding of the audit area and to determine the audit focus; Document comprehensive and accurate systems description using relevant tools to gain a better understanding of the process and perform walk-through to confirm the process is implemented as documented; Develop adequately motivated engagement objectives, based on the correct analysis of the control objectives, cognisant of the risk demonstrating a comprehensive understanding of how risks ought to be mitigated; Compile an Audit Planning Memorandum extracting information from the relevant steps of the engagement planning phase; Capture the risks, engagement objectives and key controls ensuring logical flow of the Engagement Work Programme (EWP) and assist with the control adequacy assessment and evaluation; Execute all audit procedures as per the engagement program ensuring that audit working papers are complete and accurate accompanied by useful, relevant, sufficient, and reliable evidence delivered and coaching noted are signed off; Draft audit findings ensuring the elements of audit findings are appropriately aligned and distribute draft report to management

Job Requirements:

Knowledge and understanding of of the following: International Standards and Professional Practice of Internal Auditing (Standards); The flow of the audit process and its link to strategic planning; Monitoring processes in place to deliver qualitative results on the plan. Skills needed: Information Gathering; Client Focus; Analytical Thinking; Communication (written and verbal); Computer literacy. Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

Qualification & Experience:

  • Appropriate tertiary qualification (B-Degree/Advanced Diploma or higher) majoring in Accounting and Auditing; A minimum of 3 years experience in Internal or External Audit or similar environment.
  • Studying towards or having professional certification.

Job Details:

Company: Western Cape Government

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Cape Town, Western Cape, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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