South African Civil Aviation Authority: Internal Auditor








Company South African Civil Aviation Authority
Reference # Internal Auditor: Information Technology and Compliance
Published 08/10/2021
Contract Type Permanent
Salary Market Related
Location Midrand, Gauteng, South Africa
Introduction
Provision of assurance and consulting reviews:
•To provide independent innovative, cost-effective and value-added business processes and internal control review/audit to ensure good corporate governance, effective control and risk management in SACAA;
•To strive for continuous improvement in systems of internal control within client departments and assist management in designing effective controls through assurance and consulting work;
•To plan and monitor own daily performance of audit assignments to ensure quality and timeous delivery;
•To prepare working papers in line with the audit methodology;
•To preserve audit evidence
•To draft and present exception reports to higher level; and
•Ensures adequate focus on personal and professional growth relevant to taking on more challenging assignments in line with standard audit career progression
Job Functions Auditing
Industries Aviation
Specification
Communication and customer management:
•Communicate progress, changes and other issues that may influence the successful completion of the audit.
•Ensure that communication (written and verbal) with clients, peers and superiors are factual, regular, timeous and accurate.

Document information and transaction flow
•Understand the business environment and all aspects of the audit area with respect to information flows, policies and procedures.
•Interview personnel of audit area to obtain information.
•Draft system description and / or flowchart.
•Identify key controls within the audit area.

Identify systems risk and controls
•Identify critical control points in a system flowchart
•Compile a control gap analysis identifying audit objectives, risks and controls.





Perform audit testing
•Develop audit program and testing procedures relevant to risks and test objectives identified.
•Prepare working papers documenting work performed
•Perform audit test as per approved audit programme.
•Perform general and application control reviews.
•Perform information control and IT Governance reviews.
•Perform compliance tests (tests of the operation controls)
•Document audit test results on working papers.
•Conclude on working papers in line with the audit objectives.

Compile exceptions
•Compile exceptions based on working papers, test results and conclusions and submit to the Senior Internal Auditor for review.

Quality Assurance
•Ensure that all manual and electronic audit files are prepared and submitted for review.
•Perform all audits within the agreed budgeted hours and timeframes.

Requirements
Minimum
•Bachelor of Commerce/Bachelor of Technology degree / National Diploma in Audit or Finance or equivalent qualification
•At least five (5) years’ experience in the internal audit or external audit field.
•Understanding of the International Professional Practices Framework (IPPF) and IIA’s International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing (Standards)
•Understanding of Information Communication and Technology frameworks i.e. ITIL, COBIT

Ideal
•Studying towards a Certification as a CIA or CISA.
•A member with the appropriate professional body (IIA)
•Understanding of the Aviation Industry and Regulations

Other requirements
•Knowledge of and skills in applying internal auditing and accounting principles and practices.
•Understanding of the Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing and the Code of Ethics developed by The Institute of Internal Auditors;
Skill in collecting and analysing data, evaluating information and systems, and drawing logical conclusions;
•Project management skills.
Skill in MS Office, and other business software;
•Knowledge of BarnOwl preferable. Adequate communications skills.

All SACAA appointments are subject to S98 of the Civil Aviation Act, 13 of 2009 and all successful candidates will be subjected to security vetting.
Preference will be given to Employment Equity candidates in line with Employment Equity Targets.
If you have not heard from us 90 days from closing date of advert, you may consider your application unsuccessful

Job Closing Date 22/10/2021