Senior Internal Audit Manager

Johannesburg North, Gauteng, South Africa

Job Description

One of South Africa’s largest privately owned insurance groups who are purpose driven and believe in an engaging and supportive culture is now looking for a Senior Internal Audit Manager with extensive short term insurance experience. If you are looking to join a business that encourages teamwork but also recognizes you as a mindful individual, apply today! JOB & COMPANY DESCRIPTION

  • Contribute to the development of the internal audit strategy including translation into operational plans
  • Responsible to manage and deliver results across a wide spectrum of responsibilities including the setting and implementation of the internal audit functions strategy, stakeholder engagement and people management initiatives
  • in-depth knowledge to both the short term and life insurance industry
  • The implementation of the new audit software tool and building frameworks and development plans to ensure ‘future-proof’ skilled auditors
  • Manage multiple projects from cradle to grave across the short-term and life businesses, including the review of the function’s methodology and quality assurance improvement program.
  • Responsible to drive audit plan delivery across the Short-term portfolio
  • Support the periodic assessments of the outcomes of internal audit work to stakeholders and appropriate governing bodies
  • Report on the overall effectiveness of the governance, risk and internal control framework of the portfolio and as relevant into the wider Group
  • Contribute to the development of a dynamic 18 month rolling audit plan using a risk-based methodology, taking into consideration specific business strategic focus areas, regulatory requirements, potential business changes, as well as any emerging risks or risks and control concerns identified by management
  • Monitor and report monthly on the progress of the audit plan delivery to the CAE
  • Develop and maintain relationships with business and key stakeholders in order to ensure robustness and completeness of audit coverage and contribute insights to business to enhance the assurance experience over the control environment
  • Build and maintain effective business relationships with all internal and external stakeholders
  • Manage and coach a team of appropriate subject matter experts, and ensure their development potential is realized
EDUCATION The successful candidate must have the following qualifications:
  • BCom Honours degree
  • CIA/ CA(SA) required – Completed
  • CRISC or CISA would be advantageous
  • 8 – 12 years related Internal Audit experience
  • In-depth knowledge to the short-term insurance industry is MUST!
  • 4/ 6 years management experience within an inhouse function
  • 4 years project management experience
Apply now! For more finance jobs, please visit If you have not had any response in two weeks, please consider the vacancy application unsuccessful. Your profile will be kept on our database for any other suitable roles / positions. For more information contact: Shouneez Scheepers Executive Consultant: Internal/ IT Audit and CA(SA) 012 348 4940

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