Senior Manager Internal Audit: Cib

Sandton, Gauteng, South Africa

Job Description

A well-established Financial Service Provider is seeking a Senior Manager Audit: CIB in Sandton
Role Purpose:
To provide strategic leadership and guidance to teams by providing independent assurance of the control
environment to the companies Group Audit Committee and ensuring effective risk management practices are
implemented across companies.
Minimum Requirements

  • Essential Qualifications – NQF Level
  • Advanced Diplomas/National 1st Degrees
  • Preferred Qualification
  • Certified Internal Auditor, Advanced Diplomas/National 1st Degrees
  • Preferred Certifications
  • CIA
  • CISA
  • FRM
  • CIP
  • 6 – 8 years financial services experience in a senior position
  • Banking experience, inclusive of client-facing experience (preferably).
  • Ability to operate at a senior level
  • Leadership experience leading
  • The following additional experience is preferred
  • Significant internal audit and or risk management experience in banking.
  • Support the periodic assessments of the outcomes of internal audit work to appropriate governing bodies,
including the GAC and Board Risk Committee;
  • Support the reporting on the overall effectiveness of the governance, risk, and internal control framework of
the Group;
  • Comply with regulatory and corporate governance expectations of internal audit functions;
  • Report significant issues related to the processes for controlling the activities of the Group, including
potential improvements to those processes;
  • Report periodically on the progress of the audit plan delivery
  • Maintain and report on whether CIB Audit has sufficient professional audit staff with knowledge, skills,
experience and professional qualifications to meet the requirements of the audit plan;
  • Accountable for the delivery and measurable performance of their respective portfolio, including assistance
in the audit plan delivery;
  • Apply judgment to provide an overall audit opinion on the system of internal financial controls of the
  • Provide insights from the outcomes of internal audit work to appropriate governing bodies
  • Implement effective and efficient audit processes to ensure that audit processes are optimized and comply
with regulatory and corporate governance expectations of internal audit functions.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with business and key stakeholders in order to ensure robustness and
completeness of audit coverage and contribute as an insight generator/trusted advisor to business to
enhance assurance provided of the control environment;
  • Contribute to the development of a 12-month rolling audit plan using a risk-based methodology, taking into
consideration specific business strategic focus areas, regulatory requirements pertaining to an internal audit, as
well as including any risks or control concerns identified by management, the GAC, and the Board;
  • Deliver and report on the rolling risk-based plan;
  • Have a robust process in place to follow-up and report on progress in implementing agreed actions to
address issues identified by the Audit plan;
  • Maintain an open and constructive relationship with the Head of Audit, Business executives, and key
stakeholders (internal and external) by providing value-added services and sharing information.
  • Implement the vision and strategy including the leadership and culture philosophy, stakeholder approach, and internal methods and tools. This should include alignment to the company and Business Unit strategy.
  • Exhibit diverse, visionary, and inspirational leadership
  • Actively participate in the Group’s Combined Assurance Model.
  • Support and drive a high-performance team through managing resources, retention, and critical staff.
  • Manage performance of reports and hold them accountable for managing the performance of their reports
by taking corrective action as required, recognizing and rewarding the team.
  • Actively build a culture of improvement by implementing active talent management, succession planning
strategies for division and obtaining buy-in from relevant stakeholders.
  • Contribute to team effectiveness by participating in the recruitment and selection of staff.
  • Optimise performance and motivation by holding managers and auditors accountable for developing their
staff and themselves.
  • Empower team to make decisions and recommend tailored solutions to business unit specific problems,
through coaching and mentoring practices.
  • Facilitate engagement and information sharing sessions amongst peers. Synergies across clusters and
business units achieved.
  • Take ownership and accountability for tasks and activities and demonstrate effective self-management.
  • Follow through to ensure that quality and productivity standards of own work and team are consistently and
accurately maintained.
  • Support and drive the business’s core values.
  • Respond openly and constructively to feedback (positive and negative).
  • Be a vision-led and values-driven leader
  • Embodiment of the following characteristics:
o Risk Optimiser
  • Understanding that risk is at the center of everything in banking
  • Developing the appropriate risk appetite
  • Managing risk without stifling innovation
  • Being sensible about risk
o Client-Centric Advocate
  • Placing the client at the center
  • Being relationship focussed (as opposed to product or mono-line focussed)
  • Collaborating with colleagues across organizational boundaries
o Execution Expert
  • Having a bias for action
  • Focusing efforts on execution and implementation
  • Practicing decisive leadership
  • Simplifying things
o Strategist
  • Being a strategic thinker
  • Being a strategic translator
  • Being a strategic doer
  • Facilitating strategic dialogue
Type of Exposure
  • Identifying business risks
  • Conducting quality reviews of internal audit files
  • Conducting and managing multiple audits simultaneously
  • Conducting audits in specialist business areas
  • Giving presentations
  • Managing a team of professionals
  • Coaching and mentoring others
  • Managing conflict situations
  • Checking accuracy of reports and rec
  • Implementing a strategic plan
  • Preparing budgets
  • Managing costs against a budget
  • Implementing actions to improve the organizational

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    Sandton, Gauteng, South Africa
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