IT Auditor

Reference FCIA-0044
Region WC
City Cape Town
Contract Temporary
Hours Full time
Category Financial & Accounting
Salary Negotiable
Apply By 2021-02-11
Job Posted Date 2021-01-11


Our client, an esteemed omni-channel retailer based in Cape Town is seeking a skilled IT Auditor to join their dynamic team on a 6-month contract basis.


The ideal candidate for this role will be responsible for supporting the internal audit team in documenting, evaluating and improving the effectiveness of the organisations risk management, governance & control processes.



  • Provide a concise overview of the processes being audited and how it relates to the objectives
  • Identify key risks that could prevent the achievement of objectives and the controls in place to mitigate these risks
  • Control gaps identified are transferred to the summary of findings for final reporting purposes
  • Communicate with various departments to obtain any informal, internally used system description documents currently used within the departments
  • Develop new audit programs based on the business needs and walk-through testing performed which will then be used to conduct future audits
  • Demonstrate an ability to apply judgment and logical thinking in designing of new audit program procedures, substantiated by research conducted on the topic at hand
  • Identify opportunities for data analytics and write data analytic scripts
  • Ensure thorough understanding of the environment research applicable laws, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, frameworks and best practice and apply this research to demonstrate a technical understanding of business processes, risks and controls being audited
  • Build a client-audit relationship that will assist in achieving positive audit results and ensure that interactions with the client are professional at all times
  • Ensure efficient and effective execution of audits in terms of agreed audit programs, deliverables and deadlines, producing quality working papers which adequately support conclusions, findings and audit objectives
  • Writing SQL scripts to perform data analysis, follow-up on data analysis results and perform quality review on script results
  • Perform follow-up audits
  • Ensure that all deficiencies identified during the course of the audit is clearly communicated through the audit findings and reports
  • Ensure that all findings have been communicated to the department heads or auditor of the environment being audited in a timeous manner
  • Obtain and assess management comments from management to ensure that all findings reported would be resolved
  • Provide value added recommendations that could enhance the effectiveness and/or efficiency of the area being audited
  • Safeguard confidential information obtained from the client at all times
  • Keep the senior informed with regards to progress against timelines
  • Distribute Client Satisfaction Surveys and maintain Client Satisfaction Survey register with results
  • Review comments in Client Satisfaction Surveys to identify areas for improving the internal audit processes to enhance the audit service and experience
  • Maintain and distribute documentation and facilitate risk workshops to identify and assess risks and controls mitigating risks
  • Maintain registers for reporting purposes and compile committee packs





  • B-Degree in Internal Auditing or Auditing
  • PIA, CIA or CISA certification will be an added advantage
  • A minimum of 2 years (post intern) working experience within internal auditing
  • Proven experience in documenting, evaluating and improving the effectiveness of internal controls while meeting deadlines
  • Advanced computer literacy skills with a high proficiency in MS Excel
  • Working knowledge of SQL scripting
  • Proven knowledge of Internal Auditing standards, procedures and frameworks
  • Retail and financial services experience would be an added advantage

How to Apply

Please forward your CV to Should you not be contacted within two weeks, kindly consider your application unsuccessful.