SALARY PACKAGE: R1 210 101 – R1 936 117 p.a TCTC (including benefits)

Purpose of the position: Reporting to the Audit & Risk Committee and the CEO administratively, the successful candidate will provide strategic leadership by managing the internal audit unit. The role will strategically manage, develop, maintain, and implement audit measures to minimize risk while ensuring maximum compliance with applicable legislation and regulations. Manage the completeness of working papers and audit-related documentation for quality review purposes. Provide leadership and management to ensure the mission and core values of the company are achieved.

Key Responsibilities: Develop a 3-year rolling annual audit plan by using an appropriate risk-based methodology and submit to the Audit Committee for review and approval. Implement the annual audit plan as approved by the Audit Committee. Plan audits to include key operational data and scope areas as defined by risk assessment in compliance with Audit Standards. Oversee the preparation of audit findings and the development of value-adding recommendations. Manage the preparation of quality reports that clearly highlight internal control weaknesses and risks, as well as areas of strength, identified. Ensure appropriate evaluation and monitoring of corrective actions. Communication of audit results through clear, concise, and effective audit reporting. Coordinating the follow-up process of both internal and external audit reports, to ensure the audited unit reports follow-ups on a timely basis and in-line with timelines. Manage the planning and execution of financial audits in line with regulations; audit scope and objectives; verifying audit programmes. Manage the verification and assessment of risks and internal controls by reviewing areas of non-compliance; overseeing manual and automated financial processes; reviewing process weaknesses and inefficiencies and operational issues.

Requirements: A Bachelor’s degree in Internal Audit/Finance/Accounting or equivalent. A minimum of 10 years’ auditing experience, 3 years executive management. Extensive knowledge of MFMA, Treasury Regulations and IIA standards, internal audit methodologies, tools, systems and procedures, Risk Management Framework, King Code. Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) and/ or Professional membership with IIA. Understanding of government environment both at national, provincial, and local sphere. Sound proven leadership qualities and strong vision.

Please email a detailed CV in MS Word format to:

Closing date: 13 September 2023

Johannesburg Development Agency is an equal opportunity employer and the position will be filled in line with its EE targets.