Risk Advisory - Governance, Risk & Regulatory - Internal Audit - Independent Contractor (Pipeline)

  • 2 Pencarrow Crescent, La Lucia Ridge Office Estate, Durban, Kwazulu Natal, za
  • Contract

Company Description

Deloitte is the largest private professional services network in the world. Every day, approximately 264,000 professionals in more than 150 countries demonstrate their commitment to a single vision: to be the standard of excellence, while working towards one purpose – to make an impact that matters. Click here to read more about Deloitte.  

About the Division 

The value that Deloitte Risk Advisory Africa creates for organisations is synonymous with operational excellence.  Governance Regulatory & Risk services help organisations protect and enhance value by managing risks and opportunities, addressing compliance and supporting management and board oversight, including internal audit, through out-of-the-box solutions with the view to turning risks into value-creating opportunities.  

Job Description

Main Purpose of Job

Support Engagement team in delivery of services to / at client premises on delegated engagement / project on a contract basis.

Key Performance Areas

Strategic Impact

  • Under guidance, support the Engagement team in delivery to client in area of competency

  • Use information through research, documentation, standard processes, provide output for assimilation into the engagement deliverables

  • Identify opportunities for follow-on work and advise management

  • Build business relationships with clients/ staff

  • Gathers information through networking and research to understand broader offerings of Deloitte and awareness of opportunities for cross-selling

  • Raises ideas to address issues in area of expertise that may enhance / renew service offerings to client

Client Impact: External / Internal

  • Contribute to management decisions through pertinent analysis of client, company and industry

  • Communicate regularly with Engagement Manager and team members on status of own deliverables

  • Develop productive working relationships with clients and staff

  • Respond with urgency and accountability to client and team requests

Operational Effectiveness

  • Understand the context and impact of own role within engagement and conduct work accordingly

  • Inform engagement manager of emerging engagement change issues

  • Remain aware of risk in area of engagement in alignment with Deloitte policies 

  • Consistently review and analyse accuracy and quality of own deliverables

  • Maintain clear communication channels with engagement team members on work status

Budgets / Profitability

  • Maintains quality of output and timeous delivery as per SLA 

Risk Assessment and Mitigation

  • Ability to effectively perform the technical components of risk assessments to provide an accurate view of the client’s current risk state

Business Process Assessment and Design

  • Ability to perform end-to-end business process analyses and design

Internal Controls and Design

  • Ability to assess and design internal controls by applying an understanding of internal control design frameworks and regulatory requirements

Data Analytics and Technology

  • Ability to gather, synthesise, and analyse data using appropriate tools and technologies

Knows the Business and the Industry

  • Ability to understand the client’s business, interpret sector trends, and learn leading practices

Global Mindset

  • Ability to effectively interact with colleagues and clients of varying backgrounds to effectively serve clients

Prepares for and Executes Internal Audit

  • Ability to conduct internal audits by leveraging approved processes and methodologies

Leverages Frameworks and Methodologies to Uncover Insights

  • Ability to set the stage for a successful assessment of client’s internal audit processes and controls by collecting and organising data


Minimum Qualifications

  • BCom Honours

  • Accounting degree or equivalent

Desired Qualifications

  • CIA/CPA/CCSA Candidates will be given additional consideration

Minimum Experience

  • Minimum 1 year working experience in Internal Audit/ Financial Audit / or Quality Assurance Review (QAR) in a multi-national environment is preferred.

  • Ability to combine a strong understanding of IA methodology and other standards and leading practices with industry expertise, and knowledge of client's business to manage internal audit engagements, evaluate IA functions and provide tactical and strategic advice.

  • Experience in business process and controls

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