Risk Advisory - Governance Risk & Regulatory - Senior Consultant

  • 2 Pencarrow Crescent, La Lucia Ridge Office Estate, Durban, KwaZulu Natal, za
  • Full-time

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

What impact will you make? 

Every day, your work will make an impact that matters, while you thrive in a dynamic culture of inclusion, collaboration and high performance. As the undisputed leader in professional services, Deloitte is where you will find unrivalled opportunities to succeed and realize your full potential.

What you will do?

Supports Engagement Manager in delivery of services to / at client premises on delegated engagement / project.  Focus on the delivery of client engagements and shares knowledge and experience with others. Understands objectives for clients and aligns own work to objectives.


Specialized Technical Capabilities:

Leads Internal Audits           

  • Ability to combine an analytical and strategic approach to perform internal audit

  • Keeps in mind the client’s strategy and industry leading practices to design clear, targeted, concise, complying and actionable audit programs and reports

  • Increases validity and reliability of audit reports by gathering a combination of qualitative and quantitative data

  • Leverages a strong understanding of relevant regulations (e.g. SOX) to increase effectiveness of internal controls assessments

  • Masters the use of internal data analysis technology and tools (e.g., ACL, TeamMate Analytics) to accelerate and enhance quality of internal audit analyses

  • Develops quality assurance processes and tools to enable continuous improvement of the internal audit activities

Develops Internal Audit Business Processes and Controls          

  • Ability to support the development of high-performing Internal Audit functions through the design of client-centric business processes and controls

  • Uses relevant frameworks (e.g. IA Maturity Model) and standards (e.g. IIA - International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing) to assess quality and compliance of client’s internal audit business processes and controls

  • Designs / improves key components of the client’s internal audit functions to improve compliance, performance and alignment with business objectives

  • Leverages an in-depth knowledge of internal audit enabling technologies to identify and suggest opportunities to improve performance of internal audit functions


Leadership Capabilities

  • Living our Purpose - Acts as a role model, embracing and living our purpose and values, and recognizing others for the impact they make

  • Talent development - Develops high-performing people and teams through challenging and meaningful opportunities

  • Performance drive - Delivers exceptional client service; maximizes results and drives high performance from people while fostering collaboration across businesses and borders

  • Influence - Influences clients, teams, and individuals positively, leading by example and establishing confident relationships with increasingly senior people

  • Strategic direction - Understands key objectives for clients and Deloitte, aligns people to objectives and sets priorities and direction


*Please note that this job advertisement provides a summary of the capabilities required and all candidates shortlisted will receive a full list of capabilities.



Qualifications & experience required 

  • Internal Audit Honours Degree with 3-4 years working experience in Internal Audit/Financial Audit/or Quality Assurance Review (QAR).
  • Experience in the financial service industry. 
  • Experience in business process and controls.


  • CIA/CPA/CCSA is advantageous

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