Risk Advisory -Technology, Assurance & Advisory - IT Audit Senior Consultant

  • 2 Pencarrow Crescent, La Lucia Ridge Office Estate, Umhlanga, Durban, Kwazulu- Natal, South Africa
  • 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. Our five business areas work in unison to provide integrated solutions unique to the organisational requirements of any business.   

Technology Assurance & Advisory assists organisations in building value, by taking a Risk-Intelligent approach to managing financial, technology and business risks.  We leverage our global network and in-depth industry knowledge, so as to assist organisations in mitigating the risks associated with internal systems, business processes, projects, applications, data and third-party reliance.  

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.

Main Purpose of Job

Supports Engagement Manager in delivery of services to / at client premises on delegated engagement / project.


Specialised Competencies

Risk Assessment and Mitigation:

  • Ability to strategically drive the development and execution of risk assessments and mitigation plans to enhance the client’s ability to identify, evaluate, prioritize, and mitigate risks

Business Process Assessment and Design:

  • Ability to perform complex business process assessments and design solutions to improve client’s operational efficiency and compliance 

Internal Controls Assessment and Design:

  • Ability to evaluate internal control design issues, develop mitigation plans, and assess and design internal controls procedures and policies

Data Analytics and Technology:

  • Ability to conduct complex business analyses, leveraging a variety of tools and technologies to support project goals and objectives

Knows the Business and the Industry:

  • Ability to understand how business functions operate and how industry trends impact a client’s business 

Executive Presence:

  • Ability to deliver key messages with clarity, confidence, and poise to instil confidence in clients 

Global Mind-set:

  • Ability to apply a global and diverse perspective to problem solving 

Leads Assurance Engagements:

  • Ability to assess client’s control frameworks and provide robust and value-adding recommendations



 Qualifications & Experience Required

Degree Postgraduate qualification (relevant to Service Area / Business Management, etc.)


4 years working experience, 3 years in a client-facing role

You will have minimum 4 years’ relevant experience of working within an audit/risk or professional services environment with significant financial services exposure

 Demonstrate a proven working knowledge of PCAOB Standards


IFRS 7: Financial Instruments: Disclosures

IFRS 9: Financial Instruments

IFRS 4: Insurance Contracts

Experience of ISAE 3402 / SSAE 16 readiness reviews, and Type I and Type II reviews/reporting would be highly regarded

Experience in designing, documenting, evaluating and testing general and application controls

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