Internal Controls & Assurance Graduate Programme 2023 (DUR/JHB/CPT)

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Company Description

Deloitte is a leading global provider of audit and assurance, consulting, financial advisory, risk advisory, tax and related services. Our global network of member firms and related entities in more than 150 countries and territories (collectively, the “Deloitte organisation”) serves four out of five Fortune Global 500® companies. Learn how Deloitte’s approximately 312,000 people make an impact that matters at

About the Division

In an environment of escalating IT security threats, technology outages, data integrity and quality issues, corporate governance concerns and privacy mandates, organisations need to be sure of the integrity, confidentiality and availability of their information and underlying systems. This requires information systems that are properly deployed, monitored and controlled.We assist organisations in building value, by taking a Risk-Intelligent approach to managing financial, technology and business risks.Click here to read more about our Risk Advisory practice.

The Internal Controls and Assurance (“IC&A”) graduate programme forms part of the Risk Advisory (“RA”) Academy and is a performance enhancement programme where young people engage with each other and our leadership, through peer-to-peer and conversation and experiential coaching and mentoring to support the development of critical skills needed in the business environment. It is a programme that will equip you with the foundation for a long term career in Internal Audit, Risk and Compliance. Our Internal Controls and Assurance division within Risk Advisory provides assurance and advisory services related to Internal Audit, Risk Management and Governance and Environmental Sustainability Governance. You will develop, amongst others: business process design, time management, conflict resolution, emotional resilience, critical thinking and business solutioning. These lifelong skills will certainly enhance future employability and mobility of a new generation of Deloitte professionals.

As a young graduate employed in the IC&A graduate programme within the RA Academy, you will be upskilled to serve clients with distinction so that we continue to be entrenched as the strongest and most valued brand amongst our competitors. Our professionals need to have the acumen to handle complex situations and multiple responsibilities simultaneously, balancing long-term projects with the urgency of immediate operational demands. We are committed to establishing and empowering the firm by creating an environment of continuous learning and enriching career opportunities.

Job Description

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?

As a graduate on the RA Academy, you will be exposed to global best practice in a multi-disciplinary environment. You can expect on-going learning, development and support as you launch your career. This includes:

  • deployment on client engagements and support in the delivery of services to / at client premises on delegated engagements / projects. 
  • Acquiring an understanding of how daily tasks contribute to the priorities of the business. Understand the firm’s purpose & values and explores opportunities for impact.

What will you gain?:

In addition to developing your workplace proficiency in Internal Audit, Risk management and Sustainability, the Deloitte Risk Advisory Academy (RAA) can support you to acquire these future fit skills…….

  • Project Management, including Agile Internal Audit and change management
  • Critical Thinking, complex problem solving and design thinking
  • Analytics, digital & traditional business analysis
  • Collaboration savvy across business networks and teamwork in virtual environments
  • Emotional Intelligence and relationship building skills, including Storytelling, Dialogue, Facilitation and Coaching 

RA is where learning and culture intersect to grow South Africa’s best Internal Auditors and Risk professionals across Analytics, IT Audit, and Cyber offerings within our Risk Advisory service line

Our learning experience offers:

  • A clearly defined journey map towards becoming a world class Internal Auditor, we show you the “how” of internal Auditing across various Industries
  • Learning and financial support to acquire a world class professional certification, for example CIA (IIA)
  • Communities of Practice, collaborate with and learn from highly experienced Internal Auditors, through “Lunch and Learn” session, live walkthroughs, and simulations
  • Socially based informal learning through, Quiz and Game Nights, Hackathons, Charity Drives, Internal Competitions, 

if you are academically strong, curious, creative and thrive in a challenging, dynamic environment and have demonstrated leadership activity at school or university, we would like to talk to you!

Please apply online or contact our graduate recruitment team for more information.


Appropriate B. Degree or equivalent in the following fields:

·        Internal Audit (Hons)

·        Accounting and Finance

·        Environmental sciences and Sustainability

·        Risk Management

Additional Information

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
  • 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


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

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