An exciting opportunity to work in a flexible and dynamic team of internal audit professionals. The individual will report to the Assistant Audit Manager within The Shard’s Risk Assurance and Advisory Services.

Job description includes:

As a Senior Internal Auditor, you will work as part of a team of problem solvers, helping to solve complex business issues from strategy to execution. The Professional skills and responsibilities for this senior level include but are not limited to:

    • Design audit approaches, conduct field audit engagements, and supervise audit teams.

    • Participate in the completion of client annual reports and interact with clients to discuss field audit issues .

    • Participate in pre-audit planning for audit engagements.

    • Review client accounting and operating procedures and systems of internal control and conduct audit tests.

    • Participate in the audit and preparation of financial statements and reports.

    • Perform analytical reviews of audit documents and prepare the documentation supporting audit opinions.

    • Review own work and that of others for quality, accuracy and relevance.

    • Utilise specialised audit software to develop audit work papers and perform tracking and forecasting for audit engagements.

    • Undertake risk management, development of industry awareness, and development of client relationships.

Qualification Requirements
    • Relevant degree

    • Honours in Internal Auditing or Related Qualification Preferred

    • Certified Internal Auditor (CIA).

    • Minimum 4 - 7 years Internal Audit experience.

    • Internal Audit Consulting Experience Preferred.

    • Contribute to the enhancement of audit methodologies and tools.

    • Practical knowledge of the entire audit process.

    • Strong technical knowledge of accounting principles, auditing standards and requirements.

    • Understanding of risk-based auditing and risk and control strategies.

    • Very good written and verbal communication skills in English.

Application process

The following documents, which must be sent to are required for application

    • ID Copy

    • CV

    • Copies of Qualifications

The Shard complies with the Protection of Personal Information Act 4 of 2013. Your personal information will be processed in a lawful, legitimate, and responsible manner. By submitting your application, you give and express your informed consent to process your personal information.

  • The Shard (Pty) Ltd, a financial consulting firm based in Johannesburg is looking for an Senior Internal Auditor to join their team, on a permanent capacity. We provide a unique combination of professional services including Risk Assurance & Advisory Services, Actuarial, Accounting and Analytics.

  • Please send your CV, together with your qualifications, to by no later than the 22nd of May 2024. Should you not hear from us, please consider your application unsuccessful.