Ready to join the Mukuru team on an exhilarating journey? We're thrilled to announce a fantastic opportunity for a Corporate Internal Auditor to join us in Cape Town! If you're passionate about unraveling financial mysteries and ensuring operational excellence, then this role is your golden ticket!

The purpose of this role is to carry out internal audits within the Mukuru Group in order to identify and mitigate areas of risk and non-compliance.

The Corporate Internal Auditor reports directly to the Head of Internal Audit. This position is responsible for providing a view on the adequacy and effectiveness of internal controls within Mukuru. They are responsible for conducting internal audits and reviews of the Corporate business processes throughout the organisation in order to identify areas that require improvement.

Internal liaison takes place across the business. External liaison takes place with 3rd parties.

Duties and Responsibilities (Includes but is not limited to):

  • Review organisation business processes
  • Conduct risk analysis and audit planning relevant to the business processes
  • Carry out audits in terms of the IIA Standards and IA Methodology
  • Identify shortcomings, inefficiencies, inadequacies in controls
  • Propose value-added recommendations for improvements to current business processes
  • Engage with relevant management on findings and obtain their management actions
  • Conduct follow-up reviews and ensure that management actions have been addressed.
  • Evaluate the efficiency of risk management procedures that are in place
  • Identify areas of risk to the business and advise on ways to mitigate all identified risks.
  • Protect against fraud and theft of the organisations assets
  • Ensure fraud checks and safeguarding of assets are top of mind and included in all audit procedures.
  • Guide and advise management on internal controls that need to be in place to mitigate against fraud and theft of assets
  • Ensure that the organisation adheres to the relevant Compliance legislation
  • Make recommendations on how to improve internal controls and governance processes
  • Ensure governance procedures are adhered to and escalate all non-compliance
  • Compile high quality and value adding audit reports in line with IIA Standards and IA Methodology
  • Assist the IA HOD in compiling the annual risk-based audit plan
  • Prepare information for the Audit Committee reporting and other IA reporting
  • Manage own audit plan and complete audits within the required timelines.
  • Manage own professional and self-development

Key Requirements:

  • Grade 12 / or equivalent (Essential)
  • B Com degree /BTech- Internal Auditing or equivalent qualification (Essential)
  • Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) or equivalent qualification (Desirable)
  • 5 years’ experience as a Corporate Internal Auditor (Essential) with 2 at a senior level
  • Completion of IA training/articles (Desirable)
  • Proven experience of recommending new systems and controls (Essential)
  • Previous experience in a Fintech Internal Audit department (Desirable)
  • Knowledge of internal audit principles and standards
  • Knowledge of business processes
  • Knowledge of control systems
  • Knowledge of risk management
  • Knowledge of corporate governance and King Code IV
  • Knowledge of combined assurance and internal financial controls
  • Knowledge of Financial Crime and Compliance legislation, compliance procedures and standards

Additional skills:

  • Strong verbal & written communication
  • Attention to detail and high quality work
  • Organised
  • Assertive
  • Analytical and interpretation skills
  • Business acumen
  • Research and data mining/analytics skills
  • Proposing systems and controls to improve processes
  • Computer literate (MS Office)

I am sure you are reading this job description and meet majority of the criteria BUT you may also still not be 100% comfortable in applying. We believe that there is a place for everyone under the Mukuru sun and we want YOU to contribute to our diverse tapestry of talent. So come on, take a leap of faith, and send your application if you meet majority of our requirements. Remember to include a snippet of how you will bring value and help us build a future of success that will help us determine where and how you may best be suited” Maybe you are just the future Mukurian we need!!

Should you be appointed in a remote/work from home role at Mukuru, it is your responsibility to ensure that you have uninterrupted internet connectivity and a ‘work-like’ environment at your home location, in order to deliver your best in terms of performance, productivity and service to our customers.

If you do not receive any response after two weeks, please consider your application unsuccessful.