Job Summary:
The IT auditor is responsible to perform IT and risk-based integrated audits in line with the annual internal audit plan approved by the Board Audit Committee. The main objectives of the IT Auditor is to support the audit function in evaluating IT applications, change management, disaster recovery, business continuity, IT project and network, security risks and controls in the bank, but also participate in risk- and/or compliance based reviews. IT Audit will also involve IT security and data analytics as well as the audit automation development and implementation in the longer term.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Apply the requirements set out in the Audit Charter, and deliver quality that makes a high impact on the bank.
  • Understand the bank’s systems, IT architecture and environment, vendors, risks and processes.
  • Provide insight and knowledge on IT to the Audit team to drive the IT Audit universe and plans.
  • Develop insight into the IT and digital strategy of the bank to give sound advice where required.
  • Propose important IT audits to be added to the audit plans, in line with the bank’s IT environment and related risks.
  • Deliver on the IT and risk-based internal audits end to end, in line with the bank’s Internal Audit Methodology and best practice standards such as the CISA framework, from planning, process understanding, risk assessment, audit program, working papers to reporting. Audits will include, but are not limited to stand-alone IT audits, as well as integrated application control reviews, and data analytics where required.
  • Conduct research and preparation prior to internal audit assignment fieldwork.
  • Respond to review comments by the Audit Management or from peer review, within set deadlines in a complete and accurate manner.
  • Detect bottlenecks on time, communicate same to the Manager and proposepotential solutions.
  • Meet timelines set for audits, and escalate where required.
  • Act as an expert adviser to Business on emerging IT risks and good practices according to industry standards.
  • Coach and guide the team, cross-skilling and guiding inexperienced IT auditors on audits.
  • Perform follow up on previous recommendations and support Audit Management in reporting to various committees.
  • Engage on project management reviews in a consultative or assurance role, driving the audit function’s reputation as a trusted adviser within the bank.

Technical and Behavioural Skills:

  • IT auditing
  • Internal auditing
  • System administrator skills
  • Ability to use Microsoft Office tools
  • Experience in data analytical tools

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Undergraduate degree in an IT related field of study
  • Completed CISA certification
  • At least 3 years’ IT and internal audit experience preferably in a banking environment

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