Forensic Auditor



Isilumko Staffing (JHB)

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Date posted:

Monday, January 17, 2022


Johannesburg, South Africa



DEPARTMENT:  Risk and Internal Audit Department

Minimum requirements & key competency (Not Negotiable)

  • 3 (three) year National Diploma (NQF Level 6) in Law/ Accounting/ Auditing/ Forensic/ Police Administration/ Policing
  • 4 (four) years practical experience combined/mixture in Forensic Investigation and Internal Audit

Key Job Responsibility

Forensic Investigation

  • Assess a matter to determine whether there is possible internal misconduct
  • Ensure that IMS is continuously updated and utilized optimally
  • Identify and understand issues and problems and compare data from different sources to draw conclusions - using effective approaches for choosing a course of action
  • Investigate compliance with Company legislation, Company Code of Conduct, common law offences, PFMA,
  • Protected Disclosures Act, Corruption Act, and all other relevant legislative requirements
  • Preserve the integrity of documentation and/ or information to be used as evidence
  • Combat and encourage the reporting of fraud
  • Investigate reports received from Tip-Offs Anonymous and give feedback to the Senior Forensic and Compliance Auditor timeously
  • Provide feedback to stakeholders in respect of investigations that were referred
  • Assist the Company in investigating external business interests, conflict of interest or ad hoc requests
  • Keep record of and monitor all cases where disciplinary action was recommended
  • Establish and maintain partnership relationships with internal and external stakeholders.


Internal Audits

  • Lead and participate in audit reviews, delivering audit outputs including final reports within agreed timescales and in accordance with Internal Audit Standards
  • Conducting a preliminary survey of the area and processes under review, obtaining detailed knowledge of the processes, to establish the scope of the audit
  • Liaise effectively with the Senior Internal Auditors to ensure that changes in scope or reporting timetable are agreed and that quality review work is performed at appropriate times in the audit
  • Liaise effectively with clients at departmental level to ensure efficient completion of individual reviews
  • Carry out debriefs with departmental managers to communicate the results of the internal audit reviews, and ensuring that the scale and scope of the deliverables resulting from audit recommendations are adequately understood
  • Populate working papers with good quality planning, fieldwork, and reporting material on a timely basis
  • Participate in internal departmental work and key standing tasks such as Board and Audit and Risk
  • Committee reporting, as requested
  • Evaluating and monitoring of corrective actions taken to address control weaknesses identified



  • PFMA
  • Knowledge of Oracle, ERP systems or a related system
  • Knowledge in internal audit, risk, governance, and control functions
  • Familiarity with General Accepted Auditing Standards
  • Experience with analysing processes and implementing process improvements.
  • Ability to complete financial, operational and compliance audits.
  • Knowledge of Governance Control in the risk management process
  • Computer Literate (MS Office proficient)
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Communication skills (Listening, Written, Verbal and Presentation)
  • Research and analytical skills
  • Planning and organizational skills
  • Results driven
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively
  • Report Writing Skills
  • Attention to detail and quality.







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