Chief Advisor Auditing

at Eskom South Africa
Location Illovo, Sandton, South Africa
Date Posted
Category Accounting & Finance
Work Hours Day
Salary Units MONTH
Currency ZAR


Minimum Requirements




  • Applicable B-degree plus Honours; pass in CIA examination or equivalent qualification


  • Professional registration: Membership of an Eskom recognised professional institute




  • 7 years related experience

Skills and Competencies


  • Behavioural

o Integrity

o Honesty

o Trustworthiness

o Professionalism

o Ethical


  • Leadership

o Leading audit project teams

o Team player

o Motivating teams

o Coaching


  • Knowledge

o Knowledge of audit procedures and standards, including planning, techniques, test and sampling methods involved in conducting audits and of the requirements set forth in the Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing

o Knowledge of quality management programmes (including both internal and external assessments)

o Knowledge of risk based planning methodology used by internal auditing, more specifically the ability to plan, guide and monitor projects

o Knowledge of risk, control and governance in organisations and how these relate to the work of internal audit

o Knowledge of strategic business planning

o Knowledge of cyber threat intelligence

o Knowledge of cloud computing

  • Skills

o Business Process Analysis skills to identify inefficiencies

o Articulating the relevance of root causes and issues across audit engagements and conducting trend analysis to determine the impact across the organisation

o Understands and applies internal control framework such as COSO, ERM and COBIT

o Understands and applies external benchmarks for performance standards

o Ability to handle issues of a complex and sensitive nature

o Ability to work under pressured circumstances

o Ability to communicate clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing

o Presentation skills

o Ability to effectively evaluate staff on their performance on time –on the job as well as in written form

o Conflict management

o Ability to develop and present persuasive arguments to address audit concern(s)

o Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) and or Certified Ethical Hacking (CEH) certification is advantageous.


  • Assessment

o Conducting full scope audit in line with IIA standards

o Quality of reports

o Providing guidance on audit assignments

o Transfer of skills

o Communication at senior management level

o Reporting to committees

o Implementing departmental strategies

o Ability to develop 3 year risk-based audit rolling plan

o Provide support to E-band

o Provide specialist consulting/advisory

o Providing technical support on new developments

Key Responsibilities


  • Assessment of IT and cybersecurity management processes and recommending control design improvements based on best practice
  • Identifying and assessing/evaluating key IT and cybersecurity risks and security controls
  • Ability to analyse and assess organisation’s security infrastructures and identify / evaluate vulnerabilities
  • Assessing cyber security policies and procedures to analyse compliance with regulatory requirements and evaluate overall operational effectiveness
  • Applies security testing methodologies and tools/techniques to assess security infrastructures
  • Analysing/reviewing any recent breaches or security concerns
  • Provide leadership and subject matter expertise to Assurance & Forensic
  • Oversees activities related to auditing and reporting in Assurance & Forensic
  • Recommend and ensures the efficient deployment and utilisation of resources, where applicable.
  • Performance management and reporting, where applicable.
  • Customer relationship management and communication
  • Documenting appropriate audit evidence
  • Recommending control design improvements based on best practice
  • Transfer knowledge and skills


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