BDO: 2021 Financial Services Technology (FST) Junior Analyst - Cape Town

2021 Financial Services Technology (FST) Junior Analyst - Cape Town

Company BDO South Africa

Reference # FST_01

Published 06/07/2020

Contract Type Temporary

24 Months

Location Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa


BDO has a vacancy for a Junior Analyst IT Auditor in the Financial Services unit in the Cape Town office commencing in January 2021.

The Junior Analyst will be joining an exciting new Financial Services division within BDO and should be willing to learn how to identify and test key IT controls related to financial reporting in order to develop innovative audit solutions. These solutions should cater to the specific IT risks facing businesses within the Financial Services Industry. The candidate should be able to adapt and learn about new IT risks, which are emerging as a result of exponential technologies such as machine learning, Artificial Intelligence (AI) and robotics.

Job Functions Auditing,Information Technology

Industries Accounting & Auditing


Reporting to the manager you will inter alia be responsible for:

•General Information Technology Controls Testing

•Application Controls Testing

•Analyse information systems data to assess the accuracy, completeness and timeliness of transaction processing.

•Ability to develop an adequate understanding of client’s businesses and identifying

•risks and controls.

•Provide technical support to Engagement auditors where computer assisted audit

•techniques (CAATS) are required.

•Be knowledgeable or willing to learn data analysis using IDEA

•Willing to learn IT risk management, IT governance concepts and best practice frameworks


Qualifications and Experience

•BSc Computer Science, BCom Information Systems / Informatics, BCom Internal Auditing or Equivalent

•Honours in any of the above is advantageous but not essential

•COBIT, ITIL, ISO27001-2 and other models is advantageous

•The Ideal candidate should be studying toward or wanting to study toward a Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) qualification


•Have a passion and/or interest in emerging technologies for example: machine learning, Internet of Things (IoT), Artificial Intelligence (AI) and robotics.


•Strong client orientation

•Attention to detail

•Ability to priorities and handle stress

•Task driven & delivery focused

•Ability to work with all levels within an organization

•Socially aware and able to work as part of a diverse team

Job Closing Date 30/10/2020

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