BDO South Africa: IT Audit Trainee (Johannesburg)

IT Audit Trainee


Company BDO South Africa

Reference # ITA_01

Published 14/04/2022

Contract Type Permanent

Salary Market Related

Location Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa


Introduction

BDO’s global organisation extends across 167 countries and territories, with 88,120 people working out of 1,617 offices – and we’re all working towards one goal: to provide our clients with exceptional service. Our firms across the organisation cooperate closely and comply with consistent operating principles and quality standards.


At BDO, we believe in investing in our people to help them grow, both professionally and personally. The foundation of our business is strong relationship, with colleagues, clients and other stakeholders and we work hard every day to make this a reality. Our commitment is to create unlimited growth by giving our people continuous opportunities.


BDO South Africa has a vacancy for IT Audit Trainee in our Johannesburg office.


The IT Audit Trainee is responsible to the IT Auditor/ Senior IT Auditor/ IT Audit Manager for carrying out the work allocated to them, for keeping the IT Auditor/ Senior IT Auditor/ IT Audit Manager informed of progress and of any problems or difficulties with that work and for ensuring that work is documented and concluded in accordance with BDO's policies and procedures. Keeping accurate time records and performs work allocated with integrity & ethics.


Job Functions Information Technology,Other

Industries Accounting & Auditing


Specification

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

•Shows indication that they are learning to understand and speaking knowledgeably about IT Advisory products and services and BDO values.

•Always ensures personal adherence to BDO policies and procedures (leave, dress code, conduct etc.)

•Communicate effectively with staff and management. Continuous feedback will be obtained from managers.

•Ensures timesheets and travel claims are on Maconomy daily.

•Check productivity levels for self, ensure they are meeting the set levels (90%), noting reasons for variations

•Performs those sections of the Audit as agreed with the IT Auditor/ Senior / Manager/ Director

•Be of assistance to the ID Auditor for the security of the audit files and working papers and ensure they are safely stored.

•Always ensure that audit working papers are clear, concise and explain all issues clearly. Perform a self-review of working papers before submitting them for review to IT Auditor/ Senior/ Manager. Ensure conclusions make sense and that the working papers are logical.

•Staff job review forms to be completed within 14 days of completion of the audit.

•Ensures that performance and documentation of work comply with the ITCE methodology through progressive/continuous review of work papers.

•Ensures sufficient, adequate, reliable, relevant and useful evidence is placed on file to facilitate effective review

•Ensures that all work papers are complete, consistent, referenced and signed off, and the correct templates have been used

•Attends and participate in wrap up meetings as and when requested.

•Judges the sensitivity of both client and management information and treats it appropriately.

•Keep abreast of relevant changes on own field of work i.e. law amendments, new practice notes, etc.

•Identify areas of weakness and engage with Senior Audit Manager to upskill and improve through training, GIBs and online self-development

•Job review forms to be completed within 7 days of completion of the audit and submitted to audit senior, copy to be kept on personal portfolio.

•Take responsibility for own appraisals:

•Take responsibility of one's review after major assignments (2wks+ assignments)

•REACT is a promise to ourselves to ALWAYS DO THE RIGHT THING and create a space that is safe and comfortable for our colleagues to speak up. We need to BE EXCEPTIONAL and drive a culture that allows us to deliver the best service to our clients and ADD VALUE through actively seeking new ways to deliver efficiently and effectively. A proactive attitude to COLLABORATE TO WIN by utilising all our resources as we can only be STRONGER TOGETHER by working as one.


Requirements

Qualifications, Experience and Knowledge:

•B.Com Degree in IT Audit/ Informatics/ Computer Science or relevant equivalent

•No work experience required however 1 year of working experience of IT Auditing is desirable

•Microsoft Office tools (e.g. MS Word, MS Excel)

•For IT Audit - ITIL, COBIT, IDEA, ACL and Teammate is desirable


Competencies:

•Ability to understand business processes.

•Ability to handle and manage stress

•Excellent interpersonal skills

•Problem Solving Skills

•Relationships and Collaboration

•Exceptional Client Service

•Business Growth

•Engaging people

•Leadership

•Quality, Risk management and Operational performance


Salary is market-related and commensurate with experience.

The appointment will be made in terms of the firm’s Employment Equity Policy.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.


CONSENT TO PROCESS YOUR INFORMATION:


By sending us your application, Curriculum Vitae, academic records, qualifications, or any other personal information as defined by POPIA:

1.You have disclosed up to date and accurate records; and

2.You agree to us keeping your records in our data base as per our Retention Policy.


Declaration:

By agreeing to the terms herein, you give BDO South Africa the authority to process your personal information. This consent will remain valid until such time as we have received instructions from you to request, subject to any applicable law and where appropriate, the correction, updating or deletion of your personal information held by us. You further acknowledge and declare that all personal information supplied to BDO is accurate, up to date, not misleading and complete in all respects.


Job Closing Date 28/04/2022



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