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Inspector Financial Reporting
Position: Inspector Financial Reporting
Department: Inspections
Closing Date: 15 September 2015

 

REQUIREMENTS

 

  • CA (SA) qualification and Registered Auditor, with post qualification experience in pre- and post-issuance reviews, and.
  • Strong Financial Reporting experience.
  • JSE registered IFRS advisor or similar experience an added advantage

 

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS

 

  • Plan and perform IFRS and IFRS for SMEs reviews
  • Issue the Inspections team with a written report of disclosure and presentation departures and errors on the inspected annual financial statements
  • Direct the Inspections team to possible high risk areas on the audit file
  • Provide appropriate guidance when a query is received from the Inspections team within a reasonable timeframe.
  • Issue alerts when standards which may affect Inspections are issued or change
  • Responsible for keeping up to date with latest accounting and practical implementation thereof.

 

SKILLS & PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES

 

  • Excellent knowledge of latest professional standards:, IAS, IFRS and IFRS for SMEs
  • Excellent knowledge of the IRBA Code of Professional Conduct
  • Keen interest in IFRS, IFRS for SMEs and disclosure and presentation of annual financial statements
  • Good interpersonal skills and ability to maintain high level of confidentiality
  • Ability to cope with confrontational situations
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines
  • Analytical ability
  • Good report writing skills and communications skills
  • Ability to work in a structured work environment

 

WORK CONDITIONS

 

Mostly an office job with travelling required from time to time as inspections are mostly performed at premises of auditors.

 

CV’s must be e-mailed to hr@irba.co.za.

 

In compliance with the IRBA’s employment equity plans, first preference will be given to candidates from designated groups (Africans, disabled, Indians, Coloureds and females). Correspondence will be limited to short listed candidates only. Only candidates who meet the requirements should apply. By applying, the applicant gives permission to the IRBA to perform background, security and reference checks and to verify documents and qualifications. The IRBA reserves the right not to make an appointment.

Inspector
Position:Inspector
Department:Inspections
Closing Date:31 July 2015

 

REQUIREMENTS

 

  • CA (SA) qualification and Registered Auditor, with post qualification experience in quality control and performing pre- and post-issuance reviews.

 

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS

 

  • Responsible for inspecting audit engagements and firms quality control policies and procedures, discussing findings, and preparing reports.
  • Responsible for keeping up to date with latest accounting and auditing standards and practical implementation thereof.

 

SKILLS & PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES

 

  • Excellent knowledge of latest professional standards ISAs, IAS, IFRS
  • Excellent knowledge of the IRBA Code of Professional Conduct
  • In depth knowledge of ISQC 1
  • Keen interest in auditing and the technical aspects of auditing
  • Good interpersonal skills and ability to maintain high level of confidentiality
  • Ability to cope with confrontational situations
  • bility to meet tight deadlines
  • Analytical ability
  • Good report writing skills and communications skills
  • Ability to work in a structured work environment

 

WORK CONDITIONS

 

Out of office job. Inspections are mostly performed at premises of auditors. Due to the nature of the job, the incumbent will have to travel away from home.

 

CV’s must be e-mailed to hr@irba.co.za.

 

In compliance with the IRBA’s employment equity plans, first preference will be given to candidates from designated groups (Africans, disabled, Indians, Coloureds and females). Correspondence will be limited to short listed candidates only. Only candidate who meet the requirements should apply. The IRBA reserves the right not to make an appointment. By applying, the applicant gives permission to the IRBA to perform background, security and reference checks and to verify documents and qualifications.

Administrator: Legal & Governance
Position: Administrator: Legal & Governance
Department: Legal
Closing Date: 12 June 2015

REQUIREMENTS

  • Office Administrator, or Personal Assistant Qualification or equivalent

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS

The duties of the Administrator include:

 

  • To provide support to the Legal Department and more specifically with respect to Board Secretarial Matters and Board Committees including attending to setting up meetings, travel, accommodation, claims and catering
  • To provide support to the Board members
  • To provide Administrative assistance to the Legal Department

SKILLS & PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES

  • Excellent Organisational Skills
  • Excellent Administration Skills
  • Excellent Interpersonal Skills
  • Willingness to learn

 

 

CV’s must be e-mailed to hr@irba.co.za

 

 

In compliance with the IRBA’s employment equity plans, first preference will be given to candidates from designated groups (Africans, Indians, Coloureds and females). Correspondence will be limited to short listed candidates only.

 

 

Editor - Legal
Position: Editor
Department: Legal
Closing Date: 31 May 2015

 

REQUIREMENTS

 

  • Degree majoring in English
  • At least 10 years’ working experience as an English Language Specialist in either lecturing or editing
  • Expert in English language, both written and verbal
  • Experience in the auditing and accounting environment (recommended, not required)
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft office suite, editing is done in mark-up format

 

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS

 

The duties of the Editor include:

 

  • Editing to point of publication all external publications including but not limited to the Annual Report, Integrated Report, Manual of Information, Accreditation Model, Publications on the IRBA Website and e-mail communications to Registered Auditors. This includes checking the language, format, content and consistency.
  • Responding to ad hoc requests including editing and checking of grammar of meeting minutes and proof reading of external letters, memos and presentations.
  • Managing the production of the IRBA Newsletter including all collation and editing of articles until final publication on website. This includes printing and posting of the Newsletter on request.
  • Proofreading, reviewing and editing reports submitted to the Board and other committees for language, format and consistency.
  • Ascertaining the training requirements of IRBA staff regarding written communication and implement same.
  • Developing and maintaining the IRBA English writing style guide.

 

SKILLS & PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES

  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • High respect for confidentiality and discretion
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision where necessary
  • Self-driven with an ability to take initiative

 

CV’s must be e-mailed to hr@irba.co.za

 

In compliance with the IRBA’s employment equity plans, first preference will be given to candidates from designated groups (Africans, Indians, Coloureds and females). Correspondence will be limited to short listed candidates only.

HR Payroll Administrator

INTERNAL ADVERT

Position: HR Payroll Administrator
Department: Operations
Closing Date: 30 April 2015

REQUIREMENTS

  • B.com degree or similar
  • Payroll certificate
  • Advanced excel
  • Comprehensive knowledge of Tax legislation
  • 3-6 years payroll experience in a small to medium sized organisation

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS

 

The duties of a payroll administrator includes:

 

  • Full responsibility for the processing of the permanent and external payroll in VIP
  • Ensure the payroll is accurate, including all related legislation requirements.
  • Creation of all relevant reports from VIP
  • Administration of leave in VIP system according to the IRBA policies
  • Responsible for all SARS Submissions including the issuing of IRP5’s
  • Reconciliation of salary related General Ledger accounts
  • Advise staff regarding salary structuring and implement accordingly.
  • Employment Equity representative, reporting and coordination
  • Coordination of training and professional development plans with all directors
  • Reporting of Training for B-BBEE, EEF and annual report.
  • General HR Administration

SKILLS & PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES

  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • High respect for confidentiality and discretion
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision where necessary
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Self-driven with an ability to take initiative

 

 

CV’s must be e-mailed to hr@irba.co.za

 

 

In compliance with the IRBA’s employment equity plans, first preference will be given to candidates from designated groups (Africans, Indians, Coloureds and females). Correspondence will be limited to short listed candidates only.

 

 

Education, Training and Professional Development

INTERNAL ADVERT

Position: Audit Development Programme (ADP): Administrator
Department: Education, Training and Professional Development
Closing Date: 31 January 2015

REQUIREMENTS

  • A degree or diploma in administration and/or project management.

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS

Mainly responsible for:

  • Scheduling ADP monitoring visits, including feedback sessions.
  • Coordinating the documentation and other arrangements for the monitoring visits.
  • Arranging travel and accommodation for the ADP Inspector, committee and panel members.
  • Processing claims.
  • Assisting with the management and maintenance of the ADP platform.
  • Assisting with the coordination and management of the assessment of portfolios of evidence, including the panel members.
  • Coordinating the six-monthly reporting templates and following up on non-submission.

COMPETENCES

  • Excellent administrative and organising skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to maintain high levels of confidentiality.
  • Ability to cope with conflict and confrontational situations.
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines.
  • Analytical and problem solving abilities.
  • Good communications skills.

 

 

This job is largely office bound but may require travelling from time to time.

 

 

CV’s must be e-mailed to hr@irba.co.za

 

 

In compliance with the IRBA’s employment equity plans, first preference will be given to candidates from designated groups (Africans, Indians, Coloureds and females). Correspondence will be limited to short listed candidates only.

 

 

Inspector

INTERNAL ADVERT

Position: Inspector
Department: Inspections
Closing Date: 31 January 2015

REQUIREMENTS

  • CA (SA) qualification and Registered Auditor, with post qualification experience in quality control and performing pre- and post-issuance reviews.

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS

  • Responsible for inspecting audit engagements and firms quality control policies and procedures, discussing findings, and preparing reports.
  • Responsible for keeping up to date with latest accounting and auditing standards and practical implementation thereof.

SKILLS & PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES

  • Excellent knowledge of latest professional standards ISAs, IAS, IFRS
  • Excellent knowledge of the IRBA Code of Professional Conduct
  • In depth knowledge of ISQC 1
  • Keen interest in auditing and the technical aspects of auditing
  • Good interpersonal skills and ability to maintain high level of confidentiality
  • Ability to cope with confrontational situations
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines
  • Analytical ability
  • Good report writing skills and communications skills
  • Ability to work in a structured work environment

 

 

WORK CONDITIONS

Out of office job. Inspections are mostly performed at premises of auditors. Due to the nature of the job, the incumbent will have to travel away from home.

 

 

CV’s must be e-mailed to hr@irba.co.za

 

 

In compliance with the IRBA’s employment equity plans, first preference will be given to candidates from designated groups (Africans, disabled, Indians, Coloureds and females). Correspondence will be limited to short listed candidates only. Only candidate who meet the requirements should apply. The IRBA reserves the right not to make an appointment. By applying, the applicant gives permission to the IRBA to perform background, security and reference checks and to verify documents and qualifications.

 

 

Professional Manager: Legal

INTERNAL ADVERT

Position: Professional Manager: Legal
Department: Legal
Closing Date: 30 January 2015

REQUIREMENTS

  • Legal Degree or similar industry qualification
  • 3-5 years relevant experience in the Legal field

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS

To co-ordinate and manage the Investigating Committee (IC) and Disciplinary Advisory Committee (DAC) and to manage the work flowing out of these meetings. These committees each meet seven times a year, with additional ad hoc meetings as required:

  • Investigating Committee
    • Arrange IC meetings, including logistics and preparation
    • Compile and distribute agenda packs
    • Prepare minutes and maintain minute book
    • Ensure that all matters which are ‘agenda ready’ are tabled
    • Ensure that case file summaries make sense and are constantly and accurately updated
    • Deal with requests and enquiries from Committee members
    • Engage with Investigating Committee members where it is considered that an inappropriate decision might have been taken
    • Meet with complainants and respondents on instruction of the IC and report back to resolve complaints
  • DAC
    • Arrange DAC meetings, including logistics and preparation
    • Compile and distribute agenda packs
    • Prepare minutes and maintain minute book
    • Update case file summaries in consultation with the forensic investigators
    • Collaborate with forensic investigators and legal advisors to ensure that charge sheets are appropriate
    • Provide detailed reasons for findings (sentence and quantum)
    • Prepare charge sheet and imposition of sentence documentation
  • Knowledge of and interaction with all relevant stakeholders
    • Provide guidance to other IRBA departments on the interpretation and implementation of the APA
    • Provide guidance to members of the public and auditors on the interpretation and implementation of the APA and other relevant legislation
    • Provide guidance and advice to the public on the process to follow when wanting to lodge a complaint
    • Provide clarity and information to auditors and other professionals on the interpretation of the APA, Disciplinary rules and the Code of Conduct

SKILLS & PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES

  • Must be proficient in MS Office
  • Will be expected to become proficient on Flowcentric
  • Deadline driven with a high level of accuracy
  • Good time management skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication in English and Afrikaans
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Ability to work without supervision
  • Mature level of ethical awareness
  • Excellent level of emotional intelligence
  • Ability to accept constructive criticism
  • Ability to concentrate for long periods
  • Ability to work as part of a team and preparedness to get involved where-ever urgent help is needed, even if it is not part of the job description
  • Ability to work ‘overtime’ where occasion demands, including occasional weekend meetings

 

 

CV’s must be e-mailed to hr@irba.co.za

 

 

In compliance with the IRBA’s employment equity plans, first preference will be given to candidates from designated groups (Africans, Indians, Coloureds and females). Correspondence will be limited to short listed candidates only.

 

 

Inspector: Audit Development Programme (ADP)

INTERNAL ADVERT

Position: Inspector: Audit Development Programme (ADP)
Department: Education, Training and Professional Development
Closing Date: 10 January 2015

REQUIREMENTS

  • CA (SA) qualification and Registered Auditor, ideally with post qualification experience in auditing/quality reviews.

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS

Mainly responsible for:

 

  • Performing monitoring procedures on firms that register candidate auditors on the Audit Development Programme.
  • Conducting feedback sessions with the firms.
  • Drafting monitoring reports
  • Managing stakeholder relationships with the firms.
  • Drafting guidance documents for the firms with regards to the ADP.
  • Managing the website with regards to the ADP.
  • Co-ordinate and manage the assessment of portfolios of evidence

COMPETENCES

  • Excellent knowledge and understanding of auditing and the audit environment.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to maintain high levels of confidentiality.
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines.
  • Analytical and problem solving abilities.
  • Good report writing skills and communications skills.

This job does require travelling.

 

 

CV’s must be e-mailed to hr@irba.co.za

 

 

In compliance with the IRBA’s employment equity plans, preference will be given to candidates from designated groups (Africans, Indians, Coloureds, Chinese and females). Correspondence will be limited to short listed candidates only.

 

 

Inspector (Quality Controller)

INTERNAL ADVERT

Position: Inspector (Quality Controller)
Department: Inspections
Closing Date: 12 September 2014

REQUIREMENTS

  • CA (SA) qualification and Registered Auditor, ideally with post qualification experience in auditing/quality reviews

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS

  • Mainly responsible for performing ongoing internal quality reviews of inspections and ensure consistency and high quality inspection files and reports.
  • Occasionally inspecting audit engagements and firms quality control policies and procedures, discussing findings, and preparing reports.
  • Responsible for keeping up to date with latest accounting and auditing standards and practical implementation thereof.

SKILLS & PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES

  • Excellent knowledge of latest professional standards ISA, IAS, IFRS
  • Solid practical post qualification experience in auditing/quality reviews
  • Keen interest in auditing and the technical aspects of auditing
  • Good interpersonal skills and ability to maintain high level of confidentiality
  • Ability to cope with confrontational situations
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines
  • Analytical ability
  • Good report writing skills and communications skills

WORK CONDITIONS

The job will be mostly office based, but may include travelling from time to time.

 

 

CV’s must be e-mailed to hr@irba.co.za

 

 

In compliance with the IRBA’s employment equity plans, first preference will be given to candidates from designated groups (Africans, Indians, Coloureds and females). Correspondence will be limited to short listed candidates only.

 

 

Inspector (Quality Controller)

 

Position: Inspector (Quality Controller)
Department: Inspections
Closing Date: 12 September 2014

 

REQUIREMENTS

 

  • CA (SA) qualification and Registered Auditor, ideally with post qualification experience in auditing/quality reviews

 

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS

 

  • Mainly responsible for performing ongoing internal quality reviews of inspections and ensure consistency and high quality inspection files and reports.
  • Occasionally inspecting audit engagements and firms quality control policies and procedures, discussing findings, and preparing reports.
  • Responsible for keeping up to date with latest accounting and auditing standards and practical implementation thereof.

 

SKILLS & PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES

 

  • Excellent knowledge of latest professional standards ISA, IAS, IFRS
  • Solid practical post qualification experience in auditing/quality reviews
  • Keen interest in auditing and the technical aspects of auditing
  • Good interpersonal skills and ability to maintain high level of confidentiality
  • Ability to cope with confrontational situations
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines
  • Analytical ability
  • Good report writing skills and communications skills

 

WORK CONDITIONS

 

The job will be mostly office based, but may include travelling from time to time.

 

CV’s must be e-mailed to hr@irba.co.za

 

In compliance with the IRBA’s employment equity plans, first preference will be given to candidates from designated groups (Africans, Indians, Coloureds and females). Correspondence will be limited to short listed candidates only.

B-BBEE Inspector

INTERNAL ADVERT

Position: B-BBEE INSPECTOR
Department: Inspections
Closing Date: 20 June 2014

QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE

  • Completed Articles – practical experience in auditing environment - CA(SA) or registered auditor or B-BBEE approved registered auditor
  • Working knowledge of B-BBEE legislation, including the Codes of Good Practice and Sector Codes, B-BBEE assurance (SASAE3502) and IRBA Code of Professional Conduct for Registered Auditors
  • Experience of working in an auditing environment– exposure as manager of audit and other assurance engagements and application of ethics and risk management policies and procedures in practice
  • Experience in a technical standard setting environment will be of advantage.
  • Experience in investigating complaints in respect of verification certificates and EME certificates issued by RAs and advice to Legal Department.

ATTRIBUTES

Must have an inquiring mind and ability to do research and to analyse facts and circumstances and a sound technical ability

  • A good understanding of professional and business environment impacting the auditing profession
  • Must be able to work well under pressure
  • Good people skills and ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing
  • Must be able to take an independent stance as a representative of the regulator

JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • Responsible for risk-based planning and inspecting B-BBEEE audit engagements and firms quality control policies and procedures, discussing findings, preparing reports and recommending an appropriate outcome.
  • Assist the IRBA Inspections with design, implementation and improvement of policies, procedures and processes to regulate B-BBEE Approved RAs.
  • Stakeholder engagement with the DTI and National Treasury (Procurement), SAICA, Sector Councils and others as required
  • Research technical aspects and analyse information for projects and keep up to date with new developments in relevant B-BBEE Legislation, Codes of Good Practice, New Sector Codes issued and development of IRBA assurance pronouncements and guidance;
  • Comment on Codes of Good Practice, Assurance Standards, legislation or any other information affecting the IRBA, and B-BBEE approved auditors.
  • Develop and maintain assurance guidance including Communiques for B-BBEE engagements and changes in B-BBEE Codes and Sector Codes issued.
  • The inspector position require out of town travelling.

 

 

CV’s must be e-mailed to hr@irba.co.za

 

 

In compliance with the IRBA’s employment equity plans, preference will be given to candidates from designated groups (Africans, Indians, Coloureds, Chinese and females). Correspondence will be limited to short listed candidates only.

 

 

Internal Recruitment - RI Administrator
Position: Reportable Irregularities Administrator
Department: Standards
Closing Date: 30 June 2014

REQUIREMENTS

  • A minimum of a matric with an administrative qualification
  • Computer literacy – experience in using Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook Mailbox an advantage
  • Experience of Compliance functions and administration
  • At least 3-5 years’ experience in an administrative position

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS

Based in the Standards Department you will be responsible, inter alia, for aspects pertaining to Reportable Irregularities, including:

  • Administering the Reportable Irregularities (RI) process and maintaining the RI database on the FlowCentric RI database and RI document filing system;
  • Supervising the RI Assistant Administrator;
  • Maintenance of the RI FlowCentric system and support to the Senior Professional Manager on systems matters;
  • Establishing and maintaining timeous communications with registered auditors and relevant regulators, including prompt logging of RI reports received in the RI Mailbox, and despatch of e-mail communications and updating of the RI website pages; and
  • Providing regular reports and analyses of RI statistics and compliance performance to the Director: Standards and Senior Professional Manager, including status of RI reports received, captured and IRBA letters signed off and issued, as required by IRBA Departments and relevant committees.

SKILLS & PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES

  • Problem Solving Skills
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Computer literacy - experience in using Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook an advantage
  • A person of high ethical and moral values
  • Knowledge of the Auditing Profession Act, 2005
  • Ability to work under pressure with a high degree of accuracy

 

 

CV’s must be e-mailed to hr@irba.co.za

 

 

In compliance with the IRBA’s employment equity plans, preference will be given to candidates from designated groups (Africans, Indians, Coloureds, Chinese and females). Correspondence will be limited to short listed candidates only.

 

 

Job Opportunities at the IRBA

The IRBA occasionally recruits first class individuals to make the organisation even stronger.

 

To learn more about the IRBA, click here

 

Current Vacancies:

 

 

To submit a CV for an advertised position at the IRBA, email hr@irba.co.za with the subject line: Application for (xxx) position.

 

Please note that we will only accept applications for specifically advertised positions. Only successful applicants will be contacted for follow up.

 

In compliance with the IRBA’s employment equity plans, first preference will be given to candidates from designated groups (Africans, Indians, Coloureds and females). Correspondence will be limited to short listed candidates only.

 

Professional Manager B-BBEE
Position: Professional Manager B-BBEE
Department: Standards
Closing Date: 31 May 2014

 

QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE

  • Completed Articles – practical experience in auditing environment - CA(SA) or registered auditor or B-BBEE approved registered auditor
  • Working knowledge of B-BBEE legislation, including the Codes of Good Practice and Sector Codes, B-BBEE assurance and IRBA Code of Professional Conduct for Registered Auditors
  • Experience of working in an auditing environment– exposure as manager of audit and other assurance engagements and application of ethics and risk management policies and procedures in practice
  • Experience in a technical standard setting environment will be of advantage.
  • Experience in investigating complaints in respect of verification certificates and EME certificates issued by RAs and advice to Legal Department.

ATTRIBUTES

  • Must have an inquiring mind and ability to do research and to analyse facts and circumstances and a sound technical ability
  • A good understanding of professional and business environment impacting the auditing profession
  • Must be able to work well under pressure
  • Good people skills and ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing
  • Must be able to take an independent stance as a regulator

JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • Respond to technical queries regarding B-BBEE and IRBA B-BBEE Assurance Standards from committees / task groups, practitioners and general public and ETP, Inspections and support for Legal Department and INVESCO in respect of B-BBEE Complaints.
  • Provide support to CFAS B-BBEE Advisory Committee, and ability to assist with development of B-BBEE assurance standards practice statements and guides
  • Provide support to CFAE on ethical matters relating to B-BBEE approved RAs
  • Assist with facilitation / presenting of training in B-BBEE Assurance Standards and application of the B-BBEE Codes. The same advert will be placed with an external recruitment agent.
  • Assist the IRBA Standards, ETP, Legal and Registration and Inspections with design and implementation of processes to regulate B-BBEE Approved RAs.
  • Stakeholder engagement with the DTI and National Treasury (Procurement), SAICA, Sector Councils and others as required
  • Research technical aspects and analyse information for projects and keep up to date with new developments in relevant B-BBEE Legislation, Codes of Good Practice, New Sector Codes issued and development of IRBA assurance pronouncements and guidance;
  • Comment on Codes of Good Practice, Assurance Standards, legislation or any other information affecting the IRBA, and B-BBEE approved auditors.
  • Develop and maintain assurance guidance including Communiques for B-BBEE engagements and changes in B-BBEE Codes and Sector Codes issued.

 

CV’s must be e-mailed to hr@irba.co.za

 

In compliance with the IRBA’s employment equity plans, preference will be given to candidates from designated groups (Africans, Indians, Coloureds and females). Correspondence will be limited to short listed candidates only.

Forensic Auditor
Position: Forensic Auditor
Department: Legal
Closing Date: 31 May 2014

 

QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE

  • CA(SA) (TIPP)
  • 15 years post qualification auditing experience ideally at a partner / sign off level
  • Must be proficient in MS Office – especially Word and Excel
  • Deadline driven with high level of accuracy
  • Good presentation skills.

 

ATTRIBUTES

  • Excellent written and verbal skills (English). An ability to absorb volumes of documents and identify the crux of the issues, and summarise these succinctly.
  • Professional attitude.
  • Unquestionable integrity – ability to respect confidentiality.
  • Hard-working person and available outside of normal working hours when required.
  • Team player with the ability to work in isolation for extended periods.
  • Perspicacity (ability to see the wood and the trees).
  • Ability to work quickly without compromising quality.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Technically strong (Accounting and Auditing standards; taxation, legal and other experience would be advantageous, but auditing experience is paramount).
  • Emotionally mature.
  • Vigilant and alert to possible unprofessional conduct of registered auditors (through media reports; complaints lodged against other auditors; etc.)
  • Analytically strong.
  • Ability to work under pressure without compromising quality of work

JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • Investigate complaints lodged with the IRBA (“the Board”) against registered auditors and prepare reports for the Investigating Committee furnishing an analysis of the case and the alleged unprofessional conduct.
  • Investigate matters which come to IRBA’s attention other than by way of complaint (eg newspaper articles) and prepare similar reports.
  • Identify breaches of the auditing standards and the Code of Professional Conduct / Rules Regarding Improper Conduct and the facts upon which these breaches are based and capture these in the form of allegations of unprofessional conduct.
  • Attend Investigating and DAC meetings in order to assist the Committees in their deliberations.
  • Assist the pro-forma complainant at hearings.
  • Perform detailed forensic investigations when required, focusing on alleged unprofessional conduct of registered auditors. Ascertain whether or not relevant evidence is available and reliable to support the allegations of unprofessional conduct.
  • Work involves primarily, but not exclusively, and understanding of ISAs and to a lesser extent IFRS. Work includes evaluating the adequacy of the audit procedures and audit working papers. It also involves reviewing the quality of Annual Financial Statements.
  • Work closely with, and support, the professional staff within the legal department and with legal advisers and witnesses in respect of disciplinary hearings, specifically regarding technical aspects of alleged contraventions of auditing standards and accounting standards.

 

CV’s must be e-mailed to hr@irba.co.za

 

In compliance with the IRBA’s employment equity plans, preference will be given to candidates from designated groups (Africans, Indians, Coloureds and females). Correspondence will be limited to short listed candidates only

Director: Standards Vacancy

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