Posted on :
7 Sep, 2021
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 a Senior Analyst within the Financial Services Technology Team for our Cape Town Office. If you are qualified and have demonstrated experience in a similar role, we would love to hear from you.
Job Title: Senior IT Analyst – Financial Services Technology
Location: Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
Reference #: FST_01
Contract Type: Permanent
Salary: Market Related
The Analyst/Senior Analyst will be joining an exciting new Financial Services division within BDO and should be able to identify key IT risks related to financial reporting and thereafter key controls in order to develop innovative audit solutions. These solutions cater to the specific IT risks facing businesses within the Financial Services industry, in addition to new IT risks, which are emerging as a result of exponential technologies such as machine learning, Artificial Intelligence (AI) and robotics.
Reporting to a Manager, the Analyst/Senior Analyst will inter alia be responsible for:
•Information Technology General 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.
•Maintaining a relationship with the financial audit team and keeping them up to date on the progress of work.
•Mentoring and coaching first and second years
•Providing status updates to the manager on the project
•Performing Computer Assisted Audit Techniques (CAATS), where necessary and as part of IT audits
•Be knowledgeable on using data analytics tool such as IDEA in the audit,
•Having reasonable understanding of IT risk management, IT governance concepts, best practice frameworks,
•Participate in proposal development as and when required
•Participate in training efforts COBIT, ITIL, ISO27001-2 and other models is advantageous
•Bcom Internal Audit Bcom Information Systems/Informatics
•Bsc Computer Science
•BA Information Management
•The Ideal candidate should be studying toward or wanting to study toward a Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) qualification
•1-3 years working experience in Internal Audit, IT Audit, IT Advisory or Forensics.
• The candidate should have experience working at clients in the Financial Services Industry.
•Verbal/written communication and negotiation skills
•Willingness to learn
•Knowledge of the Financial Services Industry.
•Commitment to continuous development
•Socially aware and able to work as part of a diverse team
•Ability to plan, organise and control
The appointment will be made in terms of the firm’s Employment Equity Policy.
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted
Application Deadline: 14/09/2021