Vacancy for Manager, Audit &Internal Control at Laplace Technologies Limited

Summary Review all internal processes, systems and policies and make recommendations to ensure the risk to the business is minimized with a view to delivering improvements by advising, coaching and facilitating in order to not undermine the responsibility of management. Responsibilities: ·         To plan, organize and carry out the internal controls function including the preparation of an audit manual and audit plan·         Conduct risk assessment of all departments·          Reports risk management issues and internal controls deficiencies identified directly to the CFO and the MD and provides recommendations for improving the organization’s operations.·         Evaluate compliance with existing policies and procedures, identifying and proposing modifications as needed·          Identify areas of strengths and weaknesses and engage in continuous education and staff development and best practices·          Review the responses to internal and external audit management letter queries to ensure that recommendations are implemented and ensure that all action items are resolved·          Evaluate information security and associated risk exposures·          Evaluate regulatory compliance program·         Develop a risk based test plan by selecting appropriate audit approach, test procedures and sampling criteria based on professional judgment and departmentally defined internal audit methodology·          Perform audit tests and prepare working papers in accordance with organization standard.·         Evaluate the adequacy of process design and the effectiveness of controls in meeting business and control objectives. Identify and document control and process weaknesses and provide evidential support for findings·          Propose practical and value added recommendations to address control weaknesses and/or process inefficiencies·          Organize and reference work papers for review by Manager, Internal Audit·         Participate in closing meetings with client at the end of fieldwork, providing clear explanations for identified issues.·         Contributes to the safeguarding of corporate assets and the interests of staff by ensuring that appropriate internal controls are in place and operating effectively·         Perform consulting services for management through participation in projects designed to introduce new and/or changing processes, products or facilities. Provide value added recommendations to mitigate both project and end state risks·          Develops and maintains effective and professional working relationships with all levels of staff within the organization.·          Conducts investigations of suspected internal fraud·          Provide consultative support to branches and departments with regard to the adequate design and execution of risk management processes·          Collect, co-ordinate and disseminate material for the quarterly Audit Committee meeting·         Support business units through promotion of risk awareness, development of risk profiles, mitigation of risks and effective implementation of agreed action plan.·         Lead Information Security Management System audit and provide management with reports of non-conformities together with Corrective

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