Risk Advisory: IT and Specialised Assurance (IT Audit) - Consultant

  • Deloitte
  • Durban, South Africa
  • 17/11/2021
Full time

Description

Main Purpose of Job

Supports Engagement team in delivery of services remotely or at client premises on delegated engagement / project.  Focus on the delivery of client engagements.

Specialised Technical capabilities

Input:

Builds a Foundational Expertise: Ability to form a core technology and data risk skillset through proactively conducting research, and participating to internal and external initiatives

Measurables: 

  • Understands and applies the major program management approaches and practices (e.g., SDLC, ITIL)
  • Develops a strong knowledge of technology and data management frameworks (e.g., Technology Risk, Data Risk, Cyber Risk Maturity Model) by conducting independent research, and attending workshops, seminars and training programs
  • Becomes familiar with technology and data risk, as well as industry-specific regulations; keeps up to date with emerging trends

Input:

Supports Implementation of Technology Risk Solutions: Ability to leverage industry leading frameworks, methods, and tools to increase effectiveness of technology risk solutions

Measurables:

  • Leads technology requirements gathering and performs gap analysis to uncover functionalities that may require further configuration
  • Applies programming capabilities to effectively translate requirements into code to contribute to solution development
  • Adopts the Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC) approach to support design and implementation of technology and data risk solutions
  • Understands architecture design and development activities, and is able to execute against recommended solutions
  • Develops a basic fluency of technology solutions within a specific domain, including GRC Technology, Data Risk Management, Identity Management, and Networking.

Input:

Executes Assurance Engagements: Ability to enhance quality of assurance engagements by identifying risks, performing testing, researching governing regulations, and developing reports

Measurables: 

  • Uses industry leading frameworks and tools to analyze client’s documentation and identify risks that require control assurance
  • Tests validity of client’s historical financial and non-financial information, leveraging relevant standards (e.g. ISAE 3000), as appropriate
  • Articulates client’s regulatory framework by leveraging Deloitte’s proprietary approaches and applicable audit standards and guidelines
  • Develops assurance reports to accurately present risks, related controls, and the effectiveness of those controls
  • Ensures findings and recommendations are aligned with the audit objectives by keeping in mind the engagement business context when performing technical work

Input:

Supports Implementation of Technology Risk Solutions: Ability to leverage industry leading frameworks, methods, and tools to increase effectiveness of technology risk solutions

Measurables:

  • Leads technology requirements gathering and performs gap analysis to uncover functionalities that may require further configuration
  • Applies programming capabilities to effectively translate requirements into code to contribute to solution development
  • Adopts the Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC) approach to support design and implementation of technology and data risk solutions
  • Understands architecture design and development activities, and is able to execute against recommended solutions
  • Develops a basic fluency of technology solutions within a specific domain, including GRC Technology, Data Risk Management, Identity Management, and Networking.

Input:

Executes Assurance Engagements: Ability to enhance quality of assurance engagements by identifying risks, performing testing, researching governing regulations, and developing reports

Measurables: 

  • Uses industry leading frameworks and tools to analyze client’s documentation and identify risks that require control assurance
  • Tests validity of client’s historical financial and non-financial information, leveraging relevant standards (e.g. ISAE 3000), as appropriate
  • Articulates client’s regulatory framework by leveraging Deloitte’s proprietary approaches and applicable audit standards and guidelines
  • Develops assurance reports to accurately present risks, related controls, and the effectiveness of those controls
  • Ensures findings and recommendations are aligned with the audit objectives by keeping in mind the engagement business context when performing technical

Leadership Capabilities

  • Living our Purpose - Builds own understanding of our purpose and values; explores opportunities for impact
  • Influence - Actively focuses on developing effective communication and relationship-building skills
  • Performance drive -  Understands expectations and demonstrates personal accountability for keeping performance on track
  • Strategic direction - Understands how their daily work contributes to the priorities of the team and the business
  • Talent development - Demonstrates strong commitment to personal learning and development; acts as a brand ambassador to help attract top talent

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

Degree / Diploma

Desired Qualifications

Relevant Degree, Honours or post graduate diploma.  Workings towards a professional qualification (CISA)

Minimum Experience

2 years’ working experience

Desired Experience

Experience in a client facing role

Demonstrate an understanding of large scale information technology application systems, infrastructure, business processes and security standards.

Demonstrate an understanding of the Deloitte IT audit methodology and its application in major client industries. 

Additional Information

How you’ll grow

At Deloitte, our professional development plan focuses on helping people at every level of their career to identify and use their strengths to do their best work every day. From entry-level employees to senior leaders, we believe there’s always room to learn. We offer opportunities to help build world-class skills in addition to hands-on experience in the global, fast-changing business world. From on-the-job learning experiences to formal development programs at Deloitte University, our professionals have a variety of opportunities to continue to grow throughout their career. Explore Deloitte University, The Leadership Centre. https://deloitte.zoomforth.com/du 

Benefits

At Deloitte, we know that great people make a great organization. We value our people and offer employees a broad range of benefits. Learn more about what working at Deloitte can mean for you. https://www2.deloitte.com/global/en/pages/careers/articles/benefits.html

Our purpose

Deloitte is led by a purpose: to make an impact that matters. Every day, Deloitte people are making a real impact in the places they live and work. We pride ourselves on doing not only what is good for clients, but also what is good for our people and the communities in which we live and work—always striving to be an organization that is held up as a role model of quality, integrity, and positive change. Learn more about Deloitte’s impact on the world. https://www2.deloitte.com/global/en/pages/about-deloitte/articles/impact-that-matters.html

*Please note that this job advertisement provides a summary of the capabilities required and all candidates shortlisted will receive a full list of capabilities.

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