Combined Assurance Specialist

Website Absa Group Limited

Job Description:

Delivery of proactive end to end risk/controls assurance services for Insurance group and support areas e.g. Non Banking Financial Services), in line with the combined assurance agenda in the business and in line with the Absa assurance standard.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Execution of assurance testing
  • Development of combined assurance dashboards and reporting thereof
  • Supplement assurance activity performed by external assurance providers with internal assurance activity in collaboration with the Risk Assurance Manager in the Insurance Group, in line with the Absa assurance standard.
  • Ongoing engagement of all assurance stakeholders to ensure plan delivery and coordination
  • Own and drive the combined assurance programme for the AFS group
  • Drive the combined assurance annual planning process in line with group timelines and approach

Job Requirements:

  • Highly effective communicator with excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Previous experience of audit and operational improvement within the financial industry
  • Knowledge of banking operations, governance, controls, risk, assurance and audit.
  • Understanding of the control and operational issues in financial institutions and able to demonstrate the application of the knowledge.
  • B degree, National Diploma/Higher Cert, preferably Internal Audit, Risk Management or Assurance related.
  • Professional Certification – CIA / IAT or similar
  • High level of energy and enthusiasm. Knowledge and skills: (Maximum of 6)

Job Details:

Company: Absa Group Limited

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa

Application Deadline: N/A

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