Forensic Auditor


SA Taxi Development Finance


05 Feb 2018

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To conduct forensic audits and examinations to identify potential fraud and business revenue losses, by combining

keen investigative and data analytics skills with knowledge of accounting procedures.

Enhance and protect organisational value by providing risk-based and objective assurance, advice and insight.

Identify areas of risk and make valuable recommendations on controls.

3. Accountabilities

All forensic audits and examinations to be conducted in accordance with applicable company policies,

procedures, methodologies and legislation

- Preparing of audit programmes using a combination of adequacy, extensive data analysis and sample


- Testing of identified controls as well as identifying weaknesses

- Prepare the draft report with detailed context, findings and recommendations in the prescribed format

- Constant engagement with business to understand key processes and controls

- Ensure business unit are fully aware and engaged in their fraud controls by having controls in place that

cause minimum production disruption and yields low false positives while preventing fraud

- Development and analysis of standardised reports based on key fraud indicators

- Efficiently identifying, analysing and documenting fraud related risks

- Interrogation of data and systems to detect fraudulent behaviour and patterns

- Develop a monthly plan for the analysis of data and the running of standardised reports based on key

fraud indicators and management reports

- Develop scripts that will result in regular standardised automated reports

- Test reports for completeness, validity and accuracy

- Reporting on variance between actual and expected business levels in context of current strategies

- Ensure feedback into business strategy development and communication process

- Work closely with investigators and support investigations, where required

- Liaise with various business units to obtain and collate data for analysis

- Maintenance of professionalism and confidentiality in interactions with business in line with

organisational standards

- The examination and audit is to be conducted in a manner that will yield results that can be used as

evidence in a court of law and internal processes as well

- Interpret trends on matters investigated and recommend appropriate, corrective and preventative


- Collect and analyse data to assist in the evaluation of allegations of fraud / irregularities

- Apply forensic auditing techniques to identify atypical transactions, deals or behaviour

- Lead fact-finding and admission seeking interviews and prepare interview notes and summaries

Degree / Diploma in Forensics, Auditing or equivalent

- Minimum 5 years investigations, auditing and/or data analytics experience

- Exposure and knowledge of fraud principles is essential

- Exposure and knowledge of Generalised Audit Software (GAS) i.e. IDEA or ACL (advantageous)

- Appropriate software training to be able to understand data structures and report writing (advantageous)

Contract Type:

Permanent, Permanent/Contract




South Africa