Internal Auditor - Discovery Limited

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The successful candidate will be responsible for completing audits for Discovery (Discovery Health, Vitatlity RSA and Vitality Group) and providing feedback on the outcome. The successful candidate must have a drive, sense of urgency and work flexibility

Key Performance Area

  • Awareness of the IIA International Professional Practices Framework (IPPF), Code of Ethics and Standards
  • Perform audit in line with Audit Methodology and Audit Software requirements
  • Assist Senior Internal Auditor in preparation of engagement letter
  • Document systems description for the scope areas identified within the engagement letter
  • Obtain approval from business for documented system descriptions
  • To review the system established to ensure compliance with those policies, plans, procedures, laws, regulations and contracts which could have a significant impact on operations and reports
  • Completion of the Audit Checklists and overall maintenance of the Pentana Audit File (in line with Audit Methodology).
  • Document risks and controls for the scope areas identified within the engagement letter



  • Obtain approval from business for documented risks and controls
  • Prepare test procedures for adequate controls
  • Perform fieldwork testing
  • Draft working papers in line with GIA methodology
  • Provide feedback to Senior Auditor / Audit Management regarding progress on activities
  • Advise Senior Auditor / Audit Management immediately of any problems experienced on audit sections
  • Escalate cases where feedback is not received
  • Produce finalised working papers and evidence for all components of work, as per standards set in the Audit Methodology
  • Confirm errors / control weaknesses identified with business prior to drafting observations
  • Draft observations for confirmed errors / weakness and rate observations
  • Format first draft of report prior to review by the Senior Internal Auditor / Audit Management
  • Assist Senior Internal Auditor in ensuring that the management comments and agreed actions provided are appropriate
  • Update Audit Software with all required information and sign off working papers
  • Clear Audit Management / Senior Internal Auditor review / coaching notes (sign off)
  • Completion of mini appraisals for each audit performed within 2 weeks of final audit report being issued.
  • Timely capturing of billable time, proactively managing output and productivity of 90%
  • Share business related knowledge with team.
  • Implement training and learnings within audit work, to ensure continued enhancement and quality.

The following qualifications are a requirement:

  • National Diploma Internal Audit / B Degree or equivalent qualification (with Accountancy and / or Auditing as majors
  • CIA or studying towards CIA


  • 2+ years of experience - Essential
  • Health Insurance experience - Advantageous

Internal Knowledge And Experience

  • Discovery Health Product knowledge (Scheme and benefit rules) – Advantageous
  • Regulatory knowledge (Medical Schemes Act and Gap Cover {Short Term Insurance}) – Advantageous
  • Pentana Audit Software – Advantageous
  • Proficiency in MS Suite – Essential
  • Excellent problem-solving abilities and / or wide internal network / business relations - Essential




  • Upholds ethics and values and demonstrates integrity
  • Takes initiative and works under own direction with the ability to make quick, clear choices which may include tough choices or considered risks
  • Shows respect for the views and contributions of others.
  • Strong negotiating and influencing skills.
  • Excellent communication skills. The candidate should speak fluently, have the ability to write in a well-structured and logical manner.
  • Demonstrates an understanding of different organisational departments and functions


  • Proficiency in the IIA International Professional Practices Framework (IPPF), Code of Ethics and Standards
  • Sets high standards for quality and quantity and works in a systematic, methodical and orderly manner.
  • Work independently
  • Adapts to changing circumstances.
  • Handles criticism constrictively and learns from it.
  • Microsoft efficient
  • Ability to draft reports
  • Analyse statistics




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