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Internal Audit Superintendent - Mining (Gauteng)
Posted date [2016-Nov-17] (ID: 56533)

Client Information

Our Client has grown from a small mineral operation in Zambia into a multinational mining business in less than two decades, with a global portfolio of copper and nickel assets in Europe, Africa, Australia and South America. This phenomenal growth is down to our Client’s people who have strived to be Bolder, Smarter and Driven in everything they do.

In March 2013, our Client acquired a Canadian-based mining company primarily producing copper and zinc from mines in Finland, Spain and Turkey, with also a major copper deposit under development in Panama. The combination of the company’s assets has created one of the world’s leading copper producers with a geographically diversified portfolio of high-quality operations and development projects in eight countries across five continents.

With a strategic plan to produce more than 1.3 million tonnes per annum of copper within five years, the Company is poised to become the largest, widely-held pure-play copper producer and one of the top five copper producers in the world.

Internal Audit Superintendent

Key Tasks / Principal Accountabilities:

Assist and deputise for the Manager Internal Audit and Risk as required on all Internal Audit and risk related matters.

Prepare and review work programmes and assignments for the Internal Audit Team to enable the achievement of the Internal Audit annual plan and meet and exceed senior management expectations.

Provide guidance and assistance to the Internal Audit Supervisors throughout the Internal Audit reviews as well as continues communication during the review process.

Supervise and review the work of the Internal Audit Supervisors and to ensure work is carried out to the appropriate standard, including attending the closing stages (where possible) of audit assignments undertaken by other members of the Internal Audit Team.

Ensure that reviews are completed in compliance with the Client’s Internal Audit Manual, Internal Audit Policy and Institute of Internal Auditors Standards.

Prepare and review reports and communicate findings and recommendations to senior management.

Undertake risk based system reviews of business systems in line with the Client’s Internal Audit Manual and Internal Audit Policy.

Contribute to and undertake other reviews as required.

Carry out investigations into suspected frauds or other irregularities as directed by the Manager Internal Audit and Risk.

Keep the Internal Audit Team up to date with current audit techniques and methodologies, legislation and internal policies and regulations insofar as they relate to the assigned duties and responsibilities of the post.

Perform annual performance reviews with the manager internal audit and risk for all internal audit supervisors

Education and Work Experience

Graduate from a recognised university.

Internationally recognised professional audit, risk or accountancy qualification.

At least four years' experience of audit work including two year’s supervisor auditing experience.

Experience in overseeing and directing an audit team.

Experience of supporting the development of audit strategies and plans and in leading and supervising risked based audits.

International and Mining experience will be considered and advantage.

Technical Skills, Knowledge & Abilities:

Strong oral and written communication, supervisory, accounting, analytical and decision making skills.

Strong Personal computer and MS Office skills.

Ability to promote safety in the workplace.

Ability to maintain confidentiality in all aspects of the job.

Knowledge of process and adequacy auditing preferred.

Knowledge of ERP system preferred.

Mining experience preferred.

Personal Attributes

Proven communication skills at all levels of an organisation.

Must be able to demonstrate drive and ambition in meeting and exceeding management expectations.

Independent, trustworthy, ethical and resilient

Ability to work to deadlines.

Ability to work under pressure.

Excellent spoken and written English.


Must be able to work flexible hours to meet specific work demands, including weekends.

Must be able to travel internationally for periods of up to three weeks away from home. Role involves up to 50% travel.

Must hold a passport with no restrictions on international travel.

Must hold a valid driver's licence.

Job Title Internal Audit Superintendent - Mining (Gauteng)
Post Details
Posted By MCH International Recruitment
Job Function Internal Audit Superintendent
Start Date asap
Salary Negiotiable
Location Gauteng
Phone No
Email chris(at)
Deadline 2016-Nov-25
Region Location -> Gauteng
Job Type Job Type -> Full-time Jobs
Classification Job Classification -> Mining

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