Home Computing and IT Jobs Audit and Risk Committee Member for Information Technology at SARS

Audit and Risk Committee Member for Information Technology at SARS

SARS

Audit and Risk Committee Member for Information Technology at SARS

NOTICE FOR SUBMISSION OF APPLICATIONS FOR THE APPOINTMENT OF SUITABLY QUALIFIED MEMBER TO SERVE ON THE INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY AUDIT AND RISK COMMITTEE OF THE SOUTH AFRICAN REVENUE SERVICE.
Division: The OCC
Reports to: Commissioner
Duration: 3 year term
Job Purpose:

The commissioner for SARS calls for applications for the appointment of committee members to serve on the Audit and Risk committee of SARS for the term 2019-2021.
The Commissioner needs additional member to:

Perform oversight responsibilities with regard to information technology, financial and internal controls, risk management and governance.
Ensure compliance with applicable legislations.
Assist the Accounting Authority in the effective execution of his/her responsibilities.
Principal accountabilities:

PROCESS

Evaluate and ensure the integrity of IT processes and reporting
Evaluate and ensure the integrity of SARS financial statements;
Evaluate and ensure the effectiveness of internal controls over financial reporting;
Evaluate and ensure the effectiveness of SARS Internal Audit and external auditors;
Ensure SARS Compliance with legal and regulatory requirements;
Financial reporting;
Internal financial controls- Review the effectiveness of internal controls, risk management, adequacy, reliability and accuracy of financial information.
Risk management system – Apply Risk and Compliance knowledge and skills within the parameters of prescribed regulatory and best practice framework for good corporate governance.
SARS Code of Conduct – Support the formulation of and monitor the implementation of codes of conduct for all role players within the committee, which shall as a minimum include financial management and the codes of conduct set out in relevant SARS policies and Financial Sector Frameworks for Good Governance; the risk areas of SARS’ operations to be covered in the scope of internal and external audits; the adequacy, reliability and accuracy of financial information provided to management and other users of such information; any accounting and auditing concerns identified as a result of internal and external audits.
GOVERNANCE

Influence the creation of enterprise wide reports that meet all statutory requirements.
Strategically influence the development, adoption, implementation and adherence to governance, risk and compliance frameworks.

PEOPLE

Influence and direct the development of human capability and accountability framework in the division in support of people management strategies.
Provide leadership and direction by articulating and reinforcing the vision or direction.
FINANCE

Strategically influence implementation of effective financial control, management of costs and corporate governance in the committee.
CLIENT

Minimum Requirements:

Qualifications:

A relevant Postgraduate qualification in Information Technology or related NQF 9 and 15 -18 years’ experience in the implementation and management of IT systems/processes; corporate governance and/or financial management , of which 8years is at executive management level.
5 years Public Sector experience.
5 years Board Membership experience.
A certification of the IT field is an added advantage.
ALTERNATIVE

Relevant Honours Degree in Information Technology or related NQF8 and 18+ years’ experience in the implementation and management of IT systems/processes, corporate governance and/or financial management, of which 8-10 years is at an executive management level.
5 years Public Sector experience.
5 years Board Membership experience.
A certification of the IT field is an added advantage.
Knowledge:

Knowledge and understanding of internal controls, major accounting and public sector reporting issues.
Knowledge of and exposure to legislation/policies (PFMA, GRAP, GAAP, National Treasury Regulations and Tax legislation).
Knowledge and understanding of the roles of the internal and external audit.
Ability to:

Guided by values, ability to demonstrate moral judgement and doing the right thing consistently (I).
Assimilates and applies new information, principles, best practices or past experiences in a useful way to support the objectives of SARS
Must be able to communicate information and ideas in a clear and concise manner appropriate for the audience in order to explain, persuade, convince and influence others to achieve the desired outcomes.
Compliance Competency: GOC Confidential
Remuneration: The appointed members of the Audit and Risk Committee shall receive remuneration in accordance with rates determined by the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA) as approved by the Minister of Finance.

Desired Qualification Accreditation

* Masters

APPLY NOW

Source – CareerJunction

Loading...