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Audit Portfolio Manager: Corporate & Investment Banking



Johannesburg, ZA

Date:  24-Nov-2021

Requisition ID


Closing Date

5 December 2021

Job Family

Risk, Audit and Compliance

Leadership Pipeline

Manage Self Professional

Job Purpose

To conduct portfolio audits and manage stakeholder relationships to ensure risk is mitigated in accordance to Nedbank Group standards.

Job Responsibilities

  • Comply with regulatory and corporate governance expectations of internal audit functions;
  • Report periodically on the measurable performance of GIA, including audit plan delivery and financial performance; 
  • The delivery and measurable performance of GIA, including audit plan delivery against financial targets;
  • Provide insights from the outcomes of internal audit work to appropriate governing bodies, including the GAC and Board Risk Committee, through robust reporting;
  • Maintain an open and constructive relationship as a Trusted Advisor with senior internal and external stakeholders including Institute of Internal Audit, SARB, External Audit and Business Executives;
  • Able to apply cutting edge tools, techniques and processes to audit engagements in order to provide meaningful business insights;
  • Demonstrate an ability to understand, analyse and manipulate data through the development and application of quantitative techniques and models;
  • Create an environment of teamwork that contributes positively to Group Internal Audit (GIA);
  • Build rapport and understand client current business reality, requirements, risks and expectations and consider key and/or emerging risks in annual audit plan, in order to support relevant GIA reporting;
  • Build trusting relationships and improve credibility and quality of audit outputs by achieving team objectives through engaging with staff, peers and other departments;
  • Deliver world class service through others by creating an excellent client service and reporting culture;
  • Able to demonstrate a competent understanding and articulation of the focus areas and products related to an investment banking environment;
  • Identify and ensure compliance with laws, regulations, and guidelines in terms of the relevant standards and reporting requirements/ guidance;
  • Identify and consider internal and external factors to develop and update annual risk-based audit plan with clear levels of accountability; and
  • Review the quality, relevance and commerciality of assignment audit reports.

Essential Qualifications - NQF Level

  • Advanced Diplomas/National 1st Degrees

Preferred Qualification


Preferred Certifications

  • Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) and optional Certified Internal Auditor (CIA)
  • Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) or Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) or Certified Financial Services Auditor (CFSA)

Type of Exposure

  • Influencing stakeholders to obtain buy-in for concepts and ideas.
  • Conducting quality assurance reviews
  • Sharing information in different ways to increase stakeholders understanding
  • Building and maintaining effective relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Auditing
  • Interacting with diverse people
  • Analysing and interpreting qualitative and quantitative data
  • Financial services; preferable banking
  • Communicating standards to others
  • Consolidate data from various sources and identify/interpret trends

Minimum Experience Level

  • 4 years or more financial services experience within Audit, Risk or Quantitative role.
  • Experience within a corporate and investment banking environment is essential.
  • Credit and/ or market risk experience in an audit role would be highly advantageous.
  • Experience with quantitative modelling and knowledge of the associated techniques would be advantageous.
  • Experience in a digital (innovative technologies such as robotics etc) and/ or IT (technology systems and infrastructures) environment would be advantageous.
  • Experience in a managerial role would be advantageous.

Technical / Professional Knowledge

  • Audit reporting
  • Audit standards and practices
  • Banking knowledge
  • Governance, Risk and Controls
  • Ethics and Fraud
  • Reputational risk management
  • Information technology
  • Business writing skills
  • Regulatory, Legal and Economics Principles
  • Business Acumen

Behavioural Competencies

  • Managing Work
  • Monitoring Information
  • Building Partnerships
  • Quality Orientation
  • Continuous Improvement
  • Work Standards
  • Courage
  • Adaptability


Please contact the Nedbank Recruiting Team at +27 860 555 566


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