Vacancy Announcement


WAICA Re is looking for Assistant Internal Auditor to be based in any of the operating states of WAICA Re. The successful candidate will assist in providing operational and strategic leadership of the Internal Audit function in the Corporation.

The Group Assistant Auditor will report to the Group Internal Auditor and is responsible for contributing to the successful planning, execution, and completion of operational and compliance audits as well as special projects. The role includes evaluating the organization’s internal controls, processes, policies and procedures to ensure that they are adequate, effective, and in compliance with regulatory requirements in our respective jurisdictions, industry standards and corporate guidelines. The Group Assistant Auditor must follow generally accepted auditing standards (GAAS) and the internal audit guidelines. The Auditor is expected to effectively interact with the team, auditees, and Management.

  • Assist team members with audit preparation, test plan development, and documentation requests
  • Ensure audit execution is in alignment with the defined audit program and is in adherence with departmental standards
  • Execute audit testing and evaluate the design and operating effectiveness of internal controls
  • Identify areas for improvement in the Corporation’s business processes by identifying potential audit issues
  • Assist in the preparation of audit reports and presentation of findings to Executive Management
  • Monitor the status of audit findings for appropriate resolution by the auditee
  • Complete special projects and handle additional duties as necessary
  • Maintain awareness of current industry trends, technology, and developments


  • Graduate specialising in Finance, Accounting or Auditing
  • Minimum 4 years of experience preferably in internal/external audit within corporate environment
  • Business experience in financial services, (re)insurance would be desired, but not required
  • Pursuing the ACCA, CPA, CIA, CISA and/or Already Certified in one or more would be desired, but not required
  • Excellent English presentation and good report writing skill
  • Effective listener, interviewer, and negotiator
  • Ability to work in challenging situations, multi-task, flexible, and adaptable
  • Ability to produce quality work in a timely manner
  • Ability to work both independently and in a team environment
  • Professional presentation during the audit process
  • Strong analytical skills and follow-through
  • Solid computer skills including Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and SharePoint
  • Experience with TeamMate Audit and Analytics, CAAT such as IDEA, ACL would be desired, but not required
  • Experience with SUN/Vision general ledger or SICS Business Underwriting systems would be desired, but not required


Deadline for receipt of application is 31st May 2020.

All applications should be submitted to and

Head Actuarial Services

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