02 Nov
Assurance Specialist
South Carolina, Johannesburg 00000 Johannesburg USA

Job Description

As an Assurance Specialist, you will be responsible for delivering assurance projects covering design and operating effectiveness of the internal control environment for Kumba business unit.

Typical tasks:

  • Assist with the development of an annual plan for Kumba, based on assessment of key risks and an assurance framework.
  • Plan, resource and manage delivery of assigned audit projects i.e. undertake complex or sensitive technical audit work within Kumba, including assisting in the facilitation of risk management workshops for senior client managers.
  • Control time and cost of audit projects, reporting potential time/cost overruns to the Risk and Assurance Manager.
  • Control time and cost of audit projects, reporting potential time/cost overruns to the Risk and Assurance Manager.
  • Deliver audits in a way that acts as a catalyst for change and improvement, ensuring all assignments are conducted in accordance with ABAS standards, methodology and are in line with the annual plan.
  • Conduct analysis of audit findings within Business Unit’s and/or across the Group to identify themes and issues for management to address.
  • Communicate findings to Risk and Assurance Manager and other stakeholders regarding ramifications of control weaknesses.



  • A relevant degree and/or professional qualification e.g. CA(SA) or CIA

Knowledge and Experience:

  • Proven experience as an auditor in an audit firm or equivalent corporate experience.
  • Experience in auditing approaches and methodologies.
  • Experience in preparing, producing and presenting high quality and well-articulated documentation and reports.

Additional Information

Who we are

We aim to lead the industry by pursuing ever safer and more responsible ways of working, demonstrating integrity and showing care and respect for people and the planet. That means we are constantly seeking new opportunities to mine and process our products sustainably, using less water, less energy and more precise extraction technologies. As the custodians of coal and other precious natural resources – diamonds (through De Beers), copper, platinum and other precious metals, iron ore and nickel – our extraordinary teams work safely and collaboratively, with the utmost consideration for local communities, our customers and the world at large.

What we offer

When you join Anglo American, you can expect to enjoy a competitive salary and benefits package. But more than this, you’ll find yourself in an environment where the opportunities for learning and growth are second to none. From technical training to leadership programs, we bring out the best in our people. There are plenty of opportunities to move onwards and upwards too. We’re a large, successful multinational company – and we’re still growing all the time.

How we are committed to your safety

Nothing is more important to us than ensuring you return home safely after a day’s work. To make that happen, we have the most rigorous safety standards in the industry. Not only that, we’re also continually investing in new technologies – from drones to data analytics – that are helping to make mining safer.

Inclusion & Diversity

We are committed to promoting an inclusive and diverse workplace where we value and respect every colleague for who they are. We provide equality of opportunity to enable everyone to fulfill their potential.

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