Location: Gauteng

Requirement Overview

The deputy auditor-general is head of administration of the office of the Auditor-General of South Africa (AGSA) in terms of section 32 of the Public Audit Act, subject to the directions of the auditor-general.

Roles and Responsibilities

Key to the role is the achievement of the organisation’s strategic objectives. The deputy auditor-general leads the attainment of organisational objectives through strategic and tactical management of people, processes, product and financial aspects of the organisation.

About the candidate
  • The ideal candidate will be a courageous and ethical leader that inspires and motivate through his or her actions to ensure the AGSA delivers on its mandate by achieving its strategic objectives.
  • You are able to drive excellence with a proven track record of exceeding performance, quality and service standards whilst creating a culture of inclusion and acceptance.
  • The ideal candidate will have the necessary audit, commerce and public sector experience and ability to influence persuasively and effectively a wide variety of internal and external stakeholders.
  • Applicants must be South African citizens and have the best interest of the country and AGSA at heart.

Applicants across the country are encouraged to apply.


At least 10 years of executive leadership experience in an auditing profession, public sector or commerce and industry

Qualifications and professional bodies

CA (SA) – South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA)
ACCA – Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)

Closing Statement

Eligible persons who wish to be considered for the vacancy are invited to motivate in no more than 200 words as to why you feel that you are suitable. Please include, experience and qualifications in your motivation. 

The AGSA is not responsible for the verification of data provided and shall not be liable for any errors, factual, transcription or otherwise, contained in the information posted. Therefore, ensure that your online application and CV is correct, accurate and up to date.

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This appointment is subject to the preferred candidate obtaining the necessary security clearance, reference checking and competency assessment.

We embrace and are committed to achieving employment equity within the organisation.

AGSA welcomes applications from all persons with disabilities.

Closing Date: 15 February 2021