Internal Auditor

Group Services | South Africa

Internal Auditor

Internal Auditor

Job Title

Group Services

Group Services


South Africa

South Africa


Role summary

To deliver the full range of internal audit assignments of the Internal Audit function for Sanne Group PLC and its subsidiary companies. To ensure that the Internal Audit function provides an independent assessment of the adequacy of Sanne’s internal systems and controls, including the systems for appropriate identification and evaluation law and regulation. To draw any weaknesses or shortcomings noted to the attention of the management. The Internal Audit function has unrestricted access to any of Sanne’s people, systems and records.

Key responsibilities

  • To assist the Internal Audit Director to apply a risk-based approach to the review of the systems and controls of Sanne through the development of an annual programme of audit review work;
  • Along with the Internal Audit Director on a constructive basis in order to develop the most appropriate, proportionate solutions to issues arising;
  • To report results of audit reviews, including management responses and proposed action plans to address issues arising to the Internal Audit Director;
  • To perform follow-up work ensuring management progress actions within the agreed time scales and to escalate failure to progress actions to the Internal Audit Director as appropriate;
  • To perform ad hoc investigations and reviews at the request of the Audit and/or Risk committee;
  • As an attendee of any relevant committees to which the post holder may be appointed during the course of the year, to be familiar with the Terms of Reference and responsibilities, and to participate by attendance reporting and challenge at meetings and accept collegiate responsibility for decisions made and
  • The Internal Auditor will report to the Internal Audit Director.

Skills / experience requirements

  • Relevant professional qualification;
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in a financial services organisation, at least 3 of which in an internal audit role;
  • Demonstrable ability to communicate effectively, strong influencing skills and an understanding of continual improvement processes;
  • Familiarity with financial services laws, regulations, and standards, strong understanding of risk management and risk management frameworks;
  • The ability to use your own initiative;
  • Analytical thinking and attention to detail;
  • The ability to work effectively on your own and as part of a team;
  • Strong ethical standards and high levels of integrity;
  • The ability to think objectively and demonstrate sound judgement;
  • Organisation and facilitation skills;
  • Resilience under pressure and
  • Flexible thinking and ability to adapt to change.

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  • About us

    SANNE is a leading global provider of alternative fund and corporate administration services.

  • Our services

    SANNE provides clients across the globe with a wide range of complementary business services, focused on two core areas: alternative asset services and corporate and private client services.

  • Our approach

    We understand that each client relationship has a unique set of requirements and expectations; that is why our client service teams are handpicked and tailored to fit the specific and evolving needs of each client.

  • Thought leadership

    At SANNE, we collaborate and share our knowledge and best practice with those we value. These are the things that make the difference.

  • Our people

    We work with talented people. It’s their deep expertise, knowledge and collaborative nature that differentiates us. We see things differently.

  • Global locations

    Our global network is spread across three global regions: The Americas, EMEA and Asia-Pacific & Mauritius.