26 December 2020

Sappi Internal Audit Internship Opportunity 2021

Closing date: 31 December 2020

Location: Umhlanga 

Description: Sappi Southern Africa is offering an Internal Audit Internship for a period of one year that will provide the applicant with workplace experience. 

The incumbent will complete on-the-job training as part of Sappi's Internal Audit team providing Sappi with risk-based and objective assurance, advice, and insight. 

This role reports into the: Lead Auditor.

The main responsibilities of this job are:

  • Assist with Financial, Operational, and IT audits. 
  • Execute assigned audit steps, under supervision.
  • Start to develop internal audit technical competencies including information gathering, documentation, evaluation, data analysis, and problem-solving skills.
  • Adhere to required professional standards including. the IIA Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing.
  • Draft findings and recommendations for presentation to Management.
  • Comply with professional ethics standards particularly integrity, objectivity, and respect for confidentiality.
  • Support the Internal Audit team's internal Quality and Assurance Programme.
  • Provide basic administrative support to Sappi's Internal Control function as needed.

The ideal candidate should have:

  • Relevant three-year Bachelors' degree.
  • Honours / Post Graduate Studies would be advantageous.
  • No experience.
  • Willingness and ability to travel locally.


Sappi is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

Should you not have been contacted within 14 days of the closing date of this advert, please consider your application unsuccessful.