Port Louis, Mauritius

Senior Manager - Internal Auditor

Full-time / part-time
Not Applicable
Edith Cavell Street 33
Port Louis

Job description

The Senior Manager - Internal Audit will independently and objectively conduct risk assessment of IQ EQ processes.  He/She shall plan, organise and conduct audit of Company’s operations to ensure the effectiveness and efficiency of the internal control system. 

He/She shall also be responsible to ensure that IQ EQ business is in compliance with local financial sector laws and regulations.


Internal Audit

  • Responsible for enhancing the Internal Audit function;
  • Gain a thorough understanding of the Company to ensure IQ EQ has suitable controls in place;
  • Build constructive and supportive relationships throughout the business;
  • Identify and respond to risk management issues within the business;
  • Plan and conduct audits in line with the audit plan and on an ad-hoc basis as instructed by Group Internal Audit Director or when a particular risk is highlighted;
  • Document audit work performed including samples selected, tests conducted and conclusions made;
  • Discuss and report findings and recommendations with respective management;
  • Evaluate and appraise the appropriateness of the internal control system in an independent, objective way using professional judgement;
  • Advise local management on matters relating to risk identification, analysis and management and appropriate internal control;
  • Evaluate and report on the implementation of the audit plan;
  • Provide input for monthly and quarterly Ops and Board Reports;
  • Assure an adequate liaison with external auditor or contractors regarding reviews performed;


  • Arrange weekly error meetings, follow up action points with respective teams to ensure timely completion and sign offs;
  • Coordinate with NetSuite team for any issues/ further improvements for the Compliance Case;
  • Monitor the closing of old items in the Compliance Application;
  • Provide summary of compliance cases with global impact to CS heads.

Business Continuity Planning

  • Update Business Continuity Planning document as necessary;
  • Coordinate Team Members for Disaster Recovery Test;
  • Review Test scripts prepared by Team Members;
  • Prepare audit report for BCP Test ;
  • Regularly monitor/update staff details in Fact24.


Ad Hoc

  • Provide input for RFPs and other Risks/Internal Audit queries;
  • Assist London team in distribution of SSAE 18 type II report;
  • Provide support in any project/initiatives involving Internal Audit (on going project: Fact24/NetSuite Integration, Compliance Case Phase 2)


Education / professional  qualifications

  • Degree holder or related Professional qualification

Background experience

  • At least 6 years in a similar position.  Experience working in Internal Audit Function of Big Four Firms / Financial Services Organisation and SSAE18 (Formerly called SSAE16) preferred.

Technical skills

  • Knowledge of the private equity industry is desirable but not essential
  • Computer / program knowledge
  • Highly proficient in MS Office suite

Additional information

At IQ-EQ we want you to reach your full potential. We offer an inclusive and diverse environment to support your career aspirations. With a strong emphasis on continuous learning and a holistic approach to your professional and personal development. We also offer opportunities across our service lines and our international network of offices.

Company description

IQ-EQ is a leading Investor Services group which combines global expertise with an unwavering focus on client service delivery. We support fund managers, global companies, family offices and private clients operating worldwide.

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