Senior Generalist Auditor

Location: Sandton, GT, ZA

Company: Sasol

Sasol is a global integrated chemicals and energy company with a 70-year heritage. Through our talented people, we use our expertise and selected technologies to safely and sustainably source, manufacture and market chemical and energy products globally. When you join Team Sasol, you are joining a company that puts people at the center of everything we do.

Sasol invests in its employees along every stage of the career path and offers development opportunities to help you cultivate your career in a culture that embraces diversity and inclusion.

Job Req ID


Closing Date

24 November 2023


SSI: Assurance Services

Geographical Area


Purpose of Job

Manage and execute generalist audits of Sasol Group, which include the use of data analytics where relevant and provide subject matter expertise for internally executed audits; monitor the quality of executed audits against Sasol Assurance Services Operating Manual (SASOM). Manage audit budget as well as resources allocation on assigned audit tasks when required and ensure timely reporting.

Recruitment Description / Key Accountabilities

Compile and review planning memorandums and audit programs, re-direct focus to high-risk areas, and follow-up on meeting strategic objectives. Execute data analytics and provide guidance related thereto for audits within area of responsibility in line with all Sasol business policies, processes and works instructions, and in adherence to applicable laws, regulations in the specific jurisdictions associated with the audits conducted. Provide specialist subject matter expertise in area of specialisation, which is either in safety, operations, procurement, market, geo-political, people or stakeholder risks. Execute risk-based audits by identifying risks and weaknesses and ensuring that processes and systems comply with applicable policies, standards, statutory and regulatory requirements and to assess whether business objectives are achieved. Manage and execute planned and ad-hoc audits (own and managed audits) as well as resources in line with planned budgetary requirements and set timelines to contribute to the completion of the integrated risk based annual assurance plan (IRBAAP). Conduct audits to provide assurance that the internal system controls established by management to safeguard assets and liabilities of the company are adequately designed and operating effectively. Ensure the submission of factual and timely reports (own and managed) within the required reporting protocol, and integrate changes as required from stakeholder feedback. Ensure that all audit working papers including the evidence supporting audit report findings and results are adequately captured/ documented. Review audit reports and working papers of audits managed when requested by Senior Manager. Plan, manage, execute and report on overseas audits, when required. Conduct quality peer reviews and adhere to quality improvement practices. Complete task assessments of all team members of audits managed and take appropriate corrective actions. Contribute to the compilation and submission of reports to the Group Executive Committee, Governance Committees, Executive Committees and Sasol Limited Audit Committee. Monitor progress against annual audit plan, identify significant governance issues, and escalate to top management as required. Engage with relevant stakeholders, attend relevant stakeholder forums and provide specialist advice. Contribute to the development and drive implementation of the integrated risk based annual assurance plan. Keep up to date with and share knowledge in respect of new/ emerging developments in the internal audit profession and technological solutions. Execute and provide support non-audit activities as allocated.

Formal Education

University Bachelors Degree

Min Experience

Experience: 9+ relevant years

Professional Membership

Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) or Chartered Accountant – CA(SA) certifications are advantageous.

Behavioural (BC) |Technical (TC) |Leadership (LC)

TC_Integrity and Ethics

TC_Operating Process Knowledge

TC_Assurance, Governance and Compliance

BC_Manages Complexity

BC_Plans and Aligns

TC_Review and Reporting

TC_Assurance Policy and Procedures

BC_Decision Quality

BC_Action Oriented

BC_Builds Effective Teams

Sasol is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.  Inspired by our Purpose of “Innovating for a better world”, Sasol acknowledges that diversity is intrinsic to the fabric of our organisation and is the key to our growth and success.  Sasol is committed to the full inclusion of all suitably qualified individuals.  Preference will be given to applicants from designated groups and people with disabilities according to Sasol’s Employment Equity Plan.  This includes reasonable accommodation to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.

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