Intern - Corporate and Funds

Job description

Role summary:

An internship at Sanne offers invaluable paid work experience within the financial services industry and excellent training of core company secretarial & fund administration duties working within a dynamic, vibrant and collaborative team.

Sanne are looking for talented graduates and University/ A-level students to enter our competitive internship programme in our growing Alternative Assets team. The internship ideally last 3 months and the candidate will also benefit from training courses and networking events.

Whichever team you join you’ll help with high level support and client service delivery to our UK clients. During the internship, you will likely work on a range of projects, both internal and external.

Whatever tasks you take on, you will have the opportunity to both showcase and develop your skills, whilst learning more about the teams and what we do. As well as supporting the UK Corporate and Funds team you will be working where needed with the wider internal and external parties on a range of tasks and projects. We are looking for someone with a can-do approach, who is flexible, good at prioritising and able to run with whatever tasks come their way. We require somebody that takes personal responsibility for the work they are given and pride in seeing it to its completion.

Key responsibilities:

  • Administration of client matters, such as corporate governance, regulatory filings, cash management and dealing with correspondence from third parties;
  • Updating and maintaining statutory registers and filings with the Company registrar;
  • Assisting senior administrators with a wide and varied portfolio of clients;
  • Undertaking corporate health checks on existing clients to ensure statutory compliance and good governance;
  • Completion of internal compliance files for new clients and assist with any corporate/fund formation and incorporations;
  • Assisting with board meeting preparation and attendance at client board/committee meetings and minute taking/dealing with the associated formalities;
  • General administration of various structures to include arranging execution of documents by the directors, filing and scanning and maintaining the client files in good order;
  • Undertaking cash reconciliations in line with agreed approval matrix and authorised signatory lists, performing transaction monitoring together with client entity banking requirements;
  • Assisting with ad-hoc projects and other such tasks as maybe required;
  • Working closely with internal legal, finance and other departments;
  • Any other duties in the scope of the role that the company requires.


Skills / experience required:

  • Minimum 120 UCAS points or equivalent;
  • Minimum 2.2 degree (for graduates);
  • Good standard of GCSE’s or equivalent, must include Maths and English;
  • Proficient user of Microsoft Office suite;
  • Conscientious attitude with a strong attention to detail;
  • High level of time management skills;
  • Willingness to be challenged and be flexible;
  • Ability to work consistently in a fast-paced environment;
  • A positive attitude, willingness to learn and reliability;
  • Strong self-motivation and drive;
  • Excellent communication and organization skills;
  • Legal or Financial knowledge will be a distinct advantage.

What you'll gain:

Discover what a career with us is all about, and deepen your skills. You’ll find out first-hand if this is the career for you - do well, and you could be offered a graduate job at our next intake. Working alongside specialists, you’ll work on client projects to give you the best insight into what we’re about. You’ll have the opportunity to build networks with your colleagues, peers and wider industry experts.