1.The purpose of internal auditing
Silergy carries out internal audits to assist the Board of Directors and mangers objectively in inspecting and reviewing defects in the internal control systems as well as measuring operational effectiveness and efficiency, and makes timely recommendations for improvements to ensure the sustained operating effectiveness of the systems and assists the management to discharge the responsibilities factually.
2.The internal audit organization
A.The Company establishes an internal audit unit under the Board of Directors. Any appointment or dismissal of the chief internal auditor is subject to approval by the Audit Committee and is submitted to the Board of Directors for a resolution. When there is a change in the chief internal auditor, the Company reports the change and the reasons for it within 2 days from the date of occurrence via the Internet-based information system to the FSC for recordation.
B.The internal audit unit appoints the qualified full-time internal auditors to compliance with laws and regulations. The internal auditors pursue continuing education to meet the requirement and to improve auditing quality and competence.
3.The implementation of audit operations
A.At the end of each year, the internal audit unit formulates annual audit plans based on the results of the risk assessment and the requirements of applicable laws and regulations, which need to be approved by the Board of Directors.
B.The internal audit unit faithfully implements the annual audit plans and prepare audit reports. After having presented the audit and follow-up reports, the internal audit unit submits the same for review by the Independent Directors by the end of the month next following the completion of the audit items.
C.The internal auditors follow up on the matters and prepare follow-up reports at least on a quarterly basis until such time as correction is made, to ensure that the relevant departments have taken appropriate corrective measures in a timely manner.
D.The internal audit unit reviews the self-inspection results conducted regularly by all departments and subsidiaries to accomplish the self-inspection report to serve as the primary basis for the Board of Directors and general manager to evaluate the overall efficacy of all internal control systems and to produce Internal Control System Statements.
E.In accordance with the “Regulations Governing Establishment of Internal Control Systems by Public Companies”, the internal audit unit reports to the FSC about audit operations within the prescribed time limit in the prescribed format and via the internet-based information system.