Senior Internal Auditor – DMBC

Full Time
Posted 3 months ago

There’s never been a more exciting time to join Doncaster Council.
We are passionate about Doncaster – it’s a great place to live, do business and visit.
We have plenty to shout about – Doncaster is the UK’s best connected location, we have many major developments in the pipeline, a vibrant urban centre with a thriving arts and cultural scene, sport and leisure attractions, wonderful green spaces and a fascinating heritage.  We firmly believe, as do our partners, that Doncaster is the place to be with a bright future and ambitions ahead of it.  But don’t just take our word for it – anyone joining the council, can look forward to expanding their knowledge and skills in a dynamic, creative and nurturing environment while truly making a difference to the communities we serve.
We are excited to be recruiting for a Senior Internal Auditor to work alongside an long established and well regarded Internal Audit Team in delivering a range of audits, governance, risk and compliance reviews, advice and investigations to the Council and St Leger Homes.  You will be working with staff across all Council departments and establishments on a variety of interesting audits and audit related reviews.
As the Senior Internal Auditor you will:
Undertake audits and other assurance activities as directed by the Head of Internal Audit.

Need to be able to work independently or as part of a team to deliver audits to deadlines and to a specified time budget using risk-based audit methodology.

Be able to identify control weaknesses and suggest practical process and control improvements.

Be able to work with, challenge and support other Council staff and managers in a positive and constructive way.

The successful Senior Internal Auditor will have:
Recent experience of working in an Internal Audit role.

A good understanding of the UK Public Sector Internal Audit Standards (UKPSIAS). 

A relevant audit qualification (AAT, IIA, CIPFA or equivalent) or be working towards audit based or similar equivalent qualifications.

Good communication skills, both written and verbal.

Strong understanding of internal audit methodology including risk based auditing.

You will be self-motivated and able to work independently with minimal supervision.

Doncaster Council can offer you the chance to be part of a great team providing a statutory review and assurance service to the whole of Doncaster Council. Any successful applicant will have access to a variety of attractive employee benefits including competitive leave entitlement, flexible working arrangements, local government pension scheme and access to a whole range of staff discounts and other benefits schemes. Visit our Working in Doncaster page to find out more. 
Shortlisting – week commencing 03/06/19
Interviews – Week commencing 17/06/19
For further details or an informal chat please contact: Peter Jackson, Head of Internal Audit via email, or Tel 01302 862938.

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Job Features

Job CategoryCouncil Vacancies
Salary£26,325 - £29,746
Closing Date02/06/19

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