Principal Auditor - Public Sector

Posted 1 April by Derbyshire County Council

Job Title: Principle Auditor

Location: Matlock, Derbyshire

Salary: £37,263 - £40,589 per annum

Job type: Full time, Permanent (37 hours per week)

Closing date: 7th March 2021

If you are a committed and enthusiastic audit professional who can demonstrate extensive, current audit experience and would welcome the stimulus of this senior operational post in a high profile, internal audit environment the team would like to hear from you!

The role:

This is an exciting opportunity to join a busy, proactive Unit which enjoys full operational independence within the Council, and is a well-established in house provider of the full range of internal audit services to the Corporate Authority and Executive Directors.

The Council is moving towards an enterprising council approach and operates in a rapidly changing environment with increasing demands on reducing resources, which requires innovative solutions to service delivery. Audit Services provide a valuable contribution to this agenda whilst seeking to ensure that risks are well managed and effective controls are in place.

As a Principal Auditor you will deliver a wide range of complex audits for which you will be required to research and develop project briefs which provide the scope and coverage required to meet Audit objectives.

Audit Services provide advice and guidance on controls, new initiatives and developments working with a variety of stakeholders, therefore you will need the ability to develop productive and positive working relationships.

About you:

Excellent communication skills are key to this role as you will be required to communicate findings and recommendations to Managers at all levels. You will have an ongoing staff management and development role, together with the opportunity to contribute to the continued professional development of the Unit.

You should hold an appropriate, relevant professional qualification, be able to demonstrate recent, relevant internal audit experience at a senior level working within a large, complex and diverse organisation, preferably within the Public Sector. You should have a proven record of achievement and the ability to work both on your own initiative and as part of a team delivering high quality output, within assigned budgets, across the full spectrum of the Council's services including schools and establishments.

What they offer:

The Council recognise that their workforce is their greatest asset and they're dedicated to mutual development. This post offers the successful candidate opportunities to develop their career and enhance their experience.

In return we offer an excellent range of benefits to our employees:

  • Competitive salary
  • Travel expenses associated with completing the duties of your post
  • Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Flexible working hours
  • Continued professional development
  • Generous leave scheme.

Please click on the APPLY button to access the Council's careers page and complete the application.

Provisional Interview Date: Week commencing 15th March 2021

Candidates with the relevant experience or job titles of; Head Auditor, Audit Lead Internal Auditor, Auditor, Accountancy Auditor, Senior Accountancy Auditor, Audit Senior Finance Consultant, Risk Manager, ACCA, AIA, ACA, CCAB, AAT Qualified, Risk Management, IT Auditor, IT System Auditor, Corporate Auditor, Company Auditor, Fraud Auditor, Compliance Auditor, Compliance, Operations Auditor may also be considered for this role.

Required skills

  • ACA
  • ACCA
  • Auditor
  • Risk Management
  • AIA
  • CCAB
  • AAT Qualified
  • Risk Manager
  • IT Auditor
  • Senior Accountancy Auditor
  • Accountancy Auditor
  • Audit Senior Finance Consultant
  • Corporate Auditor
  • IT System Auditor
  • Head Auditor
  • Audit Lead Internal Auditor

Reference: 42386830

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