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Internal Audit Advisor

Internal Audit Advisor

Thriving together- mō te taiao, mō ngā tāngata.

Our environment and our people go hand-in-hand.

  • Great culture and supportive team environment
  • Lead and support risk-based audits across the organisation
  • Flexible working, and flexible office location (Tauranga, Rotorua or Whakatāne)

We are looking for an experienced Internal Audit Advisor who is keen to play a pivotal role in the delivery of a comprehensive audit and continuous improvement programme at Bay of Plenty Regional Council – Toi Moana.

Te āhuatunga a te tūranga | About the role

The Internal Audit Advisor works within the Risk and Assurance team to deliver a comprehensive value-add internal audit and continuous improvement programme. In this varied and interesting role, you will:

  • Lead and support the delivery of risk-based internal audits.
  • Act as a trusted advisor to the business, through the provision of robust assurance advice and support.
  • Lead and champion continuous improvement initiatives, methodologies, and concepts.
  • Provide input into a variety of Council projects, alongside subject matter experts, that ultimately contribute to a thriving Bay of Plenty community.

Ō pūmanawa | Your skills and experience

Our ideal candidate will bring a good blend of technical expertise in internal audit, assurance, and continuous improvement, along with personal attributes that align with our Toi Moana values. Specifically, this includes:

  • A bachelor’s degree in business (or similar relevant field).
  • Membership of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ), or a similar body.
  • Minimum of two years’ post-qualification relevant experience.
  • Highly developed communication, influencing and relationship building skills at all levels, including senior leadership.
  • The ability to understand, assimilate and interpret complex information and draw conclusions from it.
  • The ability to take a pragmatic and outcomes-focused view to solving complex problems.
  • Strong written and verbal presentation skills.

Membership of a recognised Internal Auditor’s body or experience in Continuous Improvement methodology (e.g., Six Sigma, Lean Essentials, or equivalent) would be advantageous.

Ko wai mātou | Who we are

Toi Moana Bay of Plenty Regional Council is responsible for land, air and water as well as public transport and economic development. A major focus of our work involves looking after the environment. We manage the effects of people's use of freshwater, land, air and coastal water. However, we also have a broader responsibility with others for the economic, social and cultural well-being of the regional community.

We are a values-driven organisation, that really cares about our people. Who you are is important to us and we welcome diversity as an opportunity to grow our teams and are keen to support people of all gender identities, ages, ethnicities, sexual orientations, religions and abilities. We want Toi Moana to be a place where you bring your whole self to work.

You’ll be joining the Risk and Assurance team. We provide advice and support across Council on risk management, assurance, continuous improvement, and health and safety. Our strong focus is on ‘working with’ rather than ‘dictating to’ that makes us a trusted advisor who is always in demand.

Highlights of working with us include:

  • Varied and challenging work.
  • A supportive and collaborative work environment.
  • Flexibility with the way you work.
  • A competitive remuneration and leave package, including additional paid leave over Christmas/New Year, employer paid insurance, well-being initiatives.
  • A commitment to supporting you grow and develop with a focus on your wellbeing.

This role is located in either Rotorua, Whakatane, or Tauranga. Competitive renumeration will be offered to the successful candidate based on relevant skills and experience for the role.

Me pēhea te tuku tono | How to Apply

Click APPLY NOW or contact Steve Slack, Risk & Assurance Manager, on 027 578 4371 for a confidential discussion.

To access a copy of Te Tūranga Mahi (Job Description) please click on the following link or copy and paste it into your web browser: https://bit.ly/3LoxSDg

NB: To apply for this job, you must have the legal right to be able to work in New Zealand and also a current, valid driver's licence.

Applications close 5pm, Monday 5 June 2023 and will only be accepted online.

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