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Internal auditors support achievement of organisation objectives with pragmatic insights that strengthen governance and improve business processes. We strive to make a positive difference from the boardroom to the front line, which maintains trust and confidence in the organisation.

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Interested in a new career?

What’s your potential? Rise to the call of reaching your potential by launching an internal audit career right here in New Zealand. Are you starting out in your career or getting ready to rise and side-step, taking your skills to a new challenge? Your journey into internal audit starts here with IIA NZ.

Careers in Internal Audit

 Principal Audit Advisor - Risk & Assurance

  • Professional Auditor who has led complex and non-routine assignments
  • Step-up as 2IC for the Internal Audit Manager
  • Strong delivery focus and able to make an impact

Land Information New Zealand (LINZ) makes sure New Zealand has accurate information about where people and places are, that people have confidence in their property rights and Crown property is well managed for future generations.

As Principal Audit Advisor, you will report to the Internal Audit Manager and be part of the Risk & Assurance (RAA) Team.  RAA delivers risk management and internal audit services to LINZ.  You will be working either independently or leading other members of the team to add value and improve LINZ operations.  This position is key in ensuring LINZ continually improves its control environment and assists the Chief Executive and Deputy Chief Executives to achieve their outcomes.

The successful candidate will have:

  • A minimum 5 years' experience within internal audit related role, this is desirable
  • Proven experience in leading and delivering on internal audit engagements with sound understanding of audit, internal control and risk management principles
  • Diverse experience in operational, regulatory, projects, IT and compliance auditing in government sector would be beneficial
  • The ability to communicate with different audiences at all levels of the organisation
  • Expert report writing skills
  • Relevant professional qualifications such as CIA or CISA


Click on the ‘Apply online' button in order to be directed to our on-line careers website.  You may view a position description at this site, as well as complete the on-line application, and upload a CV and cover letter.  We are looking for evidence of your suitability for this role.

For further information on this role please contact Khushboo Badiyani, Internal Audit Manager on kbadiyani@linz.govt.nz.

Applications close at 5.00pm on Sunday 29 July 2018.

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