What we do

Internal auditing is an independent,objective assurance and consulting activity that strengthens and protects organisations.

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Who we are

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

Risk and Assurance Manager

The role

The Risk and Assurance Manager will:

  • Have a strong risk and assurance focus
  • Be responsible for leading the coordination of organisation-wide assurance activity
  • Work at a high level of independence and effectiveness in terms of planning and managing the assurance effort
  • Provide third-line assurance for all assurance activities across the organisation - including quality and compliance
  • Be responsible for risk coordination and advice, and championing business improvement initiatives
  • Present authoritatively to the CE, the ELT and board

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Who we are looking for

This role is perfect for someone looking to gain further exposure to the Finance Audit & Risk Committee (FAR) and take a step up in their career. You will be widely trusted, know how organisations work, and be influential in getting things done. To be successful in this role you will:

  • Develop and maintain excellent working relationships with a wide range of customers and key stakeholders
  • Work without close supervision; plan and manage own workload effectively
  • Have at least 3 years' post-qualification experience in audit/performance improvement/risk
  • Be able to communicate with different audiences at all organisation levels
  • Have strong report writing skills
  • Have a relevant tertiary qualification or professional qualification, for example, Certified Internal Auditor

What we can offer

  • Fulfilment from your work and a sense of pride knowing that you are working for a charity that is an iconic part of the Greater Wellington and Wairarapa region
  • Flexible working - hours and location
  • Be part of a highly effective Corporate Services team for support and guidance - with independent reporting responsibilities to executives and the board
  • Staff benefits including Employee Assistance Programme, annual flu vaccinations and discounted health insurance
  • Commitment and ready resources to ensure your career development
  • Discounted life insurance and income protection insurance
  • Great discounts at a number of supportive businesses across our region

About us

We are proud to be the only paramedic service in Greater Wellington and Wairarapa, and the only ones in the country who are free. It's great to be part of such a critical valued service for our region.

Taking health care to the patient in the community and being patient focused is how we operate. We are in a time of exciting change in the health sector. As we work together, and with our partners to begin to build an integrated system that gets people the care they really need.

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Wellington Free Ambulance is committed to being an equal opportunity employer with a focus on ensuring equity, diversity and inclusion to provide a stronger internal and external culture and to improve our organisational performance. We value and embrace differences in all people and encourage diverse ways of thinking and being.

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