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

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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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Careers in Internal Audit

Senior Internal Auditor

Here at the City Council we know our strength comes from our people, working together as one team to create results. Our focus / aim is to partner with management to promote and enable a strong internal control environment and support a culture where risk is well managed to enable success.

The Council's Internal Audit team strive to add value and provide assurance by offering objective pragmatic advice in their independent role.

As a Senior Internal Auditor you will lead, plan and deliver audit engagements, working with the Head of Risk and Audit, other team members and potentially our co-sourced consultant. You will build sound relationships with process owners and business managers, working alongside them to quickly understand their processes and implement a sound approach to test and assess controls. Your review outcomes and recommendations will be well supported with appropriate context and causal analysis, and have practical application.

You'll possess a sound and demonstrable understanding of internal audit methodology, with strong interpersonal and communication skills enabling you to plan, evaluate and complete reviews effectively. Your experience and background will include auditing with potentially an analytics or IT focus, but might also include specialist financial, forensic or procurement auditing. Whatever the expertise, you can apply yourself to a comprehensive audit approach.

You will be comfortable using your initiative to ensure recommended actions are understood and implemented, further supporting managers with best practice internal controls advice and guidance.

As a proactive individual, you will utilise your natural ability to juggle tasks, build relationships and partner with stakeholders at all levels of the organisation. In return you'll receive plenty of professional and personal development opportunities in an inclusive and collaborative culture.

A job at the Council offers an opportunity to join a large, vibrant organisation where the work you do makes a real difference. Come live in a city where work/life balance is a reality and the cost of living is affordable.

Get first-hand experience, and make things happen. Join the team.

To view the position description and to apply, click here.

Applications close 2 February 2020.

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