Position title
Principal Auditor
Description

To undertake Audit assignments covering the full range of the Council’s services evaluating governance, control and risk management arrangements relating to both financial and non-financial systems with the objective of ensuring that the Audit function is:-

  • undertaken effectively, efficiently and economically;
  • conducted in a professional manner in compliance with the requirements of the Public Sector Internal Audit Standards KEY RELATIONSHIPS:
  • Overall responsibility is to the Head of Internal Audit, with day-to-day responsibility to Audit Managers.
  • Management, monitoring and supervision of Senior Auditors and Audit Officers as directed by the Head of Internal Audit.
  • Interact with Executive Directors, Directors, Senior Management and staff at all levels regarding the provision of Audit Services.
Responsibilities
  • Review governance, control and risk management arrangements to determine compliance with the requirements of policies, regulations and legislation and make recommendations for improvement where required.
  • Lead key system/project Audit reviews whilst supervising and reviewing the work of assigned staff.
  • Provide advice and expertise making recommendations to relevant staff throughout the Authority and its partners to ensure that adequate controls are built into systems under development, or subject to amendment.
Qualifications
  • Significant post qualification experience of working within a large, complex and diverse organisation
  • Significant experience of control, governance and risk management frameworks
  • Previous recent, relevant Internal Audit experience at a senior level • Managing a team of staff
  • Investigative Audit work
  • Presenting reports and negotiation of outcomes at a senior level
  • Internal Audit experience in a large public sector body

SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE:

  • Detailed knowledge of local government/public sector auditing regulations, requirements and techniques
  • Evidence of effective communication skills both verbally and in writing
  • Ability to audit areas of non financial risk
  • Evidence of ability to direct, assess and monitor the performance of assigned staff
  • Presentation of reports to Senior Management
  • Understanding of Risk Management
Date posted
24 May 2023
Base Salary
£30.00 Per hour
Job Location
Home working and Yate, Bristol (office)
Working Hours
8.30am to 4.30pm - 37 hours per week
Beginning of employment
05/06/2023
Duration of employment
6 months
Employment Type
Full-time, Temporary
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