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Senior Auditor

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Organisation:Leicestershire County Council 

Working Hours: Full Time , Hours per week - 37 


Appointment Type:Permanent 

Location:County Hall, Glenfield, Leicestershire, Le3 8RB 


Closing date:10 October 2021 at midnight 

Job Details: Senior Auditor
Salary range: Grade G12 £36,711 - £40,491 – Pay Award Pending
Work location: County Hall, Glenfield (with mobile & flexible working provision)
Interview Date: 25, 26 & 27 October 2021
Are you a motivated individual looking to make a difference?
We’re seeking to recruit a Senior Auditor with a positive outlook who is self-motivated, enthusiastic and willing to be flexible as they contribute towards our excellent reputation for providing a diverse range of high-quality internal audit and assurance services across Leicestershire County Council and our external clients.
The Position
As Senior Auditor you will deliver a range of audit assignments in a timely and efficient way in a manner that maximises the use of technological advances within the industry. You will be an enthusiastic professional, ambitious and innovative in questioning current processes and suggesting ways to continually improve services. You will work independently and as part of a small team.
The role will provide you with the opportunity to make a real difference by providing advice, insight and assistance to senior managers to improve their governance, risk management and control framework. You will therefore possess excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work and communicate with senior management from a wide range of disciplines and levels.
You will be naturally inquisitive, you can think laterally and creatively research and analyse problems, systems and processes and use your judgement to present balanced findings and assist the managers in promptly identifying appropriate solutions to issues identified. You will demonstrate excellent team working skills, be personally resilient and be able to build positive business relationships.
You will be, as a minimum, a qualified internal auditor (CMIIA, CIA) or accountant (CCAB or equivalent) or Part Qualified internal auditor or accountant with extensive post qualification experience.  You will also have a good understanding of internal audit and will possess excellent verbal and written communication skills.
The role will involve the provision of internal audit assurance and consultancy services from the design of detailed engagement plans through to confirming recommendation completion, in particular relating to the evaluation and management of major current and emerging risks and complex, political and sensitive issues; providing general advice on risks and controls as required and carrying out specific investigations.
As well as the provision of internal audit services, each Senior Auditor will have responsibility for undertaking and developing one of three associated functions (counter fraud, risk management and reporting on governance arrangements). These responsibilities may be rotated over time.  The Council values its staff and offers excellent development and training opportunities to both support CPD and your career.
Why work for Leicestershire County Council?
We’re in a key period of change at as we are in the process of driving an organisation-wide transformation programme to ensure we are able to work together effectively to deliver better outcomes for residents. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes Leicestershire County Council Council a great place to work and grow. This is an excellent opportunity to join our well respected and forward-thinking Internal Audit Service at an exciting time.
Leicestershire County Council:
…is a place where people want to work
…has a diverse workforce where everyone can be themselves
…has a confident, capable and engaged workforce
…promotes a culture of mental and physical wellbeing
…nurtures growth, talent and development.
• CMIIA (or equivalent) qualified PIIA qualified with extensive relevant experience OR CCAB qualified OR CCAB part-qualified with extensive relevant experience OR AAT qualified with extensive post qualification experience
• Evidence of continuous professional development and commitment to learning.
• Demonstrable experience of undertaking risk based internal audits of new or emerging complex, technical, political and sensitive issues
• Evidence of working with and responding to customers.
• Thorough understanding of modern internal audit techniques and their application in local government.
• Thorough understanding of risk management and corporate governance frameworks.
• The ability to converse at ease with customers and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential for the post.
• The post holder must consider their performance across all five themes contained in the Council’s Performance Management Framework at Level 1.
• An understanding of, and commitment to Equal Opportunities, and the ability to apply this to all situations.
• Must be able to perform all duties and tasks with reasonable adjustment, where appropriate, in accordance with the provisions of the Equality Act 2010
For more details please see the Job Description / Person Specification & Management Competences which are attached further down on this page.
We particularly welcome applicants from black, minority, ethnic (BME) communities, disabled people and lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT) communities, as they are currently under represented within our workforce.
Contact details for an informal discussion:
For an informal discussion regarding the role, please contact Matt Davis, Audit Manager on 0116 305 7621 or Niru Patel, Audit Manager on 0116 305 7611.
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