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Public Sector Principal Auditor- mostly home working

Hays Senior Finance
GBP43000.00 - GBP46000.00 per annum
Closing date
21 Jun 2023

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Public sector and government
Salary band
£40,000 - £50,000
Contract type
Full Time
Where will they be working?
Hybrid - mostly home

Job Details

Your new company
A Local Government organisation based in the South West region offer mostly remote working (around once a fortnight in the office) to an experienced public sector Auditor with some staff management experience. This role is more about planning, managing a small team and reviewing their work, with some hands-on auditing.

Your new role
You will:

  • Maintain up to date knowledge of relevant legislation, professional standards, policies, best practice and key developments in local government in general and the internal audit and risk management professions.
  • Positively manage staff
  • Develop the risk based audit plan
  • Lead on, and take responsibility for, the effective delivery of the plan.
  • Responsible for developing, leading, and managing audit reviews, including Value for Money (VFM), Consultancy, fraud and special investigations and to undertake high level and complex audit assignments
  • To produce written reports at the completion of an audit and clearly present issues, conclusions and make recommendations for improvements.

What you'll need to succeed

  • You will have experience in Public Sector Audit either gained in a public practice team or within a public sector organisation.
  • You will ideally be ACA, ACCA, CIPFA qualified and IIA/CIA qualified
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to liaise at all levels within the organisation and manage a small team.

What you'll get in return
Salary £43-46000 plus generous pension and holidays and excellent work life balance
Hybrid working according to business needs, will average out at about 2 days a month in the office.

What you need to do now
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