Internal Auditor

Senior Auditor job- public sector council

Job Specific Tasks

1. Lead, and manage a portfolio of Internal Audit assignments and ensure these are completed on time and in line with the requirements of the planning, fieldwork, and testing sections of the Internal Audit Manual
2. Draft clearly written, concise, and informative reports, for review by the Senior Internal Auditor. Reports should be of a standard requiring minimal amendment by the Senior Internal Auditor and be in line with the reporting section of the Internal Audit Manual
3. As part of audit follow-up procedures, liaise with auditees to ensure agreed recommendations in high risk areas have been implemented and are proving to be effective
4. Contribute towards the development, preparation, and overall achievement of the Annual Internal Audit Plans for the full range of clients
5. Provide a full range of Internal Audit services to clients including risk based and systems audits, continuous auditing assignments, system development reviews, special investigations including irregularity investigations, and consultancy work and advice
6. Contribute to the development of working practices adopted by Internal Audit
7. Deputise for the Senior Internal Auditor as and when required
8. Internal Audit recommendations are designed to ensure that systems of internal control operate within a level of risk commensurate with management’s risk appetite. All recommendations must be soundly based on clearly documented evidence, otherwise they may expose the Council to inefficient operations, to an unacceptable financial or reputational risk, or to the risk of fraud
9. All Internal Audit reviews results in recommendations being made to the client. Advisory services are provided on a regular basis to all Council services and the range of clients Internal Auditor
10. Utilise new and emerging audit techniques and technology to meet ever growing expectations and demands

Job Demands
1. You will be working in a mobile/flexible working environment.
2. You will be required to plan and organise your own workload.
3. You will be required to contribute to development of plans and strategies.
4. You will be required to deal with conflicting priorities and deadlines.
5. You will be responsible for contributing to the development of policies and strategies.
6. You will delegate and allocate work to others.
7. You will be expected to communicate well with colleagues and others.
8. You will have excellent written and verbal communication skills.
9. You will have excellent communication skills and regularly advise, counsel, negotiate and persuade others. 10. You will provide support services to internal colleagues.
11. You will apply and ensure adherence to statutory regulations.
12. You will apply and ensure adherence to regulations or Council policy
13. You will be required to provide advice, guidance or personal services to individuals or groups
14. You will be responsible for the development and management of information.
15. You will be responsible for moderately expensive equipment.
16. You must be mobile throughout the Council.
17. You will be required to use your own initiative.
18. You will be required to exercise sound professional judgement.
19. You will be required to maintain up to date knowledge of relevant legislation.
20. You will be required to maintain confidentiality at all times.
21. You will be required to work as part of a team #4211248
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Job Type
Working Pattern
Flexible Working,Full-time
Government & Public Services
Audit Risk and Compliance

Talk to a consultant

Talk to Jayh Karia, the specialist consultant managing this position, located in Edinburgh
2nd Floor, 7 Castle Street

Telephone: 01316038374

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