‘Norfolk County Council has a budget of £1.4bn and combined with the Norfolk Pension Fund has net assets in excess of £2.9 bn. As an internal audit team we strive to ensure that these resources are used effectively and that we protect the ‘public purse’. This role will be key to supporting the team deliver that work.’
We are looking for a highly motivated Investigative Auditor to take the lead for and deliver complex and sensitive investigative and analytical work for internal and external clients. You will scope, deliver and report either investigative or audit reports. Where necessary this role will attend at hearings, appeals, Tribunals or where appropriate Court proceedings. This role will also lead on the review and delivery of the Council’s Anti-Fraud Strategy strengthening proactive anti-fraud work and detection activities into the work of the internal audit team. The work is largely based at County Hall although there may be some visits throughout the County.
You will be expected to contribute to general audits in our plan so internal or external audit experience will be required.
You will have considerable experience in a regulatory, enforcement or analytical role and demonstrable experience in undertaking and managing investigations from preliminary assessments of allegations, through to undertaking detailed investigative work and reporting the outcomes of this work in formal settings.
You will need excellent planning and problem solving skills, written and verbal communication and presentation skills and a capacity for tactical, strategic and critical planning and thinking. You must be able to work to the highest professional standards as set out in the PSIAS. You should be a holder of a Certificate in Investigative Practices or equivalent (or willing to study towards it) and have at least two A levels, grade A to C (or equivalent), Maths and English GCSEs/O levels.
For an informal discussion regarding this vacancy please contact Adrian Thompson, Chief Internal Auditor, on 01603 222779.
Workplace feedback states ‘County Hall is a modern, business-like, bright and smart environment to work in. ‘
You will receive a benefit package including defined benefit pension and 27 days annual leave entitlement (+ bank holidays) further information regarding this can be found in the information pack provided.
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Norfolk County Council welcomes applicants irrespective of age, disability, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, religion or belief. We are committed to supporting flexible working practices for our employees.