Principal Auditor

Mold, Flintshire
£38,052 to £39,961
06 Feb 2019
24 Feb 2019
Contract Type

Principal Auditor – Flintshire County Council

Putting good governance at the heart of the Council

In financially challenging times the Council is undergoing widespread service reconfiguration and change.  Those changes are underpinned by high quality governance arrangements to support service delivery, integrity and strong internal controls. The Internal Audit Service is highly valued at Flintshire for the contribution it makes to improving existing processes and designing well managed service change and transformation. Our successful candidate will contribute to the achievement of the Council Plan priorities by providing advice to Senior Managers on Governance, Risk and Control.

The Council is looking for someone who can support and enhance the service further, a Principal Auditor with significant people management skills and audit experience gained across the public or private sector.  Well-developed communication, interpersonal and influencing skills are essential.  Our successful candidate will have significant risk based audit and advisory and consulting experience and a proven ability to assist in delivering the planned programme of work.  Financial and commercial experience will be highly desirable to support our future delivery of transformation.

Candidates will be CCAB qualified Accountant (CIPFA, CA, ACCA) or a qualified Member of the Chartered Institute of Internal Auditors (CMIIA).

We have an accomplished Internal Audit team at Flintshire with a great reputation within the Council. As an employer Flintshire recognises that its employees are its greatest asset and understands the importance of work life balance offering flexible ways of working, part time and job share to attract the right candidate as well as access to the Local Government Pension Fund.  For more about the benefits of living and working at Flintshire please see the attached document “Benefits of Working for Flintshire”.

The Council recognises that the ability to communicate in Welsh is an important and valuable skill in the workplace and is committed to increasing the numbers of bilingual employees. We welcome applications for any post from candidates who are able to work in both Welsh and English. We will also support new and existing employees who wish to learn Welsh or improve /develop their Welsh language skills.

Part time, job share and flexible working arrangements will be considered.

Closing date for applications is: Sunday 24th February 2019 (Midnight) 
Selection Assessments will take place on: Thursday 21st March 2019

For an informal discussion please contact:
Lisa Brownbill, Internal Audit Manager, Telephone 01352 702231 


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