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Directorate: Corporate Services
Location: 5 Pancras Square, London N1C 4AG
Salary: £40,028 – 46,431
Contract Type: Permanent, Full time, 36 hours per week
Alternative flexible working options available/open to discussion
This is a fantastic opportunity for an extremely motivated and proficient Principal Auditor to join a high performing and highly respected team. The Internal Audit team has an excellent profile and contributes to delivery of Council objectives through the delivery of a risk based audit plan. As a Principal Auditor, you will contribute to the Council’s governance and assurance framework by delivering a portion of the risk based audit plan and engaging with officers across the Council.
This role is unique in that it provides exciting opportunities to work alongside colleagues across our Shared Internal Audit Service with LB Islington. There are also opportunities to broaden your profile and knowledge base as we are part of a Cross Council Assurance Service consisting of six boroughs that co-source Internal Audit functions with a co-sourced provider. The Cross Council Assurance Service provides opportunities for auditors to network and share intelligence. This is an excellent opportunity for an ambitious candidate wanting to advance a career in Internal Audit.
This role is subject to an enhanced DBS check.
You will be IIA qualified/part-qualified or hold an AAT qualification/similar, and you will have a sound understanding of risk based internal audit techniques and methodologies. The ideal candidate will currently be working in a private or public sector Internal Audit role and will have experience of delivering risk based audit reviews. We are looking for a self-motivated and effective team player with excellent verbal and written skills and the credibility and confidence to liaise with officers across the Council, including senior management.
Your technical skills will be supported by knowledge and experience of risk based audit techniques and you will have a proven track record of excellent customer focus. You will be able to work on your own initiative and have the ability to juggle conflicting priorities.
In return we offer a work environment which is stimulating, fast moving and supportive, giving you the chance to use your skills and develop within a high profile organisation. We also offer flexibility and agile working as well as an excellent package including a competitive salary, local government pension and generous annual leave. It's a great place to advance your skills and make a difference to the community. We recognise and reward high performance, and salary progression is based on individual performance.
Camden’s main offices are located in modern, award-winning offices at King’s Cross. You can expect an exceptional range of benefits including discounted access to the onsite leisure facilities with swimming pool, recognition and reward for high performance with progression and pay increases, flexible and agile working hours and access to a leading pension scheme.
Camden is proud to be the country’s first Timewise council and as part of this accreditation we work to help parents balance work with childcare. This fits in with our aim to be leaders in innovative, flexible and part-time working that allows for different patterns of care and for parents to share childcare responsibilities.
Make it work for you. Make it your Camden.
How to apply
To apply for this job please click apply below. In the ‘Why you?’ section of the application form you will be expected to explain how you meet the key requirements for the role listed in this advert. When explaining how you meet each of the requirements, please give examples that clearly demonstrate your skills, knowledge and experience. When writing your examples give a brief description of the situation or task but focus on the actions you took and the result of your actions.
Camden is committed to making our recruitment practices barrier-free and as inclusive as possible for everyone. This includes making adjustments or changes for people who have a disability or long-term health condition. If you would like us to do anything differently during the recruitment process, or provide any information in an alternative format, please contact us on 020 7974 6655 or post to 5 Pancras Square, London N1C 4AG.
Closing dates for applications: 22nd February 23:59
Interviews to be held: w/c 4th March
Please quote reference: 1900002C
Camden welcomes new employees on a monthly basis; next available dates for induction are:
18th March 2019
15th April 2019
20th May 2019