Senior Auditor

County Hall, Oxford
£33,799 - £44,632 per annum
09 Sep 2019
07 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Salary range: Grade G11 – G13 £33,799 - £44,632 per annum
Work location: County Hall, Oxford
Hours per week: 37 (with flexi scheme)
Contract Type: Permanent
Closing Date: 9 October 2019
Interview Date: To be confirmed

Senior Auditor:

Are you a motivated individual looking to make a difference?

We’re seeking a Senior Auditor who is self-motivated with a positive, flexible approach and willingness to contribute towards our excellent reputation for providing a high quality internal audit assurance service across Oxfordshire County Council.

The Position

As Senior Auditor, you will deliver a range of audit assignments in a timely and efficient way. You will be an enthusiastic professional, ambitious and innovative in questioning current processes and suggesting ways to continually improve services. You will work independently and as part of a small team.

The role will provide you with the opportunity to make a real difference by providing advice, insight and assistance to senior managers to improve their governance, risk management and control framework. You will therefore possess excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work and communicate with senior management from a wide range of disciplines and levels.

You will be naturally inquisitive, you can think laterally and creatively research and analyse problems, systems and processes and use your judgement to present balanced findings and assist the managers in identifying appropriate solutions to issues identified. You will demonstrate excellent team working skills, be personally resilient and be able to build positive business relationships.

You will be, as a minimum, a part qualified internal auditor (CMIIA, CIA) or part qualified CCAB Accountant, with a good understanding of internal audit and will possess excellent verbal and written communication skills.

We are offering a career graded progression scheme, so you will be able to progress your career within the Internal Audit Team. This will include managing programmes of work including the supervision of resources, client liaison and quality control. Oxfordshire County Council values its staff and offers excellent development and training opportunities to both support CPD and your career.

The Offer

Oxfordshire is well connected by major roads and public transport. We’re located just 10-minutes walk from Oxford train station and there are a number of local and regional buses serving the area including the park and ride.

  • We are proud of our strong flexible working culture, including the opportunity for flexibility on working hours and the use of technology to support remote working.
  • A generous holiday allowance which rises as you remain in employment with us. We offer 29-32 days paid holiday (depending on continuous service) plus bank holidays.
  • Access to membership of the Local Government contributory pension scheme which is 19.9% Employer pension contribution rate.
  • Childcare vouchers and a host of enhanced family friendly policies.
  • Management/coaching learning and development opportunities to support your ongoing development.

Why should you apply?

We’re in a key period of change at Oxfordshire County Council, as we are in the process of driving an organisation-wide transformation programme to ensure we are able to work together effectively to deliver better outcomes for residents. Opportunities for joint working between Oxfordshire County Council and Cherwell District Council are being explored, this includes Internal Audit. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes Oxfordshire County Council a great place to work and grow. This is an excellent opportunity to join our well respected and forward thinking Internal Audit Service at an exciting time for Oxfordshire County Council.

Job Description:

For a copy of the full Job Description for this role, click the 'apply' button below.

Contact details for an informal discussion:

For an informal discussion regarding the role, please contact Tessa Clayton, Audit Manager on 07393 001217 or Katherine Kitashima, Audit Manager on 07393 001039.

Our Organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. We expect all employees, workers and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment.

As a Disability Confident employer we guarantee an interview for disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria for the job. We also guarantee interviews to care leavers who have completed further education and who meet the essential criteria for the job. For those leaving care without any further education we guarantee an interview for our apprenticeships. 

All posts, unless stated otherwise, are open to flexible working arrangements.

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