Auditor Level 1 - Devon Audit Partnership

DAP partner sites across Devon/Remote Working
Grade E, £24,012 - £27,041 + benefits
02 Sep 2021
10 Oct 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

Auditor Level 1 - Devon Audit Partnership

Devon Audit Partnership provides Internal Audit Services to all directorates and units of Devon County Council, Torbay Council, Plymouth City Council, North Devon, Mid Devon, Torridge, South Hams and West Devon Councils as well as external clients. This post supports the Audit Manager(s) in the delivery of a high-quality service to those clients, through the conduct of audits and production of audit reports.

We aim to provide an effective and efficient Internal Audit service covering the full range of functions across the authority.


Summary of main duties and responsibilities:

  • Carry out audits with due professional care and in accordance with professional standards and the Devon Audit Partnership Audit manual.
  • Maintain up to date knowledge of progression in professional audit developments and current issues.
  • Agree audit approach and coverage through discussion with Senior Management, Head Teachers and Unit Managers.
  • Recommend and discuss actions to improve working practices and ensure compliance and Council requirements with Senior Management. Governors and Administration staff.
  • Assist in the design and update of audit plans, design of audit programmes and overall development of the audit service.
  • Implement sections of audit plans as delegated by the post holder’s manager.
  • Plan work and the delivery of audits to deadlines making efficient use of staff time and other resources.
  • Keep abreast of developments in finance, accounting, auditing, risk management and quality management.
  • Assess client working practices and business risks to ensure compliance with Financial Regulations, Standing Orders and best practice to provide assurance to Senior Management.

To find out more about the Devon Audit Partnership please visit our website.

Working for Devon County Council has all the benefits that you can expect from a large employer. In return for the vital contribution that you make, we offer:

  • 24.5 days annual leave per year (rising with length of service) plus Bank Holidays
  • Membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme – more information can be found on the Peninsula Pensions website
  • Access to our confidential Employee Assistance Programme – available 24/7 to support you with personal and work life
  • Flexible working opportunities, including home-working (subject to the needs of the role)
  • Discounts from local and high street retailers through the Devon Discounts scheme

For an informal discussion about this role please contact Joanne Mccormick, Devon Audit Partnership on 01392 382437 (quoting '').

Full/Part Time/Flexible Working Hours considered

Click Apply for further information and to apply.

Closing date: 10th October 2021.

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