Senior Auditor

County Hall, Oxford / Flexible
£35,336 - £38,553 + benefits
26 Sep 2022
23 Oct 2022
Contract Type
Full Time

Closing date: Sunday 23rd October 2022
Interview date: Week commencing 31st October 2022

Vetting requirements: This role is subject to a Criminal Records Check. 

Are you a motivated individual looking to make a difference?

We’re seeking a Senior Auditor – who is high performing and self-motivated with a positive, forward thinking approach to internal audit.  

About us

We are a small friendly team who pride ourselves on our excellent reputation for providing a high-quality internal audit assurance service across Oxfordshire County Council and Cherwell District Council.

About the role

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.

About you

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 experience and understanding of internal audit and will possess excellent verbal and written communication skills.

The Council values its staff and offers excellent development and training opportunities to both support CPD and your career.

Rewards and benefits

It really is true that every single job role here contributes to bettering the lives of the people in our county - we want to do this for our employees too. We are proud of our strong flexible working culture, including the opportunity for flexibility on working hours and the use of technology to support agile working. We offer some of the very best learning and development opportunities to support your ongoing development.
We have a generous holiday allowance which rises as you remain in employment with us up to 32 days, as well as giving you the option to buy additional holiday. You will also have access to a Local Government Pension Scheme with employer contributions of up to 19.9% of your salary; a range of local and national retail discounts; and a host of enhanced family friendly policies including carers leave and paid time off for volunteering.

Would you like to know more?

Please click on the 'Apply' button to view the Job Description and Selection Criteria.
For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Katherine Kitashima, Audit Manager on 07393 001039 quoting ''.

Application Procedure

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Our commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion

At Oxfordshire County Council we are proud of our diverse workforce. Everyone is accepted for who they are, regardless of age, disability, gender identity, marital status, race, faith or belief, sexual orientation, socioeconomic background, and whether you’re pregnant or on family leave. We have a number of staff network groups which provide peer support and safe spaces for staff.

Our commitment to safeguarding

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 these commitments.

Guaranteed interviews

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. We are also committed to helping and supporting those transitioning from HM Armed Forces to civilian life and guarantee an interview for those demonstrating the essential criteria for the role, within three years of leaving the service.

We are open to discussions about flexible working.

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