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Local Authority Internal Auditor

£21 - £24 per hour
Local Government
13-10-2021 05:11 PM
Charlotte Payne
I am currently recruiting for an experienced Internal Auditor to join a London Local Authority on a contract basis.

Previous experience of Public Sector/Local Government Audit is essential.

The post-holder will assist in maintaining an effective internal audit in accordance with Council policies and practice within the context of the Public Sector Internal Audit Standards. They will carry out internal audits to a high standard from start to finish, including the completion of a risk assessment, delivery of the fieldwork and production and clearance of a report summarising the findings and recommendations from the work completed.

  • Undertake, with minimal supervision, risk - based, systems and / or compliance audits for any service area, in either authority, as directed by the Audit Managers, Deputy Head of the Shared Service and / or Principal Auditors. This includes preparing planning documents, liaising with clients, attending meetings and undertaking all work to professional and quality standards within agreed time constraints and reporting deadlines.
  • To develop and maintain any audit specialism as required by the Audit Managers.
  • To foster and maintain links with officers of all departments of both Councils and externally as appropriate.
  • Interrogate mainframe and other computer systems to obtain data required for audit investigations, with use of CAATS (computer assisted audit techniques) as required.
  • To support the Principal Auditors by undertaking reviews of audit work delivered by contract staff and provide feedback to ensure work meets the required standards and external audit requirements.
  • Assist in the planning and delivery of risk management and assurance framework activities as directed by the Audit Managers and Deputy Head of the Shared Service.
  • Provide training and development of other staff by sharing knowledge and expertise as required.
  • Supervise other members of staff as required by the Audit Managers, Deputy Head of the Audit Partnership and/or Principal Auditors.
  • Carry out all work to professional and quality standards required by the Audit Managers, Deputy Head of the Audit Partnership and/or Principal Auditors and external audit requirements.
Please do not hesitate to apply.


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