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Senior Audit Officer

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Job Summary

Employment Term:
Full time, Permanent
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 15/07/2018 23:59
£31,401 - £34,106
Hours per week:
Job Category:
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Employment Location:
Council Offices, Badminton Road, Yate, Bristol, BS37 5AF
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Job details 

Closing date:
15 Jul

Please note

This job is closed for applications.

Further information

Summary of Post

You will assist in the monitoring and delivery of a comprehensive, professional and dynamic internal audit service, in accordance with the Public Sector Internal Audit Standards

Interviews anticipated week commencing 23rd July 2018

South Gloucestershire Council is committed to treating everyone fairly, to challenging inequalities and to promoting equality of opportunity for all. We welcome applications from everyone and value diversity in our workforce.

Main Duties

Undertake risk based, probity and other audits and assignments, including special investigation projects and reviews in accordance with the audit plan, to the relevant professional standards.

Contribute to projects, value for money and special assignments in a way that enhances their effectiveness and efficiency and contributes to the value of audit and other services.

Under the direction of a Group Auditor monitor and report progress on a designated area of the audit plan.

Selection Criteria
To enable us to shortlist in a fair and unbiased way it is absolutely vital that you provide us with sufficient information to demonstrate how you meet or exceed the criteria outlined in the vacancy description. Please include this information in the knowledge, skills and experience section of the application form.

Essential Criteria
• Part qualified CCAB qualification or IIA/AAT or equivalent with significant experience of audit or accountancy work.

• Knowledge and experience of accounting and auditing practices, policies and standards and how they apply to Local Government.

• Excellent communication skills to include listening and interpreting as well as an ability to write and speak fluently and concisely.

• Total commitment to results and influencing performance through working positively and effectively with others.

• Ability to manage performance by setting targets, producing high volumes and quality of work to deadlines.

• Pro-active in problem solving and able to analyse information, explore different options, use initiative to seek solutions and form conclusions, demonstrating awareness and creative thinking.

• Ability to promote a positive image of self, the audit function and the wider Council.

Additional Information

You will be required to travel widely, so you must either have a current driving licence and provide a car or have access to appropriate means of travel.

Using your vehicle on council business: if you use your vehicle on authorised council business, you can claim a mileage payment based on HM Revenue and Customs authorised mileage allowance payment scheme (AMAPS). The allowance is provided on the condition that your own insurance covers you for business use and indemnifies the council against claim (including those concerning passengers) arising out of the use of the vehicle on official business.

For further information after reading the job summary, please contact Justine Poulton, Audit Manager (Justine.poulton@southglos.gov.uk or 01454 865443)

Salary: £31,401 to £34,106
Hours: 37:00

Safer Recruitment

The council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the safety and welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults.

Our Values

As an employee of South Gloucestershire Council you will be expected to have a ‘can-do’ attitude and adapt to the fast pace of change. You will strive to work well with others to reach a common goal and embrace a partnership and inclusive approach to delivering efficient and effective services. You will use your initiative to deliver and take responsibility for your performance to help the team, department and council to achieve its goals and make the best use of available knowledge, expertise and capacity in order to continuously improve the quality of services.

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