Internal Auditor

Tweed Shire Council Full Time Permanent 19/09/2019

A fantastic and rare opportunity has become available for an Internal Auditor. 

The role provides independent, objective assurance and consulting designed to add value and improve Council’s operations. This role will assist Council to accomplish its objectives by bringing a systematic, disciplined approach to evaluate and improve the effectiveness of risk management, control and governance processes. 

This highly respected role will manage the implementation of an internal audit plan for a diverse range of services and provide specialist advice to Council’s Audit Risk and Improvement Committee, General Manger, Executive Management Team and Staff.     

What's on offer:

  • An attractive base salary ranging from $83,466 per annum with competency based increments up to $96,061 per annum, plus 9.5% super
  • 70 hour, 9 day fortnight
  • Training and development opportunities.
  • Flexible work options for a healthy work/life balance.
  • Generous employment conditions (we have too many to list - click here for more).

We are seeking: 

  • Degree level qualifications in Business, preferably with a major in accounting.
  • Demonstrated experience in investigating and analysing complex and unstructured problems, to assess alternatives, and format practical solutions and strategies.
  • A comprehensive knowledge of management concepts and practices and the ability to undertake risk analysis reviews.

Where it's located:

This position is based in Murwillumbah, and can be directed to work from any Council work site.

Position closes: 

 Friday 18 October 2019 at 12 noon sharp (NSW time).  Late applications will not be permitted.

 

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Pre-Employment Screening

Tweed Shire Council conducts pre-employment assessments as part of its recruitment process.  Click here for more information.

How To Apply

PLEASE NOTE: ONCE YOU START YOUR ONLINE APPLICATION, YOU CANNOT SAVE AND RETURN TO IT LATER.  YOU MUST USE YOUR OWN EMAIL ADDRESS, AND NOT ONE USED PREVIOUSLY BY ANOTHER PERSON THAT HAS APPLIED FOR A POSITION WITH COUNCIL.

You may wish to prepare your responses in a Word document. You can then COPY and PASTE your answers from Word into the below fields.

  1. Have your Resume document ready to go.
  2. Fill out all questions below. Click 'Next'. For tips on how to address selection criteria, click here.
  3. You'll then be prompted to attach your resume and other documents (if applicable). Click 'Next'.
  4. Review your application to confirm everything is correct. Click 'Confirm' to submit your application.

If you'd like to COPY and PASTE selection criteria fields into a separate Word document to work on over time, please find them listed below: 

  1. Degree level qualifications in Business, preferably with a major in accounting.
  2. Extensive experience in contemporary auditing, accounting and management reporting practices.
  3. Extensive experience and high level competence in the use of computerised business systems, including accounting packages and data interrogation tools.
  4. Demonstrated experience in investigating and analysing complex and unstructured problems, to assess alternatives, and format practical solutions and strategies.
  5. Demonstrated project management skills with the ability to plan, develop, coordinate and manage audit activities effectively to achieve work goals and meet deadlines.
  6. A comprehensive knowledge of management concepts and practices and the ability to undertake risk analysis reviews.
  7. Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills including:
    1. the ability to compile clear, comprehensive and professional audit reports to management, the executive and Council’s Audit Committee
    2. the ability to communicate facts, issues and concerns and persuade the audience of the need to take action
    3. the areas of consultation, negotiation, influencing, advising and gaining the confidence of others.
  8. Demonstrated skills in providing strategic advice to Management on outcomes of financial compliance and efficiency audits and the development of internal controls.

Desirable:

  1. Post graduate qualifications in auditing or accounting.
  2. Membership or eligibility for membership of a professional organisation.