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  • Location

    Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

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  • Salary:

    Up to £28.50 per hour

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  • Published:

    almost 1 year ago

  • Duration:

    3 Months

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Our client is seeking an Internal Auditor on an initial 3 Month contract with the possibility of an extension

Working Hours and Pay Rate:

Monday - Friday, 09:00 - 17:00. At a pay rate of £28.50 Per Hour PAYE

Job Purpose:

  • To review the Council's activities as a service to all levels of management. To measure, evaluate and report upon the effectiveness of internal controls, financial, managerial and other, as a contribution to the efficient, effective and secure use of resources within the City Council.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • To conduct internal audit reviews in a professional manner using risk-based auditing techniques over a wide range of different audit environments and audit clients.
  • To examine financial and other records of the Council's activities as specified and to report upon any irregularities or unsound practices.
  • To examine specific activities of the Authority and report or advise on:
  • Improved efficiency in administration
  • Improvement in value for money
  • Improved performance management procedures or techniques
  • Improved controls to mitigate risks
  • In line with the Head of Internal Audit's strategic plan, as approved by the Director of Finance and Civic Affairs Committee.
  • To prepare as requested by the Head of Internal Audit, with the Director of Finance's approval, audit programmes, reports, internal control questionnaires, flow charts of procedure etc.

Skills and Experience:

  • Experience of planning and progressing internal audit work activities, applying professional internal audit standards, using initiative and independent judgement in their application
  • Experience of supervision of junior audit staff.
  • Experience of management of a programme of internal audits including planning and supervision of resources, client management, and quality assurance.
  • Post qualification experience in applying internal auditing methodologies, to provide assurance on the management of operational and strategic risks.
  • Experience of undertaking more complex audits.
  • Significant experience of undertaking very complex/strategic audits.
  • Relevant Experience.

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