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Senior Auditor

Anvil Court, Abertillery, NP13 1DB
Grade 7 (28,485 31,601 per annum)
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Job Summary

To assist in the completion of the Audit Plan as allocated by the Audit Manager, to appraise and report on systems of Internal Control for all departments and to lead on audit assignments including planning and scoping audits, facilitating meetings and writing and agreeing reports with management.

This post can also be offered as a secondment opportunity. Before applying for this as a secondment opportunity, candidates should seek approval to be released from their current post by their Line Manager. Secondments are available to permanent staff of the Authority only.


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An opportunity has arisen in the Resources Division for an individual to work within the Audit Section. The areas of responsibility for this post will include being the lead on audit assignments allocated by the Audit Manager which will include planning and scoping audits, facilitating meetings, report writing and agreeing reports with management. You will also be required to investigate and report on specific instances of suspected fraud and irregularities to ensure financial probity and safeguard the assets of the Authority which will include surveillance work when necessary.

The successful candidate will be required to provide the appropriate advice to Chief Officers, Members and Head Teachers on the interpretation and application of relevant Financial Instructions, Financial Procedure Rules and Contract Procedure Rules.

Educational attainments required for the post are completion of Association of Accounting Technician Qualification (or equivalent) and part qualification of a Professional Accountancy Qualification (CCAB) or Institute of Internal Auditors Qualification (IIA).

The successful candidate will have demonstrable experience in Local Government (to include financial experience), knowledge of Local Government Financial Legislation and will also possess excellent technical ability. Essential to the role are excellent report writing and communication skills and knowledge of local government financial legislation.


The position carries an Approved Casual Car User Allowance therefore access to a vehicle for work purposes is a requirement.

Thorough pre-employment screening is undertaken during the recruitment process.


Closing Date                                 Thursday 25th January 2018 – 1pm

Interview Date                               Thursday 1st February 2018

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