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Senior Auditor

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Derbyshire Dales District Council, Matlock
Salary details
Grade 9 (SCP 27-30) £38,893 - £41,742) (Includes a 15% market supplement reviewed every 3 years)
Job term
Full Time
Appointment type
37 hours per week
Closing Date
31 March 2023
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The appointment is subject to a £2,000 Welcome Payment.

The payment will be made in two instalments (50% upon commencement in post and 50% after the completion of a successful 6 month probation period). A two year retention clause is applicable to the payment. The payment is not available to employees who already work for the Council. 

We have an exciting opportunity that could be the next step in your career. 

The Derbyshire Dales is a beautiful place to work in and visit.  Once you’re here we know you’ll want to see more.  We have fantastic villages, towns and countryside in the Dales and the Peak District National Park, all within easy reach of Sheffield, Manchester, Nottingham and Derby.  

In addition, we can offer you excellent employment benefits including access to membership of the Local Government Contributory Pension Scheme, free car parking, leisure discounts, a generous annual leave entitlement and opportunities for flexible or remote working. The post will be based at the Town Hall in Matlock, though remote working would be considered for part of the time.  

We are seeking to recruit an individual to undertake, without supervision, audits covering the full range of modern audit techniques in line with the Public Sector Internal Audit Standards.  This includes the main financial systems; corporate/cross cutting; IT; fraud; VFM; probity and operational audits in all departments. 

The successful applicant must have good inter-personal skills and the ability to communicate assertively and effectively with all levels of personnel; strong report writing skills; the ability to challenge, investigate, test and assess risks within the organisation. You will also be required to support the development of strong risk management, corporate governance and assurance arrangements. 

A minimum of two years’ experience in an internal audit environment is essential. It is also essential to be Association of Accounting Technicians qualified or equivalent e.g. Institute of Internal Auditors.  This role would also be an excellent opportunity for experienced individuals seeking to transfer from practice into industry and the transferability of skills between Accountancy professions would be considered. 

For an informal discussion on any aspect of the post please contact Jenny Williams (Head of the Internal Audit Consortium) on 01246 959770. 

To apply either complete the online application form or e-mail your

Curriculum Vitae along with a covering letter to humanresources@derbyshiredales.gov.uk 

Provisional Interview Date: 14 March 2023.

Please be aware that Derbyshire County Council is placing this advert on behalf of this organisation and you should refer directly to its website for details of the terms and conditions attached to this post. Any queries regarding this advert or the recruitment process should be made directly to the organisation.