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Senior Auditor

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Chesterfield Borough Council
Salary details
Up to £42,403 per annum (pay award pending)
Job term
Full Time
Appointment type
37 hours per week
Closing Date
16 June 2024



Chesterfield – full time, flexible and agile working (2/3 days a week in the office).

Are you ready to take the next step in your audit career? We are looking for a keen and enthusiastic individual to join our Internal Audit Consortium Team that consists of 3 partnering authorities.

Chesterfield is a great place to live, work and play, with a proud heritage and significant growth ambitions for the future of its communities. We are the gateway town to the Peak District National Park and centrally located with excellent transport connectivity.

Your key responsibilities:

  • Conduct audits utilising modern internal audit techniques covering a wide spectrum including financial systems, operations, contracts, IT and fraud across all departments of constituent authorities.
  • Serve as the primary contact for the Consortium on-site responding to client enquiries on all audit matters.
  • Lead, develop and manage a small team of auditors.
  • Review audit work completed by auditors to maintain consistently high-quality standards in alignment with Public Sector Internal Audit Standards.
  • Design risk-based test schedules for new and emerging audit areas.

Why join us:

  • Professional Development: opportunity to lead and develop a small but dynamic audit team.
  • Impact: Contribute to the enhancement of governance, risk and control arrangements across multiple Councils.
  • Collaborative Environment: Work alongside talented professionals committed to excellence.
  • Career Growth: Access to ongoing learning and development opportunities.
  • Generous Annual Leave Entitlement: starting at 28 days with 33 days after 5 years’ service plus bank holidays.
  • Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Discounted Leisure Membership
  • Employee discounts with local and national retailers
  • Payment of professional body membership
  • Employee Assistance Programme

The successful candidate will be Association of Accounting Technicians qualified or a part qualified member of an accounting institute or have an equivalent level of organisational and procedural knowledge. Preferably you will have experience of managing staff and working in an internal audit environment.  

For an informal discussion on any aspect of the post please email Jenny Williams at Jenny.williams@chesterfield.gov.uk or for further information on this post please view the job description and person specification attached.  

How to apply

Interested candidates should initially apply with a CV and a covering letter stating the job title, and clearly demonstrating suitability and experience for the role to HRJobs@chesterfield.gov.uk, no later than the closing date below.

You can use our template if you do not have your own CV, by downloading it here.

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Provisional Interview Date: 3 July 2024

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.