Audit Analyst (Financial Audit) - Graduate Register

Government of South Australia
Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
USD 65,604.00 - 69,919.00 per year
26 May 2023
25 Jun 2023
Job role
Experience level
Entry level, Graduate scheme

Job reference: 524390

Location: 5000 - ADELAIDE

Job status: Ongoing

Eligibility: Open to Everyone

Employment type: multiple ongoing roles

Salary: $65,604 - $69,919 pa (ASO3 classification level) plus 10.5% superannuation

About us:The Auditor-General's Department is the independent auditor of the South Australian public sector. The department reports directly to the South Australian Parliament on the audits of the finances, systems and processes of both state and local government agencies.As a trusted and independent body, we help ensure government accountability, while influencing better public sector performance outcomes for all South Australians.

What we offer:
  • A great place to start your career, providing you with auditing, financial, accounting and management experience.
  • An ongoing position with a well-structured probation process to help ensure your successful transition into the role.
  • A friendly and supportive team culture, which enables you to balance work and personal life by providing a range of entitlements to meet your needs, including working from home.
  • Training opportunities to support your career development.
  • Social events, to have some fun in your work life.
Please visit our

website for more information about the Department.

About the role:The Audit Analyst (ASO3) is our graduate/entry level role. In this role, you will be responsible for assisting with financial compliance, internal controls audits and conducting reviews on issues of importance and interest in the public sector. You will work with a diverse range of clients across a number of industries, giving you exposure to a variety of accounting and organisation systems.We look for graduates with solid understanding of accountancy principles (gained through your tertiary studies in accounting) and desire to complete professional accreditation, who have good communication and problem-solving skills. We provide comprehensive on and off the job training in both audit and personal skills, to provide a solid foundation to your auditing career.

Essential requirements:
  • Completed a degree in accounting or commerce (majoring in accounting) or an appropriate degree recognised by the Auditor-General (candidates may still be considered if there is a small study gap to meet the degree qualification at the commencing in the role).
  • The completed degree must meet the requirements for entry into the professional accounting program, offered by CPA Australia or Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (through their accredited tertiary degree entry pathways).
  • Be an Australian citizen or Australian permanent resident, at the time of applying.
Specific requirements:
  • Shortlisted candidate/s will be required to complete a pre-employment declaration form and provide evidence of Australian citizenship or Australia permanent residency.
  • Recommended candidate/s will be required to undergo a national criminal history check and asked to voluntarily disclose their COVID-19 vaccination status.
Application process:
  • Applicants for this role will be placed on a graduate register.
  • We will be using the register to hire as vacancies arise - potential start dates vary from April 2023 to January 2024.
How to apply:Please click

'Apply' and it will direct you to our online application process.Your application will need to include:
  • cover letter
  • resume
  • relevant academic transcript/s
  • any other relevant documentation that supports your application.
Your cover letter should be

a maximum of two pages and

must directly address the following three competencies, listed in the role description:
  • achieves results
  • leading and relating to people
  • problem solving
Please refer to the

information for candidates and

role description to help you complete your application (attached below).Please note:
  • Applications can be addressed to the Human Resource Section.
  • An automated acknowledgement will be received on submission of your application.
Enquiries:Human Resource Section -

The Auditor-General's Department promotes flexible working arrangements, encourages work/life balance, and values diversity in the workplace.We are an equal opportunity employer and encourage applications from candidates who will enrich and contribute to the diversity of our department.We are committed to the employment of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disabilities and women at the more senior levels.

Applications close: 09/10/2023 5:00 PM Attachments:
- Information for candidates - Graduates register - March 2023.pdf - Role description - Audit Analyst ASO3 - 2023.pdf

Flexibility Statement The South Australian public sector promotes diversity and flexible ways of working including part-time. Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role.

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