Audit & Risk Manager - Local Authority

16 Jan 2019
07 Feb 2019
Job role
Contract type
Full time
We are looking for an experienced Audit & Risk Manager for a local authority to to manage the internal audit, risk management, insurance and corporate health and safety functions whilst also providing delivery of an effective and appropriate service to all service users, fairly and without discrimination.

This is an ongoing contract that is covering a vacant post whilst a restucture is being decided upon.

Main Duties & Responsibilities:

Managing the Audit & Risk team including responsibility for staff recruitment and selection, conducting team briefings and personal development reviews/appraisals.

To maintain an adequate and effective internal audit of our services, systems, internal control environment and risk management arrangement.

To act as the 'head of internal audit' for the purposes of the CIPFA Code of Practice for Internal Audit

To advise and support on the maintenance and development of the risk management arrangements and embedding good practice in risk management across all activities

To advise on the development and maintenance of adequate and effective internal control arrangements

To prepare appropriate internal audit plans using a risk–based approach

To maintain a robust framework for the timely delivery of internal audit reviews; internal audit reporting, and the follow–up of recommendations, including liaison with any external service providers

To develop and promote sound risk management principles in relation to insurable risks

To ensure that the clientl has adequate, effective and cost efficient insurance arrangements

To ensure that there are adequate corporate arrangements for the operation of Health and Safety processes and compliance with statutory obligations.

To maintain and monitor the strategic risk register

To produce regular management information to Members, the Senior Management Team and other managers, in particular relating to the strategic and operational risk registers, and audit and internal control issues.

To operate and review Fraud and Corruption and Whistleblowing policies in line with changes with legislation. To undertake reviews and special investigations as and when required, including Standards Committee investigations.

To maintain a central record of activities carried out under the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act (RIPA)

To liaise with external auditors and other review agencies when required

To administer the participation in the National Fraud Initiative

As a term of your employment you can be required to undertake such other duties commensurate with your grade, and/or hours of work, as may reasonably be required of you.

Responsible for protecting and managing information securely, and reporting breaches or suspected information security breaches, in line with policies.

Please Contact Mathew Maddison on (Apply online only)

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