Audit Manager

22.63 GBP Hourly
02 May 2019
30 May 2019
Job role
Contract type
Full time
Our client based in Bath or Clevedon are looking for an Audit Manager to join their team.

*Plan, manage and deliver a responsive and cost–effective element of the Audit & Assurance Service to the respective Clients.
*Take a leading role in the management and development of the Partnership and Audit Service including provision of lead expertise for Client Management to an agreed portfolio of Clients.
*Provide advice to all levels of management on matters of risk management, operational and financial controls, best management practice, value for money and to ensure that all the implications of policy and procedural changes are properly considered
*Provide independent assurance to Clients and Senior Management that the Client's (Authority's) Systems of Internal Control are adequate and effective.
*Report directly as required to the Clients Cabinet/Executive, Audit Committee, Partnership Board and Senior Leadership Teams on Internal Audit and the state of Internal Control within the Client.
*Provide leadership on commercial bids for external work for Audit, Risk Management & Fraud including preparation and presentation of bids.

This job description contains only some of the main accountabilities relating to the post and does not describe in detail all the duties required to carry them out.

Personal Requirements:
*A professional Internal Audit, Accountancy or Business Management related qualification.
*At least 3 years' experience in Internal Audit, Business or an IM&T environment, one year of which should ideally have been at a supervisory level, preferably in local government or other public sector employment.
*Thorough knowledge and appreciation of a Risk & Assurance framework and how it is applied in a Local Authority setting. This would include an understanding of Services and Systems in a complex organisation such as a Local Authority and associated risks. This will include a detailed understanding of the main business critical systems or those with resource implications and procedures for risk & control.
*Extensive understanding of Local Authority Services (or similar) with specific knowledge of the responsible services, including an appreciation of current and proposed legislation/Council Policy and its effect on the authority.
*The ability to demonstrate a high level of interpersonal skills and communicate, both orally and in writing, with key stakeholders, i.e. Council Members and Officers, School Governing Bodies and individuals external to the organisation.
*Possess drive, initiative, flair in problem solving, decisiveness, adaptability and the capability of undertaking complex investigations without supervision, to the tightest timetables.
*Possess effective management qualities to plan and review objectives and recruit, direct, develop and motivate members of staff.
*Comprehensive knowledge of modern Business Management, Risk & Audit techniques, in particular, a familiarity with the latest audit thinking and approach to internal audit work.
*Possess the skills to lead and facilitate cross–service workshops or projects.

Should this role be of interest to you, please send us a copy of your CV or contact Kim on for further details.

Simple Recruitment (South West) Ltd is acting as an Employment Business where this vacancy is concerned.

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