Auditor - Team Leader

Michael Page
West Midlands
16 Jun 2021
14 Jul 2021
JN -062021-2924428
Lucy Williams
Job role
Internal audit
Public sector
Contract type
Full time
Experience level

We have a superb opportunity for an experienced professional to join this well established Internal Audit team in the Midlands.

Client Details

Genuine flexible employer in the Midlands that is a safe, solid and progressive business that underwent a restructure a few years ago.


You will play an active role as part of their service team working in partnership with their Team Leaders to innovate their service delivery capabilities.

You will support the Manager and other Delivery Team Leaders in achieving their organisational vision and outcomes.

You will manage your team to meet the outcomes of the service delivery plan. You will develop and maintain good working relationships with their range of key stakeholders including statutory partners, service providers, voluntary section and customers.

Provision of an internal audit and counter fraud services to the business and a number of external clients.

Managing a team of auditors delivering services, as set out in the overall audit strategies and plans.

Being the engagement manager for specified clients supported by the service.

Providing strategic advice to senior management on matters of governance and control, and the prepartion of reports to senior management teams and committees.

To manage audit, consultancy and investigatigative assignments for clients utilising audit resources as appropriate.

To undertake personally, or lead, as appropriate, the most high profile and complex assignments.

Supporting the identification and management of new business opportunities to trade with external clients - shaping new services, bidding for opportunities, and managing/retaining contracts.

To take shared ownership within the audit management team for the formulation of the service's work plan.

To maintain up-to-date knowledge of codes of practice, legislation and other developments affecting clients, local government in general and the internal audit profession.

Management and oversight of the certification of grant claims and any statistical returns.

Ensuring the service complies with all relevant internal audit standards, primarily the Public Sector Internal Audit Standards.

Ensuring the development and maintenance of practice guides including the Audit Manual.

Lead service improvement activities.

Provide monitoring reports on the delivery against the audit plan at an organisation-wide level.

Who are we looking for?

If you desire routine, predictability of workload and enjoy being immersed in the granular level detail, this will not be the right opportunity for you.

If you are ambitious, enjoy flexible working in an autonomous and proactive way, focus your attention on the big picture, all whilst creating and nurturing solid working and commercial relationships, then this role will be a great match.


Extensive experience of internal audit in a large complex organisation.

At least 2 years post qualification experience but flexible on this.

A wide understanding of local authority services and risk management, control and governance requirements and the role of a modern, high quality internal audit service.

Up-to-date knowledge of codes of practice, legislation and other developments affecting their clients, local government in general and the internal audit profession.

Experience of using electronic audit management systems.

Job Offer

Excellent salary on offer. Plus flexible agile working. Superb pension and holidays start at 27 days plus bank holidays.

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