Senior Auditor

Job details
Posting date: 24 May 2024
Salary: £42,403 per year
Additional salary information: Up to £42,403 per annum (pay award pending)
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 16 June 2024
Location: Chesterfield, Derbyshire
Remote working: Hybrid - work remotely up to 2 days per week
Company: Chesterfield Borough Council
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: CBC243038

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Reference: CBC243038
Salary details: Up to £42,403 per annum (pay award pending)
Job term: Permanent
Appointment type: Full time
Hours: 37 hours per week
Location: Town Hall
Department: Internal Audit Consortium

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.
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 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 their CV and a covering letter stating the job title, and clearly demonstrating suitability and experience for the role. Please send it to no later than the closing date shown below.

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Closing date: 16th June 2024

Provisional interview date: 3rd July 2024

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