Auditor Team Lead

Recruiter
Pertemps Leamington CSW
Location
Warwick
Salary
£40,000 - £49,999
Posted
23 Sep 2020
Closes
26 Sep 2020
Ref
1719721309
Category
Accounting
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
A progressive West Midlands Local Authority are looking to appoint an Internal Auditor Team Lead.Duties will include:
  • Provision of an internal audit and counter fraud services to the authority 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, which could be the authority and/or external clients.
  • 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.
  • Provide monitoring reports on the delivery against the audit plan at an organisation-wide level.
  • Developing an agreed audit plan for client organisations.
  • Delivery of agreed audit plan to required quality, timescales, and professional standards.
  • Delivery of required investigations to timescales and quality standards.
  • Maintenance of client satisfaction particularly in respect of external clients.
Desired skills and experience:
  • Extensive experience of internal audit and counter fraud in a large complex organisation.
  • At least 2 years post qualification experience.
  • 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 our clients, local government in general and the internal audit profession.
  • Experience of using electronic audit management systems.
Qualifications Required:
  • Chartered Member of the Institute of Internal Auditors (CMIIA) or Qualified Accountant (preferably CPFA)
Based in central Warwick but home working in the present climate.Salary range £40,876 to £42,821