Internal Audit Manager

49452.00 - 52476.00 GBP Annual
09 Mar 2018
19 Mar 2018
Job Type

Salary range: GBP49,452- GBP52,476 p.a. inc.

Contract: Permanent

Hours of work: 36 hours per week

Location: Civic Centre and other locations from time to time

Fantastic Opportunity Audit Manager in Brent

Brent is a tremendously vibrant London borough where the iconic arch of Wembley Stadium dominates the skyline. Spanning both inner and outer London, it is a borough of huge contrasts in terms of its economic, environmental, ethnic and social make up. Brent's diversity is evident to all who visit our borough and our long history of ethnic and cultural diversity has created a place that is truly unique and valued by those who live and work here.

The council is pursuing a far-reaching transformation agenda that better meets the needs of our community so it is an exciting time to join us.

The Post

As part of our commitment to providing high quality assurance services, we are looking to recruit a highly motivated Audit Manager to manage the strategic and operational activities of the Council's internal audit service, including development and performance management of the team.

You will play a key role in the development and delivery of the Council's d Internal Audit Service, helping the Council to achieve its objectives through proportionate arrangements for governance, risk management and internal control.

This is a critical post within the Council's Audit and Investigations Service and you will represent the Head of Internal Audit in their absence as and when required.

Reporting to the Head of Internal Audit and Investigations, you will assist with the continuous improvement and innovation of the internal audit service, ensuring that the Council always has a fit for purpose and suitably skilled resource in the in-house team and bought-in service. This will include ensuring compliance with Public Sector Internal Audit Standards.

In addition, the Audit Manager will provide technical advice and practical solutions to business problems, facilitating identification of key risks and their mitigation across the Council, and developing trusted relationships with key stakeholders whilst supporting the Head of Internal Audit in providing objective assurance on the Council's internal control environment.

The Person

This is a fantastic opportunity for an individual who has an internal audit qualification (IIA), accountancy qualification (CCAB) or relevant. You will have a sound understanding of risk based internal audit techniques and methods. The ideal candidate will currently be working in a private or public Internal Audit role and have experience of delivering risk-based audit reviews.

You must be outcome focused; able to undertake a portfolio of complex or high profile assignments and seek, at all times, to deliver high quality assurance assignments against agreed targets and timescales through the management and motivation of the in-house compliment of staff and co-sourced internal audit contractor.

You will have excellent communication skills and the ability to engage and influence stakeholders at all levels within the Council.
In return we offer a work environment which is stimulating, fast moving and supportive, giving you the chance to use your skills and develop within a high profile organisation.

Closing Date: 25 March 2018 (23:59)

Assessment & Interview Date: To Be Confirmed

Additional Information

Brent Council values the diversity of its community and aims to have a workforce that reflects this and therefore encourage applications from all sections of the community.

Applications are particularly welcome from people with disabilities and LGBT (lesbian, gay, bi-sexual and transgender) applicants as they are under-represented across the council.

All organisations and individuals who work with children and young people, or are involved in providing services for them have a duty to safeguard and promote their welfare.

We are committed to safer recruitment and safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Before you join Brent Council, you will need to provide your National Insurance (NI) number and undergo a Home Office Standard I.D. check.

All successful applicants will be required to apply for a 'Standard' DBS Disclosure.

Please note CVs will not be considered as part of your application for this position.