Principal Auditor

Your role will be to assist the Internal Audit team in delivering high quality Internal Audit Services and good governance across the Internal Audit Services Partnership.  The postholder may be required to provide audit work to East Suffolk Council as part of the Audit Partnership between Ipswich Borough Council and East Suffolk Council.

This is an exciting opportunity to join the Internal Audit team at Ipswich Borough Council.  We are seeking to appoint an experienced Principal Auditor to join our forward thinking and professional Internal Audit Service.

Your role will be to assist the Internal Audit team in delivering high quality Internal Audit Services and good governance across the Internal Audit Services Partnership.  The postholder may be required to provide audit work to East Suffolk Council as part of the Audit Partnership between Ipswich Borough Council and East Suffolk Council.

Day to Day

Your responsibilities will include undertaking complex, specialist, and high-risk audits, providing consultancy advice and guidance upon risk and good governance.  You will supervise the audit team, mentoring, supporting, developing, and training members of the team.  You will also be required to deputise for the Audit Management team and represent Audit Management at Committees as appropriate.

About You

You will be IIA/CCAB qualified equivalent, with proven experience in delivering internal audit services at a senior level.  You will ideally have supervisory experience, the ability to communicate complex issues to non-experts and be able to establish and maintain excellent working relationships.

Hours of work are 37 per week, Monday to Friday and DBS clearance is required for this role.  We welcome applications for those seeking to work flexibly. 

As well as a competitive salary, the Council offers Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) membership, subsidised parking for work and leisure, public transport discounts, free swimming and gym membership, cycle purchase scheme, learning and development opportunities, flexible working opportunities, wellbeing support, lifestyle benefits and the opportunity to work with great colleagues.

For more information about this role please contact Lauren Ashdown on 01473 433902 or via email Lauren.Ashdown@ipswich.gov.uk.

Please download the Job Description and Person Specification to find out more about this role: Job Description and Person Specification

The selection process will be psychometric testing followed by interview.  Interviews will be held on 13th May 2024.

The assessment interview process will be carried out in person at Grafton House, Ipswich.

Early applications are encouraged as we reserve the right to interview candidates who meet the essential criteria prior to the closing date and / or to close the opportunity to applicants once we receive sufficient applications.

Please note CVs are not accepted.

 

Location

Grafton House

Salary

£44,428 – £46,464

Application closing date

28th April 2024
 

Job type

Full time

37 hours per week

Permanent

Requisition reference

REQ00825

Office

Ipswich Borough Council

Grafton House
15-17 Russell Road
Ipswich,
IP1 2DE

Contact Us

  • 01473 432000