Auditor / Audit Senior / Internal Auditor - Finance

Chesterfield Borough Council
Chesterfield, UK
21 May 2019
28 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Title: Auditor

Location: Chesterfield

Salary: £13,212 to £16,199 per annum (£24,799 - £26,999 per annum pro rata)

Job Type: Part Time, Permanent

Hours: 22 Hours and 12 Minutes per week (Hours can be worked anytime Monday - Friday between 7.30am and 6.30pm)

Closing Date: 9Th June 2019

Provisional Interview Date: 24th June 2019

This is an exciting opportunity for you to join the Finance team for the Council.

They are looking for an experienced and positive professional that has a 'can do' approach to the way that they perform.

The Role:

The main purpose of this role is to carry out the internal audit of activities, financial records and systems and to contribute to the development of strong risk, corporate governance and assurance arrangements for each council within the consortium.

You must have good inter-personal skills and must be able to communicate assertively with all levels of personnel. The successful candidate will have strong report writing skills, the ability to challenge, investigate, test and assess risks within the organisation.

A minimum of two - three years' experience working in a finance department is essential. Previous experience of working in internal audit and progress towards an accounting qualification are desirable e.g. AAT or otherwise.

The Council provides an ideal working environment for someone wanting to learn and develop in internal audit across a large and complex public business.


Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:

  • Ability to communicate assertively with all levels of personnel
  • Ability to work to deadlines with a minimum of supervision
  • Ability to maintain accurate and concise working papers
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Ability to produce accurate and concise draft reports and memoranda
  • Proven level of literacy and numeracy e.g. GCSE passes in English Language and Mathematics or equivalent.

  • Knowledge of local government or the public sector
  • Knowledge of computerised accounting and other financial systems
  • Knowledge of current internal audit techniques
  • Ability to work effectively in three different partner authorities, adapting to their systems and cultures
  • Association of Accounting Technicians qualified or part qualified member of an Accounting Institute


  • A minimum of two years' experience in a financial environment

  • Experience in internal audit
  • Previous local government or public sector experience
  • Experience in the operation of computerised financial systems
  • Experience in the operation of Microsoft Office software

Please click on the APPLY button to complete your application at the Company's careers page.

Candidates with experience or relevant job titles of; Senior Insurance Auditor, Senior Audit, Insurance Auditor, Senior Auditor, Lead Auditor, Audit Lead, Audit Senior, Audit Consultant, ACCA, ACA, ICAEW may be considered for this role.

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