Principle Auditor - Lisburn

BBL Recruitment
Lisburn, UK
07 Aug 2019
22 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Principle Auditor - Lisburn
Pay: £27.43 ph umbrella Hours: 37 hour week Duration: 7 monthSector: PublicScope: Inside IR-35Purpose of the role;
  • To provide a modern, effective internal audit, governance and risk management service to my client through provision of an excellent assurance and advisory service.
  • To assist the Head of Audit and Risk and the relevant managers in achieving the overall aims and objectives of the service as set out in its Strategy and Plan by ensuring completion of work to agreed quality, time and budget targets.
  • To review and advise management on policies, procedures, guidance notes and regulations.
  • To undertake unplanned audits/assignments as required, for example, fraud, financial property and whistle-blower related investigations and consultancy work.
  • To advise on major system implementations and projects.
  • To facilitate risk management arrangements within the Council, to include business continuity management, when require.
  • To promote the service and effective assurance, governance and risk arrangements through the delivery of appropriate training to Council staff.
  • To represent the service at meetings involving elected members, senior management and external bodies.
  • To carry out follow-up reviews to determine the extent to which audit recommendations have been implemented.
  • To be responsible for the successful completion of designated projects and audit assignments including the prioritisation of time on all projects to meet deadlines with minimum supervision.
  • To maintain and operate performance measures and targets within the overall policy framework of Audit, Governance and Risk Services (ARGS) to ensure the delivery of reports to quality, time and budget.
  • To keep under review new developments in internal audit and related professional fields and to make periodic recommendations to senior management.
  • To comply with relevant professional standards and maintain professional competence.
  • To assist management, where required, in the development of strategic and operational plans.


- A third level qualification (for example, an HNC, HND, NVQ Level 4, Degree) or equivalent in a relevant discipline,

- Membership of a professional body affiliated to Consultative
Committee of Accountancy Bodies (CCAB) or be a fully qualified member of the Chartered Institute of Internal Auditors.
A minimum of one years' relevant post qualification experience in each of the following three areas:
  • Undertaking planned internal audit assignments using appropriate audit techniques and methodologies.
  • Providing professional advice and guidance to management on audit, risk and governance matters; and Effective planning and project management skills.
  • Undertaking unplanned assignments including investigations or consultancy work relating to audit, risk, control and governance matters.

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