Internal Audit Assistant
Permanent Full Time role Progressive Council Exciting role within dynamic team About the Organisation As a newly formed Council, Cumberland wants to build a clear and progressive vision for the future. Council's new long-term Community Strategic Plan will focus on a commitment to social and cultural cohesion , the local economy, our natural and built environments and local leadership. As a member of our new organisation, you will have an opportunity to drive community outcomes , programs and services and be part of a Council focused on being innovative, inspiring and delivering change .
About the Opportunity The Internal Audit Assistant will provide assistance to the Manager Governance and Risk to achieve the objectives of Council's Internal Audit program and general range of internal controls to ensure legislative and regulatory compliance as well as prevent fraud and corruption. In this role, you will support the Audit Risk and Improvement Committee (ARIC) and provide a range of reports to the ARIC to facilitate their ability to oversight the implementation of internal and external audit recommendations. You will also assist in checking the accuracy and correct use of systems and procedures.
Review, assess and recommend changes in systems and controls of Council business units. Ensure compliance of all Council Business Units with relevant legislation and regulatory guidelines and generally accepted auditing standards. To be considered for this position you will have: A relevant degree, or progressing towards, in Internal Audit, Risk Management/Business or related disciplines along with experience in assisting with the delivery of an internal audit program within a multi-disciplined environment.
Knowledge of and ability to interpret current legislation and relevant Standards applicable to Councils in the area of internal audit. Ability to prepare reports and recommendations on internal control / internal audit activities. Demonstrated experience in developing / implementing a range of internal controls.
Demonstrated excellent written and verbal communication skills. Ability to prioritise, plan and organise work to meet requirements and objectives of the position. Proficiency with MS Office suite of applications.
Council is committed to providing an accessible, safe and inclusive workplace for all. If you require additional support or any reasonable adjustments during the recruitment process, please let us know during the application process. Download position description here Salary: Employment is under the Local Government (State) Award.
This position is placed in Grade 11 of Cumberland / Holroyd salary structure with a salary range of $1,170.31 to $1,345.86 per week plus superannuation.
Commencement salary will depend upon qualifications, experience and competencies. Conditions of Employment: Permanent full time position, with access to 9 day fortnight This position will be initially located at Merrylands, however there is the possibility that....