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Senior Auditor, Reading Borough Council

08 January 2020 @ 12:00
Employer: Reading Borough Council
Location: Reading
Salary: £31,371 - £41,675
Industry: Public sector
JobType: Senior Auditor
Reference number: RES0075
Hours: Full-time, permanent, flexi-time available
Closing date: Expired

About us

Our Internal Audit Service is well regarded internally and was commended in its last External Assessment by CIPFA, however we are not complacent, and we are looking to recruit an individual who is keen to develop innovative approaches to risk management and internal control across the wide range of services provided by the Council. This is a new post as we are expanding to provide additional coverage to support Brighter Futures for Children, the new Children’s Company.


About the role

Whether you are an experienced professional or someone who is looking to develop their career in Internal Audit, your role will be varied with exposure to audit issues and developments operating at all levels across the organisation. The role involves working on a variety of projects under the direction of a Team Leader. A career grade scheme applies to the roles and your grade will reflect your skills, professional qualifications and experience.


About you

To be considered at Senior Auditor level you should have:

  • Previous experience in a modern internal audit function and will either already possess a relevant professional qualification (i.e. CIA, CMIIA, CCAB or equivalent) or will have made good progress towards achieving one.
  • Knowledge of risk and systems based auditing
  • Ability to deliver to tight deadlines is essential.


Our offer

We are a small team who offer a supportive environment to grow and develop your career with the opportunity to put your ideas across. Innovation and ambition is strongly encouraged, and you’ll get a great feel for that working in our friendly and collaborative environment.


A competitive salary alongside a range of benefits including:

Local Government Pension Scheme

A range of flexible working options

24 days holiday plus public holidays (rising to 32 after service)

Discounted Childcare Scheme (Onsite Nursery)

Cycle to work scheme

Season ticket loans

A range of local discounts


For more information about these roles or for an informal discussion please contact Paul Harrington, Chief Auditor on 0118 937 2695.


Closing date: 27TH January 2020

Interview date: Week commencing 3rd February


Please note that these dates are indicative at this stage and may be subject to change