Senior Auditor
Full-time Temporary

Closes: 20 June 2019

Classification: Senior Auditor
Salary: $83,958 - $102,244
Position No: 42819
Directorate: ACT Audit Office
Advertised (Gazettal date): 11 June 2019
Contact Officer: Elanor Hughes on elanor.hughes@act.gov.au or (02) 6207 7302

Details: The ACT Auditor-General is an independent Officer of the Legislative Assembly. The ACT Audit Office supports the Auditor-General in carrying out the functions of the ACT Audit Office, with a view to promoting public accountability in the public administration of the Australian Capital Territory. To achieve this, the ACT Audit Office undertakes a range of activities, which include conducting financial statement and performance audits and considering public interest disclosures received under the Public Interest Disclosure Act 2012. The ACT Audit Office provides interesting and challenging work and offers a range of flexible working conditions to balance each individual’s circumstances with the needs of the organisation. The ACT Audit Office supports staff by providing learning and development opportunities. The ACT Audit Office is seeking people with good accounting and/or auditing skills, communication and interpersonal skills, an ability to objectively analyse issues, evaluate evidence and an ability to write sound reports that can withstand public scrutiny with the highest level of personal integrity. The Senior Auditor (Financial Audits) will typically work under the guidance and supervision of the Directors and will be responsible for a range of functions including planning and completing assigned audit tasks and/or audits of financial statements, reporting the results of these audits; supervising and/or working within audit teams consisting of auditors, contractors and consultants; maintaining effective and constructive relationships with auditees; and providing professional and technical audit and accounting advice.
Eligibility/Other Requirements: Relevant tertiary Professional Accounting, Audit and Information Technology qualifications are highly desirable. Completion, or progress towards completion, of relevant professional post-graduate qualifications is also highly desirable. These include accounting and audit qualifications provided by CPA Australia (CPA) and Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CA ANZ) and/or Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) qualification provided by the Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA).
Note: This is a temporary position available until 1 November 2019. This position will be offered at a Senior Auditor or the Auditor level, based on which classification best aligns with your skills, qualifications and experience in light of the position description. All employees are required to undergo employment screening. This position is a Position of Trust 1 and therefore, if you are selected for this position you will be required to gain and maintain a Baseline National Security Clearance. If this clearance is not successful, your employment in the role will not commence or, if already commenced, will be terminated. As of 13 June 2019 the Senior Auditor and Auditor salary will increases to $85,091 - $105,624 for the Senior Auditor and $63,374 – 82, 771 for the Auditor. Selection may be based on application and referee reports only.
How to Apply: Applicants must provide a written response to the Selection Criteria and the details of two referee's along with a Curriculum Vitae.
Applications should be sent to the Contact Officer


This is a temporary position available until 1 November 2019

Career interest categories:

Accounting, Banking and Economics
Administration and Governance
Leaders and Senior Management