E1160


Chief Operating Officer, ACT Audit Office
Full-time Executive

Closes: 28 October 2020

Classification: Executive Level 1.2
Salary: $221,815 - $230,275 depending on current superannuation arrangements
Position No: E1160
Directorate: ACT Audit Office
Advertised (Gazettal date): 14 October 2020
Contact Officer: Michael Harris, Auditor-General on michaelL.harris@act.gov.au or (02) 6207 0833


Details: The Chief Operating Officer contributes to the professional governance and leadership of the ACT Audit Office as a member of the ACT Audit Office’s Executive Committee. The Chief Operating Officer manages the Professional Services team that provides support to the Auditor-General and financial and performance audit teams performing independent financial and performance audits of ACT Government agencies and entities.
In leading and managing the Professional Services team, which is responsible for all aspects of the day-to-day running of the Audit Office, the Chief Operating Officer exercises sound judgement and provides authoritative advice on general governance, human resources, financial management, records management, internal audit practices, accounting and audit standards and concepts, methods and techniques.

Eligibility/Other Requirements: Relevant tertiary qualifications are highly desirable. Completion of relevant professional post-graduate qualifications is also highly desirable.
All Audit Office 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 an Australian Government Security Vetting Agency clearance at ‘Baseline’ level while employed at the ACT Audit Office. If this clearance is not successful, your employment in the role will not commence or, if already commenced, will be terminated.

Remuneration: The position attracts a remuneration package of $221,815 to $230,275 depending on current superannuation arrangements of the successful applicant. This includes a cash component of $169,203.

Contract: The successful applicant will be engaged under a performance-based contract for a period of five years. Prospective applicants should be aware that details of long-term engagements are tabled in the ACT Legislative Assembly.

How to Apply: Applicants are requested to submit an application of no more than four pages addressing the selection criteria, as well as a current curriculum vitae and the name and contact details of two referees.
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