Senior Assurance Officer
Full-time Permanent

Closes: 28 May 2019

Classification: Senior Officer Grade C
Salary: $104,630 - $112,626
Position No: 37555
Directorate: Community Services
Advertised (Gazettal date): 14 May 2019
Contact Officer: Mayooran Sinnathurai on mayooran.sinnathurai@act.gov.au or (02) 6205 0147

Details: The Internal Audit and Risk Management unit (IARM) supports the Directorate’s Strategic Board of Management, Audit and Risk Management Committee and staff in the management of risks, financial accountability, compliance with legislation/policy and procedures, fraud and corruption prevention and better governance practice. The IARM is responsible for developing, coordinating, implementing and monitoring the Directorate’s; internal audit strategic plan and annual internal audit program; Risk Management Framework; Business Continuity Framework; Fraud and Corruption Prevention Framework; and special compliance and assurance programs. The Senior Assurance Officer will work in a small team to conduct audits and reviews, including compliance, performance, financial, compliance and spot checks. The Officer will also assist the team to provide secretariat support to the Audit and Risk Management Committee and supervise administrative tasks that are critical to the successful functioning of the unit. In addition, the Senior Assurance Officer will also significantly support the unit to facilitate the implementation of Risk Management, Fraud and Corruption and Business Continuity Frameworks across the Directorate. Initiative, teamwork, organisational skills and attention to detail are essential to perform this role.
Eligibility/Other Requirements: Relevant tertiary qualifications in Accounting or equivalent is highly desirable. Membership of professional accounting body such as Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ), Certified Practising Accountant Australia (CPAA) and Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) or progress towards it is highly desirable. Related qualifications in Risk Management would be beneficial.
How to Apply: Please send your response to the Selection Criteria, your resume and the Application Coversheet to jobs@act.gov.au.

Career interest categories:

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