19 days ago
As part of the team, the Lead Internal Auditor will provide independent, objective assurance to the Audit Committee on the adequacy and effectiveness of West Dunbartonshire Council's system of internal control.
As Lead Internal Auditor you will provide a disciplined approach to evaluate and improve the effectiveness of the governance, risk management and control procedures as well as providing advice to add value and improve service processes and operations.
You will develop and maintain strong relationships with key stakeholders across services within the Council while reporting to the Shared Service Manager - Audit & Fraud.
You will also directly supervise the work of the Internal Auditors and the Audit Assistant ensuring all work is completed to a high standard, on time and within budget.The role will include: Planning and scoping internal audit reviews, including meeting key stakeholders, drafting and agreeing audit Terms of Reference, carrying out walkthroughs of processes to understand the design of key controls and carry out audit testing to identify control issues, drafting high quality, clear and concise audit reports which identify issues, risks and agreed actions for the service area.The postholder will also support the Shared Service Manager – Audit & Fraud in monitoring implementation of agreed actions and reporting to the Audit Committee on the work of the Audit team.
There will also be opportunities to deputise for the Shared Service Manager – Audit & Fraud at senior management meetings and Audit Committee meetings.The IndividualWest Dunbartonshire offers a family friendly working environment, endeavours to ensure a work life balance and welcomes applications from employees requiring flexibility. For information about West Dunbartonshire Council please click on the following link and see why we are an employer of choice:http://www.west-dunbarton.gov.uk/jobs-and-training/working-for-us/about-us/More information on the benefits of working within West Dunbartonshire Council, can be found using the following link:http://www.west-dunbarton.gov.uk/jobs-and-training/working-for-us/benefits-of-working-with-us/