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Financial Services

Senior Auditor / Compliance Officer

£27914 - £30980 per annum

Job Title: Senior Auditor

Location: Matlock, Derbyshire

Salary: £27,914 – £30,980 per annum

Job type: Permanent, Full time (37 hours per week)

Closing date: 5th May 2019

This Council is looking for a dynamic and enthusiastic individual wishing to join a busy internal audit team providing the full range of audit services to the Council and its Strategic Directors.

You should be a committed and proactive professional who wants to make a difference to the work of local government in Derbyshire and can demonstrate current experience in an audit, regulatory or compliance function. You should also have supervisory skills and welcome the stimulus and challenge of an operational post in this high profile, internal audit environment.

The Council recognises that their workforce are their greatest asset and they are dedicated to mutual development. This post offers opportunities to gain valuable experience and career development for the successful candidate. The role will assist in the development of innovative approaches to governance, risk management and internal controls, as well as offering the post holder the opportunity to contribute to the continued strategic/professional development of the Unit. The Council is embarking on a period of transformational change and our Audit function will play a key part in ensuring that robust and effective systems are in place.

Key Responsibilities:

The Audit Services Unit has a high profile within the Council and its role gives Audit staff a unique opportunity to understand the wide ranging services provided to residents and make recommendations to improve their delivery. You will be involved in a variety of reviews including:

  • Financial and operational systems
  • Appraisal of IT systems controls and compliance with relevant legislation
  • Project work aligned to the Council’s significant risks
  • Investigations

The Candidate:

Applicants should hold a relevant qualification and be able to demonstrate current experience of audit, regulatory or compliance work.

You should have a proven record of achievement and the ability to work both on your own initiative and as part of a team delivering sensitive/ strategic audit assignments/ investigations/ project work to a high standard, within assigned budgets across the full spectrum of services.

You will be able to engage and communicate effectively with officers and senior managers across the Council and develop and maintain sound working relationships. Suitable applicants wishing to work part time or flexible working arrangements would be considered.


  • Competitive salary
  • Travel expenses associated with completing the duties of your post
  • Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Flexible working between the hours of 7am and 7pm
  • Continued professional development
  • Generous leave scheme

Please click on the APPLY button to access the Council’s careers page and complete the application.

Provisional Interview Date: Week commencing 20th May 2019

Candidates with the relevant experience or job titles of; Internal Auditor, Auditor, Accountancy Auditor, Senior Accountancy Auditor, Audit Senior Finance Consultant, Internal Audit, ACCA, AIA, ACA, CCAB, AAT Qualified, IT Auditor, IT System Auditor, Corporate Auditor, Company Auditor, Fraud Auditor, Compliance Auditor, Compliance, Operations Auditor may also be considered for this role.