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Senior Auditor / Compliance Officer – Council

£27914 - £30980 per annum

Job Title: Senior Auditor

Location: Matlock, Derbyshire

Salary: £27,914 – £30,980 per annum

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

Closing date: 10th November 2019

Are you ready for a new challenge? This is an exciting opportunity to further your career by joining a professional, internal audit team which provides the full range of audit services to the County Council and its Executive Directors and Directors.

They are looking for someone with experience of internal audit or other relevant experience in financial management, or a role involving regulatory or compliance work and problem solving in a business environment. Practical audit experience within a public sector organisation would be an advantage.

You should be able to manage your own time, develop good working relationships with client Departments and be able to communicate effectively. You should also be confident, able to identify solutions and be willing to question and challenge established practices. You will want to gain experience and develop your career whilst making a difference to the work of local government in Derbyshire.

The Council recognises that their workforce are their greatest asset and they are dedicated to mutual development. The role will assist in advancing 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 their 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 Derbyshire residents and make recommendations to improve their delivery. You will provide high quality, independent audit and assurance services across the range of activities involving the Council. 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, be able to demonstrate a record of achievement, and able to work both on their own initiative and as part of a team delivering work to a high standard within assigned budgets across the full spectrum of services.

They would consider suitable applicants wishing to work part time or flexible working arrangements.


  • 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 18th November 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.