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Public Sector and Government

Senior Auditor – Public Sector

£28682 - £31832 per annum

Job Title: Senior Auditor

Location: Matlock, Derbyshire

Salary: £28,682 – £31,832 per annum

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

Closing date: 6th December 2020

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 current experience of internal audit, preferably obtained within a public sector organisation. You should be able to communicate effectively, work efficiently as part of a team and develop good working relationships with client Departments. You will be confident, self-motivated and willing to question and challenge established practices to drive improvements.

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 and 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

Derbyshire is a great place to live and work and the Council recognise that their workforce is their greatest asset. 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 ambitious and strives to provide enterprising and value for money services enabling people and communities to thrive. Their Audit function plays a key part in ensuring that robust and effective systems are in place

Applicants should hold a relevant qualification, be able to demonstrate a record of achievement and work to a high standard within assigned budgets.

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 14th December 2020

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