Hillingdon Council: Putting our Residents first.
About the role
This is an excellent opportunity to progress your career in the dynamic profession of Internal Audit (IA), working for the second largest local authority in London. Hillingdon prides itself in having a high level of resident satisfaction underpinned by strong financial health, achieved by providing excellent value for money services.
The IA team at Hillingdon is committed to continuous improvement, including providing the opportunity for all members of the team to fulfil their potential within our forward-thinking IA service. They are seeking an outstanding individual to make a difference and help the team through the challenging times ahead. This post reports directly to the IA Manager and can expect to gain exposure dealing with stakeholders at all levels of the organisation.
The successful candidate will have the willingness and ability to undertake a study programme working towards an Internal Audit qualification with strong interpersonal skills and a highly professional approach. The Internal Audit service is committed to continuous improvement and professional development, including providing the opportunity for all members of the team to fulfil their potential
During these challenging times of change within the public sector, you should be a self-starter with a positive, flexible, professional approach and a strong motivation to contribute in developing our brand and enhancing the reputation of IA. An understanding and working knowledge of risk management, corporate governance and internal controls is essential.
Working both as part of the team and on your own, the successful candidate must be able to demonstrate initiative, a commitment to high quality, good time management and an excellent standard of customer service.
You should be ambitious and looking to develop your skills and enhance your career within IA. This role requires someone who is comfortable working autonomously, with dynamic interpersonal, communication and relationship management skills. Above all, you must be enthusiastic about playing a role in developing the quality and range of services offered by the IA service at Hillingdon.