FINANCE & PROPERTY
36.25 hours per week
Career Grade 8 - 9
Burnley is a thriving town centre weaved into a Pennine landscape of historical houses, canal-side cottages, former mills, popular suburbs and sleepy villages like Worsthorne and Cliviger. It has excellent shopping, great nightlife, and award-winning parks, all surrounded by breathtaking countryside. If you are a proactive, independent and objectively minded individual and wish to add value to systems and procedures, we would like to hear from you.
Burnley’s Internal Audit does far more than analysing numbers. We are at the heart of assurance and governance in the authority. This role will be responsible for delivering internal audits throughout the Council’s system’s and services delivered through partners. The post will support the Internal Audit Manager and the Head of Finance & Property in the delivery of a comprehensive risk based internal audit service to Public Sector Internal Audit Standards.
We are seeking qualified members of the Association of Accounting Technicians, Part Qualified or Qualified CCAB (IIA, CIMA or CIPFA equivalents). Appointment salary will be based on the Qualification you hold, experience and capabilities.
It is essential you have experience in audit or local authority finance and be able to work with the minimum of supervision. You must also have the ability to communicate tactfully and efficiently at all levels of an organisation both verbally and in writing and be able to deliver clear and concise reports Auditing is delivered in a dynamic ICT environment using a range of MS Office products and experience of using these is essential.
You will have the opportunity to attend Audit and Standards Committee on occasions and be involved in client liaison and the delivery of the quality assurance and improvement programme. Consultancy, risk management support and counter fraud activity is included in the role.
For an informal discussion on the content of the job description or person specification, please contact Ian Evenett, Internal Audit Manager, on 01282 477175 (direct line).
How to Apply
We thank you for your interest in working for Burnley Council.
All online applicants will receive an acknowledgment confirming receipt upon submission.
If you are shortlisted you will be invited for an interview. If your application is not successful, you will receive an email confirmation. This is normally within 3 weeks of the closing date.
Details of when the interviews will be held are included within the vacancy advert. You will be able to choose a convenient interview appointment time.
References are normally taken up after the interviews have been held. There will be no offer of employment until satisfactory references, a medical clearance and DBS clearance (if required) have been granted.