Huntingdonshire District Council (HDC) is passionate about providing high quality services to our communities, residents and businesses and this means we need to employ and retain the most talented and dedicated people. Situated within the heart of the Cambridge-Peterborough Growth Area, Huntingdonshire is a beautiful district that boasts thriving market towns and many attractive villages, each with its own identity. We are an innovative and forward-thinking Local Authority whose residents are at the heart of our decision making.
We are looking for a highly motivated and enthusiastic Internal Auditor to join our small Audit team. The role will be responsible for delivery of the risk-based Audit Plan undertaking audits, from risk-based systems reviews to quick light-touch overviews, across all Council services and consultancy activities which drive positive change. You will be part of a statutory function that provides assurance to our stakeholders that our services are well-run and that resources are well-managed.
You can be a part or fully qualified audit professional, who ideally has experience from a local government or similar regulatory environment.
With your critical analysis and problem-solving skills, you will provide clear and concise advice on governance, risk and internal control, you will be capable of independent working and managing a varied workload with minimal supervision.
You must be an excellent communicator and negotiator and be able to build relationships and provide consultancy advice, inspire trust, respect and credibility from people at all levels.
You will be part of our small dedicated Internal Audit Team which provides both assurance and consultancy services across the Council. You will also be part of our wider Risk & Control Group which pulls together other compliance functions. As a group we seek to improve the skills and capability of our internal customers in risk management and work proactively to prevent problems before they arise.
The team structure consists of an Audit Manager and two auditors, and reports to the Council’s Corporate Governance Committee and Senior Leadership Team.
We want to employ staff who embody our icare values (Inspiring, Collaborative, Accountable, Respectful, Enterprising) all of which support our ultimate purpose of putting our customers first.
TO APPLY A full job description along with details of how to apply can be downloaded from our website at https://www.huntingdonshire.gov.uk/jobs/current-vacancies/
Should you have any additional questions regarding submitting an application, please contact our Recruitment Business Partner firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing date for completed applications is midday on 22nd April and interviews will be held from 30th April/early May.
We are currently working full remotely for the foreseeable future when we anticipate returning to the office on a flexible basis which will still include work from home and flexi time opportunities but candidates should be within commutable distance of our offices in Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire or able to attend meetings as required if further afield.
At HDC we seek to employ candidates from a range of backgrounds in order to bring diversity of thought and make our organisation more innovative. We are seeking candidates who are looking for their next permanent opportunity and we will consider any flexible arrangements and are a supportive employer enabling our staff to work in an environment that produces high standards of work in an employee led environment. We also offer a highly competitive Local Government Pension Scheme and provide an array of services, networks and training to support your health and wellbeing as well as generous holiday entitlement dependent upon length of service.
Equality, diversity and inclusion is at the heart of our recruitment and along with our values we are committed to creating an inclusive working environment, where diversity is valued and there is equality of opportunity. We therefore welcome applications from all sections of the community and we offer a range of benefits to encourage a work life balance. We particularly welcome applications from those who are significantly under-represented in our organisation and sector, such as disabled people and people from BAME communities.
Please note that the official closing date is 22nd April 12:00 and will be the correct date. Some third party websites may have different dates so please always refer to the HDC website for the official closing date to ensure you do not miss out on applying.
How to Apply
Please apply online via the link provided.
Please note, we do not accept CVs submitted without a fully completed online application form.