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Chief Internal Auditor

  • Employer: Falkland Islands Government
  • Reference: 700/21/157366
  • Published: Thu 01/07/2021, 15:55 PM
  • Closing on: Sat 31/07/2021, 20:30 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37.5 hours per week
  • Salary: £42K - £57K plus Gratuity, Flights and Relocation Grant
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Stanley, Falkland Islands. , Falkland Islands

The Chief Internal Auditor is responsible for the Government’s Internal Audit team and will champion best practice in governance, giving an objective and evidence-based opinion on all aspects of governance, risk management and internal control. 

Whilst reporting to the Financial Secretary on an administrative basis, the Chief Internal Auditor, in compliance with Internal Audit Standards, operates in a fully independent capacity and ensures there is no undue influence placed on the audit team or the work delivered. 

The Person

As the successful candidate you will have the following attributes:

  • Well educated – to first degree level or equivalent.
  • CMIIA or QIAL qualified internal auditor or CCAB qualified accountant (with internal audit experience).
  • 5 years post qualification experience
  • 6 - 10 years operational experience in the public sector internal audit field.
  • 5 years plus experience of effective team management and leadership.

The Package

  • Fixed Term Contract up to 4 years.
  • Starting Salary - £42,457 to £57,426 per annum (depending on qualifications and experience) with eligibility for a 25% Gratuity (taxable).
  • 41 days paid leave, 30 days paid annual leave plus 11 government and public holidays.
  • Relocation Allowance, to help with moving costs.
  • Flights Package for you and any recognised dependents residing with you at post both at the beginning and end of contract, along with additional annual return flights contingent on the duration of the contract.
  • Government Housing for rent and a starter pack to help you settle in.
  • A stimulating and supportive setting to work in and a unique and beautiful setting to live in.

How to Apply

For further information regarding the position please contact Tim Waggott, Financial Secretary by emailing twaggott@sec.gov.fk or by calling +500 28400.

To apply click on 'Apply Now' and complete the form. Alternatively, download an offline form from the same page and email to kgreenland@sec.gov.fk before the closing date.

Timetable for Recruitment and Selection Process

Closing Date for Applications - 31 July 2021

Shortlisting commencing – w/c 02 August 2021

Interviews commencing – w/c 09 August 2021

Falkland Islands Government (FIG)

The Falkland Islands is a British Overseas Territory, with full internal self-government.

As the largest employer in the Falkland Islands, we offer many unique and fulfilling job opportunities, across the full spectrum of public services. Our responsibilities include those typically managed by central government – taxation, legislation and policy, as well as those usually managed on a local level such as town planning, health and social services, and education. FIG also provides services specific to the needs of the Falkland Islands, such as fisheries research, power generation and the Government Air Service, FIGAS.

For more information about working for Falkland Islands Government, take a look at our recruitment microsite: www.jobs.gov.fk

The Falkland Islands

Set in the South Atlantic Ocean, around 400 miles east of South America and 8000 miles south-west of the UK, the Falkland Islands are a small, thriving community with a British way of life, benefiting from good local services, a varied social calendar and an absence of traffic jams!

The Falkland Islands’ stunning natural environment provides an unspoiled landscape and amazing wildlife to observe and explore, including penguins, whales and dolphins, all seen from the shore.

For those with a sense of adventure, it provides opportunities which are hard to match anywhere else in the world.

Downloads

  • FIG Internal Audit Charter
  • FIG Internal Audit Strategy
  • Chief Internal Auditor - Job Description
  • Employer: Falkland Islands Government
  • Reference: 700/21/157366
  • Published: Thu 01/07/2021, 15:55 PM
  • Closing on: Sat 31/07/2021, 20:30 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37.5 hours per week
  • Salary: £42K - £57K plus Gratuity, Flights and Relocation Grant
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Stanley, Falkland Islands. , Falkland Islands

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