An opportunity has arisen for an Internal Audit Manager within our Financial Management Team at West Lancashire Borough Council. Here at the Council, we are ambitious for our local Economy and Environment, the Health and Wellbeing of local people and we strive to deliver the best possible services for our residents and stakeholders.
The successful candidate will be responsible for delivering an internal audit service evaluating and improving the risk management, control and governance processes which direct the Council's operations in accordance with Public Sector Auditing Standards.
Main duties will include, but not be restricted to;
- Maintaining up to date terms of reference defining the purpose, authority and responsibility of the service in compliance with current auditing Standards.
- Maintaining a risk based plan in consultation with senior management linking internal audit's priorities to the Council's goals and supporting the requirement to produce an annual audit opinion.
- Responsibility for all aspects of management, monitoring and reporting of internal audit activity ensuring that work is consistently carried out in accordance with professional standards, promoting continuous service improvement and achievement of service objectives.
- Presentation of reports to Audit and Governance Committee including the annual audit plan, the annual audit opinion report and regular progress updates.
You will hold a relevant professional qualification e.g. CMIIA, CCAB or equivalent and have experience of managing an internal audit service with a track record of securing tangible improvements to operations through delivery of high quality internal audit services.