Trainee ICT Auditor
Career Grade Post
Full-time permanent post
We are looking to recruit an outstanding individual to join our Internal Audit team in an exciting new role. The Trainee ICT Auditor vacancy offers the right person a fabulous opportunity to develop a wide range of professional skills, knowledge and competencies in an ever-changing business critical function.
The successful candidate will have great written and verbal communication skills, a strong interest in ICT and be an innovative thinker who can provide practical solutions to our clients. In addition, a high degree of ethical integrity and personal resilience is required in what will be a challenging and rewarding role.
The appointee will undertake professional ICT audit training with career graded progression through the pay scale dependent on examination success.
The Internal Audit Team provides assurance on risk, governance and control systems to Sefton Council. The appointee will provide technical IT Audit expertise on audits included in the Annual Audit Plan.
Key Duties and Responsibilities include:
To assist with undertaking audits of departmental operations and management arrangements across a range of Council services, as identified in the approved Annual Audit Plan with a focus on ICT risks;
Testing and evaluating controls within systems under the guidance from the Principal Auditor to assess whether they are adequate, or if modifications / improvements to processes are required;
Basic financial analysis and review;
Liaison with clients / customers, other local authority audit teams and the Council’s external auditors;
Provision of a complete, efficient and effective support service to the Internal Audit team;
Support and input into corporate initiatives as directed by the Audit Manager / Principal Auditors;
Teamwork and excellent client / customer relations.
Location: Bootle, Merseyside
Benefits: Agile and flexible working arrangements, training package, generous annual leave, flexi-leave and pension scheme.