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Principal Auditor
  • Employer: Brent Council
  • Reference: BC/18/82842
  • Published: Mon 03/12/2018, 16:32 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 16/12/2018, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Flexible Hours, Full Time, Job-Share
  • Hours: 36 hours per week
  • Salary: £41,847 - £44,691 p.a. inc.
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Brent Civic Centre, Engineers Way, Wembley, Middlesex HA9 0FJ, Brent

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Principal Auditor

Salary range: £41,847 - £44,691 p.a. inc.

Contract: Permanent

Hours of work: 36 hours per week

Location: Civic Centre and other locations from time to time


Exciting Opportunity in Audit   


Brent is a tremendously vibrant London borough where the iconic arch of Wembley Stadium dominates the skyline. Spanning both inner and outer London, it is a borough of huge contrasts in terms of its economic, environmental, ethnic and social make up. Brent’s diversity is evident to all who visit our borough and our long history of ethnic and cultural diversity has created a place that is truly unique and valued by those who live and work here.


The council is pursuing a far-reaching transformation agenda that better meets the needs of our community so it is an exciting time to join us.



The Post


As part of our commitment to providing high quality assurance services, we are recruiting a motivated and proficient Principal Auditors to assist in the overall delivery of the Council’s Internal Audit Plan. 

The successful post-holder’s main objective will be to contribute to the Council's governance and assurance framework by delivering the risk based audit plan. You will also provide advice in relation to risks and controls to officers across the Council. The role reports to the Audit Manager and is based with the Council's Internal Audit, Investigations and Risk Management division. 

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a leading Council.


The Person


You will be IIA qualified/part-qualified. You will have a sound understanding of risk based internal audit techniques and methodologies. The ideal candidate will currently be working in a private or public Internal Audit role and have experience of delivering risk based audit reviews. We are looking for a self-motivated and effective team player with excellent verbal and written skills and the credibility and confidence to liaise with officers across the Council; including senior management. 

Your technical skills will be supported by knowledge and experience of risk based audit techniques and you will have a proven track record of excellent customer focus. You will be able to work on your own initiative and have the ability to juggle conflicting priorities and support requests for advice at short notice. 

In return we offer a work environment which is stimulating, fast moving and supportive, giving you the chance to use your skills and develop within a high profile organisation. We also offer flexibility and agile working as well as an excellent pension package and competitive salary. It's a great place to advance your skills and make a difference to the community. We recognise and reward high performance, and salary progression is based on individual performance. The role benefits from outstanding accommodation in Brent’s new offices at the Brent Civic Centre, Wembley.


Closing Date: 16 December 2018 (23:00)

Assessment & Interview Date: w/c 3 January 2019


Additional Information


Brent Council values the diversity of its community and aims to have a workforce that reflects this and therefore encourage applications from all sections of the community.

Applications are particularly welcome from people with disabilities and LGBT (lesbian, gay, bi-sexual and transgender) applicants as they are under-represented across the council.


All organisations and individuals who work with children and young people, or are involved in providing services for them have a duty to safeguard and promote their welfare.


We are committed to safer recruitment and safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.


Before you join Brent Council, you will need to provide your National Insurance (NI) number and undergo a Home Office Standard I.D. check.


All successful applicants will be required to apply for a ‘Standard' DBS Disclosure.


Please note CVs will not be considered as part of your application for this position.