We are working with Tameside Council to find an Audit Manager on an interim basis.Length of role: Initial 4-6 months. Potential for extensionUmbrella pay rate: £400-£500 per day dependent on experience. Please let me know your day rate expectations.Hours: Full time Mon-Fri
Location: Ideally able to come into Ashton office once every 1-2 weeks but can be flexible for right candidate. The role:The key purpose of this role is to manage Internal Audit within the Assurance function. This role supports the Head of Assurance enabling the Council to achieve its strategic and operational objectives by giving assurance on risk management, governance, and internal control arrangements; and playing a key role in promoting good corporate governance.Key Duties:- Compiling the strategic and annual audit plan for designated service areas in consultation with Senior Management, Executive Members, External Audit and the Risk and Internal Audit Manager.- Managing the Audit and Counter Fraud team on a day-to-day basis.- Reviewing all audits undertaken by team members to ensure/determine that all audit working papers on the audit management system are completed to a professional standard.- Ensuring the extent and adequacy of work undertaken; and the written report is professional and reflects the findings of the audit work, reaches appropriate conclusions, and makes practical recommendations.- Liaising with senior management, other officers, Executive Members, External Audit, the Police, members of the public.- Assisting with new counter-fraud department.Experiences required: - CCAB qualified (CIPFA, ICAEW, CIMA, ACCA, MIIA)- Management experience in internal audit (internal audit / risk / insurance), preferably in the public sector.- Ability to manage and engage staff effectively.- Ability to plan, organise, delegate, and deliver workloads.- Technical auditing and accounting skills.- Ability to analyse complex data.- Local authority experiences ideal, but not necessary.If you are interested, or have any questions, please let me know.