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Senior advisor audit and assurance

NZ Ministry for Primary Industries
Wellington Wellington Greater Wellington, New Zealand
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Sep 14, 2022

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Senior Adviser Audit & Assurance
Location- Wellington
Full time- Permanent

Mō te Manatū Ahu Matua - About MPI
The Ministry for Primary Industries is helping to seize export opportunities for our primary industries, improve sector productivity, ensure the food we produce is safe, increase sustainable resource use, and protect New Zealand from biological risk.
We are a large organisation with massive scope from the frontline to policy development and beyond. The complexity and scope of work is incredibly invigorating and rewarding.

Kōrero mō te tūranga - About the Role
We are building a new Audit, Risk & Evaluation team at MPI and we're looking for a Senior Advisor who can come in and hit the ground running, be innovative, advisory focused and can add value to the organisation.
You will be conducting internal audits from end to end (including planning, field work and reporting) following up open issues and strengthening our audit approach and methodologies. You will be a great communicator and capable of building strategic relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
We are a centralised function so you will become a subject matter expert across a wide range of MPI programmes and be able to pick up concepts easily and make valuable contributions to management. On any given day you could be working on a diverse range of internal audits spanning across MPI's operations, Biosecurity, Fisheries, Agriculture, Forestry or Food Safety.
In this role you will support the team by providing high quality audit reports, advising management on control effectiveness, recommend change initiatives, and identify emerging risks.
Occasional travel may be required to conduct audits across MPI's NZ operational sites.
Mōu - About You
Our ideal candidate will have:

* A minimum of 5 years' internal audit experience
* Preferred qualifications include CPA/CA and/or Certified Internal Auditors (IIA)
* In-depth knowledge and experience in providing audit and assurance services including: planning, scoping, fieldwork, and reporting of core business and operational activities
* Strong track record in building relationships and stakeholder communications
* Presentation and report writing skills
* Data analytics skills are desirable

Ngā hua o te Mahi i te Manatū Ahu Matua: - Benefits of working at MPI

* Brand new offices close to the Railway Station and buses
* Career development and internal opportunities across the branch and organisationComprehensive 3 day MPI Induction Programme
* Parental leave ex-gratia payment
* Bi-annual MPI-paid eye test and contribution to the costs of corrective lenses/frames
* Flexible working - we support work life balance and flexible work arrangements whenever possible

See the benefits of working at MPI
To find out more about the Ministry and what we do please click here
To join a diverse and interesting organisation that offers a wide range of career opportunities click on our link below!

Me pēhea te tuku tono - How to Apply
To view the position description and/or apply for the role please click “APPLY FOR THIS JOB” or visit the MPI Careers Site. For tracking and reporting purposes, all applications must be submitted through our online careers portal.
To apply for this role you must hold the right to work in New Zealand or be eligible to obtain it - click here to find out more about work visa eligibility and options.
The closing date is 5th sept August 2022
If you have any questions about the role, please email
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