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Group Auditor

Liverpool City Council
Liverpool, Merseyside
33782 - 38890 GBP year
Closing date
30 Nov 2021

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Local council
Contract Type
Full Time
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The Role

Liverpool City Council is looking to recruit five permanent Internal Auditors who will deal with key partners at all levels across the organisation.

Successful candidates should demonstrate:

  • keenness and ability to make a positive difference!
  • significant audit experience
  • good time management

This is an opportunity to work in an exciting and forward-thinking local authority during the implementation of change, particularly with the delivery of ongoing budget efficiencies, the transformation of services and delivery of improvement plans following the recent Best Value report on the Council. Our work is key to supporting the organisation throughout this period, providing assurance and proactive support. Whilst the work will be highly varied in nature we are also interested to receive applications from individuals with specific audit skills in procurement, schools & data analytics.  We are seeking outstanding individuals to make a difference and help through this change!

In return, we offer:

  • generous annual leave entitlement,
  • local government pension scheme,
  • flexible working arrangements and a work environment which gives you the chance to use and develop your skills within a forward-thinking service

If you are interested in applying and want to find out more about the role and what it is like to work for Liverpool then please contact Vicky Roberts ( for an informal discussion.

Applicant please note, this vacancy is being re-advertise therefore previous applicants need not apply.

Liverpool City Council is committed to having a workforce that is representative of the communities we serve. We are an Equal Opportunities Employer and believe that the decision to appoint should be based upon whether an individual’s skills, experience, qualifications, and abilities make them the most suitable candidate for the role.

If you require any reasonable adjustments in line with the Equality Act 2010 such as the application form in a different format or additional time to complete your application, please contact the recruitment team via


How to Apply

Your application is made up of 2 parts, Application Form and Supporting Statement. Your supporting statement must evidence in no more than 1,500 words how you meet the essential criteria on the Person Specification, the essential criteria is marked with *, all other criteria are desirable.

We operate an anonymous recruitment process therefore when you are writing your supporting statement it is important you do not include any information that can identify your race, gender, marital status, age, disability, religious beliefs, sexual orientation, educational establishment or socioeconomic status.

Liverpool City Council use a scoring process for all applications received. You must address all of the essential criteria to be shortlisted for the post and you must score a minimum of 65%. Each essential criteria is scored from 0 to 3 the more you evidence the essential criteria the higher score you will receive i.e. giving clear examples. If you should score a in any of the essential criteria you will not be shortlisted for interview. Therefore, it’s important that you ensure that you justify how you meet each aspect of the criteria.

If you have previously applied for a Liverpool City Council vacancy within the last twelve months and have created a CHP, you will enter your user ID and password. If you are applying online for the first time, we recommend you create and activate a homepage by entering the details as required. Alternatively, you can skip the login and go straight to the application form, there will be no option to save and return to this.

Finally, take time to check your application to ensure that all sections have been completed and there are no spelling or grammatical mistakes. A link to the job description and person specification can be found within the advert and these provide information about the job for which you are applying. Read these documents carefully and ensure that your application details the ways in which you meet the requirements of the role.

The equal opportunities form you provide will assist us in monitoring the effects of our equal opportunities policy in recruitment and selection and will help us to develop and improve.

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