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Senior Auditor

Tameside Metropolitan Borough Council
Ashton-Under-Lyne, Greater Manchester
Grade H. Scale 29 - £33,486 to Scale 34 - £38.553 with a professional bar at SCP 31 £35,336**
Closing date
22 Jul 2022

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Local council
Contract Type
Full Time
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The Risk Management and Audit Service is part of the Finance Directorate at Tameside Metropolitan Borough Council (TMBC).  We are considered to be at the forefront of developing and implementing new and innovative place based solutions and our Corporate Plan is structured by life course – Starting Well, Living Well and Ageing Well, underpinned by the idea of ensuring that Tameside and Glossop is a Great Place, and has a Vibrant Economy.

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced auditor to join TMBC’s Internal Audit Service.  We are seeking a dynamic individual with commitment, enthusiasm, ambition and a ‘can do attitude’, to work within a team that is compliant with the Public Sector Internal Audit Standards.

The Internal Audit Team delivers a comprehensive service to the Council, the Greater Manchester Pension Fund (GMPF) and Schools, to support and improve the effectiveness of risk management, control and governance processes.

Working for the Risk Management and Audit Service you will be responsible for preparing and conducting a range of systems and risk based audit assignments, providing advice and support to management and supervising the work of auditors.

Applicants should be self-motivated, confident, forward thinking, flexible, adaptable, innovative, have an enquiring mind, have the ability to challenge managers, demonstrate initiative, have strong ICT skills, meticulous attention to detail and possess excellent communication skills.  The ability to work under pressure, on a number of different tasks, to strict deadlines is essential.

In return, we offer a competitive salary, a minimum of 27 days leave per year based on service, 36 hours working week and membership of the Greater Manchester Pension Fund, which is a Local Government Pension Scheme.  Support and training will be provided and there is the possibility of support for professional training.

This post requires a DBS check.

We are currently working to a hybrid model which combines working remotely/at home with working in the office.  Alternative working models will also be considered.. 

For an informal discussion please contact Joanne Littlejohn – Senior Auditor on 0161 342 3429 or via email to

** This post is classified as being in a professional job category.  As such the grade for the job has a professional grade development bar which employees can progress through subject to meeting the following criteria:

1. Relevant professional qualification for the job role at Level 6 or above, AND

2. Minimum of 2 years post qualification experience in the role, AND

3. Maintained membership of a regulated body where this is a requirement to practice in the role where applicable, AND

4. Professional standards practised to the highest expected level.

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