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Internal Audit Manager & Internal Auditor

Fenland District Council
March - Hybrid
£43,421-£48,474 per annum / £30,296 - £33,945 per annum
Closing date
1 Mar 2024

Internal Audit Manager
Contract: Full Term – Permanent
Location: Hybrid
Salary: £43,421-£48,474

In Internal Audit, we provide assurance for the Council by calling out risks, asking the tough questions, and challenging where we need to. We're an independent voice in our organisation, integral to protecting our customers' interests and meeting our long-term ambitions.

An exciting role has become available ideally suited towards an experienced Audit officer who is seeking career progression to a manager level. Your technical and communication skills should be exemplary and matched by your enthusiasm and passion for audit.

The internal audit manager will provide an independent and objective internal audit service designed to add value, reduce risk, and improve operational delivery.

Key Responsibilities as Audit Manager:

  • Planning, executing and finalising audit assignments
  • Assist with the development of systems and procedures
  • Ensure that the highest standards of quality and accuracy are met at all times
  • Be instrumental in staff appraisals and career development
  • Offering leadership and guidance to team members and colleagues
  • Motivating and mentoring staff members to achieve their goals and results
  • Review audit files and ensure completion is in line with best auditing practice
  • Providing advice to colleagues where action and improvements is required, in a constructive and professional manner
  • Present to and be the nominated point of contact for the Council's Audit and Risk Management Committee
  • Signing the Annual Governance Statement and being a point of liaison with external auditors

Personal Attributes:

  • CCAB, Institute of Internal Auditors or equivalent qualification
  • Have confidence and tenacity to develop team members
  • Good time management skills and ability to deliver quality results
  • Be willing and conscientious to deliver high-quality results
  • Analytical and ability to problem-solve

Internal Auditor
Contract: Full Term – Permanent
Location: Hybrid

Salary: £30,296 - £33,945

This role supports the Internal Audit Manager to develop and deliver the risk based audit plans that will provide assurance on the adequacy of the frameworks of control, governance, and risk to the Council.

The role will include:
Liaison with the S151 Officers and other Senior Officers at the Council
Reporting to and attending Audit Committees
Deputising for the Internal Audit Manager where required
You must have great attention to detail, proven analytical skills, demonstrate initiative and resourcefulness. You'll also have a creative approach to problem-solving.

As a Council, we pride ourselves with our Customer Service Excellence accreditation. We believe our employees are our greatest asset, and we look to provide the best working environment, along with hybrid working options and generous benefits. We listen, learn, and evolve as we strive to make Fenland a great workplace.

If you are interested in this post and would like to apply, please complete an application form (please read the guidance notes) and send to the Human Resources team by email -

Application forms are available to download from the council's page by clicking the Apply button, alternatively please either phone our Customer Services team on 01354 654321 or email

For an informal chat about the roles please get in touch with Peter Catchpole via email in the first instance with a contact telephone number -

Click the Apply button to continue the application.

Closing date: 1 March 2024.

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