Wednesday , April 17 2024

City of Melbourne Careers – Audit and Compliance Specialist

Website City of Melbourne

Job Description:

As a member of the Risk Management Team, the Audit and Compliance Specialist is a strategic and highly cross-functional role allowing interaction with all aspects of the organisation. You will contribute to the corporate risk management program and be an advocate for risk management across the organisation. You will assist with the alignment between risk management and the audit program at City of Melbourne.
A key focus will be to manage the internal audit contract and be responsible for overseeing a third party to ensure audit preparation, audit coordination and ensuring successful audit outcomes with all key stakeholders. You will also assist with personally undertaking a number of additional internal compliance audits/reviews of work area systems, processes, and controls and providing appropriate recommendations. You will monitor and report on key findings and the implementation of all audit recommendations.

In addition, you will provide support to the Audit and Risk Committee, which includes managing five Committee meetings per year, coordinating the delivery of the Annual Work Plan, following up matters, collating Committee meeting papers before each meeting and providing a secretarial role to the Committee in conjunction with the Chair.

Job Requirements:

  • Relevant experience such as management and performance auditing and excellent contemporary understanding of audit ‘best practice’, including audit principles and techniques is essential.
  • A background in risk management is preferred.
  • Well developed skills in project planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation in order to deliver operational and project commitments at a high standard
  • Demonstrated highly developed interpersonal and communication skills particularly in the provision of professional advice to both internal and external stakeholders.

Qualification & Experience:

  • A tertiary qualification in a relevant discipline is essential (for example a business related degree such as Business Management or Accounting).
  • Relevant experience with Audit and Risk Committee meetings, including secretariat duties is preferred.

Job Details:

Company: City of Melbourne

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location:  Melbourne, VIC, Australia

Application Deadline: N/A

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