Job Details
  • Reference401449A_1669003550
  • LocationAdelaide CBD
  • Job TypeContract
  • Posted14 days ago
  • ConsultantTeresa Zanatta

Chandler Macleod is an equal opportunity employer as part of our commitment to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people living with disability, and culturally and linguistic diverse candidates are always encouraged to apply.

***Mandatory: Australian Citizenship required to work within Federal Government***

Our Federal Government client is seeking to engage in 2 x APS6 and 1 x EL1 Internal Audit positions on an 18-month assignment with potential extension in Adelaide CBD.

Please apply if you have the Key Skills needed for the APS6 and EL1 positions below.

APS6 - About the Team

The Audit and Assurance Branch provides independent and objective assurance and consulting to the Agency.

They provide a systematic and disciplined approach to evaluate and improve the effectiveness of the organisation's governance, risk management and internal control processes.

About the Role

The APS6 Internal Audit (Labour Hire) is accountable under limited direction to undertake complex work that is guided by legislation, policies, procedures, standards, methodologies and precedents. It is a team membership position that may be required to perform work that involves team leadership and management responsibilities requiring the setting of priorities and managing workflows of a team.

It will provide detailed technical, professional, policy, operational support and advice in relation to complex problems. It may be required to coordinate and assist in the strategic planning, program and project management and policy development that support the NDIA's objectives to "build a world-leading National Disability Insurance Scheme".

The APS6 Internal Audit (Labour Hire) will have a considerable level of public contact in relation to complex, difficult or sensitive issues. It may liaise with a range of internal and external stakeholders in a representational role on behalf of the branch/division/NDIA.

Responsibilities may include but are not limited to:

  • Developing the Risk and Control Matrix (RACM) including work programs for assessments and process flowcharts to support key processes, associated risks and controls in respect to the assurance engagements in line with NDIA Internal Audit (IA) methodology.
  • Undertaking assurance assessment (testing) activities by interviewing, collecting and examining evidence against agreed engagement criteria in line with NDIA IA methodology.
  • Documenting evidential observations, linking to assessment objectives, and assisting with wording of audit findings/issues to improve governance, risk management and internal controls.
  • Contributing to the preparation of internal audit reporting which outlines findings/issues, observations.
  • Conducting follow up activities to evaluate sufficiency of evidence for closing issues in line with NDIA IA methodology.

APS6 - Key skills required for role

· Related Bachelor's degree or higher

· Experience dealing with sensitive matters and information

· Process improvement experience

· Willingness to commence related post-graduate qualification

Role specific security requirements

This position will require a valid NDIS Worker Screening Check prior to commencement.

EL1 - About the Team

The Audit & Assurance Branch provides independent and objective assurance and consulting to the Agency.

They provide a systematic and disciplined approach to evaluate and improve the effectiveness of the organisation's governance, risk management and internal control processes.

About the Role

The EL1 Assistant Director Internal Audit (Labour Hire) is accountable under broad direction to undertake very complex work that delivers quality outcomes across the functions of the NDIA.

The position is an important team leadership position within the NDIA and will have delegated authority and responsibility to resolve issues and risks across wide-ranging activities of substantial depth involving significant detail. It will provide the leadership, control, planning, resource management, performance management and decision making for the Team Membership and assigned Contractors working within the positions assigned Work Area.

The EL1 Assistant Director Internal Audit (Labour Hire) will coordinate and assume responsibility to undertake detailed or sensitive projects that may include performing varied activities involving many different and unrelated processes or methods that may impact on the strategic or operational outcomes that support the NDIA's objectives to "build a world-leading National Disability Insurance Scheme".

The position is responsible for actively managing key internal and external stakeholder relationships and may be required to represent and negotiate on behalf of the NDIA to advance the NDIA's interests across a range of forums.

Responsibilities may include but are not limited to:

  • Assisting in the preparation of engagement plans as well as contributing to annual internal audit planning.
  • Conducting field audit engagements as per the Internal Audit (IA) plan and NDIA IA methodology to improve governance, risk management and internal controls including auditing compliance with relevant legislation and investigations.
  • Supervising and supporting the team with conducting interviews, completing the Risk and Control Matrix (RACM) and presenting and negotiating audit findings/issues.
  • Preparing internal auditing reports for the Board, the Audit Committee and Management.
  • Conducting follow up activities to evaluate sufficiency of evidence for closing IA issues in line with NDIA IA methodology.
  • Liaising with internal and external stakeholders on auditing matters as well as periodically presenting to NDIA IA team on engagement outcomes and lessons learned.
  • Providing leadership for increasing Agency-wide awareness and education of Internal Auditing function and value-add services.
  • Supporting the Australian National Audit Office (ANAO) in their investigations and requests.

EL1 - Key skills required for role

· Full professional membership e.g. IIA, CA, CPA

· 10+ years' experience, with a minimum of 5 years' experience in internal audit

· Supervisory experience

Desirable skills to have for the role

· Previous work in government (local, state or federal) desired but not essential

Role specific security requirements

This position will require a valid NDIS Worker Screening Check prior to commencement.

(NOTE: the key responsibilities of the role are based on current priorities and may change over time)

What's on Offer?

  • Position located in Adelaide
  • APS6 and EL1 Daily rate + super
  • Temporary contract for 18 months, with possibility to extend
  • Standard Hours or work - Monday to Friday, 8:30 am till 5:00 pm

****Applications close by 10am Monday 5th of December 2022. ****

It is highly desirable that the successful applicant understand or lived experience in the field of disability.

If you are interested in the role and you have the right experience for the position, please apply now following the link below. CM123W