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Head Of Internal Audit

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Posted: 21/05/2019
Reference: 764662
Job Type: Contract
Location: England (map)
Salary: £30.7 - £30.7
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Head of Internal Audit

As our Head of Internal Audit you will be working in partnership with the Governance & Audit Committee and Senior Leadership Team and you will shape and develop assurance on the internal control, risk management and corporate governance arrangements to support the achievement of corporate objectives. You will lead and manage a small team carrying out audit assignments across the range of Combined Authority and Leeds City Region Enterprise Partnership (LEP) activities, producing high quality information and reports to a range of stakeholders that will help to drive higher standards of governance, transparency and accountability.

As the Chief Audit Executive you will apply your knowledge of the strategic drivers and risks of the organisation to develop and deliver an annual audit plan, with a focus on providing both assurance and value for money work.  You will develop the internal audit function to enable it to provide objective, high quality assurance, advice and opinion that improves internal control, risk management, corporate governance and counter-fraud arrangements.  

You will report to the Director, Corporate Services and will also be accountable to the Governance and Audit Committee.  You will have strong analytical, evaluation and communication skills and be a qualified CCAB accountant or CMIIA with significant practical experience. Extensive understanding of Public Sector Internal Auditing Standards and their application is required.


  • Leeds
  • £30.70 per hour
  • Temporary contract

Please apply as soon as possible or call Olivia on 0117 917 4560

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