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Head of Internal Audit
Council Chambers
Human Resources
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  • Salary $130,556.32 - $151,446.11 p/a
  • Up to 3 years Fixed Term Contract
  • Leaseback vehicle offered


Located 16 km's north of the Sydney CBD, the Ku-ring-gai area covers 84km2, is home to 124,000 residents and set in one of New South Wales' most attractive natural environments.


Council is seeking applications from suitably qualified professionals for the role of Head of Internal Audit


Reporting to the Manager People & Culture, this role will see you lead, supervise and co-ordinate the activities of a highly skilled team that oversee the internal audit function for five member councils including Hunter's Hill, Ku-ring-gai, Lane Cove, Mosman and North Sydney.


In this role your duties will include but are not limited to:

  • Managing a team of internal auditors
  • Developing and implementing the internal audit plan across five member councils
  • Carrying out internal audits in a professional manner
  • Providing objective feedback and recommendations to Council
  • Facilitating business risk management
  • Participating in each member Council's ‘Process Improvement Programme'


This is a great opportunity to progress your career in a challenging and complex role within Local Government where you will work collaboratively with your team to ensure outcomes are achieved which are in line with relevant legislation and Council's strategic direction.


To be considered for this role you will require tertiary qualifications in accounting, business or information technology and substantial experience in a similar role within Local or State Government. Professional certification as an internal auditor (CIA or CISA) or accountant (CA/CPA) is essential, along with a current Class C driver's licence.

Excellent interpersonal skills, with particular emphasis in the areas of consultation, negotiation and conflict management is also required.


This role will involve working out of the offices of other member councils on occasion and attendance at meetings out of hours.


How to apply:

Applicants are requested to address all Essential Criteria as listed within the Position Description to be eligible for an interview.


Like to know more?  Please contact Jennie Keato – 9424 0706

Closes: 11:45pm, Sunday 26th November 2017


Ku-ring-gai Council is an equal opportunity employer

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