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Trainee ICT Auditor

  • Employer: Sefton Metropolitan Borough Council
  • Reference: CR/24/282707
  • Published: Fri 31/05/2024, 14:53 PM
  • Closing on: Fri 14/06/2024, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week
  • Salary: Grade G (20-25) £30,296 - £33,945 (pay award pending)
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Magdalen House, Merseyside

Are you ready to start your career in the ICT Audit sector?

Our Internal Audit team has responsibility for making a valuable contribution in providing assurance on risk, governance, and control systems to Sefton Council We are delighted to be able to strengthen our team with a Trainee ICT Auditor role.

We are looking to recruit an outstanding individual to join our Internal Audit team in this role.  The Trainee ICT Auditor vacancy offers the right person a fabulous opportunity to develop a wide range of professional skills, knowledge, and competencies in an ever-changing business critical function.

The successful candidate will have great written and verbal communication skills, a strong interest in ICT and be an inquisitive, analytical, and innovative thinker who can provide practical solutions to our clients.  They will also need to be self-motivated and have an eye for detail.  In addition, a high degree of ethical integrity and personal resilience is required in what will be a challenging and rewarding role.

The appointee will undertake professional ICT audit training with career graded progression through the pay scale dependent on examination success and performance in the role. Post-progression, you will have acquired the skills, knowledge, and experience to lead individual IT audits and. You will also support and train less experienced colleagues.

Key Duties and Responsibilities include:

  • To assist with undertaking audits of departmental operations and management arrangements across a range of Council services, as identified in the approved Annual Audit Plan with a focus on ICT risks.
  • Testing and evaluating controls within systems under the guidance from the Principal Auditor to assess whether they are adequate, or if modifications / improvements to processes are required.
  • Basic financial analysis and review.
  • Liaison with clients / customers, other local authority audit teams and the Council’s external auditors.
  • Provision of a complete, efficient, and effective support service to the Internal Audit team.
  • Support and input into corporate initiatives as directed by the Audit Manager / Principal Auditors.
  • Teamwork and excellent client / customer relations.
  • Support and input into corporate initiatives as directed by the Audit Manager / Principal Auditors.
  • Teamwork and excellent client / customer relations.

What will you need

Pre-progression you will hold a degree (BA or BSc Honours) and have the ability and commitment to complete the CISA qualification.

Post-progression you will be CISA qualified and hold current membership of ISACA (Information Systems Audit and Control Association) and have substantial relevant IT Audit experience.

Location: Bootle, Merseyside – Hybrid working

Job type: Full time, permanent

Benefits: Agile and flexible working arrangements, training package, generous annual leave, flexi-leave, and pension scheme.

 

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact David Eden (Chief Internal Auditor) by email david.eden@sefton.gov.uk or Jon Boden (Audit Manager) jon.boden@sefton.gov.uk.

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  • Person Specification
  • Job Description
  • Employer: Sefton Metropolitan Borough Council
  • Reference: CR/24/282707
  • Published: Fri 31/05/2024, 14:53 PM
  • Closing on: Fri 14/06/2024, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week
  • Salary: Grade G (20-25) £30,296 - £33,945 (pay award pending)
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Magdalen House, Merseyside

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