Senior Auditor 65k-75k

Job description

My client a semi state body are looking for a qualified accountant with a background in Audit to join their team.

This role is mainly based around the stragetic planning and audit structure and implementation for the years ahead.

This is initially a 6 month contract position.

Salary is 65k-75k pro rata.

Key areas of responsibility:

  • Assist in the compilation of the annual audit plan in conjunction with the Director of Audit
  • Plan, assign and manage the audits/verification visits and coordination of the follow up arising from same
  • Review, edit and approve the routine reports arising from the above visits, prior to issue to confirm the accuracy of same and to ensure consistency
  • Monitor budgets/programme of activities
  • Review the accounting systems and related internal controls
  • Liaise with the Director of Audit in relation to any significant issues and manage the on-going development of appropriate reporting and data collection systems
  • Co-ordinate the follow up procedures
  • Manage and review the overall audit/verification schedules to ensure they are regularly updated in a timely manner
  • Prepare monthly reports outlining the status of the reports against the audit plan as well as exception reporting detailing the outstanding issues
  • Prepare regular summary reports for presentation to the respective Directorate team meetings
  • Review the implementation of the policies and procedures
  • Provide guidance on maintaining satisfactory accounting systems and best practice in relation to financial management and control
  • Manage the on-going reporting to the Board
  • Team management, performance/staff management and development


Ideally you will be an audit manager who has managed an audit team previous.

Qualified Accountant who is seeking a step up.

This role will work closely with the director.

Please apply to or call Aoife in Sigmar Recruitment on 01 474 4691 for more information.

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