Audit job

Job description

My client based in the public sector is looking for an Audit specialist for a long term contract position - Remote - Cork based

Reporting to the Audit and Risk Manager you will be

  • Evaluating the accounting systems of funded organisations, with a particular emphasis on ensuring a transparent audit trail between expenditure returns submitted and financial records maintained
  • Assessing the eligibility and classification of all monies spent by beneficiaries to ensure they comply with the terms and conditions attached to the relevant funds
  • Monitoring actual expenditure incurred by funded beneficiaries against agreed budgets and highlighting any significant variances
  • Assessing systems of internal control
  • Developing and utilising risk management tools, particularly in the context of audit planning, fieldwork methodologies and reporting
  • Conducting and/or assisting with risk audits in instances where specific problems affecting funding are suspected or identified
  • Preparing comprehensive management letters and reports which incorporate findings, conclusions and recommendations in a timely manner
  • Establishing and maintaining collaborative working relationships with colleagues and external stakeholders
  • Providing assistance with the induction/training of new staff

The ideal candidate:

  • Recognised accounting qualification.
  • Extensive auditing experience
  • Experience of working independently and as part of a team
  • Proficient in MS packages e.g. Word, Excel, Outlook, SharePoint, etc.
  • Evidence of producing high quality reports and written materials
  • Strong financial management experience and knowledge.

To apply for this role please contact Maria Sheehy on 021 4847131 or email

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