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Senior Auditor

Job Description

Senior Auditor
Location: Tyne and Wear
Contract: Temporary (3 month initial)
Rate: £20-25 per hour umbrella (37hr week)
Start Date: ASAP
*Hybrid Working*

Job Description
Service Care Solutions are currently recruiting on behalf of a Local Authority in Tyne and Wear for a Senior Auditor to join the team on a temporary basis. The postholder will support the Assurance & Risk Manager deliver a modern and effective Internal Audit service that has the skills and experience to be able to provide independent and objective assurance to help support services in achieving aims and objectives and add value through providing consultancy services.

Main Responsibilities

  • Undertake audits and investigations in line with agreed Internal Audit (PSIAS compliant) procedures.
  • Drafting clear and concise terms of reference and agreeing them with Heads of Service and Senior Managers.
  • Drafting clear and concise audit reports taking into account the scope and objectives of the audit.
  • Lead audits where the supervision, direction and training of junior members of staff is required.
  • Review the files and provide feedback to junior members of staff.
  • Represent Internal Audit on project boards, working parties, etc, as and when required.
  • Present audit reports to Heads of Service and Senior Managers.
  • Deputise for Principal Auditors where required.

Candidate Criteria

  • CCAB/IIA Qualified with considerable PQE
  • Experience of working within a Local Authority audit team is highly preferred
  • Experience of undertaking end-to-end audits, reporting findings back to senior managers effectively
  • Great communication skills and ability to work professionally and adapt to any team fit.

If you are interested in the role, or know of anyone who may be, please contact Greg at Service Care Solutions on 01772 208969 or email

Service Care Solutions also offers a £250 referral bonus! So, if you know of anyone who would be perfect for this position and they are placed into work, you will receive £250 for the referral once their probationary period has been completed.