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Head of Internal Audit- Public Sector

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Job Summary

  • Dublin
  • Permanent
  • BBBH773000
  • Jan 11, 2021
  • €70k - €90k
Job Description

Exciting new role for an experienced senior Internal Audit professional with a Public Sector body based in Dublin. You will assume responsibility for the internal audit function, leading a small team.

Exciting new role for an experienced senior Internal Audit professional with a Public Sector body based in Dublin. You will assume responsibility for the internal audit function, leading a small team, designing, developing and implementing the internal controls framework.

  • Permanent role
  • Strong work life balance
  • Make a real impact in a meaningful organisation
  • Strong remuneration and pension scheme
  • No inter-county travel

Key responsibilities:

  • Lead the Internal Audit function
  • Support, develop and review the effective oversight on the Internal Systems of Financial Control and Corporate Governance procedures
  • Devising a systematic, disciplined approach to evaluate and improve the effectiveness of risk management, control and governance processes.
  • Co-ordinate the organisation's compliance with the requirements of the Public Spending Code, ensuring relevant training to budget officers and executive management teams
  • develop an evaluation programme for the various stages of the expenditure life cycle
  • development and implementation of a uniformed audit system and processes, ensuring operational and reporting methodologies across all sites.
  • Design audit tests appropriate to the risks identified and analysis results
  • Evaluation of the adequacy and effectiveness of the internal controls
  • Leading the Internal Audit team to ensure adherence Government and financial policies and procedures.
  • Motivating and managing the IA team, whilst ensuring continual upskilling of specific internal audit skills
  • Stakeholder management- present to and advice the Risk and Audit committee on any risks issues or process improvements required
  • Ensure the production of high-quality audits through the organisation

Qualifications & person specifications

  • ACA/ ACCA/ CPA/CIMA qualified Accountant
  • Minimum of 8-10 years post qualification experience
  • Must have strong Internal audit experience with a multinational or public service environment
  • Strong team management experience
  • Ability to lead and develop a team
  • Strong knowledge of internal controls, risk controls framework, corporate governance
  • Strong stakeholder management experience is required

For more information on this Head of Internal Audit job please contact Tracy Nolan at Morgan McKinley on tnolan@morganmckinley.com

Morgan McKinley is acting as an Employment Agency and references to pay rates are indicative.

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Consultant Details

Consultant Details

Tracy Nolan
Tracy Nolan
  • Senior Consultant
  • tnolan@morganmckinley.com