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Audit Officer (Schools)

Department of Education and Training
$88,955 - $100,930

Job Description

An exciting opportunity has presented itself for a highly skilled and self-motivated individual to join the Compliance and Operational (Schools) Unit on an ongoing basis.

The roles and responsibilities of the Audit Officer are:

  • undertaking internal audits (school-based) either as part of the Internal Audit Plan (IA Plan) or in response to ad hoc requests (end-to-end internal audit process)
  • assisting in the agreed upon procedures program
  • assisting in the development of a risk based internal audit rolling plan and program
  • in consultation with the Integrity Branch, the role will also provide advice to schools on minimising the risk of fraud
  • willingness to extensive travel across the State of Victoria from time to time as part of delivering the IA Plan
  • assisting in preparing reports and briefings for ARC, the Executive Board and statutory authorities or other stakeholders as required
  • assisting with audit and risk-related business/process improvement initiatives and contributing to the provision of advice and assurance support to management on matters of governance, compliance, controls and risk management
  • working closely with business areas within the Department responsible for financial and operational activities, other auditors and VAGO financial auditors
  • building strong relationships with business areas and acting as a trusted advisor.

This role may also be required to undertake other tasks such as assisting in the audit follow-up process, maintenance of audit tools and assisting with Integrity and Assurance Division activities as required.

For more details regarding this position please see attached position description. Please address the key selection criteria in your application.

Department of Education and Training is committed to diversity. The Department places considerable effort and resources into responding to the needs of staff with a disability. People from disadvantaged groups are encouraged to apply for this position. If you require assistance, with the recruitment process, have accessibility or adjustment requirements, please communicate with the contact person listed on this job advertisement or contact the People Division via email:

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Applications close midnight 27 September 2021