Staffordshire County Council


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Salary: £38,553- £42,614 per annum
12 Aug 2022
14 Aug 2022
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Job title: Auditor

Location: You will have an office base in Stafford, Staffordshire but we are currently hybrid working

Salary:  £38,553- £42,614 per annum

Contract type: 37 Hours per week | Full time | Permanent

About the role

We have an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated individual to join our Internal Audit Service at an Auditor level.

The Service provides a comprehensive range of internal audit services on behalf of the Council and our external clients. You will work within a pool of staff led by an Audit Manager and will be responsible primarily for carrying out a range of systems based audits across the Council as well as grant verification work and project support work within agreed timescales and to quality standards.

We are looking for an individual who is attuned to the challenges of emerging risks, technologies and innovation and at the same time have the ability to assist in safeguarding processes and assets as management pursues new methods of creating and delivering value across Staffordshire County Council’s business operations. 

This role also assists in both counter-fraud and special investigations work.

What you’ll bring

The requirements for this post mean you will:

  • Be CCAB qualification (preferably CIPFA), or CMIIA qualified;
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills are essential with the ability to convey detailed information to individuals at all levels of the organisation;
  • Be able to demonstrate sound knowledge of the principles of internal audit and modern internal audit techniques;
  • An eye for detail and a strong attention to accuracy;
  • Need to possess a thorough and logical approach and be comfortable working on your own initiative to meet critical deadlines;
  • Proven relevant experience in a previous audit environment, providing impactful assurance and advisory services; and
  • Be able to anticipate risks and issues that could affect the organisation’s ability to reach its goals.

Our benefits

We recognise that it is our employees that are central to everything we do. We aim to create a supportive working environment where employees can achieve their full potential and achieve a healthy work-life balance.

In addition to your salary, as a member of staff, you will have access to a range of benefits including:

  • An excellent local government pension scheme
  • Generous holiday entitlement from 24 up to 33 days (plus 2 extra statutory days and bank holidays) depending on job role and length of service
  • The option to buy up to an additional 2 weeks annual leave
  • A range of flexible working options, depending on your job role, which includes agile working, flexible retirement
  • Family Friendly Policies - maternity, adoption, paternity and parental leave
  • Vivup benefits platform – gives you access to lots of retail, lifestyle savings and offers all in a handy app on your phone
  • Volunteering Scheme Training and development opportunities, including coaching and mentoring Access to health and wellbeing support (including Occupational Health, Physiotherapy and Counselling Services)
  • Eye care vouchers
  • Car lease scheme / cycle & car loan scheme / employee car share scheme
  • Bus and rail travel discounts

How do I apply?

Just click on the ‘Apply’ button below. If you experience any technical issues accessing or completing the application form please contact

Closing Date: 14th August 2022
Interview Date: Week commencing 22nd August 2022

For more information about the role please contact: Sue Bluck at

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Our recruitment process

As an Authority we are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Staffordshire County Council is an equal opportunities organisation and Disability Confident employer. We encourage applications from all background and communities

As part of our commitment as a Disability Confident employer, we offer a guaranteed interview to anyone with a disability whose application meets the minimum criteria for the post.

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