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Assurance Officer

Northumberland County Council
£29,174 - £32,798
Closing date
5 Jun 2022

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Corporate Services, Administration, Communications, Finance, IT
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Full time
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We are looking for a forward thinking and enthusiastic officer for a 12 month fixed term position to join our Internal Audit team delivering excellent audit services to the County Council, its group entities and a small number of external clients.  

 You will be part of the Internal Audit and Risk Management Service which operates very effectively and is valued throughout the organisation whilst aiming to continually improve. We are searching for a confident and focused individual who will bring enthusiasm to the role, making a real difference to the Council and its services.    

You will perform and assist in performing high quality audits to a range of customers, in accordance with the Strategic Audit Plan, under the direction of the Group Assurance Manager or Senior Auditor and prepare clear and concise audit reports at the conclusion of each audit assignment.  If you have an analytical mind and are practical and solution focused, then this role could be for you. 

Please refer to the job description and person specification here for full details, however if you feel you have the necessary skills and would like an informal discussion about this post, please contact Kevin McDonald, Acting Head of Internal Audit & Risk Management on 07966 325215. 

Applications on either full or part time basis would be considered, as would applications for a secondment opportunity with relevant line manager approval. For guidance on completing your application and for information about our Equality and Diversity principles, please click here.  

We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer. We operate a guaranteed interview scheme for disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria. If you wish to notify us of your eligibility for this scheme please email with your name and the job title you have applied for and one of the recruitment team will ensure this is factored in the shortlisting process and kept anonymous. If you have a disability and would prefer to apply in a different format or would like us to make reasonable adjustments to enable you to attend an interview please also let the team know. 

In line with the County Council’s Recruitment & Selection Policy, please note that we are unable to accept CV’s. Any information provided on CV’s will not be considered for short-listing purposes. 
Although we advertise on North East Jobs, your application process will be directed to our Taleo system. Please note that all communication regarding your application for this post will be sent to the email address that you have registered with Taleo, including your invite to interview if you are short-listed. Please check your email after the closing date for notification from ‘’ as you will not be notified by any other means. 

To apply please click the Apply Now link below.


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