• Senior Auditor - Financial
    £48,893- £56,611 (pay band 4)
    Salary on appointment is at the minimum of the range

About this job


About the role

We are looking to recruit permanent Senior Auditors to join our Audit Services team with vacancies currently available in our North, South and West Wales regions.

Are you currently working within a finance team but looking for a new opportunity or working within audit but would like the challenge of a new sector?

Yes? then our Senior Auditor role may be what you are looking for.

What are we looking for?

You will be:

A qualified CCAB accountant with experience either in audit or within an accounting setting. 

A committed team player, keen to improve the outcomes of the citizens of Wales.

Confident in maintaining ownership of your own work and will bring your accounting audit experience and knowledge through your CCAB accreditation.

Highly motivated and keen to be part of our energetic and resilient teams.

Living our GREAT behaviours is at the heart of everything we do, we are looking for someone who has a passion for making a difference to the public sector through your sound judgment, analytical. and excellent communication skills. 

Who is Audit Wales?

Audit Wales is the independent public sector audit body within Wales. We hold a unique position within the Welsh public sector, where our role is to:

  • Assure the people of Wales that public money is being managed well through our annual audit of public sector accounts.
  • Explain how public money is being used and how it meets people’s needs through our Value for Money studies.
  • Inspire and empower those with whom we work to continuously improve by sharing initiatives and best practice.

 Working for us

Audit Wales is a dynamic and friendly place to work, with an incredibly supportive culture. We’re passionate about working with the Welsh public sector and making a difference to local communities.

We’re Flexible – We work Smarter; providing choices of how, when and where individuals and teams deliver their work – we trust you in making the right choice to deliver the task in hand while supporting you in your individual circumstances, be that caring responsibilities or managing disabilities.

We’ve got Excellent Terms - We genuinely care about our people and about providing an environment that encourages a positive work-life balance through our 35-hour working week, and our 33 days annual leave per annum (exclusive of public bank holidays), you can also purchase, sell, and put leave in the ‘bank’ to enable extended holidays.

We invest in our People - We’re advocates for personal and professional development and invest in our people to fulfil their career aspirations to be the best they can be. We offer a generous training package which is complimented by a blended approach of structured and unstructured learning.  Our successful mentoring and coaching scheme to our LinkedIn Learning licenses give staff the opportunity to learn at times and in ways that suit them.

We have Excellent Benefits - Alongside our generous salary package, we offer all employees opportunity to enter the Civil Service Pension Scheme which is considered to be one of the best employer contribution rates.  Our staff benefits also include a cycle to work scheme, shopping discounts and the option to obtain a vehicle through our beneficial lease scheme among many more.

We’re Proud to be Accredited – Our excellent family friendly benefits and culture mean we are a proud Top Ten Working Families employer and have achieved Living Wage accreditation.

We are growing a diverse workforce that is representative of the communities we work in and the skills, experiences, and perspectives they offer and welcome applications from people from all backgrounds. We are also a member of the Disability Confident Scheme and guarantee to interview all disabled candidates who meet the essential criteria for the role.

What it’s like to work in the Financial Audit  team. Financial Audit is responsible for the certification of the public sector accounts in Wales. Your role will see you join one of our audit clusters where you will be given audit and accounting experience across a variety of sectors to include the Welsh Government, Local Government, NHS, the Police plus more.

Find out more

You can find out more about the responsibilities, skills and experience required for the role in the job description. For an informal discussion about this exciting opportunity, please contact Richard Harries on 02920 320640 (richard.harries@audit.wales) or Mike Jones on 02920 320649 mike.jones@audit.wales).

Closing date for applications is midnight on Tuesday 23rd April 2024. Please note, there will be a two-stage selection process for this position.

We will undertake an initial sift against the essential criteria required of the role from your application, successful applicants will then be invited to attend an interview and assessment either in person or via Microsoft Teams, week commencing 29th April or 6th May.

When applying online please remember to press the continue button following submission of your application – once you have done this you will receive an acknowledgement to confirm your application has been submitted. If you do not receive an acknowledgement, please contact our Human Resources Team immediately on 02920 320500 or via HRandPayroll@audit.wales

Please note, we are not able to sponsor work visas.

Closing Date

  • 23/04/2024
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