- Sydney CBD location
- Competitive remuneration package ($74,638 - $94,854), negotiable based on experience
- Flexible working arrangements
The Audit Office of New South Wales is currently seeking Information System Auditors to join the team starting mid to end of January 2020. You will be joining a highly engaged and well-regarded team of specialists to undertake audit assignments either individually or as part of a team to deliver high quality financial audits.
We are looking for someone who has:
- one to four years of experience in IT Audit or a related field
- sound understanding of auditing and risk management principles
- proficient verbal and written English skills
- high personal integrity and professionalism
- excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work within a team environment
- advanced Microsoft Excel skills, experience in data analytic and SAP systems are preferred but not essential.
- tertiary qualification in an appropriate business discipline
- proficient understanding and knowledge of relevant legislation, professional standards, auditing concepts and techniques
- Australian permanent resident or citizen or New Zealand citizen
While it is not an essential requirement that candidates have full membership of CPA Australia, Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand or the Institute of Public Accountants, it would be viewed favourably.
We have on offer a highly competitive package which includes excellent opportunities for career progression, a 35 hour working week and flexible working arrangements such as compressed working weeks, part time hours, and reduced hours is also available.
Who are we
The Audit Office of New South Wales is recognised as a centre of excellence within the professional services sector. We conduct independent audits for the Auditor-General across a diverse client base in industry sectors including health, education, transport, local government, superannuation and energy. Reporting directly to parliament, we help parliament hold government accountable for its use of public resources. We have strong values around pride in purpose, being curious and open-minded, valuing people, contagious integrity and courage even when its uncomfortable.
Applications close midnight Sunday 17th November 2019.
For your application to be considered, you must answer below 2 targeted questions and apply through our website at audit.nsw.gov.au/careers
In your cover letter, please answer the following questions in no more than 300 words per question:
1) Australian auditing standards describe some risks which arise from the use of IT. For one of these risks, explain briefly how this risk can lead to a material misstatement in the financial statements and describe a typical control which can mitigate the risk, including how you would test the operating effectiveness of that control.
2) Describe the relationship of IT general controls, automated controls and IT dependent manual controls in financial statement audit.
The application and selection process will include a range of assessment techniques to assist in determining your suitability for the role.
The Audit Office of New South Wales values diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We welcome and encourage applications from people of all ages and genders, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, culturally and linguistically diverse groups and those with a disability.'