Audit Senior

Brisbane CBD location contemporary spaces designed for collaboration, Flexibility in work arrangements, Total remuneration from $106 382 to $114 419 (incl. leave loading and super).


  • Investing in systems and capabilities
  • Designed workspaces for collaboration and innovation
  • Flexibility in working arrangements

About the role

As an Audit Senior (PO4), you are a member of an audit team, and at times, will lead a team. You work on a range of audits across a diverse portfolio with clients throughout Queensland.

In this role you:

  • deliver effective and valued audit and assurance engagements
  • understand your clients and build good working relationships
  • support audit engagement leaders in scoping and delivering the audit work program, contribute to resourcing and budgeting and identify significant audit matters
  • take a lead role in project management and day to day running of lower to medium risk audits
  • take a lead role in supervising, directing and reviewing your teams work
  • coach and mentor your team to build capability
  • contribute to organisational improvement initiatives

Travel throughout Queensland is required as part of the role, sometimes at short notice.

The total remuneration* includes leave loading and 12.75% superannuation to your choice of superannuation fund when you make a 5% employee contribution.

Some of our benefits

  • Investment in your professional and personal development
  • Regular performance feedback and development planning
  • Flexibility in work hours and working arrangements
  • Innovative workspaces and supporting technologies designed for collaboration
  • Contemporary CBD work location close to public transport, parking, City Botanic Gardens, exercise facilities and a range of eateries and coffee places
  • Active social club

About you

To be successful in this role, you:

  • can identify and manage audit, assurance and accounting issues appropriately, utilising well-developed evaluation and analytical skills
  • are committed to delivering quality, responsive and engaging client services
  • have sound auditing, assurance and accounting knowledge, demonstrating professional scepticism and sound judgement
  • have integrity and professionalism and are aligned with our values
  • have strong relationship management skills
  • are confident to present to stakeholders and have clear written communication
  • have advanced knowledge of financial accounting IT systems for evaluating controls and assessing risks
  • hold a tertiary qualification in a relevant discipline (highly regarded) and membership of CPA Australia or Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand, or similar (mandatory)

You have demonstrated experience in contributing to an audit work program to a high quality, on time and on budget. You seek improvement opportunities. You are an effective mentor and coach, aligned with our values, and share our vision for better public services.

About us

The Queensland Audit Office is the independent auditor of the Queensland public sector. We conduct financial and performance audits across a range of sector-based portfolios. The Auditor-Generals role is to provide the parliament and the community with independent assurance about the efficiency, economy and effectiveness of the public sector and the reliability of financial reporting by the public sector.

We strive to use our unique position and mandate to achieve QAOs vision better public services for Queenslanders.

12/11/2019 $0 Brisbane 1 Accounting
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