Senior Auditor



Do you want to join a progressive and supportive audit environment with clear career advancement pathways?

Would you like to contribute to improving the effectiveness and efficiency of the Victorian Government?

Do you want your peak season efforts to be rewarded and achieve a work/life balance?

We value people with integrity and a focus on quality outcomes and are now recruiting to fill multiple vacancies for Senior Auditors.

If this sounds like you, don't miss this exciting opportunity to work in a high-performance culture in the heart of Melbourne!
Job Details
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Department: Vic Auditor-General Office
Work Type: Ongoing - full time or part time
Job Function: Accounting
Classification: VPSG4
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/FA411X5
Closing Date: 21-Oct-2019
Salary Range: $85,279 - $96,759
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: PD - 4.1 Senior Auditor - FA.DOCX (Word, 103KB)


Contact: Thomas Brosz
03 8601 1638

Position Details

What we do

The Auditor-General is an independent officer of the Victorian Parliament, supported by around 190 staff, to provide assurance to Parliament and the Victorian community about how effectively public sector agencies are providing services and using public money. We achieve this through an annual program of financial and performance audits of state and local government public sector entities.

What you'll do

You'll coordinate and assist in the conduct and delivery of assigned financial audits and/or Parliamentary reports, ensuring the work is delivered on time and within budget. You'll also presents audit findings, evidence, conclusions and recommendations to internal and external stakeholders.

You may also periodically be assigned as a team leader on engagements with lower risk profiles.

Pease visit our careers page to view the position description for full details.

Who you are

Successful candidates will be able to demonstrate:

  • Three or more years of external auditing experience
  • A sound understanding of auditing standards and guidelines, audit methodology and processes
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to convey complex technical concepts in plain English
  • A history of using initiative and sound judgment while managing technical concepts
  • An adaptive and professional approach when creating and maintaining effective relationships with colleagues and stakeholders
  • Success in actively motivating and assisting junior team members using a coaching and mentoring approach

Please note that weekday travel around Victoria may be required.

Qualification requirements

  • Tertiary qualifications in Finance, Accounting, or STEM
  • Full professional membership with CPA Australia, CAANZ or the IPA

Why join us?

Our independent audit role offers broad access to our 550 clients, providing you the opportunity to contribute to improving public sector operations impacting the daily lives of over six million Victorians.

You will work in a dynamic environment and experience a diverse range of industries across every government sector.

You can also enjoy flexible working arrangements including;

  • Flex-time
  • Part-time
  • Working from home arrangements
  • Variable start/finish times

We value diversity and are working towards becoming a fully accessible workplace. If you have special needs, we encourage you to request reasonable adjustments to enable success in the recruitment process and/or the workplace.

Our architecturally designed office offers you one of the best locations for careers in the CBD and features:

  • Generous natural lighting and fantastic city views
  • Warm, inviting fit-out
  • World-class technology
  • Easy access to public transport hubs
  • Proximity to diverse retail outlets, dining options and lifestyle attractions

How to apply

Click the “Apply Now” button to submit a resume and brief cover letter (1-2 pages).

We're not about red tape, so a separate response to selection criteria isn't needed.

Merit based appointment process

Candidates assessed as suitable to fill audit vacancies are offered positions in the order their applications are ranked holistically using our Merit List ranking process.

Candidates who don't secure a role but are suitable to fill vacancies will be offered an enrolment on a Merit List for consideration to fill the role at a later date* without needing to reapply.

* Within 12 months of enrolment


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