Contract Auditor

  • Other Services
  • 3 months ago
  • Republic of Ireland
  • Number of vacancies Multiple opening

Job Description

Organisation: Office of the Comptroller and Auditor General

Role: Auditor

Contract Duration: 5 months

Start date: IMMEDIATE START

Job Description:

  • Assist the Senior Auditor in effectively delivering audits and/or reporting topics in compliance with the OCAG requirements (standards and budgets)
  • Planning, executing and reporting financial and other audit/reporting work to OCAG standards in a timely manner. 
  • Developing (or assisting in developing) audit/examination approaches as required
  • Where appropriate, undertaking supervision, review and/or other activities
  • Maintaining and updating professional knowledge by identification of own training and development needs, updating skills and attending relevant training courses as agreed with manager
  • Responsibility for client relationships (level of responsibility appropriate to client category)
  • Providing written material which is clear and concise and addresses the relevant issues
  • Exercising appropriate judgement in providing conclusions and meaningful recommendations

Essential Experience

Qualifications/Experience

  • Member of an accountancy body recognised in Ireland
  • A minimum of one-year post qualification experience
  • Good oral and written communication skills are essential and able to communicate effectively and in a professional manner when dealing with clients
  • Written communication skills are required for drafting reports on the audit and management letters

Desirable Requirements

  • Technical ability: A good understanding of technical auditing and accounting issues as well as auditing experience within the past five years
  • Public Sector Accounting/Auditing: experience of auditing and/or accounting in the public sector
  • Specific Competencies: evidence of good analytical and decision-making skills and an ability to deliver results in auditing/account environments
  • IT Skills: good IT skills are essential with particular experience of working in an electronic audit working papers environment

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