Trainee Auditor

  • Full time
  • 2 weeks ago
  • Republic of Ireland
  • Salary Euro 30-40k / Yearly

Job Description

TheComptroller and Auditor General (C&AG) is currently recruiting forthe role of Trainee Auditor. 

C&AG audit almost 300 centralgovernment and State bodies to ensure that public funds are properly accountedfor. These core government activities cover a broad range of areas and impacton citizens lives such as tax collection, social supports and programmes,education expenditure, health services, regulators and financing bodies. Auditsare conducted in accordance with professional standards

The Role:

  • Working as part of audit teams which carry out the audits of annual financial statements of public bodies such as government departments/offices and State-sponsored, health and educational bodies
  • Reviewing the internal control systems in place in these audited bodies
  • Participating in project audits of significant programmes or areas of expenditure
  • Participating in performance measurement reviews in the Office’s Reporting Directorate
  • Participating in inspections of other publicly funded organisations.

In return you will receive:

  • Starting salary of €34,303
  • Funding and study leave for professional accountancy exams
  • Flexible working hours
  • Excellent career development including opportunities for promotion once qualified
  • A structured learning and development environmnet to develop key skills and competencies.

Working for the Office will give you theopportunity to:

  • Become a professional accountant (or continue your development if already qualified)
  • Engage with a wide range of stakeholders, including public bodies and other audit institutions
  • Learn and develop skills for a career in audit, accountancy and the public service.

Full details on the role includingdetails on the essential requirements are outlined in the Candidate InformationBooklet which can be found at

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