Manager Internal Audit

Melbourne, Victoria, au
Company: The Benevolent Society
Category: Business and Financial Operations Occupations
Published on 2021-07-23 19:16:09

At The Benevolent Society (TBS), we believe in a society where everyone can live their best life. We provide a range of community based support services for children, families, people with a disability and older Australians. We are a non-religious, not for profit organisation at the forefront of societal change for over 200 years.

To meet the changing needs of our business and ensure that our internal processes meet the standards of various government departments and other stakeholders we have created a new position of Manager Internal Audit and Compliance

Your new role:

Reporting to the Executive Director, Financial and Corporate Services and working collaboratively with the Director of Risk and Quality, you will ensure The Benevolent Society has a robust internal audit & compliance management system so we meet all relevant legislative, organisational and sector requirements and standards for service delivery against accreditation guidelines and contractual obligations.

You will:

  • Develop and manage the TBS internal audit and compliance annual program as part of the risk management framework including reporting on audit finding, monitoring and reporting on follow-up action plans individual accountabilities and targeted completion dates.
  • Co-ordinate and work with the outsourced internal auditor to ensure all internal audits are conducted in line with pre agreed timetables and scope so that the organisation is prepared for external accrediting and auditing.
  • Provide coaching to managers and be seen as an objective source of guidance and advice on how to prepare/participate in audits, analyse results and initiate improvement activates.
  • Prepare reports for the Executive Team and the Audit, Finance and Risk Committee on a regular basis regarding the organisation’s internal control environment.
  • Be responsible for driving business excellence and continuous improvement with the business through its internal audit program.
  • Working initially primarily with the corporate Services functions establish the required auditing processes and protocols from a standing start.
  • About you:

    You have 5 to 10 years internal audit experience with a CA/CPA/CIMA qualification perhaps with an external audit grounding in one of the big 4 and you are ready for your next career move. You will have:

  • Experience in standards development/assessment, accreditation and external auditing in the child and family, aged care, mental health or disability sector.
  • Strong knowledge and experience within the internal control environment and policies and procedures, governmental financial statement, record keeping procedures, legal requirements and regulations.
  • Skill in examining and re-engineering operations and procedures and formulating policies.
  • Superior communication skills and report writing and the gravitas to work positively with senior management.
  • Ability to provide technical guidance and training to end users.
  • Comfort operating as a sole contributor with the necessary strength and independence to report on audit findings.
  • Some of our benefits:

  • Salary packaging
  • Long service leave after 5 years
  • Option to purchase additional leave
  • Employee recognition program
  • Some working from home flexibility
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