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Senior Audit Officer

Senior Audit Officer

  • 502150
  • Governance
  • We have 2x fixed term opportunities through to 30 June 2026 with potential for the role to become ongoing
  • Willing to consider candidates across all NSW locations.  Preference will be given to candidates based regionally, with a focus on Queanbeyan, Armidale, Dubbo and Coffs Harbour.
  • Competitive Remuneration package on offer starting at $116,211 + Super, Leave Loading, Flex Leave, ogoing development and so much more! 
  • Hybrid work environment available – work from the office and from home


Diversity and inclusion are core values of the Department of Regional NSW. We encourage applications from people with a range of backgrounds, experiences and perspectives. This includes differences in culture, gender, sexual orientation, language and disability status or other attributes. The Department of Regional NSW is a workplace where everyone is able to contribute and participate to their full potential, and we are proud to have a team that reflects the richness and complexity of the regional NSW communities we serve.


The Department of Regional NSW Legal and Governance team are looking for 2x Senior Audit Officers to deliver the Regional NSW Internal Audit programme by providing critical advice and assurance across the business to manage the effectiveness of control environments.  


What makes this role so great?

The Department of Regional NSW is incredibly diverse and covers the state of NSW. As a Senior Audit Officer your role will be varied and will include:

  • Conducting internal audits within the required timeframes
  • Meeting professional and quality standards
  • Applying appropriate data analytical and modelling tools and techniques in the evaluation and assessment of risks and controls.
  • Providing support to the business areas in control and process improvement identifying actions to mitigate risks
  • Providing direction and guidance on better practice audit and assurance techniques

For more information on the role and its duties, responsibilities and challenges you can download the Role Description.


What do you need to be successful?

To be successful as a Senior Audit Officer, you will ideally have:

  • Proven experience (2 years) experience in a similar audit role as well as an understanding of working in the Public Sector Environment
  • Knowledge of Risk Management would be an advantage but is not essential
  • A strong ability to develop and maintain working relationships with internal and external stakeholders, as well as analyse, review, and update complex information and data
  • To be adept at working in an environment of competing operational priorities, diverse business processes and dispersed locations

We are passionate about what we do, and if you share the same vision and drive, we want to work with you!

Have we got you interested? Simply submit your resume and a cover letter outlining why this is the job for you. We will then get back in touch after the closing date with the next steps.

Closing Date:  Thursday 2 February 2023 at 11:55pm. 

Want more information?
Just contact Judy Huynh on 0456 985 061 or via judy.huynh@regional.nsw.gov.au.


A talent pool will be created from this recruitment action for ongoing and temporary roles of the same standard that may become available for filling over the next eighteen months. Successful applicants may be required to undergo a police check, health assessment and other assessments as required prior to appointment.

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