senior audit advisor in Wellington Central

chris white, randstad
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wellington central
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5 years
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I am pleased to be recruiting for one of my key government partners during an exciting phase of growth and change. My client is large, complex and a key Ministry within the machinery of Government. Having just undergone significant change my client is now looking to recruit for a Senior Audit Advisor to help deliver on the existing audit plan and to bring an innovative approach to help lift the capabilities and effectiveness of the Directorate.

The ideal candidate will be currently operating as a Senior Internal Auditor or someone who is on a path towards Senior. You will have great knowledge and experience within audit, strong commercial acumen and experience and understanding of the public sector and the machinery of government.

These positions are hard to come by and the opportunity it provides to the right person is exciting!

What does the ideal candidate bring to the role?

  • They are technically able and can adapt to a fast pace change environment;
  • A minimum of 5 years experience with either IAA/CA/CPA qualifications;
  • They can provide assurance around decision governance and the effectiveness of the three lines of defence;
  • They are quick to understand the strategic direction of an organisation and ensure the assurance and risk review services they deliver add value to the business;
  • They recognise good practice and actively encourage consistency and continual improvement;
  • Where risk has been identified, independent and objective assurance is designed and provided to the business;
  • They are proactively involved in the business and can provide advice and guidance to assist in creating a robust control environment;
  • They build relationships with key stakeholders across the business and work to ensure good delivery outcomes;
  • They assist in the development and delivery of the Internal Audit Plan for the coming year.
  • They are comfortable preparing and presenting reports to the Lead Team, the Audit and Risk Committee and others as required with a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail.

If you are interested in finding out more about this role and the organisation it is with please don’t hesitate to get in touch with me (Chris White) for a confidential chat on 021 613 656 or

Alternatively, apply now!

At Randstad, we are passionate about providing equal employment opportunities and embracing diversity to the benefit of all. We actively encourage applications from any background.


audit, internal audit, government

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Post Graduate Diploma