Senior Auditor

Melbourne, VIC, AU, 3000





About CitiPower and Powercor:


CitiPower and Powercor Australia are electricity distributors and supply power to more than one million Victorians. We own and manage the technology - poles, wires, meters and distributed technologies such as storage - that deliver electricity to homes and businesses within Melbourne’s CBD, its suburbs and across central and western Victoria.


About the Role:


The Audit Services team have an exciting opportunity available for a Senior Auditor to join this fast paced, highly skilled and hands-on team. 

This highly strategic and analytical role is critical in leading and executing internal audits, advisory projects, and audit reports, whilst ensuring the constant improvement of audit control and business efficiency.

Working in a team of experts in this field, you will have strong audit technical experience, and have the ability to project manage and deliver internal audits consistently on time and in budget. Being proactive, driven, highly technically competent, and using high levels of problem-solving, you will complete internal audits cost effectively, strategically and thoroughly.

This busy role has a high focus on stakeholder management and communication, through partnering with internal and external customers, and various relevant bodies.  Using your ‘can-do’ attitude, approachable and personable disposition, you will strive to ensure customer satisfaction and effective audit outcomes are met.


Key duties and responsibilities:


  • Lead and participate in the planning and execution of internal audits (across operational, financial, IT, project governance, fraud investigation, risk and controls, compliance audits)
  • Execute Audit projects in accordance with Audit Plans
  • Develop practical and value-added recommendations in the preparation of clear, concise and timely audit reports
  • Promote cost effective audit services by bringing innovation and improvement to audit processes
  • Proactively take a lead in liaising with management, external auditors and co-sourcing parties to eliminate duplication of audit effort across the business
  • Deliver internal audits on time, budget and exceed expectations.
  • Provide expertise in internal control and business process improvement to the organisation and advise on the development of new processes and procedures
  • Conduct high quality audits and provide timely value-added feedback to management
  • Liaise with clients on an ongoing basis to enhance business knowledge and ensure risks are identified.
  • Maintain knowledge, skills and disciplines necessary to carry out audit responsibilities and maintain professional accreditation
  • Foster and support team spirit and co-operation through open and honest communication and sharing of ideas
  • Provide coaching and leadership for other members of the audit team regardless of role.
  • Develop self by seeking challenging developmental opportunities, willingly accepting new responsibilities, and displaying confidence in own knowledge, skills and ability
  • Demonstrate accountability by taking responsibility for actions, outcomes and deliverables, displaying commitment to work, and handling issues with minimal guidance.



Required skills and experience: 


  • Tertiary qualification - Business/Commerce.
  • Accounting Qualifications – CA or CPA.
  • IT Audit experience desirable.
  • Strong internal audit technical experience (across operational, financial, IT, project governance, fraud investigation, risk and controls, compliance).
  • Experience in data analysis (e.g. Tableau and/or ACL) .
  • Ability to project manage and deliver internal audits on time, budget and exceed expectations.
  • Develop a detailed knowledge of the Group’s businesses, systems, structure, policies and procedures and internal controls environment.
  • Ability to think strategically, taking a whole of business approach to decision making, analysis and problem solving.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Excellent analytical and proven problem-solving capabilities.
  • Strong communication/interpersonal skills to interact effectively with management and employees.
  • Ability to actively build and maintain relationships working effectively alongside all levels of the business.
  • Use of Microsoft Office package with emphasis on Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Visio.
  • Excellent time management and organisational skills to ensure deadlines are met particularly when faced with competing priorities.
  • SAP experience.
  • Ability to travel locally, interstate and overseas.
  • Experience in leading internal audit projects
  • Experience in electricity industry desirable but not essential. 




Your career with CitiPower and Powercor:


When you join our business, your work-life balance and career development are high priorities. We place emphasis on your development through diverse training programs, leadership courses and internal opportunities. 


Some of our benefits:

  • Exposure to industry leading practices within a strong and stable company
  • A great incentives package including an annual performance bonus, health and fitness subsidy, salary packaging options and much more….
  • A supportive team culture



If you possess the required skills and experience and you are looking for a fantastic career opportunity please submit your application by COB Wednesday, 16th of June, 2021.








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