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Council Offices Kirkwall Orkney, KW15 1NY
£31,776 - £38,017 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
35 hours per week


Legal and Governance

Trainee Internal Auditor

35 hours per week
£31,776 - £34,331 / £34,732 - £38,017
£17.41 - £18.81 / £19.03 - £20.83 per hour
The above amounts include Distant Islands Allowance

Orkney provides a beautiful setting in which to live and work and a wonderful opportunity to combine a fulfilling and challenging career with the best that the islands can offer in terms of lifestyle. Our vibrant and forward-thinking community is regularly voted the happiest and the best place to live in Scotland. Our quality of life is second to none, with a rising population, excellent local services, and a multitude of opportunities and facilities to cater for whatever your interests outside of work may be.

Orkney Islands Council is looking for an enthusiastic and committed Trainee Internal Auditor.

You will gain practical experience of audit techniques, processes and procedures and develop a skill set based on theory and practice to enable career progression. You will work towards passing Chartered Institute of Internal Auditors (CIIA) professional examinations with progression through a career graded post over a 4-year period.
You will support the performance of the Internal Audit Team through a culture of teamwork and flexibility, contributing to the overall success of the team and the Council.

Crucial to the role will be your excellent written and oral communication skills and your ability to present complex issues in a way that is easily understandable. Being self-motivated and able to work under pressure, and your time management skills will be of significant benefit in this role.

You should be able to travel efficiently and effectively between work locations within Orkney to meet the operational requirements of the Service.

You must be educated to Degree level in any discipline and should have good ICT skills.
This post is subject to a Standard Police Act Disclosure Check.

For an informal discussion, please contact Andrew Paterson, Chief Internal Auditor, on 01856 873535 or 

Closing Date: Sunday 21 April 2024

Please note that interview and relocation expenses will be paid for this post, in accordance with Council Policy.

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