Job details

Salary - Grade
GBP £52,059 to £54,135 52059 - PO5
Contract Type
Contracted Hours
Full Time - 36 hours per week
DBS Required
Finance & Corporate Resources
Audit & Anti Fraud
Closing date

Hackney is one of Britain’s most exciting and fastest-changing boroughs. We have changed the reputation, not just of the Council, but of Hackney itself. The Internal Audit Team is at the forefront of protecting the Council and its hard-won reputation for good governance and effective internal control. We are looking for a self-motivated and effective team player with strong analytical skills and an ability to interpret complex information. The ideal applicant will have excellent communications skills (verbal and written) and the credibility and confidence to influence Chief Officers and ensure that recommendations arising from audits are agreed and implemented.

Under the leadership of the Internal Audit Manager, you will contribute to the overall effectiveness of the service by undertaking complex audit engagements across all Council activities. As a senior member of the team you will be committed to further improving the Council’s internal control environment and play a vital role in delivering the Internal Audit service.

You will work closely with other highly skilled professionals and internal partners and have a sound knowledge of the Public Sector Internal Audit Standards and other relevant legislation and guidance. 

You must have a relevant qualification combined with substantial experience in carrying out internal audit work in the public sector. An enhanced DBS check is required.

If you want to work in a place where you can represent our values so we achieve the best for our residents, please click on the apply button below.

The recruitment process is anonymous. Therefore, we do not accept supporting statements or CVs.

When applying, there will be a number of questions relating to the post on the application form. It is essential that you complete the application questions, responding to each using examples of your skills, knowledge and experience. 

We will not accept applications where Artificial Intelligence (AI) has been used to assist with completing the competency questions or any part of the application form.

This application process replaces a supporting statement.

Closing date for applications: 10 December 2023 (22:39 pm)

Assessment / Interviews: to be confirmed

We are also working towards our vision, which is to be a place for everyone; where residents and staff can be proud; a place that celebrates diversity and where everyone can feel valued, included and involved. In order to achieve this, we look for people who are: Proud; Ambitious; Pioneering; Open; Proactive and Inclusive.

Hackney Council works to eradicate discrimination on the basis of race, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, pregnancy and maternity, age and marital status. We also recognise that people can be disadvantaged by their social and economic circumstances, so we will also work to eliminate discrimination and disadvantage caused by social class. We also welcome those interested in flexible working. We particularly welcome applications from disabled people, as this group is currently under represented in our workforce.

The Council has a dedicated employment support service (Hackney Works), which offers Hackney residents guidance in relation to applying for jobs. If you are thinking about applying for a job, please contact the Hackney Works team to find out what support is available: