Interim Internal Audit and Anti-Fraud Auditor

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Interim Internal Audit and Anti-Fraud Auditor
Woolwich
Interim Position

Greenwich RQ610521

Posted: 20th June 2022 15:19
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  • Pay Rate:

    £25.22 per hour PAYE

  • Hours per Week:

    35, Monday – Friday, normal working hours

  • This assignment is for 5 months until further notice

  • Woolwich,

    SE18 6HQ

What's involved with this role:

Interim Internal Audit and Anti-Fraud Auditor

Reference no: Greenwich RQ610521

Standard DBS required for this role

An Internal Anti-Fraud Auditor is required to conduct investigations into fraud corporately across the department, including housing benefit, employee related fraud, housing tenancy, right to buy, student loans and any other fraud perpetrated against the client.

Key responsibilities:

  • Plan and undertake in-depth management audits that ensure optimum use of available resources, producing audit briefs, audit programme, systems documentation, in accordance with the Audit plan.
  • Plan and undertake investigations, including those of a complex and confidential or sensitive nature, into both internal and external fraud perpetrated against the client.
  • Undertake audit testing, evaluation of controls and draft audit reports for the review of the Audit & Anti-Fraud Manager and/or the Head of Audit & Anti-Fraud using all available audit techniques, including computer assisted for the purposes of undertaking audit reviews.
  • Perform the duties of an “external assessor” in assessing schools within the borough against the Financial Management Standard in Schools (FMSiS) programme, reviewing the evidence provided by schools, auditing, liaising and formally notifying the school, the client, and the Department of Children, Families and Skills of the outcome of the external assessment.
  • Co-ordinate the client consultation process on audit reports, determining recommendations and finalising reports with the client, other relevant officers, or Members as appropriate.
  • Assist and contribute to the service planning and monitoring of the Service to produce and the measurement of performance against the annual Audit and Anti-Fraud Plan.
  • Work, simultaneously on a varied audit and / or investigation caseload prioritising own workloads across a range of corporate functions, systems or directorate-based services as allocated.
  • Applying judgement and sensitivity during audit reviews and investigations maintaining the confidentiality of cases being always investigated.
  • Interviewing staff or persons suspected of fraud or irregularity, obtaining witness statements, collating evidence, and preparing case files for referral to the Legal Department or Police for prosecution actions.
  • Co-ordinate and undertake joint working on investigations and audit projects where appropriate with service managers, finance colleagues, external auditors and representatives from other statutory authorities and investigative bodies, such as the DWP, Police, Home Office and HM Revenues and Customs.
  • Participate in the development and maintenance of the Audit and Anti-Fraud library, identifying reliable sources of information and assisting colleagues in the search for relevant data.
  • Produce detailed reports on investigations and audits with findings and evidence and recommendations for action.

 

“Role Requirements” – to give yourself the maximum chance of success please try and ensure your CV addresses the following essential criteria:

Experience/Knowledge:

  • Practical experience of planning and undertaking investigations within a Local Authority or other Government Agency including those of a complex and confidential or sensitive nature, into both internal and external fraud.
  • A Relevant qualification from an organisation such as the (Professionalism in Security) qualification of ACFO (Accredited Counter Fraud Officer) or similar.

Skills/Technical skills:

  • Ability to work, simultaneously on a varied investigation caseload prioritising own workload across a range of corporate functions, systems, or directorate-based services as allocated.
  • Ability to apply judgement and sensitivity during investigations maintaining the confidentiality of cases being always investigated.
  • Ability to prepare reports on all cases investigated to support the Borough’s statutory returns and performance indicators.
  • Ability to be self-motivated to a high degree and work as part of a team.
  • Ability to co-ordinate and undertake joint working on investigations where appropriate with service managers, council colleagues and representatives from other statutory authorities and investigative bodies, such as the DWP, Police, Home Office, and HM Revenues and Customs.
  • Ability, where required, to effectively explain both orally and in writing, the results of investigations to departments, the Police and other agencies and presenting evidence at disciplinary hearings, tribunals, Courts, or any other forum related to investigation work
  • Ability to maintain records and statistics of all investigation work, including utilising any electronic databases or case management systems.

 

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Please quote the Job Title & Vacancy Reference No. in your application, or we will be unable to match your CV to the role being applied for.

Other “Essential Requirements” – Please check to ensure that your CV addresses the following items:

  1. Our clients are generally seeking applicants who are reasonably local, so on that basis we would ideally like you to supply us with your address (or at least your post code) and a telephone number so that we can reach you during working hours.
  2. Your recent UK working experience going back at least 5 years, or full employment history if you have been working for fewer years than this.
  3. Your availability to work either immediately, or at short notice.
  4. Unless the DBS requirement stated above is for a Basic Disclosure, your DBS must be either through us or be accompanied by a subscription to the DBS updating service.
  5. Please refer to the Role Requirements section above - your CV must address the requirements listed.

 

Other preferable/desirable details to include on your CV, if applicable:

  1. Any local authority/public sector experience
  2. Any relevant qualifications held or being studied for.

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Interim Internal Audit and Anti-Fraud Auditor
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