• Senior Auditor Health
    £42,729 - £49,600 (pay band 4)
    Salary on appointment is at the minimum of the range

About this job


Are you passionate about making a difference and ensuring public services are run properly for the people of Wales? 

If so, we are looking to recruit senior auditors to join our Performance Audit Group in Audit Wales.  We currently have a permanent, full-time role and a fixed term, full time role available within our Health performance audit team.

These roles will provide the successful candidates with the opportunity to work on a range of performance audit projects within the NHS, and to also undertake performance audit work in other parts of the Welsh public sector, working with colleagues in other Audit Wales performance audit teams (covering local and central government and investigative studies).

In addition to delivering a varied programme of performance audit work, if you hold a relevant accountancy qualification, we may look to deploy you into our accounts based audit work, giving you opportunity to work across different audits and in different teams as part of your wider growth and personal development.

Being GREAT is at the heart of everything we do. We are looking for someone who has a passion for making a difference to the public sector through sound judgment, and excellent analytical and communication skills. 

 Who are Audit Wales?

Audit Wales is the independent public sector audit body within Wales. We hold a unique position within the Welsh public sector, where our role is to:

  • Assure the people of Wales that public money is being managed well through our annual audit of public sector accounts.
  • Explain how public money is being used and how it meets people’s needs through our Value for Money studies.
  • Inspire and empower those with whom we work to continuously improve by sharing initiatives and best practice.

Working for us

Audit Wales is a dynamic and friendly place to work, with an incredibly supportive culture. We’re passionate about working with the Welsh public sector and making a difference to local communities.

We’re Flexible – We work Smarter; providing choices of how, when and where individuals and teams deliver their work – we trust you in making the right choice to deliver the task in hand while supporting you in your individual circumstances, be those caring responsibilities or managing disabilities.

We’ve got Excellent Terms - We genuinely care about our people and about providing an environment that encourages a positive work-life balance through our 35-hour working week, and our 33 days annual leave per annum (exclusive of public bank holidays), you can also purchase, sell, and put leave in the ‘bank’ to enable extended holidays.

We invest in our People - We’re advocates for personal and professional development and invest in our people to fulfil their career aspirations to be the best they can be. We offer a generous training package which is complimented by a blended approach of structured and unstructured learning.  Our successful mentoring and coaching scheme to our LinkedIn Learning licenses give staff the opportunity to learn at times and in ways that suit them.

We have Excellent Benefits - Alongside our generous salary package, we offer all employees opportunity to enter the Civil Service Pension Scheme which is considered to be one of the best employer contribution rates.  Our staff benefits also include a cycle to work scheme, shopping discounts and the option to obtain a vehicle through our beneficial lease scheme among many more.

We’re Proud to be Accredited - We are a proud Working Families and Change 100 employer and have achieved Living Wage accreditation.

We are growing a diverse workforce that is representative of the communities we work in and the skills, experiences, and perspectives they offer and welcome applications from people from all backgrounds. We are also a member of the Disability Confident Scheme and guarantee to interview all disabled candidates who meet the essential criteria for the role.

What it’s like to work in Audit Services

As a senior auditor in the Health performance team, you will support the delivery of a range of performance work across Wales, driving forward the efficiency and effectiveness of service delivery. We are looking for candidates who have a good understanding of the Welsh public sector, particularly in relation to the NHS and its partners. They must also possess excellent analytical and communication skills together with experience of evaluating service performance and an appreciation of what good governance and accountability arrangements in the public sector look like.

Further information on the main responsibilities and the skills and experience required for the role can be found in the job description. For an informal discussion on the role please contact Darren Griffiths on 02920 320591.

To apply please visit our website and provide the following:
• An up-to-date CV
• Covering letter setting out why you are suitable for the role (word limit: 1,000 words)

Closing date for applications is midnight on 3 May 2023.

Assessments will take place on 22 May 2023.

When applying online please remember to press the continue button following submission of your application – once you have done this you will receive an acknowledgement to confirm your application has been submitted. If you do not receive an acknowledgement, please contact our Human Resources Team immediately on 02920 320500 or via HRandPayroll@audit.wales

Closing Date

  • 04/05/2023
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