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We’re looking to recruit a Data Analytics Officer to join our team.
We are looking for an individual who is experienced in the world of data science and data analytics.
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    Local authorities find it difficult to empower people and communities to be more self-reliant and less dependent on services
    In recent years local government in Wales has faced significant pressures, dealing with crisis after crisis, but with less resource now available they need communities and people to do more for themselves
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    New chair welcomed to Wales Audit Office
    We’re delighted to welcome Dr Kathryn Chamberlain as Chair of the Wales Audit Office Board.
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    We’ve looking to hire Audit Leads (Accounts) to join our team.
    Are you currently working within a finance team but looking for a new challenge or working within audit but would like the challe
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    Greater urgency needed to deal with the challenges facing flood risk management
    Difficult decisions ahead on managing the risk of flooding in local communities
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    We’ve looking to hire Senior Auditors to join our team.
    We’re hiring! We’re looking for highly motivated people to be part of our energetic and resilient teams. You will be a qualified CCAB accountant with experience either in audit or within an accounting setting. You will be confident in maintaining ownership of your own work and will bring your accounting audit experience through your CCAB accreditation  
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    Social Enterprises need to be better utilised by local authorities to maximise their impact for the people and communities they serve
    Our report focuses on helping councils make the most of Social Enterprises and harness their potential
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    Audit Wales Graduate Trainee Programme is open for applications
    Applications for our graduate trainee programme are now open!
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    WorldSkills Accounting Technician competition
    Three Audit Wales apprentices are taking part!
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    Poverty in Wales data tool published today
    This tool has been produced to help understand the challenges of poverty.
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    Systemic change is needed if Welsh and local government are to meet the scale of the challenge to alleviate poverty
    Poverty has been a long-standing challenge in Wales, but the numbers affected are growing.
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    We continue to create high quality work that makes a difference
    We’ve published our Interim Report
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    £6.5 million of fraud and overpayments identified by National Fraud Initiative in Wales
    The Auditor General’s report, published today, reveals that more than £49.4 million of fraud and overpayments have been found in Wales since the NFI began in 1996.
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    COVID-19 business support in 2020-21
    Following the Auditor General’s audit of the accounts of Welsh Ministers, we have prepared an additional memorandum.
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    Auditor General publishes report on payment to the Welsh Government’s former Permanent Secretary
    Following his qualification on the Welsh Government’s Consolidated Accounts for 2020-21, the Auditor General for Wales has published a report relating to a payment to the Welsh Government’s former Permanent Secretary on termination of her employment in October 2021.
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    Making Equality Impact Assessments more than just a tick box exercise
    Change in culture and mindset required to put issues of equality at the heart of decision-making