Principal Auditor
University of Sydney
Sydney, Australia
18d ago
  • Be valued for your exceptional knowledge and experience in conducting audits and reviews
  • Full-time continuing role located at our Camperdown campus
  • Remuneration package of $138,497 p.a. which includes leave loading and up to 17% superannuation
  • About the opportunity

    Open to University of Sydney employees only

    We currently have an opportunity for a talented individual to promote and deliver internal audit services across the University.

    The ideal candidate will already have significant audit experience working within a complex organisation and be confident establishing effective control systems and processes.

    About you

    The University values courage and creativity; openness and engagement; inclusion and diversity and respect and integrity.

    As such, we see the importance of recruiting talent aligned to these values and are looking for a Principal Auditor who can demonstrate :

  • extensive previous experience conducting audits and reviews
  • high level ability to analyse the adequacy of internal controls
  • excellent communication and report writing skills
  • completion of an appropriate tertiary qualification
  • ability to work in a complex and challenging environment
  • About us

  • Internal Audit provides an independent service that adds value and improves the operations of the University through the following services to the University : audits and reviews of University systems and processes;
  • investigations of allegations of corrupt conduct and maladministration and maintenance of the University’s endurance portfolio.

    Since our inception 160 years ago, the University of Sydney has led to improve the world around us. We believe in education for all and that effective leadership makes lives better.

    These same values are reflected in our approach to diversity and inclusion, and underpin our long-term strategy for growth.

    We’re Australia's first university and have an outstanding global reputation for academic and research excellence. Across our campuses, we employ over 7600 academic and non-

    academic staff who support over 60,000 students.

    We are undergoing significant transformative change which brings opportunity for innovation, progressive thinking, breaking with convention, challenging the status quo and improving the world around us.

    Intending applicants are welcome to seek further information about the position from Sarojni Lata on 02 8627 6475 or

    For recruitment-related enquiries, or if you require reasonable adjustment or support filling out this application, please contact Tooba Fida on 02 8627 6454 or

    Please refer to the candidate information pack for further details. Job Reference No. 1255 / 0618C

  • The University of Sydney is committed to diversity and social inclusion. Applications from people of culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds;
  • equity target groups including women, people with disabilities, people who identify as LGBTIQ and people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent are encouraged.

    The University reserves the right not to proceed with any appointment.

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