Internal Control and Compliance Officer
Yarra City Council
4d ago

A fantastic opportunity exists for a highly motivated and outcome focused Control and Compliance Officer to join the Finance branch at Yarra City Council.

This newly created role will be a key component and driver of an aggressive continuous improvement and best practice agenda across the Finance branch, ideally suited to candidates with a strong background in internal financial audit, controls and compliance.

Aside from your knowledge and experience in the development of key financial policies and procedures, coupled with your ability to enhance Council's internal financial control framework, it will be your ability to develop key working relationships with a range of stakeholders that will be highly valued and set you apart.

In order to be successful in this role you will need :

  • Strong knowledge and demonstrated practical experience in financial internal / performance audit principles, procedures and techniques.
  • Understanding the role of internal audit frameworks in large organisations.
  • A thorough knowledge of financial management principles required to recognise and evaluate the materiality and significance of deviations from good financial, business and governance practices.
  • Highly effective skills in managing time, setting priorities and planning and organising your work to achieve specific and set objectives in the most efficient way possible, despite conflicting pressures.
  • Highly effective interpersonal skills, incorporating effective communication verbally and in writing, liaison, problem solving, influencing and facilitation skills.
  • Capacity to seek and gain co-operation from internal and external stakeholders to achieve position objectives and outcomes.
  • Yarra city council is a progressive and dynamic Organisation. We pride ourselves on our diverse and inclusive culture, aiming to make a positive difference in people’s lives and continually improve service to the community.

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