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Manager Internal Audit & Compliance

At The Benevolent Society (TBS), we believe in a society where everyone can live their best life. We provide a range of community based support services for children, families, people with a disability and older Australians. We are a non-religious, not for profit organisation at the forefront of societal change for over 200 years.

To meet the changing needs of our business and ensure that our internal processes meet the standards of various government departments and other stakeholders we have created a new position of Manager Internal Audit and Compliance

Your new role:

Reporting to the Executive Director, Financial and Corporate Services with a dotted line to the CEO, you will ensure The Benevolent Society has a robust internal audit & compliance management system so we meet  all relevant legislative, organisational and sector requirements and standards for service delivery against accreditation guidelines and contractual obligations.

You will:

  • Develop and manage the TBS internal audit and compliance annual program as part of the risk management framework including reporting on audit finding, monitoring and reporting on follow-up action plans individual accountabilities and targeted completion dates.
  • Co-ordinate and work with the outsourced internal auditor to ensure all internal audits are conducted in line with pre agreed timetables and scope so that the organisation is prepared for external accrediting and auditing.
  • Provide coaching to managers and be seen as an objective source of guidance and advice on how to prepare/participate in audits, analyse results and initiate improvement activates.
  • Report to the Executive Team and the Audit, Finance and Risk Committee on a regular basis regarding the organisation’s internal control environment.
  • Be responsible for driving business excellence and continuous improvement with the business through its internal audit program.

About you:

As a highly experienced finance professional (10+ years) with a CA/CPA/CIMA qualification you will have:

  • Significant experience in standards development/assessment, accreditation and external auditing in the child and family, aged care, mental health or disability sector.
  • Strong knowledge and experience within the internal control environment and policies and procedures, governmental financial statement, record keeping procedures, laws and regulations.
  • Skill in examining and re-engineering operations and procedures and formulating policies.
  • Superior communication skills and report writing.
  • Ability to provide technical guidance and training to end users.

Some of our benefits:

  • Salary packaging
  • Long service leave after 5 years
  • Option to purchase additional leave
  • Employee recognition program
  • Some working from home flexibility

Interested? Apply online today!

Contact Charlie Shea Charlie.Shea@benevolent.org.au for any questions about the role.

Position Description

We welcome diversity in all its forms; applications from underrepresented communities are strongly encouraged. We value relationships with our local Aboriginal community and welcome applications from its members.

We see ability not disability, if you identify as a person with a different ability please get in contact.

Successful candidates will be required to clear probity checks including National Criminal History Record Check and Working with Children Check or similar (where relevant to the role).