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Principal Auditor

Job Reference: 00001725
Date Posted: 06 October 2017
Employer: South West Audit Partnership Ltd
Location: Trowbridge, Wiltshire
Salary: £29,323 to £32,486
Sector: Accounting; Administration
Job Type: Permanent
Closing Date: 30 October 2017

Job Description

The South West Audit Partnership (SWAP) is a highly successful and respected provider of internal audit services to a growing number of local authorities, other public sector bodies and private sector clients.

We put ICT at the heart of our services and are leaders in the use of audit management software and data analytics to optimise performance, efficiency and added value to our partners.

About the role

An excellent opportunity has arisen for a highly motivated and proficient person to join our high performing and professional team based in Trowbridge, situated in very attractive and popular area of countryside, whilst being close to Bath and Bristol.

This is an opportunity for you to work at the cutting edge of internal audit practice in an exciting and challenging environment and could prove to be an excellent stepping-stone for your career.

You will report to the Assistant Director responsible for the Wiltshire Council Team but also have the opportunity to work alongside other SWAP colleagues from other partner sites.

About you

An enthusiastic professional with strong analytical and influencing skills. The ability to effectively engage and influence in a constructive manner is essential, as is your professional competence and expertise.

You will be ambitious and innovative in contributing to the further growth and success of SWAP , possessing excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work and communicate with senior management from a wide range of disciplines and levels.

You will be a qualified internal auditor (CMIIA, CIA) or qualified/part qualified CCAB Accountant, together with demonstrable and extensive internal audit experience.

You will be required to undertake some travel, so you should have a valid driving licence and access to a vehicle.

The Benefits

In return we will offer you a completive salary and access to the Local Government Pension Scheme (for further details please visit

You will be able to take advantage of the Company’s excellent flexi scheme and approach to flexible working arrangements, which include the ability to work from home'.

You will be entitled to a generous annual allowance starting at 26 days, which will increase after 5 year’s continuous service to 32 days, along with the option to purchase additional leave.

You will have the ability to join the CSSC Scheme ( giving you access to sport and leisure opportunities, including hundreds of local and national offers. You will be able to enjoy discounted family days out, dining and gym membership.

Additional information and how to apply

For further information on SWAP please see our website by clicking APPLY NOW or contact Chris Gunn, Company Secretary on 01935 848541 or Ian Withers, Assistant Director on 07720 312 463.

To obtain an application pack see our website by clicking APPLY NOW.

Job Ref: PRINAUD04

Closing Date: 9am Monday 30th October

Interview Date: Thursday 2nd November