Senior Advisor, Internal Assurance
New Zealand Qualifications Authority
Wellington, NZ
3d ago

Senior Advisor, Internal Assurance

Whakatairangatia ngā kete o te mātauranga ki te ao mārama! E te tai whakarunga, e te tai whakararo nau piki mai, nau kake mai ki te Mana Tohu Mātauranga o Aotearoa.

May the baskets of knowledge (education) be brought into the world of light. We welcome one and all to join us at the New Zealand Qualifications Authority.

About the role

NZQA is looking for a Senior Advisor, Internal Assurance to join a high performing and valued Internal Assurance team that delivers a diverse range of audit and assurance services.

This is an opportunity to gain diverse exposure and accelerate your learning with the team that also provides Internal Assurance services to the Tertiary Education Commission as part of a shared services agreement.

You will contribute to the development of the internal assurance plan and take ownership for the end to end delivery of audit engagements.

You will also work closely with senior management to build organisation awareness, understanding and maturity of what good controls look like and support the business to develop and implement self-assurance approaches.

  • Join a growing team
  • Gain diverse experience across both NZQA and TEC
  • Stakeholder management focus
  • Skills and experience

    This opportunity would be ideal either for an experienced internal auditor who would like to further strengthen their skills and experience in internal assurance across the public sector, or an opportunity for the next step up in your internal assurance career.

    The ideal candidate will have :

  • Proven experience in internal assurance
  • A strong understanding of current risk-based audit methodologies
  • An inquisitive nature you seek to understand how things work, why they work as they do and how they might work better
  • Well-developed analytical and problem-solving skills, to enable complex issues to be understood to ensure effective assurance advice is provided
  • Excellent relationship management skills
  • Demonstrated professional ethics and integrity
  • A focus on client service
  • First-class written and oral communication skills
  • We can offer a competitive salary, a flexible and supportive working environment, and development opportunities to enhance your skills and experience.

    About us

    NZQA is a te reo Māori learning organisation and is committed to equity and lifelong learning. We welcome candidates from diverse backgrounds that will enrich our understanding of the education system.

    We prioritise the importance of understanding tikanga in building a culturally responsive workplace. NZQA is dedicated to providing a welcoming environment to Māori and Pacific staff and has active Māori and Pacific staff networks which contribute to NZQA's strategic action plans - Te Kōkiritanga and Takiala Pasifika.

    What we can offer :

  • A supportive team / whanau environment
  • A role with lots of variety
  • Development and career progression opportunities
  • To find out more click here NZQA Staff Benefits
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