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Short-term or fixed-term external audit roles

Audit New Zealand carries out annual audits of public entities on behalf of the Auditor-General. We’re looking for CA (or equivalent) qualified people with external audit experience who are committed to delivering the highest quality audit services to a range of clients.

Although most of our staff work full time or on a permanent part-time basis, we’re also hiring CA- qualified people with external audit experience who wish to work for us on a more flexible basis. This could include short-term assignments (for example, four to six weeks) or fixed periods (for example, during term time only).

In these roles, you’ll still get the variety and challenge of working with different entities, Audit Managers, Audit Directors, and other specialist staff. You’ll also be able to take part in our professional development activities.

For more information, please contact our recruitment advisor, Sandy Hoggarth, on 04 917 1500 or recruitment@auditnz.parliament.nz.

To apply, please go through to jobs.govt.nz (you'll find the position descriptions there, too). Make sure you tell us your preferred location, your availability and preferred work pattern.

We have offices in: Auckland, Tauranga, Hamilton, Palmerston North, Wellington, Christchurch, and Dunedin.

Senior Auditor or Assistant Audit Manager roles

Audit New Zealand carries out annual audits of public entities on behalf of the Auditor-General. We’re looking for CA (or equivalent) qualified people with external audit experience who are committed to delivering the highest quality audit services to a range of clients.

As a Senior Auditor we would expect you to have at least three years’ financial auditing experience, and close to completing your qualification, while as an Assistant Manager you would generally have at least two years’ experience after achieving your qualification. In both positions you lead our audit teams on a variety of audits across both the for profit and the public benefit sectors. As an Assistant Manager you would work with our larger and more complex clients and have a greater leadership role in the local office.

In both roles, you’ll be working with:

  • a variety (size and sectors) of public entities completing most audits at their premises;
  • our Audit Managers, Audit Directors, and other specialist staff; and
  • colleagues who are well-trained and passionate about what they do.

If you join us, either permanently or fixed term (full or part-time), you’ll get the variety and challenge of working with different entities and opportunities to travel. You’ll find that we invest heavily in your professional development and that we offer optional leadership development activities for you to consider.  You can count on us to help enhance your talents and skills and to foster your professional growth.

For more information, please contact our recruitment advisor, Sandy Hoggarth, on +644 917 1500 or recruitment@auditnz.parliament.nz.

To apply, please click on your preferred location to go through to jobs.govt.nz (you'll find the position descriptions there, too).

Dunedin | Christchurch | Wellington | Palmerston North | Hamilton | TaurangaAuckland

Applications close Friday 3 June 2022.

Apply now, as this advert may close early if we find what we are looking for.

Due to a recent border exemption, we can now receive overseas applications from qualified external auditors. We welcome applications from people who meet the criteria. Read more about the exemption and application criteria on the Immigration New Zealand website.

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National Audit Workforce Resourcing Co-ordinator (part time role)

Audit New Zealand employs more than 200 people to carry out annual audits of about 500 public entities on behalf of the Auditor-General. We’re looking for a person who will ensure that our resource planning and management system is kept up to date. This system is used to allocate our auditors to audit engagements, and it is key to ensuring that Audit New Zealand continues carrying out quality audits efficiently and delivers quality service to our clients.

In this role, you’ll work closely with our National Audit Workforce Resourcing Manager and with specialist software systems. Ideally, you’ll have had experience working with similar systems in other organisations like ours. If you don’t, but are tech savvy, we will train you up.

To be successful, you’ll need to be highly organised, with a strong process orientation, and have excellent attention to detail. You’ll need to be a quick learner with a continuous improvement mindset and focused on learning from situations and making changes to improve systems and processes. You’ll also need to have great interpersonal skills.

This is a part time role, working 20 to 24 hours each week – a good work-life balance.

For more information, please contact our recruitment advisor, Sandy Hoggarth, on 04 917 1500 or recruitment@auditnz.parliament.nz.

You must apply online through jobs.govt.nz (you'll find the application form and position description there, too).

Applications close Sunday 12 June 2022.

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People matter | Our independence is critical | We act with integrity and courage | We’re here to make a difference

Audit Manager, Christchurch

Audit New Zealand is the leading provider of audit and assurance services to the public sector. We’re committed to delivering the highest quality service to our public sector clients.

Do you have a proven track record in external auditing? Are you looking for the next move in your career? We’re seeking applications from experienced Chartered Accountant-qualified (or equivalent professional qualification) Audit Managers and people ready for the next step up.

We’ll give you responsibilities and the opportunity to build strong relationships with your own portfolio of clients and with your colleagues throughout the country and at the Office of the Auditor-General. You’ll also have opportunities to lead and influence the way that Audit New Zealand operates.

As Audit Manager, you’ll:

  • manage a dedicated portfolio of clients, working closely with Chief Financial Officers and their teams, as well as people in other specialist roles and governance roles;
  • work closely with Audit Directors and people from our in-house specialist teams;
  • support all members of your audit teams;
  • mentor staff, helping them develop into well-rounded professionals; and
  • take a leadership role in the Christchurch office.

When you join us, you’ll get the variety and challenge of working with a range of clients. We will also invest heavily in your professional development and offer leadership development opportunities. You can count on us to help develop your talents and skills and foster your professional growth.

We welcome applications from people who wish to work full time or on a permanent part-time basis.

You must apply online through jobs.govt.nz (you'll find the application form and position description there, too).
For more information, please contact Sandy Hoggarth on 04 917 1500 or recruitment@auditnz.parliament.nz

Applications close Wednesday 8 June 2022.

What we stand for
People matter | Our independence is critical | We act with integrity and courage | We’re here to make a difference

Page last updated: 26 May 2022