Financial Auditor

Job title: Financial Auditor
Discipline: Accounting & Finance
Location: Sydney
Contract: Contract
Salary: 59
Duration: 6 months
Contact: Guy Poirier
Call: Guy
Reference: 10984

Financial Auditor | $59 per hour inc super | 6 mth contract

  • $59 per hour incl super
  • 6 month contract
  • Homebush location with WFH options

About the Company
This NSW government agency is a major service provider who strives to deliver a more consistent and efficient experience within government. This government agency has a group of internal divisions focused on achieving universally beneficial outcomes for their customers by utilising specialised reporting and insights to drive improvements within the department. Various locations are available including regional NSW. This is also a great opportunity to experience other places in New South Wales that you may not normally travel too.


About the Role
Support the optimal financial functioning of the State’s disaster expenditure funding by performing financial assurance and auditing of natural disaster expenditure incurred by state government agencies and local councils. This role is critical in providing assurance on the eligibility of NSW Government agency’s reimbursement claims against the State’s Disaster Relief Account and the State’s claim to the Commonwealth.

Key Responsibilities

  • Conduct external audit of public sector entities financial statements alone or as part of a team
  • Plan and conduct audit testing, identifying the most efficient methods of obtaining assurance required 
  • Evaluate misstatements and conclude whether balances and disclosures are materially correct 
  • Identify, assess, and document issues and recommend solutions 
  • Establish excellent working relationships with client staff of all levels 
  • Discuss issues with client management and obtain agreement on solutions 
  • Ensure complete and accurate documentation is maintained of audit work conducted


About you

  • 2 years’ experience in External Audit 
  • Big 4 Experience desirable  
  • Sound knowledge of accounting and auditing standards required – preferably Australian standards 
  • Available for immediate start 
  • Good Communication both verbal and written 

Please apply if you are interested. Please note, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. If you have any question, please contact guy@ashdownpeople.com.au or call 0406620562