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Risk and Audit Manager

WA - Treasury, Department of

Perth, Western Australia, Australia

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Job Posted: 12/09/2017

Job Category:

Accounting / Audit, Risk & Forensic

Job description:
Department of Treasury
Risk and Audit Manager
Level 7, $115,725 - $124,033 pa, PSGOGA plus superannuation

One (1) full-time 6 month fixed term position available, with the possibility of extension and/or permanency.

 If you’re interested in the big picture for Western Australia and where it’s going, Treasury is the place to be!

About Us

The Department of Treasury (Treasury) seeks to achieve value for money outcomes for the people of Western Australia through our inspired people, expert analysis and independent advice.

Treasury provides high quality economic and financial management and advice to Government. This includes advice and analysis in relation to the State Budget, economic and revenue forecasting, revenue policy, infrastructure and utilities policy and planning, management of the public ledger, and financial arrangements with the Commonwealth

About the Role

The Risk and Audit Manager is responsible for:

  • Planning, managing, co-ordinating and undertaking the Department''s internal audit activity to provide independent and comprehensive audits to the Under Treasurer and the Finance, Risk and Audit Committee.
  • Managing the Department''s Risk Management framework and function, including the Business Continuity Framework, to ensure that it adds value to the Department in accordance with current legislation.

In this role you will also be required to undertake the following activities: 

  • Management of the Internal Audit function, including the conduct of internal audits, engagement and management of external consultants/contractors;
  • Coordinate the Finance, Risk and Audit Committee Secretarial Function Management of the Risk Management framework, including business continuity;
  • Management of the Policy Management Framework;
  • Conduct and/or manage investigations; and
  • Other activities as directed by the Under Treasurer.

This process may be used to fill future similar permanent or fixed-term positions that may arise.

Who are we looking for?

We are looking for self starters who are solution focussed and who can align with our values of innovative thinking, committed people and working together – as well as demonstrate Treasury’s capabilities of:

  • Shapes and Manages Strategy
  • Achieves Results
  • Builds Productive Relationships
  • Displays Personal Drive and Integrity
  • Communicates and Influences Effectively

Treasury supports and values diversity and aims to build a workforce that is representative of the community we live in. We strongly encourage people from diverse backgrounds to apply.

Why Apply?


  • Gain personal and professional development, and apply your existing technical skills whilst working with a team of highly skilled, qualified people


  • Contribute to shaping and influencing Government decisions, by actively contributing to the State’s economy, budget and community


  • Perform challenging and interesting work and deal with a wide range of issues and agencies from across the sector


  • Opportunity to access and influence senior people within both within Treasury and across the sector.

How to Apply

Apply online ( for this vacancy by clicking on the "Apply for Vacancy" button. This will take you through a number of questions and steps. Remember to click the "Submit" button at the end of your application.

To apply, you will need to:

  • Refer to the Applicant Information Pack and Role Statement for more information
  • Attach a comprehensive CV (in Word or PDF format) and a brief covering letter (no more than 2 pages) outlining your competitiveness in relation to the following Essential Role Specific Requirement (all other requirements will be assessed later in the process):
    • Substantial experience and knowledge related to the provision of internal audit and risk management services to state government, including:
      • Experience in the planning and delivery of risk based audit plans that are aligned with the organisation''s strategic direction and executive requirements.
      • Knowledge of modern Internal Audit concepts, techniques and the Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing issued by the Institute of Internal Auditors.
      • Experience in the delivery of risk management services in accordance with relevant standards.
      • Knowledge of the Financial Management Act 2006, Regulations and Treasurer''s Instructions and other relevant legislation, government regulations and policies.
      • Ability to undertake confidential investigations on issues as directed.

Please ensure you have plenty of time to submit your application to allow for unanticipated problems, as late and proforma applications will not be accepted. If you are having problems lodging your application online, please contact or (08) 6551 2403.

It is anticipated that interviews will be held in the week commencing 9 October 2017.

For further information:

For further information about this position, please contact Michael Eaton, Director, Corporate Strategy and Performance on (08) 6551 2419 (not to be contacted for assistance with lodging your application).

Closing date: Tuesday, 26 September 2017 at 9.00 pm (WST)

ATTACHMENTS: - 00022099 risk and audit manager.pdf
- applicant information pack.pdf
- treasury_capability_and_leadership_framework.pdf

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WORK TYPE:  Fixed Term - Full Time
CLOSING DATE: 2017-09-26 9:00 PM