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        Senior Auditor

        Job number JC-SA-CG


        £58,550-£67,200 per annum


        Central Government





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        The National Audit Office (NAO) supports parliament to hold government to account and to improve public services. To focus on driving long-term sustainable improvement in public service delivery and work with government and their stakeholders to deliver better performance. In a nutshell, they help the nation spend wisely.


        As the NAO continues to provide crucial accountability for UK Taxpayers, they are looking to recruit talented, high-performing individuals to their Senior Auditor role to lead and deliver some of their key audit engagements.

        The role offers a great opportunity for newly qualified and experienced Chartered Accountants who are looking to develop their skills and make an impact through their work. Applicants should have strong working knowledge of financial audit procedures, with an interest in public sector audit. Those with experience of auditing companies and charities are also encouraged to apply.

        Allen Lane are continuing to work with National Audit Office for a series of Senior Auditor roles which will make a real difference in delivering high-quality audit work to help improve essential public services. These roles are the perfect opportunity for anyone looking to expand on or gain public sector audit experience, opening doors for future progression in the public sector. The range of organisations you will support with the NAO is unparalleled, providing a diverse set of challenges and opportunities to unique to this role.

        As the National Audit Office (NAO) is the UK’s independent public spending watchdog, they supporting parliament in holding government to account, they pride themselves on improving public services through high-quality audits and thus you will be joining a high performance team with a great working culture.


        The key responsibilities include:

        • Demonstrating a strong commitment to deliver NAO’s strategic objectives.
        • Having excellent communication and people skills with the ability to maintain strong stakeholder relationships.
        • Using technical knowledge and the ability to manage tasks and projects to deliver high-quality work across the financial audit practice.
        • Contributing to the development of financial audit, and supporting improvements in audit methodology and software.
        • Working in accordance with the NAO’s values and culture whilst championing diversity and inclusion.


        This is a fantastic chance to be able to join a vibrant and public-service driven organisation with the opportunity to work across all of government. Senior Auditor’s work on the most complex engagements to deliver a portfolio which leads to the certification of clients’ annual reports and accounts. They deliver high-quality and cutting-edge audit work to international audit standards, and drive value for money studies and investigations.


        Full details on the role (Role Description, Candidate Specification, NAO Culture and Benefits) can be seen in the candidate information pack, please reach out to Jack Cox at Lane to be sent this on or 07921 336629. You must have the right to work in the UK to apply for this role – the NAO are not able to provide sponsorship. Under the Civil Service Nationality Rules Guidance 2023, only nationals from the United Kingdon, the Republic of Ireland or the Commonwealth are eligible for employment in the Civil Service.

        The NAO offer hybrid working (3 days per week in the office, either London or Newcastle) and a host of benefits including 35 days annual leave and the civil service pension (27.9%).


        If you’re interested to see additional finance roles within central government, view our latest jobs.

        Recruiting for this role:

        Jack Cox

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