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Internal Auditor


yourtown is a trusted provider of services for young people, with a focus on mental health and wellbeing, long-term unemployment, prevention of youth suicide, child protection, as well as support for those experiencing domestic and family violence.

yourtown is a charitable organisation, funded primarily by the community, that powers a range of services to help children and young people realise they have the ability to tackle whatever life throws at them.

Realise your potential at yourtown.

your opportunity

The Internal Auditor plays a key role in continuous improvement across all areas of our diverse not-for profit business. You will have the opportunity to work with and understand our unique business areas from our programs and client service delivery to our fundraising and art unions. You will be facilitating, coordinating, and delivering internal audits, investigations, and continuous control monitoring. Based at our Milton Head Office and functionality reporting within the Office of the CEO, you will lead our enterprise-wide internal audit program and report to the executive leadership team and board of directors.

As the Internal Auditor, your role will include undertaking internal audits relating to a variety of business and technical areas across yourtown. You will develop and deliver an annual schedule of internal audits through consultation with our stakeholders, including our executive team and organisational directors. To effectively mitigate risk, you will co-design with a range of stakeholders, and will report and present on assurance activity, audit findings and themes. In addition to this, you will lead targeted controls assurance and monitoring activities.

what we are looking for

At yourtown, we believe in doing things well and taking pride in our work. This role offers a unique opportunity to engage with our corporate operations, art union and client-facing services. With only one management level separating you and the CEO, you’ll enjoy a close connection to our senior leadership, providing an opportunity to exert influence throughout the organisation to improve the lives of children and young people across Australia.

As the Internal Auditor, you’ll lead 4 to 6 strategic internal audits each year, covering a range of interesting and value-adding audit topics such as safeguarding, grants and donations, demand and change management, and holistic reviews of our client-facing services.

At yourtown, we’re constantly learning and growing, and we believe in reaching for great and striving to do our best. The right candidate for this role will:

  • Present relevant tertiary qualifications and a proven track record in internal auditing using both qualitative and quantitative techniques. An acknowledged auditing qualification would be a valuable addition.
  • Demonstrate expertise in developing risk-based assurance plans.
  • Be experienced in evaluating controls across all different areas of a diverse business.
  • Showcase strong communication skills and a capacity for producing impactful reports.
  • Build relationships and exert influence with a business partnering mindset.
  • Bring a dynamic, results-oriented attitude, and excel in an environment that embraces organisational change.
  • Be a team player and willing to lean in to get the job done.

This position is a permanent full-time role, and we are happy to explore the role being 4 days per week or 9 days per fortnight for the right candidate.

your benefits

When you join yourtown you will be welcomed into a safe, inclusive, and diverse community and an established and reputable national organisation. We are a resilient, resourceful, and dedicated team who strive to make a difference and not accept the status quo.

Your employment experience will include:

  • salary sacrifice options to increase your take home pay
  • opportunity for flexibility working arrangements. Most of our team split their work week between the office and home
  • opportunities for internal and external professional development
  • free access to LinkedIn Learning including over 16,000 learning modules
  • a genuine focus on employee health and wellbeing
  • yourWellness program includes free access to Calm & Centr Apps
  • access to free and confidential counselling sessions for you and members of your immediate family
  • access to discounted private health insurance, banking and finance, insurance, and superannuation through our partner organisations
  • an environment that genuinely values diversity and cultural capability and is an equal opportunity employer

How to Apply

If you believe in the power of young people and in yourself, join team yourtown and have an amazing impact on the lives of young people, their families, neighbourhoods and the wider community in Australia.

For a full Position Description please visit: our careers page.

To submit your application, click Apply now.

As part of the application, please provide a tailored cover letter (maximum of 2 pages) which outlines your suitability for the role and how your experience and attitude makes you an ideal candidate to join our team.

Contact: Lily Welch, Talent Acquisition Specialist, at [email protected], using the subject line: Internal Auditor enquiry via EthicalJobs. 

yourtown is committed to providing services that protect and keep children, young people and adults at risk free from harm. The appointment of successful applicants will be subject to satisfactory screening for child-related employment including the completion of a National Criminal History Check and retention of a valid Working with Children Check.

yourtown supports vaccination as the best way to keep our people and our communities safe from Covid-19. We require all employees, volunteers, students and contractors to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 as a condition of employment.

"In our team we value diversity, inclusivity and people who want to make a difference"

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