Nicol Stevens

Associate Director, Specialist Audit and Assurance Services

Nicol Stevens profile

Nicol Stevens
Cell: 021 222 6281

Nicol was appointed as Associate Director with Specialist Audit and Assurance Services in March 2018. She joined Audit New Zealand in 2013 as an Audit Manager and her work over the last five years has included:

  • the audits of many public sector agencies;
  • performing risk assessments in financial and non-financial areas as part of the audits;
  • reviewing the adequacy of the internal controls and financial delegations of the agencies as part of the audits; and
  • reviewing policies and practices of the agencies against good practice in areas such as procurement, project management, risk management, and governance as part of the audits.

Significant audits that Nicol has been involved in managing included the Inland Revenue Department, the Department of Internal Affairs, KiwiRail, and the Financial Statements of the Government.

Nicol is a member of the Audit New Zealand Central Government Sector Knowledge Network.

Before joining Audit New Zealand, Nicol was a senior lecturer and also worked for the Office of the Auditor-General in South Africa.

Nicol has a Bachelor of Commerce Honours (Accounting) degree and a Master of Taxation degree. She is a member of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand. She is also Prince 2 Project Management certified at Foundation and Practitioner level.

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