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Senior Auditor or Assistant Audit Manager roles

Audit New Zealand carries out annual audits of public entities on behalf of the Auditor-General. We’re looking for CA-qualified people with external audit experience who are committed to delivering the highest quality audit services to a range of clients.

As a Senior Auditor we would expect you to have at least three years’ financial auditing experience, and close to completing your CA, while as an Assistant Manager you would generally have at least two years’ experience after achieving your CA qualification. In both positions you lead our audit teams on a variety of audits across both the for profit and the public benefit sectors. As an Assistant Manager you would work with our larger and more complex clients and have a greater leadership role in the local office.

In both roles, you’ll be working with:

  • a variety (size and sectors) of public entities;
  • our Audit Managers, Audit Directors, and other specialist staff; and
  • colleagues who are well-trained and passionate about what they do.

If you join us, you’ll get the variety and challenge of working with different entities and opportunities to travel. You’ll find that we invest heavily in your professional development and that we offer optional leadership development activities for you to consider. You can count on us to help enhance your talents and skills and to foster your professional growth.

For more information, please contact our recruitment advisor, Sandy Hoggarth, on 04 917 1500 or recruitment@auditnz.parliament.nz.

To apply, please click on your preferred location to go through to jobs.govt.nz (you'll find the position descriptions there, too).

Dunedin | Christchurch | Wellington | Palmerston North | Hamilton | TaurangaAuckland

Due to the current border restrictions, applicants who are currently outside of New Zealand cannot be considered unless you have Australian/New Zealand Citizenship or Permanent Residency.

Senior Desktop Administrator

The Office of the Auditor-General | Te Mana Arotake (the Office) aims to improve trust and promote value in the public sector. Our audits of public organisations – from government departments to councils and schools – play a major part in ensuring that New Zealand’s public sector remains one of the most trusted in the world. No other organisation, public or private, has the overview of the whole public sector that the Auditor-General has.

We’re looking for a Senior Desktop Administrator to join our Service Desk team.

Our environment is Microsoft-based, and we have about 500 staff working in offices throughout the country. Most of our staff members work offsite and rely heavily on their laptops, mobile data connections, and a mix of Android and iPhone phones.

We’re looking for someone passionate about customer service and with good analytical skills. You’ll have a friendly personality and be able to build relationships quickly.

Strong communication skills and an ability to effectively manage faults, incidents, and queries will make you successful in this role.
To be considered for this role, you’ll need:

  • strong experience in Microsoft Windows 10, Active Directory, Microsoft Office 365, and supporting a variety of business applications;
  • Microsoft qualifications for desktop support;
  • varied and strong experience in an enterprise desktop support environment, both onsite and remotely;
  • sound knowledge and understanding of service desk and desktop support standards and practices, call management, fault management, incident management, change management, IT security, and user policies;
  • excellent communication skills and the ability to help staff with applications; and
  • proven analytical and problem-solving skills.

As an organisation, people matter to us, our independence is critical, we act with integrity and courage, and we’re here to make a difference.

We offer our staff:

  • learning and development opportunities;
  • supportive flexible working;
  • a unique operating environment with Parliament; and
  • health and well-being benefits.

We have a diverse and inclusive team that helps us to understand the issues facing the public sector and how these affect the lives of New Zealanders. We strongly welcome applicants from all backgrounds. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to tell us when you apply so that we can assist you through the recruitment process.

You must be able to gain and maintain a Confidential national security clearance. Ordinarily, this means that you must be a New Zealand citizen, be a permanent resident, or hold a current residency class visa and intend to become a citizen when eligible. You must have a five-year checkable background in NZ, UK, USA, Canada, or Australia. Use this online tool to self-check your eligibility for a security clearance. Please note that this tool is not part of the formal security clearance process: www.protectivesecurity.govt.nz/eligibility-tool .

For more information, please contact Sandy Hoggarth on 04 917 1500 or recruitment@oag.parliament.nz.

You must apply online through jobs.govt.nz (you'll find the application form and position description there, too).

Applications close Sunday 3 October 2021.

Senior Advisor, People

The Office of the Auditor-General | Te Mana Arotake (the Office) aims to improve trust and promote value in the public sector. Our audits of public organisations – from government departments to councils and schools – play a major part in ensuring that New Zealand’s public sector remains one of the most trusted in the world. No other organisation, public or private, has the overview of the whole public sector that the Office of the Auditor-General has.

We have an exciting opportunity to join our People and Capability team. Do you thrive on working in partnership with senior leaders? Do you enjoy coaching and supporting colleagues? Is supporting the delivery of strategic capability and culture initiatives something that motivates you? If you answered “Yes”, then this could be the role for you!

We’re looking for an experienced, trusted, and credible HR practitioner who can actively partner with our Business Groups to ensure that their people have the capabilities and experience to deliver the Office’s goals and strategies. We’re interested in how you and your experience will add to our People and Capability team.

Some of the aspects to be successful in this role include:

  • significant experience in applying Human Resource methodologies, tools, and techniques;
  • proven experience in managing complex employee relations issues;
  • advanced ability to build and maintain strong and influential relationships;
  • demonstrated experience in facilitating groups and leading projects and initiatives;
  • a high level of resilience; and
  • a great sense of humour!

We offer our staff:

  • learning and development opportunities;
  • supportive flexible working;
  • a unique operating environment with Parliament; and
  • health and well-being benefits.

As an organisation people matter to us, our independence is critical, we act with integrity and courage, and we’re here to make a difference.

We have a diverse and inclusive team that helps us to understand the issues facing the public sector and how these affect the lives of New Zealanders. We strongly welcome applicants from all backgrounds. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to tell us when you apply so that we can assist you through the recruitment process.

For more information, please contact Sandy Hoggarth on 04 917 1500 or recruitment@oag.parliament.nz.

You must apply online through jobs.govt.nz (you'll find the application form and position description there, too).

Applications close Sunday 3 October 2021.

Apply now, as this advert may close early if we find what we are looking for.

Senior Advisor, Capability and Culture

The Office of the Auditor-General | Te Mana Arotake (the Office) aims to improve trust and promote value in the public sector. Our audits of public organisations – from government departments to councils and schools – play a major part in ensuring that New Zealand’s public sector remains one of the most trusted in the world. No other organisation, public or private, has the overview of the whole public sector that the Auditor-General has.

We have an exciting opportunity for a fixed-term role through to December 2022 in our People and Capability team. Do you thrive on making a real difference to the employee experience? Do you enjoy building people’s capability to maximise their potential? Does the opportunity to challenge and influence motivate you? If you’ve answered “yes” to these questions, then this could be the role for you!

This a blended role bringing OD and L & D together. We’re looking for a self-starting innovator who knows the value of good relationships and can work with the business to identify, develop, and implement capability and culture initiatives that will deliver outstanding results. Coaching and supporting people at all levels in the Office will be second nature to you. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who is keen to roll up their sleeves, build solutions, and work with external subject-matter experts to achieve desired outcomes. We’re interested in how you and your experience will add to our People and Capability team.

Some of the aspects to be successful in this role include:

  • significant experience in designing, developing, and delivering capability and organisational development initiatives, activities, and programmes;
  • experience in building diversity or cultural capability;
  • strong ability to manage priorities while driving a variety of activities and deadlines with sharp attention to detail and quality;
  • an innovative approach to problem solving; and
  • most importantly, a great sense of humour!

As an organisation people matter to us, our independence is critical, we act with integrity and courage, and we’re here to make a difference.

We offer our staff:

  • learning and development opportunities;
  • supportive flexible working;
  • a unique operating environment with Parliament; and
  • health and well-being benefits.

We have a diverse and inclusive team that helps us to understand the issues facing the public sector and how these affect the lives of New Zealanders. We strongly welcome applicants from all backgrounds. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to tell us when you apply so that we can assist you through the recruitment process. 

For more information, please contact Sandy Hoggarth on 04 917 1500 or recruitment@oag.parliament.nz.

You must apply online through jobs.govt.nz (you'll find the application form and position description there, too).

Apply now, as this advert may close early if we find what we are looking for.

Applications close Sunday 3 October 2021.

What we stand for

People matter | Our independence is critical | We act with integrity and courage | We’re here to make a difference

Due to the current border restrictions, applicants who are currently outside of New Zealand, cannot be considered unless you have New Zealand Citizenship or Permanent Residency. 

Page last updated: 20 September 2021