Vacancies

We welcome overseas applications from qualified auditors. Please see the exemption and application criteria on Immigration New Zealand's website.

Short-term or fixed-term external audit roles

We’re looking for CA (or equivalent) qualified people with external audit experience who are committed to delivering the highest quality audit services to a range of clients.

Although most of our staff work full time or on a permanent part-time basis, we’re also hiring CA- qualified people with external audit experience who wish to work for us on a more flexible basis. This could include short-term assignments (for example, four to six weeks) or fixed periods (for example, during term time only, or for a fixed period such as 4, 6, 8, or 12 months).

In these roles, you’ll still get the variety and challenge of working with different entities, Audit Managers, Audit Directors, and other specialist staff. You’ll also be able to take part in our professional development activities.

We are in urgent need of:

  • Senior Auditors
  • Assistant Managers

We have offices in:

Dunedin | Christchurch | Wellington | Palmerston North | Hamilton | Tauranga | Auckland

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

To apply, please go through the location links above from the jobs.govt.nz website (you will find the position descriptions there, too). Make sure you tell us your preferred location, your availability, and your preferred work pattern.

Senior Auditor or Assistant Audit Manager roles

We’re looking for CA (or equivalent) 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, you need to have at least three years' financial auditing experience and are close to completing your qualification.

As an Assistant Manager, you should generally have at least two years' experience after achieving your qualification.

In both positions, you’ll lead our audit teams on a variety of audits across both the for-profit and public benefit sectors. As an Assistant Manager, you’ll 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 completing most audits at their premises;
  • 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 public 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 foster your professional growth.

Work schedule is generally Monday to Friday, 40 hours per week. The salary range is $78,000 to $98,000 for Senior Auditors and $100,000 to $120,000 for Assistant Managers.

We’re looking to fill 30+ positions and welcome applications from people who wish to work full time, part-time, or on a fixed-term basis.

For more information, please contact our recruitment advisor, Sandy Hoggarth, on +644 917 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). Apply now, as this advert might close early if we find what we are looking for. In your application, please mention which office is your preferred location. You only need to apply for one location.

Dunedin | Christchurch | Wellington | Palmerston North | Hamilton | Tauranga | Auckland

Applications close Tuesday 13 December 2022.

Executive Co-ordinator – 12-month fixed-term

The opportunity

Whether you’re a seasoned administrator or a recent graduate looking for that first career step, this is a great opportunity to bring your excellent administration, organization, and executive support skills to work alongside the Assistant Auditor-General, Corporate Services and their group. This is a 12-month fixed-term opportunity starting early January 2023.

To facilitate the smooth running of the Corporate Services Group, you’ll provide accurate and proactive diary management, co-ordinate and support governance and working groups, monitor workflows, and track the delivery of key programmes. In addition, you’ll assist the internal security and risk function and have the opportunity to work across all areas within Corporate Services.

To be successful in this role,you’ll have:

  • experience providing high-level administrative support for people in leadership positions;
  • advanced desktop skills, including in the Microsoft Office suite;
  • the ability to juggle multiple priorities;
  • a proactive learning approach to whatever you do;
  • the ability to work collectively and build strong relationships;
  • experience working in an environment that requires a high level of discretion and sensitivity and interpersonal interaction; and
  • excellent verbal and written communication skills.

About us

Did you know that Aotearoa New Zealand is consistently placed near the top of world rankings for integrity? The work of the Office of the Auditor-General Te Mana Arotake helps to make this happen. We’re focused on significantly enhancing our influence and impact on the public sector to deliver better results for Aotearoa New Zealand. We’re dedicated to making a difference to the lives of New Zealanders by helping to continuously improve the public’s trust in public services and the value those services deliver. You can learn more about how our work makes a difference on our website.

About working here

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

Working here means we can offer you:

  • Learning and development opportunities.
  • Flexible working arrangements (hours/days).
  • 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, 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 New Zealand, the UK, the 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).

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 4 December 2022.

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

Page last updated: 25 November 2022