Manager, Audit & Compliance

The University of Adelaide
February 20, 2023
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Attractive remuneration package. Total salary package offered will depend on qualifications and experience.

Permanent role

The Risk Services Branch is part of the Division of Operations and provides professional advice and support to assist the University in the management of its activities and projects. The Risk Services Branch is responsible for the University's Risk Management, Compliance and Business Continuity Frameworks, and coordinates the University's Insurance and Internal Audit programs.

The University is a complex organisation and is subject to diverse requirements with over 200 Acts applying to its activities. The University's Legal Compliance Framework has been designed to support management to demonstrate compliance with its obligations.

Working under broad direction, the Manager, Audit & Compliance is responsible for the strategic direction and operation of the Compliance Framework, which includes working closely with Compliance Coordinators across the University. The position also supports the development and execution of the University's Internal Audit Program through the outsourced Internal Audit provider.

This important role provides support and reporting to the University's various management and governance committees, and external regulators on matters related to audit and compliance. Further, the role leads education, training and mentoring to the University community to ensure understanding of legal compliance requirements and improvement in its processes and frameworks.

To be successful you will need:

  • business and/or industry experience in managing Compliance &/Audit requirements and risk or related frameworks in an operational or corporate setting;
  • experience in providing high quality and timely reports to senior management;
  • strong verbal, written and communication skills;
  • strong interpersonal skills with proven ability to influence and work constructively with a diverse group of stakeholders;
  • strong organisational and planning skills with proven ability to deliver projects/tasks in a timely manner;
  • Qualification/s:

    Tertiary qualifications in a related discipline and extensive relevant experience.

    Enjoy an outstanding career environment

    The University of Adelaide is a uniquely rewarding workplace. The size, breadth and quality of our education and research programs - including significant industry, government and community collaboration - offers you vast scope and opportunity for a long, fulfilling career.

    It also enables us to attract high-calibre people in all facets of our operations, ensuring you will be surrounded by talented colleagues, many world-leading. Our work's cutting-edge nature - not just in your own area, but across virtually the full spectrum of human endeavour - provides a constant source of inspiration.

    Our culture is one that welcomes all and embraces diversity consistent with our Staff Values and Behaviour Framework and our Values of integrity, respect, collegiality, excellence and discovery. We firmly believe that our people are our most valuable asset, so we work to grow and diversify the skills, knowledge and capability of all our staff.

    We embrace flexibility as a key principle to allow our people to manage the changing demands of work, personal and family life. Flexible working arrangements are on offer for all roles at the University.

    In addition, we offer a wide range of attractive staff benefits. These include: salary packaging; flexible work arrangements; high-quality professional development programs and activities; and an on-campus health clinic, gym and other fitness facilities.

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    Your division's broader role

    The Division of University Operations enables the University's delivery of high-quality and distinct learning, teaching and research experiences. Its responsibilities link to Adelaide's strategic plan and focus on people, community, assets and infrastructure, and processes.

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    If you have the talent, we'll give you the opportunity. Together, let's make history.

    Click on the ‘Apply Now' button to be taken through to the online application form. Please ensure you submit a cover letter, resume, and upload a document that includes your responses to all of the selection criteria for the position as contained in the position description or selection criteria document.

    Applications close Monday 6 of February 2023.

    The University reserves the right to close this advertisement before the closing date if a suitable candidate is identified.

    For further information

    For a confidential discussion regarding this position, contact:

    Ms Renee Mittiga Chief Risk Officer, Risk Services Branch Division of University Operations E: [email protected]

    You'll find a full position description below: (If no links appear, try viewing on another device)

    The University of Adelaide is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. Female applicants, people with a disability and/or and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who meet the requirements of this position are strongly encouraged to apply. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at time of application.

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