Audit Manager - CSIRO - FinanceCareer

First listed on: 18 October 2021

Audit Manager


The Opportunity

  • Flexible working conditions, generous entitlements, free on-site parking.
  • Use your expertise to help us further build and develop our Internal Audit function.
  • Apply to join CSIRO today and help us make a difference!

CSIRO’s vision is to create a better future for Australia and our purpose is to solve the greatest challenges through innovative science and technology.

As an Audit Manager at CSIRO you will have a key role in assisting us to achieve this vision. Reporting to the Head – Internal Audit you will be responsible for assisting in the delivery of the Internal Audit Annual Plan. You will assist in leading independent and objective internal audits of key business processes across the global organisation. By working closely with senior leaders, you will provide quality deliverables to provide assurance to the Board Audit and Risk Committee and assist in managing risk across the diverse organisation. 

This is an exciting time for the Internal Audit function as we look to new team members to bring their experience to proactively drive and fully embed enhanced, best practice audit processes.

Your duties will include:

  • Managing and assisting in the delivery of internal audits in accordance with the Internal Audit Plan. 
  • Drafting high-quality documentation including management updates and internal audit reports.
  • Developing internal audit documentation including risk and control matrixes, process narratives, detailed testing audit work programs and issue summaries with minimal supervision  
  • Establishing and developing effective working relationships with key stakeholders including process owners, business leaders, and executive management. 
  • Partnering with the business to develop feasible, appropriate solutions to identified audit issues.
  • Ensuring effective, timely, and transparent communication with stakeholders regarding audit findings, action recommendations, and progress of audits.
  • Provide leadership and supervision to a small team and coach and develop internal audit staff. 

Location: Brisbane, QLD; Canberra, ACT; Melbourne, VIC or Sydney, NSW
Salary: AU$102k - AU$111k plus up to 15.4% superannuation
Tenure: Indefinite
Reference: 78616

To be considered you will need:

  • Relevant tertiary qualifications, CA/CPA or CIA or CISA certification along with experience in performing internal audits within large, complex, and diverse organisations. 
  • The ability to plan and execute audit work programs with minimal supervision. Evaluating, interpreting, and synthesising complex information and drawing logical conclusions and linkages.
  • Leadership and management experience commensurate with 3+ years in a Senior Auditor level Internal Audit role.
  • Experience in establishing and maintaining strong working relationships with relevant audit stakeholders. 
  • Working knowledge of Institute Internal Auditors (IIA) Professional Standards and Quality Improvement Program requirements.

For full details about this role please review the Position Description


To be appointed to this role you must be an Australian/New Zealand Citizen, or an Australian Permanent Resident currently residing in Australia.

The successful applicant will be required to obtain and provide a National Police Check or equivalent. 

Flexible Working Arrangements

We work flexibly at CSIRO, offering a range of options for how, when and where you work. 

Diversity and Inclusion

We are working hard to recruit people representing the diversity across our society, and ensure that all our people feel supported to do their best work and feel empowered to let their ideas flourish. 


At CSIRO Australia's national science agency, we solve the greatest challenges through innovative science and technology. We put the safety and wellbeing of our people above all else and earn trust everywhere because we only deal in facts. We collaborate widely and generously and deliver solutions with real impact. 

Join us and start creating tomorrow today!

How to Apply

Please apply on-line and provide a cover letter and CV that best demonstrate your motivation and ability to meet the requirements of this role.

Applications Close

Sunday 31 October 2021, 11:00pm AEDT