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Corporate Assurance Officer (Investigations) - Barnsley

Job Title: Corporate Assurance Officer (Investigations) - Barnsley
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Barnsley
Salary: Market related
REF: DC/24/5/24
Contact Name: Deanna Clarke
Contact Email:
Job Published: 21 days ago

Job Description

Corporate Assurance Officer (Investigations) – Barnsley

Location – S70 2DR (Westgate Plaza One)

£15.17ph – On going contract – 37 hours

I require Corporate Assurance Officer (Investigations) to support my team in terms of working through various channels of referrals (e-mails / system) and determining / taking the appropriate course of action (e.g. no action but record on the Fraud Management System, undertake prelim checks using relevant systems e.g. Academy / Enterprise, investigate (which may include interviewing under caution and preparation of court papers). Also, supporting with the NFI data matching investigatory work.

  • Requirements - Professional Fraud Qualification (e.g. ACFS) to enable Interviews Under Caution to be undertaken ,Preferably experience in using Fraud Management System (Intec), Academy and Enterprise (Benefits and Council Tax systems).
  • Undertake and ensure that all corporate assurance activities are in accordance with the Public Sector Internal Audit Standards (PSIAS) and /or in conformance with best practice in anti-fraud, governance, or risk management and those prescribed within the Corporate Assurance Quality Procedures.
  • Assist with the monitoring of assigned assurance/ anti-fraud/ governance or risk work to ensure the delivery of tasks are within the time allocated, to the necessary professional standards, and to the achievement of service objectives and performance measures.
  • Support the business partnering approach by liaising, negotiating and maintaining effective levels of communication with executive/ senior officers across all client organisations to ensure effective joint working and co-operation and excellent client relations in the delivery of work to assist management meet their corporate responsibilities in relation to controls, risk management, governance and anti-fraud.
  • Undertake specific, ad hoc and urgent assurance work as directed by management including reviews of corporate and operational objectives, strategies, projects, programmes, systems and provide specialist advice as required on related assurance matters..
  • Prepare high quality and timely draft assurance reports for internal review and subsequently present them to a range of internal and external stakeholders including senior management (in all client organisations).
  • Contribute to the continued development and improvement of the corporate assurance function by sharing innovative ideas and experiences and supporting a collegiate approach.
  • Maintain high levels of accuracy and compliance at all times with relevant professional standards and best practice..
  • Ensure high standards of data quality and compliance with internal operational procedures.
  • Accurately and effectively use specialist software to assist in the delivery of assurance work.
  • Any other duties commensurate with the grade and falling within the scope of the post, as requested by management.

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