Auditors (Multiple Positions)



Assist the Senior Auditor in effectively delivering audits and/or reporting topics in compliance with the OCAG requirements (standards and budgets) including taking responsibility for end-to-end delivery of some audits/projects.

  • Planning, executing and reporting financial and other audit/reporting work to OCAG standards and in a timely manner.

  • Developing (or assisting in developing) audit/examination approaches as required

  • Where appropriate, undertaking supervision, review and/or other activities where required.

  • Maintaining and updating professional knowledge by identification of own training and development needs, updating skills and attending relevant training courses as agreed with manager

  • Responsibility for client relationships (level of responsibility appropriate to client category)

  • Providing written material which is clear and concise and addresses the relevant issues.

  • Exercising appropriate judgment in providing conclusions and meaningful recommendations

It is a requirement that the person appointed will have the capacity to carry out any functions or combination of functions attaching to any Auditor.





Candidates must have, on or before 22 September 2020:

  • full membership of a prescribed accountancy body supervised by the Irish Auditing and Supervisory Auditing Authority (IAASA)

  • knowledge and experience of modern auditing and accounting practice, with at least one year’s auditing or evaluation experience

  • experience of working in a professional team environment

  • excellent written and oral communication skills

  • a planned and systematic approach to work

  • strong analytical skills

  • sound judgment and strong decision making skills


In addition, the following are considered to be desirable:

  • knowledge and experience of auditing in a private or public sector environment

  • experience in quantitative and qualitative analysis

  • a good knowledge of government/public sector financial systems and procedures

  • an appreciation of the functioning of computer systems and of the controls and security associated with this environment

  • knowledge of the Irish language as the Office is responsible for the audit of the accounts of certain Irish language organisations

Please read full Job Description booklet for full information including citizenship requirement


To apply, please upload your CV and Cover Letter (as one document, you will not be permitted to upload separate documents to the site).


Submissions that fail to include a Cover letter will be disqualified from the competition.

Closing time and date

Your application must be submitted on or before noon on Tuesday 22nd September 2020. Submissions received after noon on the 22nd September will not be accepted, regardless of the reason for delays. If you do not receive an acknowledgement of receipt of your application within 2 working days of your submission, please contact Naomi Coleman at Sigmar at or call + 353 (1) 4744675


It is strongly recommended that you do not change your email address or mobile phone number in the course of this recruitment competition, as any correspondence will be through the email address/mobile phone number originally supplied by you.

Recruitment Enquiries:

Naomi Coleman

email: | tel: +353 1 4744675

Sigmar Recruitment recruiting on behalf of The Office of the Comptroller and Auditor General

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