Assistant Manager Technical and Quality (357728)

  • Tasmania Government
  • Australia, Tas
  • Jan 20, 2023
Technology Full Time - Continuing

Job Description:

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Hours per fortnight

73.50 hours per fortnight - flexible options available.


In the context of assigned work (which would generally be of a higher risk and less complex or of a moderate risk nature):

  1. Assist in the provision of technical advice on auditing practices and the interpretation of accounting and auditing standards to senior clients and Office staff; correspondence and presentations to financial audit staff and clients, maintenance of audit methodologies and model financial statements, and other guidance or instructions issued to State entities.
  2. Provide high level assistance and co-ordination in the monitoring and review of all audit opinions and technical papers arising from audit and accounting related matters, including matters circulated to the technical review committee.
  3. Assist in the ongoing monitoring, maintenance, development and implementation of the Office’s audit methodology in line with professional standards. Including the analysis of procedures, policies, guidance papers and proforma documents that that are all encompassed in our audit methodology.
  4. Assist in the preparation of quality reviews and reports on financial audit working papers to ensure compliance with Office methodology, policies and procedures, Australian Accounting Standards and Auditing Standards, in particular ASQC 1.
  5. Assist in the delivery of professional development to audit staff including the preparation of technical update seminars and other sessions for staff, clients and contractors.
  6. Undertake complex research and analysis into financial and audit related matters, including reviews, special projects, emerging issues and other assessments in areas of financial and audit interest that contribute to improved public sector reporting and performance.
  7. Contribute to the overall efficient functioning of the Office, including provision of support to Office committees and participation in inter-jurisdictional committees as required.
  8. Undertake additional allocated duties, not specifically mentioned in this document, that are within the capacity, qualifications and experience normally expected from persons occupying positions at this classification level.

Performance Indicators that are developed and agreed to for each role in the Office and documented in annual Performance Plans.

Pre-employment Checks

The Head of the State Service has determined that the person nominated for this position is to satisfy a pre-employment check before taking up the appointment, promotion or transfer. The following checks are to be conducted:

  1. Conviction checks in the following: Arson and fire setting; Violent crimes and crimes against the person; Sex-related offences; Drug and alcohol related offences; Crimes involving dishonesty; Crimes involving deception; Making false declarations; Malicious damage and destruction to property; Serious traffic offences; Crimes against public order or relating to the Administration of Law and Justice; Crimes against Executive or the Legislative Power; Crimes involving Conspiracy.
  2. Disciplinary action in previous employment check.
  3. Identification check.

Desirable Requirements

A tertiary qualification at degree level in a relevant discipline from a recognised tertiary institution.

Audit experience in the use of contemporary audit practices, along with a high-level research, analytical and interpretive skills.

Membership, or eligible for membership, with a professional accounting association or equivalent qualifications.

Driver’s Licence.

Download the Statement of Duties and any Associated Documents

(image) Assistant Manager Technical and Quality 357728 (Band 5) - Statement of Duties (SOD) - January 2023 (1).DOCX

(image) Assistant Manager Technical and Quality 357728 (Band 5) - Statement of Duties (SOD) - January 2023 (1).pdf

(image) Tasmanian Audit Office - Short Form Application FAQs.DOCX

(image) Tasmanian Audit Office - Short Form Application FAQs.pdf

(image) Information for Applicants (Audit).docx

(image) Information for Applicants (Audit).pdf

How to apply

To apply, please provide a Short Form Application which is a 2-page covering letter outlining your experience, skills and knowledge as they relate to the Statement of Duties, and a copy of your current Resumé/CV.

Please apply online by clicking the 'Apply Now' button.

If you are unable to submit your application online, please contact the Tasmanian Audit Office on (03) 6166 1435.


Post your application with the following application form to:

Human Resources
Tasmanian Audit Office
GPO Box 825

For more information

Stephen Morrison

Assistant Auditor-General

0402 417 505

[email protected]