Assistant Manager Financial Audit Services (Various)

  • Tasmania Government
  • Australia, Tas
  • Dec 7, 2023
Technology Flexible

Job Description:

Advertising for these positions is open until 15 October 2025, with submitted applications being assessed by a selection panel on a monthly basis. You can usually expect to hear from us within 6-8 weeks regarding the outcome of your application.

The Tasmanian Audit Office is a diverse and inclusive workplace and understands the importance of flexible working arrangements. We offer generous leave entitlements and a genuine commitment to providing a contemporary work environment which includes an extensive learning and development program. Read more about the benefits of working at the Tasmanian Audit Office below:

(image) Tasmanian Audit Office Staff Benefits.pdf

About the role

The Assistant Manager will be responsible for working as part of a team in delivering audits on time and on budget. Technical leadership and supervision of other team members may be required, and they may undertake Engagement Leader roles on low-risk audits, the Team Leader role on small high-risk audits and may coordinate small teams for the delivery of audits and projects.

Salary provided is within the range of $96,584 - $101,313 commensurate with experience excluding superannuation.

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. Coordinate the development and execution of audit plans in accordance with the requirements of the auditing standards and within the framework of the Office’s audit methodology. Usually execute the audit plan for high-risk areas.
  2. Utilise current information technology and computer systems to complete audit work, analyse data and prepare reports.
  3. Be the primary contact for assigned audits and take on responsibility for the overall quality of those audits.
  4. Effectively supervise team members including providing clear instructions, timely review of work completed and provision of constructive feedback.
  5. Organise self and team members to deliver work that meets the agreed requirements and expectations including established timeframes and budgets, as well as communicating progress to relevant parties.
  6. Liaise with client staff with a focus on developing and maintaining professional working relationships.
  7. Effectively resolve technical matters arising during the course of work, escalating issues where appropriate.
  8. Contribute to the development of reports that include compelling narrative with observations and recommendations that are supported by appropriate evidence and analysis of data.
  9. Work towards developing the knowledge, skills and experience of other team members and contribute to the overall achievement of Office outcomes.

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

Essential Requirements

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

Download the Statement of Duties and any Associated Documents

(image) Statement of Duties (various) Assistant Manager FAS.DOCX

(image) Statement of Duties (various) Assistant Manager FAS.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 two-page covering letter outlining your experience, skills and knowledge as they relate to the duties and selection criteria of the Statement of Duties, and a copy of your current Resumé/CV.

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

If you are unable to submit your application online, please contact the Tasmanian Audit Office via

For more information

Stephen Morrison
Assistant Auditor-General
Phone: 0402 417 505