Interim Head of Internal Audit, Fraud, Risk & Insurance.

GBP600 – GBP700 per Day + Rate neg on exp IN SCOPE OF IR35

Interim Head of Internal Audit, Fraud, Risk & Insurance.

We need an Interim Head of Internal Audit, Fraud, Risk & Insurance for a 3 months contract starting end of June paying between GBP600–GBP700 per day depending on experience. In Scope of IR35.

To provide the client & its group of companies with high quality cost effective internal audit, counter–fraud, risk management & insurance services; ensuring compliance with all relevant statutory & professional requirements for all services with the Internal Audit, Fraud, Risk & Insurance Service.

To provide leadership to staff & work with partners, colleagues, senior management & members to ensure successful delivery of all organisational aims & objectives.

Title: Interim Head of Internal Audit, Fraud, Risk & Insurance

Location: Cornwall.

Duration: 12 weeks initially but may be extended.

Rate: between GBP600–GBP700 per day depending on experience. In Scope of IR35.

Start: Interviews 18th June, start shortly after that.

Skills Experience qualifications required.

  • Enhanced DBS required

  • Holder of a full Consultative Committee of Accountancy Bodies (CCAB) qualification or a Chartered Member of the Chartered Institute of Internal Auditors (CMIIA) & evidence of continuous professional development

  • Experience in the leadership of internal audit, corporate fraud, risk management & insurance functions at management level, within a local authority or other organisation of comparable scope & complexity

  • A proven record of successful change management, delivering new working policies & practices alongside cultural & structural change

  • Sound knowledge & understanding of the statutory & financial framework within which local authorities operate & of emerging national agendas & policy issues.

  • Demonstrates an up to date knowledge & understanding of the law, government policy & best practice in relation to the functions within the portfolio

  • Experience of giving advice to & building relationships with senior management & Members


  • Undertaking the role of Chief Audit Executive for the client & its group of companies consistent with by the Public Sector Internal Audit Standards.

  • Leading the Service on a day to day basis & developing the strategic positioning of the Service so that it can be relied upon to provide efficient & effective assurance in all areas of the client actively contributing to the delivery of the clients Strategy.

  • To act as Lead Officer in supporting & advising the Audit Committee.

  • To ensure sound internal control & governance arrangements exist throughout the client, working closely with the Monitoring Officer on the annual review of governance arrangements for the client.

  • To specify & manage contracts for the provision of internal audit, insurance & other services as appropriate & ensure that mechanisms for measuring, monitoring & reporting on performance are developed & operating effectively.

  • To lead the client in its counter fraud activities, protecting the clients finances & reputation at all times.

  • To lead on strategic risk arrangements within the Client ensuring that relevant policies & processes are Embedded across the whole organisation.

  • Ensuring that the Client's & group companies' insurance arrangements are adequate & cost effective as well as providing risk management & insurance advice to officers & members.

For more information on this role please call Simon Dunscombe or email (see below)