Senior Auditor

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    Govt NZ Jobs
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    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    2 weeks ago
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  • Job Type: Ongoing – Full Time
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  • Location: Wellington – Wairarapa
  • Date Advertised: 12-JAN-21
  • Job Reference: NZ/1505876
  • Job Title: Senior Auditor
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  • Summary:

The TEC Te Amorangi Mātauranga Matua is a small Crown agency with a big job to do – ensuring New Zealanders have the skills and the knowledge they need to ensure lifelong success to build a great country. We lead the Government’s relationship with the tertiary education sector in New Zealand and provide career services from education to employment.

The Monitoring and Crown Ownership team undertakes a wide range of functions that together ensure accountability for the more than $3 billion that TEC invests each year, as well as supporting the tertiary providers we fund to build their capability and support their learners to succeed.

To ensure the funding we provide is administered properly we require a Senior Auditor to assist us in our monitoring work. The team takes an intelligence-led and risk based approach to monitoring, and focuses on educating and supporting the organisations we fund.


What will you be doing?

  • Undertaking audits to ensure compliance with both legislative requirements and TEC funding conditions.
  • Undertaking audits and checks  of other funds established to assist in the recovery from COVID-19
  • Assisting with and undertaking specific investigations into organisations we fund.

What can you bring?

  • Demonstrated experience in undertaking audit or investigation activities.
  • Expertise in fields such as accounting, finance, economics or similar.
  • Understanding of core financial, audit and investigation principles and standards.
  • Excellent relationship management skills and proven ability to establish and maintain working relationships with all levels of staff and key external contacts.

What will you get in return?

  • An opportunity to work with a high performing and passionate team in an area that is important to the sector, the Commission, and ministers.
  • $92,000 – $108,000 depending on experience.
  • The TEC offers a range of benefits including, flexible working options, a wellness programme and ability to purchase extra leave.


Applications close 29 January 2021. If this sounds of interest, please apply now. For more information or if you have any questions, please contact

The TEC committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. Your unique talents and experience will help us deliver exceptional services to New Zealand. We look forward to your application.