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Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Victorian Auditor-Generals Office

Salary: $111,736 – $122,348

Occupation: IT and Telecommunications

Reference: VG/1522780

Are you a Systems Assurance or Information Systems Auditor with a background in financial audit?

Do you have at least 5 years experience working full time in IT audit or a related field?

Do you want to play a key role in using data and analytics to streamline testing of IT general and application controls?

If you want to work in a supportive and high performing environment where you make a real difference in public sector management then VAGO is the place for you!

We know you have interests and commitments outside employment, so offer exceptional flexibility to support you be your best at work and home. See “Why Join Us?” for details.


VAGO plays a critical role in holding the public sector to account by reviewing how effectively agencies deliver services and programs.

Our Performance Audit division positively affects the lives of Victorians by examining government entities effectiveness and efficiency and making recommendations to improve future performance.


Reporting directly to the Director, Data, Analytics and Systems Assurance You will play a leading role in:

Helping to plan and execute the IT aspects of our audits of financial reports
Enhancing audit teams and build a better understanding of the IT environment
Improving audit teams reliance on system controls
Providing subject matter expertise around IT general and application controls and inherent risks to specific systems
Provide advice on trends and topical issues impacting the assurance industry
If you want more details about the role, check out the position description on our careers page.

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To succeed in this role, you will have:
Five or more years experience working full time in the IT audit (external and/or internal) or IT consulting field
Tertiary qualifications in Information Technology, Accounting or related fields
CISA or similar relevant professional certification

Your drive to improve business processes, services and outcomes is founded on a people-centric view of work

While not essential, the following would be a bonus:
Additional tertiary qualifications in Business, Accounting, or Commerce
Familiarity with ERPs such as SAP, Oracle E-Business, People Soft and other systems used throughout the Victorian Public Sector
Experience with audits of financial reports
Current membership (or working to obtain) membership CAANZ or CPA Australia


As a high performing organisation we are constantly looking for new ways to deliver the best possible outcomes for the Victorian community. We look for people who are innovative – people who can imagine possibilities and transform them into realities.

You’ll enjoy flexibility in your working arrangements including working where you want, when you want, and as much as you want*.

  • Some conditions apply


VAGO strongly encourages applications from First Nation Peoples and/or people with disability.

Click the “Apply Now” button and send us your resume and brief cover letter highlighting your relevant experience (1-2 pages).

We’re not about red tape, so a separate response to selection criteria isn’t needed.

If you need adjustments to the recruitment process or application materials, please reach out to the contact person listed on this ad.