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Senior Internal Audit Advisor
Site / Location
Melbourne Support Office (relocating to 480 Swan st Richmond, July 2024)
Ref #
Australia Post
Opening Date
Work Type
Permanent Full Time

Description & Requirements

Help us deliver like never before  

Australia Post is delivering like never before. From the vehicles that we drive to the small businesses that make our communities thrive. We’re delivering for the environment, for our communities, for our customers, and for our people. We’re moving forward and we want you to come along for the ride.  


About the opportunity   

Our Internal Audit team is an independent, objective assurance and consulting function, designed to add value and improve Australia Post’s operations, including the internal control environment. It represents the third line of defence at Australia Post.

Reporting to the ‘Senior Manager, Internal Audit’, you are responsible for supporting the execution and delivery of Internal Audit engagements which provide assurance to the Board and Audit Risk Committee (BARC) and Executive Leaders on the effectiveness of the internal control environment within Australia Post. You will also provide advice to support the Internal Audit team and business units in their understanding of governance processes and assess risks to meet objectives consistent with the “3 lines of defence” model. 

What you’ll deliver with us   

  • Provide input into the annual internal audit plan 
  • Working with an Internal Audit Manager, you will execute and manage a program of internal audit and analysis, completing it in a timely and effective manner in accordance with internal audit methodology, maintaining appropriate documentation and report writing 
  • Provide timely input into the assessment of the effectiveness of the internal control environment to ensure business risks, including financial exposures, are effectively managed and mitigated 
  • Assist the Internal Audit team with the identification of performance and efficiency improvement opportunities during the delivery of audits 
  • Manage day to day relationships with relevant internal and external stakeholders and collaborate to support their audit program of works 

*Note: some travel may be required during the performance of planned audits 

About you   

  • Professional accreditation or working towards accreditation in Internal Audit (CIA, CISA, CA/CPA) with a demonstrated understanding of internal audit processes, principles, and systems 
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills to gather inputs from internal and external stakeholders and present reporting 
  • Demonstrated internal audit experience gained through audit, risk, or relevant project work that delivers commercial recommendations/ advice including operational reviews, compliance reviews, project assurance, and/or technology reviews 


How we’ll deliver for you 

  • Join one of the most culturally and linguistically diverse workforces in Australia, where we’re all ages, genders and come from all walks of life
  • We deliver on our values of Trust, Inclusivity, Empowerment, and Safety every day. They’re the TIES that bind our team together
  • Immerse yourself in the AP Way – where every single team member partakes in a learning module to help understand the vital role we play in delivering on our strategy and purpose

We're delivering together

At Australia Post, we acknowledge the Traditional Custodians of the land on which we operate, live and gather as employees. 


We believe our business should reflect the diverse communities we operate in and are proud to be an inclusive workplace for people from all walks of life. We encourage applications from people of all ages, genders and backgrounds including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, People with Disability, LGBTQIA+ and Refugees. We are one of the largest organisations in Australia to successfully achieve Disability Confident Recruiter status. We are committed to providing an inclusive and barrier-free recruitment process and workplace for those living with a disability and are committed to reviewing and removing bias in our processes to create a gender-equitable recruitment experience and workplace.  If you have any questions about accessibility, please contact our Diversity & Inclusion team on

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