Senior Internal Auditor

  • Job Number: JR-10054275
  • Employment Type: Permanent Full Time
  • Location: Australia: Flexible
  • Opening date: 13/05/2022 12:00 AM AEST
  • Closing date: 20/05/2022 11:59 PM AEST
  • Applications close in: 0 days time

We're on a mission to redesign the way we all connect, and fundamentally change the nature of telecommunication products and services in Australia, and across the region.

The work we do empowers the lives of millions of people around the world. Together, we're creating a bold, new Telstra that will continue to lead the market both now and into the future. At Telstra, what you do matters.

Our Strategy & Finance team

In Strategy & Finance, we set our company's shared strategic vision and facilitate long-term strategic planning and resource allocation. Our team also provide commercial advice and strategic insight; deliver external reporting; and enable the business to effectively manage key strategic, operational and financial risks.

The role with us

Group Internal Audit (GIA) is the internal audit function of Telstra Corporation Limited (Telstra), and acts as Telstra’s ‘third line of defence’ within the Telstra Risk Management Framework. GIA provides the Audit & Risk Committee and Management independent and objective assurance on the effectiveness of governance, risk management and internal controls.

Reporting to one of the Principals within GIA, you will be responsible for supporting the delivery of high-quality risk-based audit coverage to ensure GIA achieves its mission and purpose.


  • Contribute to the development of the annual GIA Audit Plan.
  • Assist the GIA team in managing the day-to-day delivery of the Group Audit Plan.
  • Understand the key strategies of Telstra and how they impact GIA’s work and overall plan
  • Supporting the GIA Leadership Team in building and improving quality internal audit services
  • Conduct audit engagement fieldwork as defined by the annual GIA plan, in addition to engagements / reviews outside the approved Plan as requested by the Audit and Risk Committee, Principal or Senior Lead.
  • Prioritise tasks on an ongoing basis to accommodate changing team and business requirements.
  • Design and conduct tests to evaluate the operation of the controls in place.
  • Ensure all work is performed and documented in compliance with established GIA Methodology and IIA standards.
  • Ensure all detailed work papers contain sufficient evidence on which to base conclusions, which are of a sufficient standard to minimise the number of review points required by GIA management, and which are of appropriate quality to allow reperformance and facilitate reliance on GIA’s work where necessary.
  • Follow up and resolve issues and queries raised during review by senior members of audit team and through discussion of factual accuracy by management.
  • Work alongside co-sourced providers and internal secondees on specific engagements.
  • Assist in the preparation of draft reports of audit findings (including actions to address identified control weaknesses) for review by the GIA management.
  • Deliver accurate, timely and commercially-relevant audit outputs.
  • Undertake the follow up of actions and reporting of action status.

To be successful in the role, you are someone with

  • Strong audit/assurance/risk management experience in a major corporate or chartered accounting firm.
  • “Big 4” experience desirable.
  • Tertiary qualification essential (preferably Accounting / Commerce), with CA / CIA desirable.
  • Experience in working on internal audit engagements.
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal).
  • Clear thinking/analytical skills
  • Proven experience of working in a high performing team of professionals
  • Understanding of the Telecommunications industry will be looked upon favourably

Thrive, your way

The work is complex and challenging, but will put you at the forefront of technological change as it happens and offer you career experiences you won’t find anywhere else.

Interested? Apply now!


We’re committed to building a diverse and inclusive workforce in all its forms. We encourage applicants from diverse gender, cultural and linguistic backgrounds and applicants who may be living with a disability. We also offer flexibility in all our roles, to ensure everyone can participate.

To learn more about how we support our people, including accessibility adjustments we can provide you through the recruitment process, visit

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  • Job Number: JR-10054275
  • Employment Type: Permanent Full Time
  • Location: Australia: Flexible
  • Opening date: 13/05/2022 12:00 AM AEST
  • Closing date: 20/05/2022 11:59 PM AEST
  • Applications close in: 0 days time