Audit Officer


  • Long term role with great career opportunities
  • Build a career to be proud of
  • Make a difference every day

About You

You are looking for a new exciting career or may have experience in a correctional environment. You are motivated and ready to take the opportunity. You will be working and creating a culture of openness, trust and transparency coupled with your focus on living and instilling our values, while promoting equality and removing barriers to diversity will ensure you succeed in this role. You also have strong communication skills and are respectful with a commitment and passion for the on-going rehabilitation working towards making a positive difference to the lives of the people in our care.

About the Role

The key purpose of the Audit Compliance Officer is to coordinate and complete the internal audit regime. You will plan, execute and lead assigned audits in accordance with the Annual Audit Schedule, develop and implement audit tools, recommend opportunities to strengthen the internal control structure, ensure all work practices, documentation and procedures adhere to the relevant standards, including numerous ISO systems, document audit tests and findings, and make recommendations for improvements, ensure corrective and preventative actions are implemented in response to audits, assist in the development of new processes and procedures, contribute to the monthly Performance Management Framework KPI reporting process and manage document control systems.

To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • Hold a tertiary qualification in business, performance management, management systems or relevant industry experience in a similar role
  • Demonstrate experience in internal auditing within a complex organisation
  • Be familiar with management system standards, including one or more of ISO 9001, ISO14001, AS/NZS 31000, AS/NZS 4801 or HACCP
  • Possess sound knowledge of the quality assurance procedures, risk and compliance processes
  • Have experience in the preparation of accurate reports and submissions
  • Demonstrate a competent level of computer literacy and report writing
  • Have exceptional interpersonal and communications skills
  • Maintain a high level of integrity and ethical behaviour

This is a position of trust and responsibility and to support this we will conduct a thorough probity assessment, which includes a national police check as an essential selection component for this role.

About Us

We have been operating correctional services in Australia for almost 15 years. As a prison operator, safety and security is always our first priority and the new Clarence Correctional Centre is no exception. Newly opened in mid-2020, this 1,700-bed state-of-the-art facility is the largest correctional centre in Australia.

At Serco, you’ll be part of a team of more than 50,000 people delivering essential services on behalf of governments and organisations around the world. We apply world's best practice, insights and technology across six key sectors: Citizen Services, Defence, Healthcare, Immigration, Justice and Transport. But no matter your role or where you’re based, we each share the same goal – to bring service to life to make a positive difference every day. To learn more please visit www.graftonserco.com.au

About NSW Mid-North Coast

Located on the beautiful NSW Mid-North Coast approx. 6 hours’ drive from Sydney and 4 hours from Brisbane our region offers rainforests, epic headlands, sand dunes and some of the best Australian beaches with a variety of multi-cultural cafes, restaurants and friendly community towns. Our region has something to offer everyone from trail walks in National Parks, ocean adventures, sporting, relaxation and a vibrant culture. With recent Pacific Highway upgrades and investment in infrastructure, and with affordable housing and access to good schools and recreation options, you can select the ideal community location for your next career move with your family. Our closest communities are Grafton set on the Clarence River or if you are looking for that beach lifestyle consider Yamba, Woolgoolga, or Coffs Harbour with additional smaller beach communities along the way that all offer something unique.

Join Us

If you are inspired to make a positive different and would like to be considered for this opportunity, please apply now .

Serco values of Trust, Care, Innovation and Pride underpin everything we do. We are curious, creative and collaborative. Our people help in ways that matter.

We are committed to diversity and we encourage people to apply from different backgrounds. By joining Serco you will have access to our Global Employee Networks – SercoInspire (Gender), SercoEmbrace (Multicultural), SercoUnlimited (Disability) and In@Serco (LBGTI+) Serco Employee Networks, led by colleagues who are passionate about diversity, inclusion and belonging.

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