Auditor in the Civil Service

  • Job Reference: 00000760-1
  • Date Posted: 4 June 2024
  • Employers: Government of Ireland
  • Location: Nationwide
  • Salary: €55,000 to €70,000
  • Sector: Audit
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

The Civil Service is a large, complex organisation employing over 47,000 people in approximately 40 Government Departments and offices and a range of other bodies. It has a diverse set of responsibilities, and its Civil Servants make a vital contribution to Irish life, from carrying out the work of Government to delivering frontline public services.

Auditors (Higher Executive Officer level) will participate in audits (including taxation audits) inspections or examinations. They are also expected to plan and organise their work to meet audit objectives and deadlines.

This is an exciting opportunity to join the Irish Civil Service which is dedicated to supporting staff to realise their full potential by providing access to professional development opportunities and career progression.

The successful candidate must have full membership, or be eligible for full membership, of a prescribed accountancy body supervised by the Irish Auditing and Accounting Supervisory Authority (IAASA) and have at least one year’s post qualification auditing experience, including experience of modern auditing and accounting practice.

Full details on the role including eligibility requirements are available on

Closing date: 3pm on Thursday, 20th June 2024.

We are committed to a policy of equal opportunity and encourage applications under all nine grounds of the Employment Equality Act.