Audit & Business Assistant

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Reference:0385 - ABA 

Salary:£22,500 - £24,500 

Working pattern:Permanent, Full-Time 

Location:Glasgow - 8 Nelson Mandela Place 

Closing date:24 November 2019 at midnight 

Audit & Business Assistant 


£22.5k - £24.5k, local government pension scheme & other great benefits 

Full time 36.25 hours per week Monday to Friday. 

We’re searching for a talented Audit & Business Assistant with exceptional organisational and administrative skills to help make Audit Scotland a world class public sector audit organisation 

We employ around 300 professionals from different backgrounds who believe that public money should be spent wisely.  

Audit & Business Assistants help make this important work happen by providing world-class business support to our client facing audit teams and internal corporate functions.   We are seeking an experienced business support professional with a strong customer focus to join our valued, high performing and dynamic team. 

We’re different, modern and thrive on our open culture. We value simplicity and purpose in our work. Our people have the autonomy and freedom to make a difference in their roles. We think you’ll love who we are, what we value and our dedication to help ensure Scotland works well for all of the people that live here. 

Our Glasgow office is based in the heart of the city just off Buchanan street and within easy walking distance of both Queen Street and Central rail stations.  

How you can help us? 

Based in our Glasgow office, with occasional travel to our Edinburgh and Inverness offices, you go out of your way to meet business needs as part of a Business Support team that provides a seamless shared service support for all of Audit Scotland.  You enjoy working with different teams and the variety this brings to your working day. 

You are a true business support professional who takes enormous pride in supporting and assisting teams deliver on their objectives. You will also enjoy making a difference to the Business Support team’s continuous improvementOrganisation is one of your key strengths and you have experience in organising events, people, processes or workloads. You also have meticulous attention to detail and deliver the highest quality of work. 

Promote and develop a great business support service 

  • You put the customer at the heart of everything you do and bring consistently high levels of service across all aspects of the role.    

  • You draw on your superior knowledge of what exceptional business support looks and feels like and understand business unit work plans, pinch-points and recognise where you can add value.  

Enable impact, innovation and improvement 

  • You are proactive in highlighting areas for improvement antaking the necessary steps to put these in place  

  • You bring enthusiasm and dedication to all aspects of the role, ensuring all core activities are covered whilst allowing for future planning that will drive forward the support services provided by the team.  

Work collaboratively with colleagues  

  • You understand the needs of the business and are inquisitive and will be interested in all things going on at Audit Scotland so that you are able to provide effective support for colleagues.  

  • You are a team player who enjoys being around people and working as part of a high performing team.  By nature, you are fundamentally supportive and happy to share your knowledge with your colleagues. 

More about you 

If are an experienced business support professional (perhaps in a customer service focussed environment or project support role), and have the following we would love to hear from you:  

  • A good standard of education, perhaps some higher/further education qualifications or specific administration or customer care training/qualifications.  

  • Experience of working in a business support shared service environment. 

  • Experience of managing a varied workload and balancing priorities 

  • Experience in supporting corporate forums or acting as team secretariat. 

  • Intermediate/Advanced Microsofoffice skills 

  • Experience of supporting projects and perhaps project managementools. 

  • Experience of contributing to overall team development and working to streamline processes. 

  • Experience of using your initiative to add value and identifying where improvements can be made. 

You may have worked in the public, private or third’ sectors and you can share your knowledge and forward thinking ideas on how you can make a difference in improving services and delivering excellent customer service. 

Application Information

Interested? Next steps 

We’re keeping this nice and simple - click the apply button. Fill in our application form and, if you wish, you can also share your CV. The closing date is midnight on Sunday the 24th of November. 

If you like us and we think you’re great we’ve reserved December 9 and December 10 so we can meet and get to know each other better. If successful, we’ll then agree a package and share our journey together – helping to make work better for our people and, in turn, helping make Scotland a better place for the people that live here.  

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