AUDIT ST HELENA invites applications for the following job vacancy


Salary range £22,100 to £28,000 per annum
24-month fixed term contract

The Principal Auditor will lead the planning and delivery of financial audit engagements across a range of public entities in accordance with International Auditing Standards.

Candidates must be a qualified accountant with a minimum of three years’ recent experience in external audit and at least one year in a supervisory capacity in an audit environment, together with knowledge of recognised financial reporting frameworks.

We are looking for a team leader with good communication and people management skills who is able to plan, prioritise and project-manage workflow and use their own judgement.  Excellent analytical abilities and IT skills are also required. Working knowledge of CaseWare is desirable.

Job Profiles and Application Forms are available on request by calling 22111 or emailing and applications should be submitted by email or by hand to Audit St Helena, First Floor, New Porteous House, Jamestown, by no later than 10 am on Monday 30 October 2023.

SHG positively accepts applications from all members of the community regardless of race, gender, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion or belief, and will consider all applications on the basis of merit, in accordance with the person specification. All disabled applicants meeting the minimum criteria listed in the job profile will be guaranteed an interview. All appointments are subject to the successful candidate providing satisfactory clearances, including a medical check and vetting/DBS clearance. St Helena Government reserves the right to have information provided on the application form independently verified.