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Grade: Band C

Salary: £19,719 to £26,802

Closing Date: 21st December 2018

 

 

Are you a great team player but have the ability to work on your own initiative in a fast paced and busy audit team?

Are you ready to join an organisation that is dedicated to building an environment that supports, challenges and enables our people to be the best that they can be?

Is so, we have an exciting opportunity to join us as a Compliance and Audit Officer based in our prestigious head office in Central Birmingham.

 

Here at West Midlands Police, we serve almost 2.8 million people – making us the second largest police service in England. We’re radically overhauling all aspects of the business with WMP2020 - a modernisation plan that is changing the way we operate. With expertise, commitment and dedication, you’ll thrive in this role and help to realise our ambitions.

 

About the role

As a Compliance and Audit Officer you will have the opportunity to ensure WMP is compliant with the National Crime Recording Standard (NCRS) and Home Office Counting Rules (HOCR). The role sits in a high profile team reporting directly to the Deputy Force Crime Registrar, who in turn reports the Force Crime Registrar.

You will have the important task of carrying out in depth research of information systems, devising audit methodologies and carrying out validation audits. You will also have the opportunity to support the creation and delivery of training packages to WMP in this interesting and varied role. In addition, the Compliance and Audit Officer will:


• Give crime recording advice over the telephone and in person.
• Have the confidence to challenge all ranks of Police Officers and Staff, where appropriate.
• Be able to deliver effective presentations to all levels of colleagues.
• Collate data into a written report, detailing rationale for crime recording decisions.
• Evidence a good understanding of auditing principles.
• Utilise Excel effectively.
• Communicate effectively with the ability to build relationships and work collaboratively.


About you

 

You will be an exceptional team player, working well on your own initiative. You will be adept at keeping yourself up to date with any changes to legislation, case law and HOCR.

You will thrive in a fast paced and at times challenging and busy environment. You will be used to working with a degree of flexibility during internal audits or inspections.

 

You will also:


• Have an awareness of the National Crime Recording Standards (NCRS)
• Have an awareness of the Home Office Counting Rules (HOCR)
• Computer experience and the confidence to work with different systems
• Previous Audit experience


Due to the nature of the role the post holder will be required to undertake an appropriately stringent vetting procedure.

WMP is a large and diverse organisation where you can develop your skills, knowledge and career in an encouraging and flexible environment. We're able to offer you a comprehensive range of rewards and benefits including:


• 26 days annual leave (plus bank holidays) with the option to purchase additional days
• access to a Corporate Health Cash Plan and wellbeing website
• modern working environment in central Birmingham
• opportunity to save on travel costs through a Corporate Travel Scheme
• the option to join a generous pension scheme


 

West Midlands Police are currently undertaking a long term review of staff pay and conditions.  The grade, pay and other terms of employment are therefore subject to review and may change in the future. 


Essential:

• Have an awareness of the National Crime Recording Standards (NCRS)
• Have an awareness of the Home Office Counting Rules (HOCR)
• Computer experience and the confidence to work with different systems

Desirables:

• Basic IT skills – Microsoft Word, Excel 

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