Audit and Counter Fraud Intelligence Analyst

Employer: Medway Council
Salary: Range 3 (£20,001 - £25,775) per annum
Location: Medway Council, Gun Wharf, Dock Road, Chatham, Kent ME4 4TR
Contract: Permanent
Working Pattern: Full Time
Hours: 37 hours per week.
DBS Check: No
Closing Date: 14/07/2019 at 23:55 PM
Reference: BS024RS

Medway operates a successful Audit & Counter Fraud Shared Service with Gravesham Borough Council. We are looking for a highly motivated individual with excellent analytical and communication skills to take up a position as an Intelligence Analyst within the team.

The post holder will be expected to carry out internal data matching to identify instances of potential fraud, conduct risk analysis of allegations of fraud received, attend meetings with partner organisations with particular focus on sharing of information for the prevention and detection of crime, as well as assisting various council departments with the verification of information supplied with applications.

The successful applicant will contribute to the overall counter fraud activity undertaken by the service and will be expected to work across both council sites within Chatham and Gravesend as required. There will also be a need to attend meetings at external partner locations on an adhoc basis.

Essential qualifications/experience-

Good general standard of education to GCSE level including Maths and English, or equivalent.

Demonstrable relevant office experience.

Experience of working with initiative, and as part of a team.

Experience of working with sensitive information or within a confidential environment.

Interviews will take place on Wednesday 24th July 2019 at Civic Centre, Gravesend.

In return we offer you:

  • Generous annual leave entitlement
  • Generous local government pension scheme package
  • Access to wider training and development qualifications
  • Flexible working scheme
  • Travel plan discounts
  • Access to CAREFIRST advice & counselling service
  • Employee discount scheme for national and local retailers
  • Assisted car purchase scheme

Our organisation:

Medway is a unitary authority in the South East of England, made up of the towns of Strood, Rochester, Chatham, Gillingham and Rainham and more rural areas, including the Hoo Peninsula.

Situated in Kent in the South-East of England, the area has plenty of green spaces, excellent facilities and easy access to the national motorway and rail networks, facilitating superb transport links to London.

We provide all local Government services for a quarter of a million people, looking after education, environment, social care, housing, planning, business and much more - everything from frontline services such as rubbish collection and events like the Dickens Festival to work that goes on behind the scenes to ensure services in Medway run smoothly and cost effectively.

Working at Medway Council means that you get to be part of this journey working alongside talented, professional colleagues to drive forward change to transform the lives of our residents and the communities they live in.

If you would like to have an informal discussion with the recruiting manager call James Larkin, Head of Internal Audit & Counter Fraud Shared Service on 01634 332322 or Nikki Ashby, Audit and Counter Fraud Team Leader on 01634 332325

Important Information-

Applicants must be able to demonstrate all essential requirements as listed in the job profile

Equal Opportunities Commitment Statement

Medway Council is committed to creating an inclusive work environment with a diverse workforce. All appropriately qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or age

For further information please refer to the Medway information pack available as a download or to view online

Please be advised that if you are not contacted within 3 weeks of the advert closing date then you have not been shortlisted. All recruitment correspondence, including interview letters and contracts of employment will usually be sent out via email.

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We reserve the right to close this vacancy at any time prior to the closing date.

How to apply

Please be advised that we only accept online applications submitted through JobsGoPublic ATS

If you are not contacted within 3 weeks of the advert closing date then you have not been shortlisted.

All recruitment correspondence, including interview letters and contracts of employment will usually be sent out via email, if you require documentation/correspondence in different format such as braille or large print, please contact the Resourcing Team on 01634 332878.

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