Internal Auditor

Attendance

On-Site

Posted on

Application Deadline

Type

Mid-level industry position

Key Results
 
The conduct of audit assignments including project, programme or operational reviews in HQ and/or the Field to assess the soundness, adequacy and application of internal management and financial controls.
Key Functions
 
• Participates in multi-disciplinary audit teams and/or project, programme and operational reviews
• Conducts audit assignments in accordance with internal procedures and auditing standards
• Prepares using TeamMate, electronic working papers that support audit findings and recommendations
• Organizes and drafts input for audit reports
• Participates in capacity development activities
• Contributes to maintaining and updating the FAO Audit Manual.
• Performs other duties as required
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CANDIDATES WILL BE ASSESSED AGAINST THE FOLLOWING
 
Minimum Requirements
 
• Advanced university degree in audit, business or public administration, finance, accounting, economics, political science, international development, law or a related field (candidates holding a first level university degree may also be considered if possessing two additional years of relevant work experience and a certification from an internationally recognized auditing and accountancy body such as Certified Public Accountants (CPA), Chartered Accountants (CA), or equivalent in other national systems)
• Three years of relevant experience in an organization using modern auditing techniques, tools and information systems (e.g. internal audit department in the public or private sector, or an auditing, accounting or consulting firm)
• Working knowledge of English and limited knowledge of another FAO official language (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian or Spanish)
 
Competencies
 
• Results Focus
• Teamwork
• Communication
• Building Effective Relationships
• Knowledge Sharing and Continuous Improvement
 
Technical/Functional Skills
 
• Work experience in more than one location or area of work, particularly in field positions is desirable
• Demonstrated knowledge of auditing, business consulting and information system techniques
• Extent and relevance of experience in performing financial, operational, performance and IT audits
• Extent and relevance of experience in undertaking or reviewing programme/project development, management and operations would be an advantage
• Demonstrated ability to identify issues, collect and analyze information and develop recommendation and/or solutions
• Expert knowledge in Excel and spreadsheet solutions
• Demonstrated experience and ability in report-writing in English
• Familiarity with specialized audit software  is considered an asset
• Professional certifications such as Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) and/or Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)is desirable

 

 

 

 

 

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FAO staff are expected to adhere to FAO Values of Commitment to FAO, Respect for All and Integrity and Transparency.

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GENERAL INFORMATION
  • Extension of fixed term appointments is based on certification of performance and availability of funds
  • FAO reserves the right not to make an appointment.

CONDITIONS OF SERVICE

 
A competitive compensation and benefits package is offered. For information on UN salaries, allowances and benefits, click on the following link:  http://www.un.org/Depts/OHRM/salaries_allowances/salary.htm
  Other benefits, subject to eligibility, include:
• Dependency allowances
• Rental subsidy
• Education grant for children
• Home leave travel
• 30 working days of  annual leave per year
• Pension fund entitlements under the UN Joint Staff Pension Fund
• International health insurance; optional life insurance
• Disability protection
 

More Information

Posted on

Application Deadline

Type

Mid-level industry position

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Rome , Italy