UN Auditor Jobs – United Nations Office of Internal Oversight Services (OIOS)

 

Job Title:    Auditor

Organization: United
Nations Office of Internal Oversight Services (OIOS)

Duty Station: Entebbe,
Uganda

Job Opening Number: 20-Audit-OIOS-140879-R-Entebbe (X)

Grade: P3

Reports to: Chief,
ICT Audit Section

 

About US:

The Office of
Internal Oversight Services (OIOS) was established in July 1994 as an
operationally independent office that assists the Secretary-General in
fulfilling his internal oversight responsibilities in respect of the resources
and staff of the Organization through monitoring, internal audit, inspection,
evaluation and investigation. The Office has the authority to initiate, carry
out and report on any action it considers necessary to fulfill its
responsibilities with regard to its oversight functions.

 

Key Duties and
Responsibilities:
The Auditor will
be responsible for the following duties:

·        
Lead audits/special
reviews of smaller, less complex operations and supervise audit assistants with
respect to information and communications technology (ICT) environments

·        
Assess
client business processes, information systems and internal controls, and
perform advanced data analytics using technology-based audit techniques

·        
Prepare/participate
in preparations for risk-based audit plans/programmes in accordance with OIOS
standards

·        
Document,
evaluate and test systems and controls to determine their adequacy and effectiveness
to ensure: (i) compliance with policies and procedures; (ii) accomplishment of
management’s objectives; (iii) reliability and integrity of information; (iv)
economic use of resources; and (v) safeguarding of assets

·        
Prepare
working papers for review by the Senior Auditor/Chief of Section

·        
Develop
and discuss findings; come to agreement on recommendations and timelines for
corrective actions with responsible officers of operations audited and monitor
the implementation status of agreed recommendations

·        
Draft
audit reports for an entire assignment or a portion of an assignment

·        
Keep
abreast of emerging technologies in ICT and develop audit plans and tests to
evaluate the related risks pertaining to the application of such technologies

·        
Take
initiative in identifying appropriate audit tools, best practices, and
identify/perform tasks aimed at ensuring that the audit/assignments are
conducted in accordance with OIOS standards

·        
Perform
other projects or tasks as may be assigned

 

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·        
The
ideal candidate for the United Nations Office of Internal Oversight Services
(OIOS) Auditor job must hold an advanced university degree (Master’s degree or
equivalent degree) in business administration, finance, accounting, information
systems, or related field. A first-level university degree in combination with
two additional years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the
advanced university degree. Certification as a Certified Information Systems
Auditor (CISA), Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Chartered Accountant (CA),
Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), Certified
Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), or equivalent is desirable.

·        
A
minimum of five years of progressively responsible professional experience in audit,
finance, accounting, administration, statistics, computer science, or related
area is required.

·        
Audit
experience in the public sector is desirable.

·        
Experience
in ICT auditing, including hands-on experience in auditing ERP systems, ICT
operations, cloud computing, and cybersecurity, is required.

·        
Experience
in data analytics, developing queries/scripts, and using various data analytics

·        
software
and visualization tools, such as SQL, Python, and Power BI, is required.

·        
Languages:
fluency in English is required.
Knowledge of another official language of the United Nations is desirable.

 

Competencies

·        
Professionalism: Exercises due professional care by
considering the: extent of work needed to achieve the audit plan; relative
complexity, materiality, or significance of matters to which assurance
procedures are applied; adequacy and effectiveness of risk management, control,
and governance processes, probability of significant errors, irregularities, or
non-compliance; and cost of assurance in relation to potential benefits.
Ability to identify issues, formulate opinions and present conclusions and
recommendations. Demonstrates professional competence and has the knowledge of
auditing standards and practices, risk assessment, and applicable financial
rules and procedures. Is alert to significant risks that might affect
objectives, operations, or resources. Has knowledge of specialized IT audit
applications, such as IDEA, ACL, and TeamMate. Shows pride in work and in
achievements; is conscientious and efficient in meeting commitments, observing
deadlines and achieving results; is motivated by professional rather than personal
concerns; shows persistence when faced with difficult problems or challenges;
remains calm in stressful situations. Takes responsibility for incorporating
gender perspectives and ensuring the equal participation of women and men in
all areas of work.

·        
Communication: Speaks and writes clearly and effectively;
listens to others, correctly interprets messages from others and responds
appropriately; asks questions to clarify, and exhibits interest in having
two-way communication; tailors language, tone, style and format to match
audience; demonstrates openness in sharing information and keeping people
informed.

·        
Teamwork: Works collaboratively with colleagues to
achieve Organizational goals; solicits input by genuinely valuing others’ ideas
and expertise; is willing to learn from others; places team agenda before
personal agenda; supports and acts in accordance with final group decision,
even when such decisions may not entirely reflect own position; shares credit
for team accomplishments and accepts joint responsibility for team
shortcomings.

 

How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified and interested candidates desiring to serve the United Nations Office
of Internal Oversight Services (OIOS) in the aforementioned capacity should
express their interest by visiting the UN recruitment website and clicking
Apply Now.

 

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Deadline: 20th December 2020

 

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