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Auditor

Entebbe, Uganda

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Uganda Airlines

CLOSED

Catering Assistant

Entebbe, Uganda

Closing: Aug 24, 2024

2 months remaining

Published: Jul 16, 2024 (3 days ago)

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Education

  • The applicant for the United Nations Office of Internal Oversight Services (OIOS) Auditor must hold an advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) 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. Successful completion of both degree and non-degree programs in data analytics, business analytics or data science programs is an advantage.

Job – Specific Qualification

  • Certification as a Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Chartered Accountant (CA), Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Fraud Examiner, or Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) equivalent is desirable.

Work Experience

  • A minimum of seven years of progressively responsible professional experience in audit, finance, accounting, administration, statistics, computer science, or related area is required. 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. Experience in using vulnerability assessment tools such as Nessus and Nmap is desirable.
  • Languages: English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For this post, fluency in English is required. Knowledge of another UN official language 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. The ability to analyze and interpret data in support of decision-making and convey resulting information to management. 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.


Responsibilities

Education

  • The applicant for the United Nations Office of Internal Oversight Services (OIOS) Auditor must hold an advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) 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. Successful completion of both degree and non-degree programs in data analytics, business analytics or data science programs is an advantage.

Job – Specific Qualification

  • Certification as a Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Chartered Accountant (CA), Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Fraud Examiner, or Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) equivalent is desirable.

Work Experience

  • A minimum of seven years of progressively responsible professional experience in audit, finance, accounting, administration, statistics, computer science, or related area is required. 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. Experience in using vulnerability assessment tools such as Nessus and Nmap is desirable.
  • Languages: English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For this post, fluency in English is required. Knowledge of another UN official language 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. The ability to analyze and interpret data in support of decision-making and convey resulting information to management. 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.


  • Leads audits/special reviews pertaining to large and complex information and communications technology (ICT) environments
  • Assesses client business processes, information systems and internal controls, and perform advanced data analytics using technology-based audit techniques
  • Identifies and allocate tasks, coordinates/monitors work, controls audit/assignment resources, consolidates results, etc
  • Prepares risk-based audits/reviews, plans/programmes in accordance with OIOS standards
  • Supervises and coach staff throughout the audit/review to ensure conformity with OIOS standards in all the phases of the audit process
  • Empowers and challenge more junior staff to actively participate in the management of the audit/review
  • Creates data visualizations for internal or external use to support report writing and presentations
  • Collects, organizes, manages and disseminates information with attention to detail and accuracy
  • Conducts data collection and analysis using data analysis tools
  • Collects and analyzes data to identify trends or patterns and provide insights through graphs, charts, tables and reports using data visualization methods to enable data-driven planning, decision-making, presentation and reporting.
  • Documents, evaluates and tests systems and controls to determine their adequacy and effectiveness, ensuring: (i) compliance with policies and procedures; (ii) accomplishment of management’s objectives; (iii) reliability and integrity of information; (iv) economical use of resources; and (v) safeguarding of assets
  • Prepares working papers for review by the Senior Auditor/Section Chief
  • Develops and discusses findings, agrees on recommendations and timelines for corrective action with responsible officer of operations audited and monitors the implementation status of agreed recommendations
  • Drafts audit/assignment reports for Organization-wide consumption, including senior management and the General Assembly
  • Prepares presentations using available technology tools (e.g., PowerPoint)
  • Makes presentations of audit results to senior management of IAD and senior management of the operation audited
  • Monitors the status of audit recommendations
  • Appraises adequacy of follow-up action taken on audit findings and recommendations
  • Maintains and updates audit programs
  • Monitors information standards and guidelines, including test paradigms
  • 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
  • Participate in the preparation of the audit workplan
  • Identifies training needs, develop training programs and materials, and conduct workshops with respect to auditing approaches and techniques
  • Evaluates staff performance; perform management review of work performed by assistant auditors, prior to the Senior Auditor’s/Section Chief’s review
  • Perform other related duties as determined by the Section Chief Work implies frequent interaction with the following: Staff at various levels throughout the Organisation Senior management staff of other Organisations Government officials Counterparts in sister Organisations Professional Organisations (e.g., IIA, ISACA)


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