Internal Auditor

Copenhagen | Copenhagen

Functional Responsibilities

Under the overall supervision of the IAIG Director, and general guidance of the Manager Audit Section, conduct internal audits either as team member or team leader, as assigned. Evaluate the adequacy and effectiveness of internal controls in accordance with IIA Standards and UNOPS policies and procedures. This involves financial, operational, performance and compliance audits and following related activities:

Internal Audit work on organizational units or processes:

  • Under the responsibility and limited guidance of the Director, IAIG, and under the general guidance of the Manager Audit Section , perform independently complex internal audit work, either as team leader or as team member; assumes responsibility and accountability for achieving the audit objectives in accordance with the IIA Standards and IAIG policies and procedures. This involves:

Preparing risk-based audit plans/programme

  • Conducting audit field work
  • Preparing working papers and review (where appropriate) that of other team members
  • Preparing and conducting (as appropriate) exit conference communication, in collaboration with Manager Audit Section and/or Director, IAIG where necessary
  • Preparing quality draft audit reports
  • Finalizing audit reports, incorporating auditees’ answers and IAIG management’s feedback
  • Communicating orally and in writing audit results to management
  • Undertakes frequent, and at times extended, missions to UNOPS offices, including to areas with hazardous working conditions;

Project Audit work: Under the general supervision of the Director, IAIG and in cooperation with the Manager Audit Section:

  • Review project agreements with regard to audit clauses and proposed project audit terms of references for the areas assigned to him/her
  • Review draft and final project audit reports; raise issues with project management and IAIG management as appropriate; prepare submittal for final issuance to Executive Director
  • Manage contacts to audit firms under long term agreement with UNOPS, for the areas assigned to him/her

General Contributions and Responsibilities in IAIG:

  • Monitors the status of audit recommendations and appraises adequacy of action taken thereon by management
  • Identifies recurring and systemic issues in audit reports for inclusion in corporate reports
  • When working as team leader, provides direction and guidance to, and coaches team members ensuring effective team functioning; assesses the team members’ performance in a participatory manner and documents lessons learned
  • Contributes to the ongoing development of professional practices and knowledge management within IAIG and for oneself, including internal and external quality assessments
  • Performs other assignments or tasks as determined by the Director, IAIG; e.g. advisory services on audit matters or support to investigations/ fact-finding work (e.g. forensic accounting, interviews), working with the Lead Investigator
  • Abides by security policies, administrative instructions, plans and procedures of the UN Security Management System and that of UNOPS
  • Closely work with Wrike to monitor his deadlines and if requested by the Manager Audit Section the audit team daily objectives.
    Perform other related duties as required, such as advisory services, special audits, support to investigations/fact finding missions (e.g. Forensic audits etc);

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  • Organization: UNOPS - United Nations Office for Project Services
  • Location: Copenhagen | Copenhagen
  • Grade: Mid/Senior
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Internal audit and inspection
    • Internal audit and inspection
    • Internal audit and inspection
    • Internal audit and inspection
    • Internal audit and inspection
    • Internal audit and inspection
    • Internal audit and inspection
    • Internal audit and inspection
    • Internal audit and inspection
    • Internal audit and inspection
    • Internal audit and inspection
    • Internal audit and inspection
    • Internal audit and inspection
    • Internal audit and inspection
  • Closing Date: 2015-10-31

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