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INTERNATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATION UNION
• ITU is the leading United Nations agency for information and communication technologies, with the mission to connect the world. To achieve this, ITU manages the radiofrequency spectrum and satellite orbits at the international level, works to improve communication infrastructure in the developing world, and establishes global standards that foster seamless interconnection of a vast range of communication systems._

Junior Internal Auditor

Vacancy notice no: 1040

Sector:

SG

Department:

IAU

Country of contract:
Switzerland

Duty station:
Geneva

Position number:

Grade:
P2

Type of contract:
Short-term

Duration of contract: 5 months

Recruitment open to:
External

Application deadline (Midnight Geneva Time): 13 March 2023

ORGANIZATIONAL UNIT

The General Secretariat directs all the administrative and financial aspects of the Union's activities, including the implementation of the provisions of the administrative regulations on operational... questions, the dissemination of information on telecommunication matters for operational and other purposes, the provision of legal advice to the Bureaux of the Union and the departments of the General Secretariat, logistic support to the Union's activities including conferences, the coordination of the work of the Union with other international organizations, the dissemination of information to the Member States and Sector Members, press, corporate and individual users of telecommunications and the general public.
The General Secretariat is also responsible for the organization of world telecommunication exhibitions and forums.

As part of the corporate governance system of ITU, the Internal Audit Unit (IAU) supports the activities of the Union with the aim of ensuring the effective, economic and efficient use of resources in achieving the overall goals, strategies and priorities set in the Strategic Plan.

The overall objective of the internal audit function is to help managers to practice and promote economy, efficiency, effectiveness, transparency and accountability in managing the resources entrusted to ITU for its activities.
The internal audit function exercises operational independence in the performance of its duties and reports directly to the Secretary-General.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Under the supervision of the Head, Internal Audit Unit (IAU), the incumbent performs the following duties:
• Provides risk analyses for the risk-based audit plan, as well as prepares or contributes to the preparation of work plans (including risk assessment) and audit programs for assurance and/or consulting engagements.
• Conducts discussions of preliminary nature with heads of operations audited.
• Conducts in accordance with IIA standards segments of financial, operational and compliance audits of complex operations and conducts similar audits of small and medium sized operations.
• Obtains and requires information directly or indirectly through examination of records or interviews with staff.
• Reviews and evaluates the system of management controls for the processes audited and assesses their adequacy and effectiveness and, where appropriate, drafts potential recommendations for improvements.
• Prepares working papers to document adequately work performed.
• Drafts segments of the reports and communications on the results of work performed, for review by the Head,
IAU or by auditor incharge.
• Assesses the reliability and effective use of internal controls and assists in reviewing administrative procedures.
• Performs other related duties as required

CORE COMPETENCIES:

FUNCTIONAL COMPETENCIES:
• Analysis, Judgement and Decision Making
• Client and Service Orientation
• Innovation and Facilitating Change
• Networking and Building Partnerships
• Planning and Organising
TECHNICAL COMPETENCIES:
Working knowledge of IT systems and standard Office products. Familiarity with the United Nations or comparable institutions procedures and systems.

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

Education:

University degree in business administration, accounting, finance or a related field OR education from a reputed college of advanced education, with a diploma of equivalent standard to that of a university degree in one of the fields above.
A professional certification in accounting or auditing such as CIA, CPA, and CA or a related field is required.

Experience:

At least three years of progressively responsible experience in auditing/controlling or closely related field. Experience in public sector administration or internal auditing is an advantage. An advanced degree in a related field can be considered as a substitute for one year of working experience. A doctorate in a related field can be considered as a substitute for two years of working experience.

Languages:

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

This temporary opportunity is available to individuals residing locally.

INFORMATION ON
Geneva Switzerland

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