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African Union Commission: Auditor

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  1. Maxence Melo

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    1. Post:

    Jobtitle: Auditor
    Grade: P2
    Supervisor: Senior Auditor
    Directorate: Office of Internal Audit
    Duty Station
    : Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

    2. Job purpose

    Under the supervision of the SeniorAuditor and in consultation with other internal audit member of staff, the Auditoris responsible for performing audit work. Among others, she/he will be responsible for examining and evaluation the Commission’s strategies, operationand control

    3. Major duties andresponsibilities:

    a. Analyze, record and test the Commission’s accounting system and the information it produces.
    b. Review the extent of compliance withestablished policies, plans and procedures.c. Ensure that payments are made for thegoods and services received by the Commission; all collections and receipts are properly accounted for and any adjustments are authorized properly.
    d. Review budget performance with a viewto determining whether the auditee has executed its budget within the authorizedlimits.
    e. Examine whether the system of InternalControl is adequate for achieving management’s objectives in an efficient and orderly manner and whether the established procedures are being properly followed.
    f. Ensure whether the information available to management is sound and adequate for proper control anddecision-making.

    g. Identify and report to the accountable management actual or potential weakness in control where it exists, and recommend feasible ways of remedy

    h. Recommend ways of improving the economy, efficiency and effectiveness of operations based upon findings from an impartial and objective examination.

    i. Prepare working papers for review. Develop and discuss findings, agree on recommendations and timelines forcorrective action with responsible officer of operations and draftaudit/assignment reports.
    j. To perform any other duty as may beassigned.

    4. Educational Qualifications:

    Candidates musthave at least a Bachelor’s Degree in accounting or Finance Management or Commerce. A professional qualification in Accounting such as CPA, CA, ACCA, CIMAor equivalent from a recognized Institution will be an added advantage.

    5. Professional Work experience

    Candidates must have at least 5 years of relevant working experience in Auditing, Accounting or Financial Management of which at least 3 years shouldbe at lower management level. 6. Other relevant skills

    - Computerliteracy;- Working knowledge of data analysis;- Management experience, excellent interpersonal skills and ability to organize and motivate others and to work in a multi-culturalenvironment;- Excellent drafting and reporting skills;- Good communication and negotiating skills;- Good planning and organizational skills. 7. Language requirement :

    Proficiency in one of the African Union working languages. Knowledge ofone or several other working languages would be an added advantage. 8. Age requirement:

    Candidatesmust preferably be between 25and 35 years old. 9. Tenure of Appointment:

    Theappointment will be made on a fixed term contract for a period of three (3)years, of which the first twelve months will be considered as a probationary period. Thereafter, the contract will be for a period of two years renewable, subject to satisfactory performance.

    10. Gender Mainstreaming:
    TheAU Commission is an equal opportunity employer and qualified women are stronglyencouraged to apply.

    11. Remuneration:

    Indicative basic salary of US$27,892.00 per annum plus other related entitlements- e.g. Post adjustment (42% of basic salary), Housing allowance($17,222.40 per annum), education allowance (75% of tuition and other education related expenses for every eligible dependent up to a maximum of US$7,800.00per child per annum), etc for internationally recruited staff of the Commission.

    Applicationsmust be made through the AUC E-recruitment Website not later than 24 April 2012.