Audit Senior (Opportunity to travel)

Reed Finance
09 Feb 2017
09 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Mulitple opportunities to get involved in Audit work in the International Institutions and Donor Assurance sector. The role will involve a large amount of travel, up to about 80% in the first couple of years.

You will be travelling to remote parts of the developing world and auditing the spend of funds from the EU and parts of the UN.
Your core responsibilities will include the following:
· Undertake audit fieldwork as part of a team reporting to a Manager, taking increasing responsibility with experience, which may include assignment planning, leading fieldwork, leading client meetings and drafting the assignment report.
· Prepare to be out of the office at client sites in any part of the world, for more than 50% of time.
· Demonstrate a basic understanding of the objectives of an audit, particularly in a donor funding context.
· Prepare legible and comprehensive working papers.
· Be aware of assignment deadlines and work with the team to meet them.
· Develop a knowledge of audit issues and techniques specific to the donor-funded aid environment.
· Develop a good understanding of International Standards on Auditing (ISAs) and other applicable technical frameworks, supported by regular training.
· Understand what constitutes an assignment finding and how it should be classified and written up in the assignment report.

Please ensure that you can demonstrate the following within your CV
· Strong planning, organisational and time management skills
· Diplomacy and cultural sensitivity while working with a hugely diverse range of clients and beneficiaries
· A real interest in international development and associated funding structures
· Fluency in a second language is preferable, especially French, Spanish, German or Portuguese
· Excellent communication, report writing and presentation skills
· Team worker
· Resilience and adaptability
· Internationally recognised audit qualification preferable.

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