|Date Posted:||Feb 8, 2011|
|Closing Date:||Feb 21, 2011|
|Number of Vacancies:||1|
|Salary Range:||Salary is negotiableUSD|
|Years of Experience:||5 Years|
|Contract Duration:||Not specified|
|Possibility of Contract Extension:||No|
|Contract Type:||Short Term|
|Probation Period:||1 month|
Afghanistan Investment Support Agency (AISA) began as an agency that provided licenses to companies wishing to invest in Afghanistan. AISA has now evolved into a pro-active institution on promoting and attracting investment to Afghanistan. AISA, having its main office in Kabul and regional offices in Herat, Kandahar, Mazar-i-sharif, Nangharhar, Khost, Kunduz, Paktia, Faryab and Helmand province, delivers a wide range of services to investors all over the country.
The duties and functions of the Internal Auditor will include, but not limited to the following:
Duties & Responsibilities:
â€¢ Plan, organize and carry out the internal audit function including the preparation of an audit plan which fulfils the responsibility of the audit department, scheduling and assigning work and estimating resource needs.
â€¢ Review the adequacy of internal control environment, system and tools, their compliance and effectiveness.
â€¢ The auditor must obtain a sufficient understanding of the design of controls relevant to the audit of financial statements to plan the audit and to determine whether they have been placed in operation.
â€¢ The internal auditor must review, assess, and monitor controls, the procedures by obtaining sufficient appropriate audit evidence to provide a reasonable basis for the opinion on AISAâ€™s financial statements for providing analyses, evaluations, assurances, recommendations, and other information to the AISAâ€™s management and those charged with governance .
â€¢ The auditor may find the results of the following procedures helpful in assessing the relevancy of internal audit activities:
a. Considering knowledge from prior-year audits
b. Reviewing how the internal auditors allocate their audit resources to financial or operating areas in response to their risk-assessment process
c. Reading internal audit reports to obtain detailed information about the scope of internal audit activities.
â€¢ Assurance that all funds allocated to AISA are used for the purposes intended, properly accounted for and provides value for money.
â€¢ Verify and check all the financial and procurement documents such as reports, vouchers, contracts, budget and other supporting documents for accuracy and compliance with the established policy and procedures.
â€¢ Assurance that the organizationâ€™s risks are being adequately managed and that controls are operated as intended, advising on improvements as needed.
â€¢ Report to both the High Commission on Investment and the management of AISA on the financial, accounting and procurement activities of AISA.
â€¢ Coordinate coverage with the external auditors and ensure that each party is not only aware of the other's work but also well briefed on areas of concern.
â€¢ Provide recommendations on the systems and procedures being reviewed, report on the findings and recommendations and monitor management's response and implementation.
â€¢ Review, analyze and report on the accuracy, timeliness and relevance of the financial and other information that is provided for management while maitaining objectivity and independence.
â€¢ Work closely with the management of AISA to ensure a system is in place which ensures that all major risks are identified and analyzed, on an annual basis.
â€¢ Report on the value for money that AISA obtains in all its activities with special regard to economy, efficiency and effectiveness.
â€¢ Conduct any reviews or tasks requested by Management and High Commission on Investment provided a reviews and tasks do not compromise the independence or objectivity of the internal audit function.
â€¢ To provide both management and the High Investment committee opinions on the on the internal controls of AISA.
â€¢ At least bachelor degree in Finance and Business Administration from a reputable university, domestic or foreign institution.
â€¢ At least 5 five years experience in relevant subject.
â€¢ Preference will be given to those who have experience of World Bank financed projects as well as knowledge of financial rules and regulations of the Government of Afghanistan.
â€¢ Initiative, creativity, sound judgment, analytical skills, and result orientation.
â€¢ Excellent communication and reporting writing skills,
â€¢ Ability to effectively present information to top Management, Directors and President of AISA.
â€¢ Excellent knowledge of MS office, particularly, MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and QuickBooks.