UN Audit Examination

About the Exam

UN Audit Examination

The objective of the exam is to assess the suitability of officers for conducting audit of UN Organizations in the portfolio of CAG (2020 onwards).

Required traits for suitability:

  1. Comfort Level in working in automated environment – Reading and analysing electronic data and document, correspondence through emails, electronic KD linking, Word Processing abilities (MS Word) and Working with spreadsheets (MS Excel).
  2. Awareness about CAG’s audit portfolio, its term and our role as external auditors of these organisations and agencies
  3. Understanding of UN systems
  1. Structural Organisation of UN organisations and agencies
  2. Role of Oversight bodies like External Auditor, Internal Audit, Audit Advisory Committee, Joint Inspection Unit
  3. Role of Legislative/Governing bodies which are charged with Governance viz General Assembly/Conference, Governing Board, Programme & Budget Committee, Audit Committee, Finance & Budget Committee in UN agencies
  1. Understanding of Accounting and Auditing standards followed in UN viz. IPSAS, ISAs and Financial Regulations & Rules
  2. Proficiency in Financial, Compliance, Performance and IT Audits
  3. Excellent Language and Drafting skills- In international audits the tone of the language and use of soft words with clear meaning is essential.