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Internal Audit Internship

Reference number: 2283
Job status: In-progress
Job category: Internship
Duty station: New Delhi, India
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The Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) and World Agroforestry (ICRAF) envision a more equitable world where trees in all landscapes, from drylands to the humid tropics, enhance the environment and well-being for all. CIFOR and ICRAF are non-profit science institutions that build and apply evidence to today’s most pressing challenges, including energy insecurity and the climate and biodiversity crises. Over a combined total of 65 years, we have built vast knowledge on forests and trees outside of forests in agricultural landscapes (agroforestry). Using a multidisciplinary approach, we seek to improve lives and to protect and restore ecosystems. Our work focuses on innovative research, partnering for impact, and engaging with stakeholders on policies and practices to benefit people and the planet. Founded in 1993 and 1978, CIFOR and ICRAF are members of CGIAR, a global research partnership for a food secure future dedicated to reducing poverty, enhancing food and nutrition security, and improving natural resources.

CIFOR-ICRAF is looking for a

Internal Audit Internship


CIFOR-ICRAF Internal Audit Unit seeks applications from students who are looking to gain professional experience in the field of auditing. Motivated individuals with the following will be considered for the internship.

Duties and responsibilities

Under the leadership of the Director of Internal Audit will assist other members of CIFOR-ICRAF IAU in carrying out a comprehensive program of risk based internal auditing with the aim of bringing a systematic, disciplined approach to evaluating and improving the effectiveness of risk management, internal control systems and governance processes at CIFOR-ICRAF. S/he will assist in successful completion of assigned audit engagements, from start to finish, inclusive of pre planning and wrap up activities.

During this internship, the intern will assist in the following areas:
  • Provide internal audit services (Preparing TOR, Notification letter, assistance in preparation of presentations related to Audits in PowerPoint form).
  • Assist in Internal Audit Director/Manager and other internal auditors in data analytical operations.
  • Perform other related duties from time to time as required.

Education, knowledge and experience

  • Recent undergraduates or graduates with a Bachelor of Commerce/Business Administration/Finance/Accounting degrees.
  • Registered or part-qualified students with the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India / Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) / Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT)/Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA).
  • Excellent command of the English language (written and oral).
  • Ability to maintain information in a database in a methodical and objective manner.
  • Pro?ciency in using Microsoft O?ce software (speci?cally Excel, PowerPoint and Word).
  • Experience in using auditing software would be an added advantage.

Personal attributes and competencies

  • Ability to comprehend complex written material.
  • Strong self-motivation while being a team player.
  • Integrity is of utmost importance.

Terms and conditions

  • This is an Internship opportunity.
  • The appointment will be for 1 (one) year
  • CIFOR’s employment conditions follow local labor laws and regulations. CIFOR will employ suitable candidates regardless of nationality, provided that they comply with the local requirements for working at the posting location.
  • CIFOR may provide the Intern with a monthly stipend or living allowance in accordance with the Project Document or as agreed with the Sponsor. The stipend or living allowance provided to the Intern shall follow the rate used by the Human Resources Unit for Interns at CIFOR.
  • The duty station will be in New Delhi, India.

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    CIFOR-ICRAF is an equal opportunity employer. Staff diversity contributes to excellence.

Application process

The application deadline is 30 Jun-2022
We will acknowledge all applications, but will contact only short-listed candidates.

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