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Hard workers Recognised At Awards

The award recognises the professionals working in any industry who can best demonstrate an exceptional contribution to the success of their organisation. The Fiji Revenue and Customs Services Chief Internal
18 Jun 2018 12:31
Hard workers Recognised At Awards
Fiji National Provident Fund staff receive the Audit Team of the Year award from Institute of Internal Auditors Fiji board member Sairusi Dukuno (third from left) at the Institute of Internal Auditors Fiji Awards/Gala dinner at the InterContinental Fiji Golf Resort and Spa on June 16, 2018. Photo: Waisea Nasokia

The award recognises the professionals working in any industry who can best demonstrate an exceptional contribution to the success of their organisation.

The Fiji Revenue and Customs Services Chief Internal Auditor, Corporate – Internal Assurance Inoke Soqoiwasa was awarded the Auditor of the Year (2017).

The award was presented to Mr Soqoiwasa during the Institute of Internal Auditors Fiji Awards/Gala dinner at the Fiji InterContinental Golf Resort and Spa last Saturday night.

The award recognises the professionals working in any industry who can best demonstrate an exceptional contribution to the success of their organisation.

The award aims to commend individuals who embody strong leadership and professional qualities, posses’ sound knowledge and experience are high achievers within and outside the organisation.

Mr Soqoiwasa said: “It is a humbling experience to be recognised by the profession as an outsider.

“It was tough journey from 2006 to 2017; there were a lot of challenges along the way.”

He had 10 years’ experience at the Office of Auditor General and was called in to set up a new unit, an internal audit department when it merged.

“Customs and tax is very technical and to have corporate governance was a challenge. Now it has come to a stage, from being termed as a policeman to executives required by the institutions,” he added.

He acknowledged the internal audit team at Fiji Revenue and Customs Services.

The 44-year-old hails from Waiqori in Oneata, Lau and has maternal links to Nailega in Wainibuka, Tailevu.

Fiji Roads Authority Head of Internal Auditor Esala Nasaroa (right) receives the Future is Bright Award from Institute of Internal Auditors Fiji board member Anare Manulevu at the Institute of Internal Auditors Fiji Awards/Gala dinner at the InterContinental Fiji Golf Resort and Spa on June 16, 2018.  Photo: Waisea Nasokia

Fiji Roads Authority Head of Internal Auditor Esala Nasaroa (right) receives the Future is Bright Award from Institute of Internal Auditors Fiji board member Anare Manulevu at the Institute of Internal Auditors Fiji Awards/Gala dinner at the InterContinental Fiji Golf Resort and Spa on June 16, 2018. Photo: Waisea Nasokia

Future is Bright award 2017

Esala Nasaroa of Fiji Roads Authority (FRA) Head of Internal Audit was awarded the Future is Bright Award (Young Auditor of the year).

This award is given to an individual who has contributed significant to the advancement of the global profession and who has demonstrated an exemplary commitment to success in their auditing career.

He said: “I would like to thank IIA Fiji for this award.

“It would not be possible with the support of a very good team and I believe the internal audit of the Fiji Roads Authority is the backbone for the department which has held things together since our existence in the last two years.

“To be recognised tonight is a reflection of the calibre of people within that department. Thank you for the contributions and the effort.

“I would like to thank the management and the board of FRA for the support and the never ending contributions towards the processing improvement and ongoing reviews conducted.”

Mr Nasaroa, 29, hails from Lekutulevu, Vaturova, in Cakaudrove and has maternal links to Nauvucini, Naitasiri.

 

Team Impact Award 2017

The Fiji National Provident Fund (FNPF) walked away with the Team Impact Award 2017 (Audit Team of the Year).

“I have to acknowledge the team as well as it is all about team work,” said FNPF manager internal audit Pretty Pritika.

“It is important to acknowledge two people who are not part of the FNPF internal audit team.

“The founder of the IIA Fiji and first FNPF internal audit manager Rusco Bavon and the current Auditor General of Fiji, Ajay Nand,” she added.

This award recognises teams that can best demonstrate a high level of value adding to their organisation in according with accepted standards, contribution to the profession of internal auditing and displaying of high levels of professionalism, integrity and continuous professional development.

Feedback:  waisean@fijisun.com.fj

 

 



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