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FRCS Scoops Team Impact Award

The Fiji Revenue and Customs Authority (FRCS) Internal Audit team scooped the Team Impact Award at the Fiji Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) annual conference.

The award was presented to the FRCS Internal Audit team at the conference Gala Dinner last Saturday, 6th May 2017 at the Fiji Marriott Resort Momi Bay.

“It is indeed a great achievement for FRCS winning the Team Impact Award recognized by Fiji IIA,” FRCS Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Visvanath Das said.

“This inaugural award recognition by the Institute is highly appreciated by FRCS. We are proud recipients of this award as this was the first ever awards night organized by Fiji IIA,” he said.

The Team Impact Award recognized FRCS’s Internal Audit team’s efforts in adding value to the organization.

Submissions made by the team highlighted the areas of good governance, integrity and professionalism, cost savings through audit actions, continuous learning and training and efficiencies and performance improvement.

“The Internal Audit team advocates the importance of internal controls, corporate governance and integrity of processes within FRCS for which the Authority and international institutions have recognized,” Mr. Das said.

“The team was also part of the 2016 Integrity Awareness Team that carried out Integrity Awareness Program, as well as due diligence function for FRCS’s Whistle Blower program,” he said.

“The Audit team also has an in-house training committee that works closely with FRCS training unit to identify relevant training programs for internal auditors,” he added.

Mr. Das thanked the Fiji IIA for recognizing the team’s efforts and commitment.

“The FRCS Internal Audit team will continue to carry out professional audits to ensure transparency and continuous improvements,” he added.

Photo Caption: From left: FRCS Senior Internal Auditor, Ms. Alisi Ketewai, General Manager Corporate Services, Mr. Fazrul Rahman, Chief Internal Auditor, Mr. Inoke Soqoiwasa and Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) Fiji Board member, Mr. Anare Manulevu at the IIA Awards night.

Photo Courtesy: Fiji Sun

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