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Internal Auditor (Financial Audit) and Internal Auditor (Performance Audit) Full-time Job

2023-01-27 22:21   Accounting and finance   Addis Ababa   41 views
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Job Description

HST Consulting is looking for experienced, energetic, and committed Internal Auditors for Financial Audit and Performance Audit for one of its high-profile clients: Ethiopian Human Rights Commission.  

 HST is a knowledge company operating in Ethiopia which provides a broad range of professional services to clients across various industries. It supports its clients in solving their business growth, operational, human capital, financial, tax, governance, risk, and compliance related challenges through locally relevant solutions. One of the specific services that HST offers to its clients is the recruitment of the professional staff they need to fill their critical high-level leadership positions.

HST has been engaged by Ethiopian Human Rights Commission to undertake the recruitment of Internal Auditor (Financial Audit) and Internal Auditor (Performance Audit).

 The Internal Auditor (Financial Audit) is expected to periodically examines EHRC’s financial records to ensure they are accurate and up to date and that process for generating and maintaining financial records and documents comply with applicable standards and regulations.

 Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Design the auditing process using common standard practices, policies, goals, and regulation.
  • Indicate areas where risk is found to generate a more complete picture of financial responsibility.
  • Analyze adherence with budgetary standards and guidelines using financial data and balance sheets.
  • Review all financial materials and procedures to spot errors, inefficiencies, or instances of misuse.
  • Document all internal processes within an audit; list all data sources; detail all conclusions after an investigation.
  • Update the internal organization’s team members with periodic status reports, meetings, and other important developments; publish a report after completing an inquiry.
  • Work to develop new standards of practice within the commission to increase accounting accuracy and integrity.
  • Aid in the case of an external audit of EHRC.
  • Reflect on historical and current budgetary trends found in the data.
  • Maintain a high level of knowledge and expertise within the field by participating in professional development.
  • Keep all sensitive information confidential and secure.
  • Analyze accounting entries and financial data, examine records and documents, prepare analyses and summaries of findings and draft detailed reports regarding investigation results.
  • Evaluate processes and procedures to identify weaknesses that can lead to loss; develop new loss-mitigation techniques and procedures.
  • Review a company's financial statements, documents, data, and accounting entries.

 Internal Auditor (Performance Audit) is expected to ensure whether the Commission’s operations are functioning in accordance with the set policies, procedures, applicable laws, and regulations.

 Key Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Propose and develop risk-based audit plan for operational audits in both the core and enterprise service functions of the Commission for both HO and BO.
  • Execute operations audit and assess the Commission’s operations, process, financial, compliance and other associated risks.
  • Identify opportunities for improving processes, based on audit outcomes, to minimize risks.
  • Prepare and present quality reports of audit findings and recommendations to the leadership.
  • Identify key risk and control indicators for assigned audit areas.
  • Identify operational risks and make recommendations to manage risks.
  • Maintain documentation for risk assessment and management processes.
  • Perform audit related investigation as directed by Internal Audit Director.
  • Evaluate and revise internal controls and operational and management policies/procedures and recommend improvements as appropriate.
  • Assist management in developing annual audit plan.
  • Ensure compliance with government laws and regulations.


Head Count: 2 for Internal Auditor (Financial Audit) and 2 for Internal Auditor (Performance Audit)      


Job Requirements

Required Education, Experience and Competencies:

  • MSc in Accounting, MBA or related field or BA Degree in Accounting and Finance, or related field with 4 years of relevant experience for MA/MBA or 6 years of relevant experience for BA.
  • Experience and knowledge of IFMIS is required.

How to Apply

We only encourage applicants who fulfill the above qualification to send their application and relevant documents by e-mail directly to HST Executive and Professional Recruitment Specialist:recruitment@hst-et.com or through www.hst-recruit.com or submit their application in person to the Human Resources Office at Wollo Sefer, Mina Building, 4th Floor until 11th of February 2023.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for next stage of evaluation.


Feb 11, 2023


Company Description
Ethiopian Human Rights Commission