Habitat for Humanity Consultant Jobs in Ethiopia

Habitat for Humanity Consultant Jobs in Ethiopia

Job Description

  • HFHE aims do conversion its financial systems and Financial management procedures into International Public Sector Accounting Standards (IPSAS) by revising and updating of the existing Financial Systems.

  • Therefore, Habitat for Humanity Ethiopia (HFHE) is seeking to employ competent Firms who are interested to carry out IPSAS conversion.

    The main objectives of the assignment are

  • To support implementation of IPSAS in preparing the annual financial statements of HFHE by providing required technical assistance, detail gap analysis building on the previous exercises, develop Road map for IPSAS implementation,

  • Providing required on job capacity building and recommending modifications in information system/ software, policy, processes and other required changes as deemed necessary.

  • Work with HFHE in preparing the annual financial statements of the Year ended 30th June 2020 based on IPSAS.

    General Scope of the Assignment

  • Conduct Gap analysis and develop Roadmap for IPSAS implementation

  • Exercise a detail diagnosis and identify gaps for IPSAS adoption.

  • Analyze all relevant aspects – capacity, policies, procedures, regulatory, information system/ software etc. including review of existing chart of accounts and alignment with IPSAS adoption.

  • Develop comprehensive roadmap with specific actions, timeline incorporating all relevant aspects as above.

  • Further support HFHE in consultation external auditors and get unqualified audit opinion with regards to IPSAS conversion including standards that are not effective yet and can allow early adoption and thereafter incorporate the comments given and finalize the financial statements.

  • Develop manuals/ guidelines/ templates/ checklists as required to guide IPSAS implementation.

  • Assist HFHE in preparing IPSAS based annual financial statements for FY 2020 (July 1, 2019 up
    to June 30, 2020) with required opening balances/ conversions.

  • Develop training materials including training modules.

    Job Requirements

    Consultant's Qualifications and Experience

    The consulting firm should have the following qualifications and experience to carry out the assignment:

  • Company/Firm/Business registration certificate with AABE and other applicable government registering office

  • Chartered Accountant, CPA, ACCA or equivalent.

  • Renewed Trade License for 2012 E.C.

  • Tax Clearance Certificate for 2012 E.C

    The following are also the minimum requirements to be eligible for the consulting service

  • General experience: At least 5 Years in the field of accountancy in the public/ private sector.

  • Specific experience: The consultant must have at least one-year experience in the field of international public/ private sector financial reporting standards (i.e. IPSAS/ IFRS).

  • Special Requirement: Consultant having experience with the study of similar assignments (IPSAS) in the government entity/others shall have added advantage.

  • The consulting firm may engage additional support staff in proportion to the work as assessed by them.

    How to Apply

  • Deadline for Submission of Financial & Technical Proposal

  • All Eligible and Interested Consulting Firm should submit their financial and technical Proposals until 15th of May 2020 at 5:00 hours East Africa Time (GMT+3), in person , addressed to: Habitat For Humanity Ethiopia (HFHE),Telephone +251-011-6-600195, P.O.Box 8953, Addis Ababa , Bole Sub - City, Behind Capital Hotel. Proposals received after the close of submission date, above, will not be considered.


  • HFHE reserves the right to change this timetable at any time without notice and reserves the right to withdraw this bid process at any time, without prior notice and without liability to compensate and/or reimburse any party.

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