Omo Child Foundation Association

The Daily Monitor Nov27,2020

Call for External Audit Service

OneChild is an International child development Organization helping to meet the wellbeing needs of children living in the hardest place of the world. In Africa, one child is operating in three countries including Ethiopia.

OneChild has registered in Ethiopia as a foreign charity Organization by Agency for Civil Society Organization with a certificate of registration number 3096 to undertake community-based holistic childcare and development program since July 2013.

Currently, the organization is supporting thousands of children at 19 Centers in Oromia, Amhara regional states, and Addis Ababa city.

In response to the government regulation that requires Civil Societies Charities to conduct annual external audits for their financial statements, it has been necessary for the organization to make this announcement. Therefore, OneChild country office Ethiopia is looking for an eligible audit firm to conduct an audit for the organization for financial statements prepared and presented based on accrual basis IPSAS for the year ended December 31, 2019, and 2020.

Objective of Auditing

The purpose of the Auditing is to conduct a financial statement audit and provide an audit opinion on the financial statements of the organization for the year ended December 31, 2019, and for the year ended December 31, 2020, as per the guidelines of IPSAS and Agency of Civil Society Organizations (ACSO)

To this end, those Chartered Certified (qualified) Audit Firms & whose name exists on the list from AABE are invited to participate having produced the following pertinent information.

Qualifications and Experiences of Audit Firms

  • Classified as a higher grade by the relevant authorized agency;
  • Taxpayer identification number (TIN) and Value Added Tax(VAT) registration Certificate;
  • Copy of renewed trade license issued by the relevant authority;
  • Evidence(s) of working experiences and a proven track record of successfully conducting auditing of IPSAS based Financial statements for other related organizations (NGOs);
  • Copy of document testifying the settlement of the necessary¬† government taxes;
  • Time to complete the audit and;

Application Closing Date: 10(Ten) calendar days from the first date of this announcement.

Note: The Audit firms are expected to submit their technical and financial proposal in separately sealed envelopes on or before the closing date of announcement through the following address:

OneChild P.O.Box: 23768, Addis Ababa

Office Location: Nefas-Silk Lafto City, W04Sarbet, Egypt Avenue, EGST Bldg.,

Tele: 251.113.712.199/251.913.874.376

Email: gteku@onechild.org