Federal Prison Administration

Ethiopian Herald Sep11,2020

Call for External Audit Services 

1. Background Information 

The Federal Prison Administration Ethiopia (FPA) which is a government organization has implemented an HIV/AIDS program financed by PEPFAR/US Centers for Diseases Control (CDC) under a Cooperative Agreement entitled Provision of Sustainable Quality Comprehensive HIV/AIDS Service for Inmates “to strengthen the provision of integrated and sustainable quality HIV/AIDS services in the Federal and regional prison of Ethiopia. The project has been implemented in seven sites which are found both in Addis and other regional prisons. 

FPA is interested to contract an External Auditor of Specific experience in CDC and USAID project auditing for the project year 2 from April 1, 2018- September 30, 2019 in accordance with GAGAS. 

2. Scope of Audit. 

The audit must be conducted in accordance with generally accepted government auditing standards (GAGAS)and must cover for financial year April 1, 2018 – September 30, 2019. And encompass the financial statements and schedule of expenditures of awards for the same audit period 

3. Audit finding detail and clarity.

Audit findings must be presented in sufficient detail and clarity for the FPA to prepare a corrective action plan and take corrective action, and pass-through entities to arrive at a management decision. 

4. Deliverable and Duration of assignment 

The external audit is expected to be conducted during December 2019 and the final report presented to the CDC Ethiopia and FPA on 25 December 2019. The firm shall submit Draft Final Report in hard copy and an electronic version within seven (7) days upon completion of assignment. The Final Report, in five (5) hard copies and an electronic version shall be submitted within seven (7) days on receipt of management’s comments. 

5. Location of Assignment 

The assignment will be carried out at the FPA office and move to regional site as needed 


The Lead Consultant should be an internationally qualified auditor (CPA, ACCA or its equivalent) with strong knowledge and experience (minimum of 10 years) in statutory and project auditing to the non-for-profit sector. Should have taxpayer identification number and Specific experience in CDC and USAID project auditing. 

7. Applications 

Please collect the bid document by paying (non refund) 50.00 Ethiopian birr from the Federal Prison Administration Head office (Addis Ababa City) Ist floor procurement and finance office and submit all relevant documents until sep28, 2020G.c deadline for submission of proposal will be at 12:00am/2:00pm local time/. 

If you need more clarification please contact us 0913149134/0911406138 

Federal Prison Administration Ethiopia