National Audit Expert

Addis Ababa, Addis Ababa
Field Staff, Full-Time
Commensurate with Experience 
Addis Ababa


CowaterSogema is recruiting National Audit Experts for an existing project in Ethiopia, working on Capacity Building Activities with the Office of the Federal Auditor General (OFAG) and the different Offices of the Regional Auditor General (ORAG). The 1-year project will be based in Addis Ababa with some limited travel to the different regions of Ethiopia. Team members will support the OFAG and ORAGs through a range of activities including strengthening fraud and forensic audit, Information Technology audit, and audit quality assurance.


  • At least 8 years of professional experience in auditing and public sector finance in Ethiopia;
  • Experience in the external audit of public entities;
  • Previous experience in one of the key technical areas: performance audit, regulatory audit, compliance audit, IT audit, and fraud and forensic audit;
  • A professional designation in auditing, accounting, and public finance (ACCA, CPA, etc) or equivalent; 
  • Familiarity with and demonstrated experience applying International Standards of Supreme Audit Institutions (ISSAIs); and
  • Professional fluency in English is essential.  


  • Previous experience on donor-funded projects is considered an asset; and
  • Previous experience working with and/or for OFAG or ORAGs.


With more than 30 years of experience, CowaterSogema is Canada’s global leader in management consulting services specializing in international development. We have managed the implementation of over 800 projects in more than 80 countries around the globe for clients such as DFID, DFAT Australia, the World Bank and Global Affairs Canada. We work with governments, partner organizations, communities and civil society to design and implement sustainable solutions that generate lasting social, economic and environmental impacts. Our adaptive approach to management has led to our award-winning work and recognition as one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies in 2017 and 2018.

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