Apr 13, 2018

Specialist Internal Audit at Ethiopian Commodity Exchange

  • Ethiopia Commodity Exchange (ECX) -Ethiopia
  • Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Full time Finance/Accounting Jobs in Ethiopia

Job Description

Job Vacancy at Ethiopian Commodity Exchange

Specialist Internal Audit



(External only)


The vision of ECX is to become a leading and dynamic Exchange in Africa. ECX has a mission to provide a modern, efficient, transparent and reliable market platform to serve the national development goals through adaptation of technology, excellence in innovation and with integrity. ECX is a unique partnership of market actors, Members of the Exchange, and its main promoter, the Government of Ethiopia. ECX represents the future of Ethiopia, bringing integrity, security, and efficiency to the market. ECX would like to recruit motivated and qualified applicants for the following positions.

JOB PURPOSE:-is to give an independent and objective assurance and consulting activity through investigation and audit review  to ensure  various department’s/division’s operational and financial activities are in compliance with acceptable standards, rules and regulations of the country, alignment to the Exchange’s  strategic objectives, internal control, risk management  and governance requirement; identify areas of control weaknesses, conduct investigation , participate in the preparation of inspection indicators and conducts inspection of various ECX departments/divisions and provide recommendation for implementation by the senior management   to enhance healthy organizational activities ;produce timely and quality audit reports.



  • Participate  in the development of risk based annual audit plan through collecting and analyzing planning input and develop self-individual annual performance plan
  • Actively participates in the development and revision of policy, procedure, guidelines and standards  of the department
  • Identify assessment of risk areas of individual assignments;
  • Define  the objective and scope of the audit and prepares an audit program;
  • Participate in entrance conference held with the audited/client and prepare minute;
  • Determine the audit procedures to be used including sampling methods and the use of information technology;
  • Identify the key control points of the system;
  • Evaluate the adequacy and effectiveness of established internal controls including financial, Inventory management, procurement and the Exchange’s operations;
  • Perform the engagement in a professional manner and in accordance with the International standards for the professional practice of internal auditing;
  • Obtain, analyze, and appraise information as a bases for an informed, objective conclusion on the adequacy and effectiveness of the system and the efficiency of performance of the activities being reviewed;
  • Prepare and submit working papers for review to the immediate supervisor properly documented and referenced with evidences which support audit findings and conclusions, prepare audit query, send to the audited and check the response if it needs extra discussion or evidence collection;
  • Participate in the exit/ entrance conference held with the audited and prepare minute;
  • Assist and/or prepare formal written audit report expressing recommendations and corrective actions on the adequacy and effectiveness of the system and the efficiency with which activities are carried out;
  • Undertake inspection on the Exchange operations, facilities and other corporate departments; design, recommend and implement inspection programs as per plan;
  • Identify inspection indicators during ongoing inspection duties and alerts team of any inspection issue;
  • Conduct follow up and surprise checks;
  • Report on the progress of mitigation or recommendations for the purpose of scheduling field activities accordingly;
  • Appraise the adequacy of corrective action taken to improve deficient conditions;
  • Participate on inventory count and requested committee work
  • Perform other related duties as assigned by the immediate supervisor.

Job Requirements



  • MA/BA in Accounting or related field and 2/4 years of relevant experience in Auditing, Finance and Operation control areas.
  • Internal audit and IT Audit, performance auditing Training is Preferred 

How to Apply

All interested and qualified applicants may send a cover/application letter and updated CV via: jobs@ecx.com.et or on www.etcareers.com, or in hard copy by post with position marked on the envelope: Ethiopia Commodity Exchange, P.O. Box 17341, Addis Ababa or at Respective ECX branch Offices on or before April 19, 2018.



ECX is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from suitably qualified female candidates. Only short listed applicants will be contacted.

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