Assistant Auditor

at HST Consulting PLC
Location Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Date Posted August 7, 2021
Category Accounting
Job Type Full-time
Currency ETB


HST is a knowledge company that provides services to clients across various industries.
HST endeavors its clients solve business growth, operational, people, financial, tax, governance, risk, learning and compliance challenges with locally relevant solutions. As local professional service firm, HST offers best practices that fully considers its clients’ unique circumstances and social, political and economic environment they are operating in.
HST is powered by highly qualified and best in class multi-disciplinary professionals in strategy; human capital; audit; corporate finance; enterprise risk; technology; education; tax and outsourcing. The firm professionals are supported by up-to-date knowledge and modern technology specifically tailored to the Ethiopian business environment to provide solutions to clients’ issues that matters most.
Position- Assistant Auditor
Assistant Auditors are mainly responsible for audit documentation of an audit evidence by preparing audit sample design and performing detail analysis in accordance with HST Audit Approach Manuals. The audit approach is a risk-based approach, based on International Standards on Auditing (ISA).
Main responsibilities
  • Assist and carry out audit activities of various audit clients within a set budget under the supervision of the audit senior.
  •  Collecting and analyzing audit evidence, checking client accounts, identifying financial risks, reviewing records for accuracy and completeness.
  •  Identifying deficiencies observed during the audit and communicate them to the audit senior, manager, or partner.
  • Analyze the internal controls of an audit client and provide suggestions and recommendations for improvements in internal controls.
  • Develop a good relationship with a client to ensure that the flow of information remains smooth and efficient.
  • Effectively address audit reviews raised by an Audit Senior on a timely manner.
  •  Make sure that all sampled audit transactions are tested sufficiently in accordance with HST’s audit Approach Manual and are documented in automated audit working paper.
  • Communicate with clients and solve any audit issues raised in a timely manner

Job Requirements

Education and Skills Required for Assistant Auditor
  • BA degree Accounting and Finance
  • Graduating student of the academic year 2020/21. Cumulative GPA 3.0 and above.
  • Good written and verbal communication skill.

Applying Instructions

Submission of Application
Applicants who fulfill the above qualifications can send their application and required credentials by e-mail to: , or submit their application in person to the Human Resources Officer at Wollo Sefer, Mina Building, 5th Floor. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for next stage evaluation.
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