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Family Guidance Association of Ethiopia (FGAE) Invites Qualified and Licensed External Audit Firms

Family Guidance Association of Ethiopia

Bid Announcement for “External Audit Service”


Family Guidance Association of Ethiopia (FGAE) is a prominent nongovernmental organization in Ethiopia that has been contributing to the national effort to meet the high unmet need for reproductive health services in the country for more than half a century. It is an autonomous, not for-profit, non-partisan and non-discriminatory national charity organization with a vision “All people in Ethiopia enjoy Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights.

In accordance with the Charities & Societies Agency Directive 08/2004 article 12, FGAE invites Qualified and licensed External Audit Firms fulfilling the under mentioned legal and professional requirements to submit their financial and technical proposals for the examination of the accounts of the Family Guidance Association of Ethiopia with Audit Report and management letter for fiscal year January 1, 2020 to December 31, 2020.

Major out puts of the Assignment

The Major outputs of this of this assignment are:

  • Examination of the accounts of the Family Guidance
  • Association of Ethiopia for the year ending December 31,2020;
  • Final Audit Reports
  • Management letter
  • Financial Accreditation Control Evaluation(FACE) report

All Interested, qualified, and eligible External Audit firms can participate in the bid to offer the Audit service. The prospective firm shall declare whether it has the required personal qualification, experience, reasonable skill care and diligence with recognized professional standards.

Application procedure

All qualified and eligible bidders are required to submit separate technical and financial proposals in sealed and stamped envelopes (two copies each) at the Head Office to room no. 04 before 30/12/2020 on or before 2:00 pm in the afternoon.

Technical proposal should include the firms’ profile; assigned staff profile with CV & authenticated credentials; relevant licences; Tax clearance certificate; firms’ experience certifications/letters; delivery time of final audit reports & management letters. Financial proposal should clearly state the audit service fee with all necessary breakdowns.


Applicants are required to fulfill the following minimum requirement:

  • Renewed Business license for the Ethiopian Fiscal Year under consideration;
  • Renewed Certificate / License from Accounting and Audit Board of Ethiopia
  • Renewed ACCA practicing Certificate IFRS
  • They should have valid VAT registration Certificate & TIN certificate;
  • They should be able to finalize the Audit Report by the 2nd week of March 2021;
  • Working knowledge of Sun System (Version 6) software;
  • And they should have a good deal of experience in Auditing accounts of NGOs with diversified donors.

The bid will be opened on 30/12/2020 at 2:30 PM at FGAE Head Office in the presence of bidders who choose to attend the opening.

To this effect, FGAE would like to invite potential Audit firms, with extensive and experience stated above and interested bidders can collect the TOR prepared for this purpose at a non-returnable fee of Birr one hundred (100.00) at FGAE main office located at the address below. FGAE is not bound to accept the lowest offer or any offers and it also reserves the right to partially or fully cancel the bid.

Contact address: for : For any information, bidding document purchase, Bid delivery and opening

Family Guidance Association of Ethiopia (FGAE), Head Office

Debre Zeit Road, Meskerem Mazoria (Ritchie Area)

Tel. 251 (11) 467 2300, 251(11) 4671723

P.O. Box 5716, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

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