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Senior Specialist, IT Audite

Business and Administration, Information Technology
Career Level:
Senior Level (5+ years experience)
Employment Type:
Full time

Job Description



The vision of ECX is to become a leading and dynamic African Exchange of choice. ECX has a mission to provide a modern, efficient, transparent, and reliable market platform and warehousing service through the adaptation of technology, excellence in innovation, and 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 promote motivated and qualified applicants for the following positions.

Job Purpose: - Responsible for overseeing that standard assurance engagement of IT practices is followed to conduct audit reviews and report results. Produce timely and quality IT audit reports. Ensure efficiency, effectiveness and economical processes and controls related to financial applications, networking functionality, databases, security packages, operating systems, and other infrastructure.


  • Participate in the development of risk-based annual audit and Inspection plan through collecting and analyzing planning input
  • Identify assessment of risk areas of individual assignments;
  • determine the objective and scope of the audit and prepares an audit program;
  • Participate in entrance conference held with the auditee/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 Head, Internal Audit and Inspection properly documented and referenced with evidences which support audit findings and conclusions, prepare audit query, send to the auditee and check the response if it needs extra discussion or evidence collection;
  • Participate in the exit conference held with the auditees 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;
  • Participate in inspection planning and meetings
  • Undertake inspection of the Exchange’s overall IT systems including data center facility, system administration, IT support, and infrastructure to design, recommend, and implement inspection programs as per plan;
  • Identify inspection indicators during ongoing inspection duties and alert the team of any inspection issue;
  • Conduct follow-up and surprise checks;
  • Report on the progress of mitigations or recommendations to schedule field activities accordingly;
  • Appraise the adequacy of corrective action taken to improve deficient conditions;
  • Participate in requested committee work; give IT-related consulting function and any
  • Performs other duties assigned by the immediate supervisor