REQUEST AUDIT PROPOSAL - External Audit of African Forum for Research and Education in Health (AFREhealth) Limited by Guarantee

The African Forum for Research and Education in Health (AFREhealth) Limited by Guarantee is an interdisciplinary health professions organization that works with health professions educational institutions, research institutions, Ministries of Health, and other stakeholders to improve the quality of health care in Africa through research, education and capacity building with a focus on health workforce development and interprofessional collaboration.

It is registered in Ghana as an International Non-Governmental Organization. The Secretariat is based in Ghana at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi,

AFREhealth is currently accepting proposals from registered Audit firms with extensive experience in International NGOs and project funding to provide audit and tax services for the Secretariat.  A description of the Terms of Reference is provided below.

  • Eligibility

The Audit Firm must meet the following criteria:

(a)  Extensive experience in carrying out audits of non-profit organizations
(b) Commitment to professional and quality work
(c)  Ability to provide a high degree of assurance of the reliability, confidentiality, and usefulness of the audit work
(d) Existence of a competent team
(e) Experience in carrying out audits of US federally funded projects using the single audit (formally A133) compliance requirements.
(f) Willingness to attend to the organizational needs considering the various time zones in which AFREhealth operates.
(g) Existence of an office in Ghana

  • Services To Be Provided
  • Annual financial statement audit per International Public Sector Accounting Standards (IPSAS).
  • Annual Single Audit in compliance with 45 CFR 74.26.
  • Internal control letter and recommendations on improving internal controls.
  • Meeting/s with the Finance and Fund Development Subcommittee of AFREhealth to report the findings of the audit(s).
  • Filing of the organization’s financial statements with the Ghana Revenue Authority.
  • Availability throughout the year to provide information on financial accounting and tax reporting issues.
  • Present Audited Financial Statements at the Annual General Meeting
  • The successful applicant shall be engaged for a period of three (3) years.
  • Application Requirement

Applicants must submit the following:

  • Certificates of registration/incorporation
  • Company profile (briefly reflecting core competencies only and clearly stating the physical verifiable address, telephone line, email address/es
  • Proof or license to offer the required services as given by the responsible regulatory body (if applicable)
  • Minimum of 3 reputable references
  • Technical Proposal detailing understanding of the TOR, proposed methodology, description of the firm’s relevant experience and expertise in providing audit and tax services to NPOs of similar size and complexity to AFREhealth, and the use of technology in the engagement.
  • Detailed Financial proposal (in local currency) including payment terms, VAT/NHIL, and all other costs where applicable.
  • Submission guidelines and deadline
  • All documents must be sent via email in PDF format to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • The deadline for submission of applications is 17:00 GMT on 13 June 2024.
  • For inquiries, contact:

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The African Forum for Research and Education in Health (AFREhealth) is an interprofessional health grouping that seeks to work all stakeholders interested in health profession education , research and service delivery to improve the quality of health care in Africa through research, education and capacity building. It is a conglomerate of individuals, institutions, associations and networks from all the geographic and linguistic regions of Africa namely Anglophone, Francophone, Lusophone and Arabophone. Read More...

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