OUR SERVICES

 
     
 
 

Audit and Assurance

 
     
 
Financial Statements Audit
 
 
 
Compliance and Reporting
 
 
 
Investigation Audit
 
 
 
Management and Systems Audit
 
 
     
 
     
   
     
 
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
     
 
COMMITTED FOR HIGH QUALITY PROFESSIONAL SERVICES
 
 
     
 
     
 
 
 
 
 

HST was established by merger of three independent audit firms of Haile Leul Tamiru & Co., Solomon Gizaw & Co. and Tekeste Gebru & Co in July 2003 and classified as Category A (big firm) by the Office of the Federal Auditor General. The firm has a combined experience of over 18 years. HST is the first professional accounting partnership in Ethiopia. The objective of establishing the partnership is to provide quality professional services to clients by ensuring continuity of services .

HST renders Assurance and Audit Services through HST Chartered Certified Accountants and Consulting Services by its related company called HST Consulting. HST Chartered Certified Accountants and HST Consulting are legally independent companies.

HST has over 50 Audit and Consulting Professional and about 10 support Staff. HST audit and consulting clients are growing every year. Currently, HST has over 250 audit and consulting clients.

   
 
 
 
     
 
    The partners have extensive experience in professional services.
   
   

Haileleul Tamiru has over 20 years of international auditing and accounting experience gained in the United States and Ethiopia. He is a Certified Public Accountant (USA) and a Professional Member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Ethiopian Professional Association of Accountants and Auditors.

Solomon Gizaw is a Chartered Certified Accountant, a Chartered Management Accountant and a graduate from Addis Ababa University in Accounting. He obtained MBA-Finance from Manchester Business School (U.K) and a Specialist Diploma in International Financial Reporting from the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (UK) and member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (UK), the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (UK) and the Ethiopian Professional Association of Accountants and Auditors. He has over 25 years experience in auditing, accounting and consulting private companies, international NGOs, and various programs and projects funded by government and non-government organizations in Ethiopia. Apart from the financial audit and management audit, Solomon has been delivering professional accountancy training, executive management training and tax advising to private and government organizations.

Tekeste Gebru is a Chartered Certified Accountant and a graduate from Addis Ababa University in Accounting.  He is a member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (UK) and the Ethiopian Professional Association of Accountants and Auditors. He has over 26 years extensive experience in auditing and consulting government entities, private companies, NGOs, and various programs and projects funded by government and non-government organizations.

Getu Jemaneh is a Chartered Certified Accountant and a graduate from Addis Ababa University in Accounting. In addition to his professional qualification, he obtained a Specialist Diploma in International Financial Reporting from the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (UK). He is a member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (UK) and the Ethiopian Professional Association of Accountants and Auditors.He has over 18 years experience in consulting and teaching in higher learning institutions. Before joining HST in 2004 as General Manager and partner of HST Consulting, Getu served the Addis Ababa University at various capacities: as a full time lecturer for 13 years which include assignments of Head of Department of Accounting and Finance.
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Who are our Staff?

HST has more than 50 professional full time staff (including 11 chartered certified accountants and more than 85% with at least BA Degree in Accounting) and about 15 flexible (part time) professional staff.

Besides their high level educational and professional qualification, our staff have a wide range of practical experiences in the areas of Accountancy, Auditing and Management Consultancy in diverse business practices and across industries and  sectors.