Compliance manager

Job Summary

A client seeks to hire a qualified candidate for the position of a Compliance Manager

  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 4 years

Job Description

Report to: Director of Grants 

Job summary: This position will ensure the organization .and sub grantees complies with laws, regulations, donors terms and conditions as well as third parties' contractual terms and conditions. 

Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Ensure that the organization complies with all applicable laws, rules, regulation and USG federal regulations, 
  • Review and evaluate accounting and related control systems policies and procedures for compliance, adequacy and effectiveness in line with code of federal regulation and accounting best practices. 
  • Conduct periodic compliance tests on financial and administrative controls to ensure their effectiveness, reliability and integrity, 
  • Identify and develop risk management strategy for the organization, projects and sub recipients and report progress on quarterly. 
  • Develop, mentor and develop sub recipients on compliance and work, 
  • Prepare reports to the management on observations and findings, making improvement and follow up of implementation of past recommendations by the management, compliance department, auditors and evaluators 
  • Verify assets and liabilities and make appropriate recommendations, 
  • Diagnose and develop enhanced procedures to ensure compliance with all regulatory, financial, program, projects, strategic information and core operational system requirements,
  • Conducting pre award assessment and continuous assessment to all sub grantees on their capabilities to deliver expected results and donor terms and conditions. 
  • Review organization grants manual to ensure it aligns with donor expectations in financial and programmatic project management. 
  • Follow up of implementation of internal, external, evaluator and OIG recommendations 
  • Required education and experience 
  • Professional accounting qualifications required e.g. CPA (T), ACCA, and CIMA 
  • Master's degree on Business administration or related field 
  • 4 years' experience in the same or equivalent position with auditing firm or NGOs or funding agencies 
  • 4 years' work experience in donor funded programs and projects 
  • Experienced in USG grants management policies, Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) and relevant applicable circulars 

Knowledge of grants management 

  • 4 years' work experience in compliance audit or internal audit or external auditing 
  • Analytical and report writing-skills on finance, accounting, program and strategic information and present to the management 
  • Conversant with Tanzania laws and regulations, and donors laws and regulations 
  • Experienced in risk management strategy from identification, assessment, evaluation, mitigation strategies and follow up of implementation 
  • Ability to transfer compliance skills and knowledge through training and mentoring 

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