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  • Posted: Mar 21, 2023
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    Jhpiego, an affiliate of Johns Hopkins University is implementing The Challenge Initiative (TCI), a project funded by Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF) through The Bill & Melinda Gates Institute for Population and Reproductive Health (GI), Department of Population, Family & Reproductive Health at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public He...
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    Compliance Manager


    • Reviewing and evaluating internal control systems and internal policies and procedures and identifying opportunities for improvement and recommending on the same.
    • Ensuring that all organizational activities are in line with contractual obligations and agreements with respective donors.
    • Coordinate the development and implementation of a risk management framework for the organization.
    • Identifying potential areas of compliance vulnerability and risk, assist in developing corrective action plans for resolution of problematic issues and providing general guidance on how to avoid or deal with similar situations in the future
    • Assist with the implementation and monitor the timely implementation of management actions to recommendations in audit reports.
    • Prepare management reports regarding compliance reviews and progress and present to senior management.
    • Ensure that the organization establishes and maintains an effective, best practices compliance and ethics program.
    • Maintain a working knowledge of relevant issues, laws and regulations through seminars, training programs and peer contact.
    • Managing the staff in the Compliance department as well as coordinating and allocating tasks and assignments.
    • Conduct annual performance appraisal of staff against set targets and objectives and implementing development action plans aimed at enhancing capacity and performance.
    • Coordinate compliance audits for sub recipients in liaison with the Finance and grants departments and follow through the implementation of the audit recommendations.
    • Serve as a confidential point of contact for employees to report irregularities.
    • Participate in Internal Control Reviews (ICRs) and other regional work as assigned by HQ.
    • Disseminate any new written policies and procedures to staff.
    • Conduct surprise visits in field offices/project activities to assess the level of compliance.
    • Respond promptly to detected offenses, and develop corrective action
    • Assess training needs for employees and develop training content in collaboration with relevant staff and facilitate the training.
    • Carry out investigation and specific assignments on request by Management.
    • Serve as the in-country liaison for external and Johns Hopkins University (JHU) audits.

    Required Qualifications

    • Degree in Finance, Economics, Business Administration or a related field or a related field.Degree in Finance, Economics, Business Administration or a related field or a related field.
    • Post Graduate degree in a business related field an added advantage.
    • Professional accounting qualifications such as ICPAK/ACCA, CIA and CISA and membership to a relevant professional body
    • 6-7 years’ relevant professional experience in the areas of audits, accounting and risk management gained in internal or external audit with 2 minimum management experience.
    • Good knowledge of principles of accounting and auditing standards, policies, regulations and/or laws governing NGOs and major donor (USAID, CDC) regulations
    • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively with a variety of parties within and external to the organization, both orally and in writing
    • Ability to review and analyze financial records, financial reports and statements.
    • Demonstrate proficiency in IT particularly computer assisted audit techniques.
    • Good understanding of internal audit including international trends and best practices
    • Ability to multi-task and manage competing priorities under demanding deadlines
    • Possess sound judgment, flexibility and solving problems promptly
    • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to manage staff of different orientation
    • Previous experience with non-profit organization will be an added advantage.

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common reports, and agreement documents
    • Ability to work with mathematical concepts as they relate to auditing and fiscal analysis to include accounting and the budget
    • Reasoning Ability - ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions
    • Ability to manage several major activities simultaneously
    • Ability to travel independently in new environments
    • Sensitive to socio-cultural differences in the region
    • Computer literacy, particularly in the use of MS word, Excel and PowerPoint
    • Proficiency in both written and spoken English and Kiswahili.
    • Computers skills including use of spreadsheets and/or accounting packages
    • Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, GAAP.
    • Knowledge of internal controls

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