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  • Posted: Jun 21, 2021
    Deadline: Jun 27, 2021
  • Yellow Brick Road was founded by Nnenna. Nnenna has over a decade of experience in marketing communication. She started her career at McCann Erickson, New York, managing business development activities for the New York office and coordinating offices across the network for global pitches, before moving into Strategic Planning, where she rose to the position ...
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    Compliance Officer

    Overall purpose of the job: To continually assess and strengthen adherence to establish policies, procedures and standards in order to ensure compliance with USAID rules and regulations as well as YBR policies and procedures within the organisation.
    Roles& Responsibilities:

    • Review and evaluate the effectiveness and efficiency of operations, adequacy of internal controls, reliability of financial reporting, compliance and applicable laws and the safeguard of assets within YBR.
    • Plan, perform and report back on internal audits to ensure that financial control, financial guidelines of donor organizations and other control procedures are in place properly implemented and managed on the project.
    • Advise and monitor quality standards and value for money and make recommendations for improvement.
    • Test internal controls, targeting particular high-risk areas, document any weaknesses and their impact, and make recommendations to address these weaknesses.
    • Develop and periodically review and update Standards of Conduct to ensure continuing currency and relevance in providing guidance to management and employees.
    • Carry out necessary training of finance and non-finance staff to ensure that USAID requirements are met.
    • Follow up on the implementation of audit recommendations and management actions.
    • Where necessary, carry out investigations of alleged fraud, mismanagement, loss of assets or any other investigation.
    • For each assignment, prepare a written report to present findings and conclusions to management.
    • Respond to management queries in relation to YBR internal control environment.
    • Perform other related duties as assigned and agreed upon

    Educational Qualification 

    • BS/BA degree in Accounting, Finance and Business Administration or its recognized equivalent, and 3-5 years relevant experience.
    • Or MS/MA degree in Accounting, Finance and Business Administration or its recognized equivalent, and 1-3 years relevant experience.

    Professional Qualification
    CPA, ACA, CIMA, ICAN or any other relevant professional qualification is an advantage.

    • 1-3 years\' experience in internal control functions.
    • Familiarity with USAID rules and regulations or other client funded programs, contracting and auditing standards as they apply to effective management of multi-year funds is required.

    Method of Application

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    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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