Compliance Officer US Non-profit Careers – IntraHealth International

Job Title:      Compliance
Officer
Organisation: IntraHealth
International
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to:
Senior Compliance Manager
About US:
IntraHealth
International is a non-profit organization based in Chapel Hill, North
Carolina, U.S.A. that has been in existence for over 30 years in more than 100
countries and it has empowered health workers to better serve communities in
need. IntraHealth fosters local solutions to health care challenges by
improving health worker performance, strengthening health systems, harnessing
technology, and leveraging partnerships. In collaboration with governments,
nongovernmental organizations, and private- sector organizations around the
world, IntraHealth champions the needs and contributions of health workers—from
doctors and nurses to community health workers to health facility managers—and
works to ensure they have the tools, supplies, information, training, and
support they need to provide communities they serve with the best possible
opportunity for health and well-being.
Job Summary:  The Compliance Officer will be primarily
responsible for ensuring compliance to donor rules and regulations both in
program operations as well as finance operations. In addition, s/he will be
responsible for ensuring that the organization is not defrauded in any way by
having resources effectively and efficiently used for only the planned
activities.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Perform audits, internal control reviews and compliance assessment
    activities for RHITES –E Activity
  • Analyze findings and make recommendations to address control gaps.
  • Conduct periodic site-visits to partners & review their
    financial records/internal control systems and make recommendations
  • Perform special audits/investigations and effectively report the
    outcome to supervisor and IntraHealth management.
  • Monitor financial activities and keep the supervisor advised of any
    situations which has potential for negative impact on activity
    implementation.
  • Ensure key steps (planning, execution, reporting) are coordinated
    effectively with input from supervisor.
  • Provide professional advice with regard to internal control systems
    and compliance.
  • Effectively document and write reports on findings and
    recommendation to improve processes controls and systems.
  • Support supervisor during internal /external audits: coordinate
    preparation activities and documentation during audit
  • Support the Senior Compliance Manager in follow-up of
    recommendations & closure activities for both internal and external
    audits; support, monitor and verify audit closure.
  • Coordinate with the supervisor and management to identify knowledge
    and skills gaps and manage provision of capacity building interventions in
    the areas of compliance and risk management to staff and partners.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and be first point of contact for colleagues
    and management on compliance-related issues.
  • Assist IntraHealth operations and program teams with risk
    identification, analysis and mitigation.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the IntraHealth Compliance Officer job
    placement must hold a University Degree in Accounting, Finance, Risk &
    Compliance or related field or equivalent work experience (A certification
    in the field is a must e.g. CPA, ACCA, CIA).
  • At least four years of professional experience in grant management,
    establishing and maintaining effective working relationship, two of which
    as an auditor.
  • A working experience of at least two years working with USAID-funded
    projects/ institutional donor/s will be an added advantage.
  • Ability to deliver training and prepare training materials will be
    an asset.
  • Excellent influencing skills, diplomacy, tact and ability to obtain
    cooperation of individuals and staff not under own control.
  • Persistent and resolute.
  • Ability to operate comfortably within a complex cultural, global
    environment;
  • Ability to multi-task effortlessly and manage competing priorities
    under demanding deadlines without close supervision.
  • Serves with high level of Integrity and models Stewardship
  • Highly developed communication and report writing skill
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft suite
  • Analytical and attention to details
Competencies
  • Effective communication: Understands effective communication concepts, tools and techniques;
    ability to effectively transmit, explain complex technical concepts in
    simple, clear language appropriate to the audience; and receive, and
    accurately interpret ideas, information, and needs through the application
    of appropriate communication behaviors that promotes learning.
  • Planning and Organizing: Develops clear goals that are consistent with agreed upon strategies;
    identifies priority activities and assignments; adjusts priorities as
    required; allocates appropriate time and resources for completing work;
    foresees risks and allows for contingencies when planning; and monitors
    and adjusts plans and actions as necessary.
  • Interpersonal Relationships: Knowledge of and the ability to effectively interact within and
    across Divisions, Departments, Country offices in a constructive and
    collaborative manner.
How to Apply:
All candidates who
wish to join IntraHealth International in the aforementioned capacity should
apply online at the link below.
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