Senior Compliance & Accountability Officer US NGO Job Placements – LWF World Service

Job Title:   Senior Compliance & Accountability

LWF World Service

Duty Station:

Reports to:   Finance Manager

About US:

LWF World Service is
the humanitarian and development arm of the Lutheran World Federation. We are a
widely recognized, international, faith-based organization working in over 20
countries. We seek to bring people of all backgrounds together in the common
quest for justice, peace, and reconciliation in an increasingly complex and
fragmented world.

A commitment to the
human rights of every individual, regardless of their status, guides our work,
actions, and operations. We are particularly known for our timely,
compassionate, and professional humanitarian work, and for our field presence
in hard-to-reach areas. Our work is people-centered and community¬based. Above
all, we work with the most vulnerable, and in order to claim and uphold their
rights, we engage proactively with local government and community structures.

Job Summary:
The purpose of the Senior Compliance & Accountability position is to
provide support to the Finance Manager and CMT to evaluate, review, assess,
monitor and give feedback on the strength and weaknesses of the internal
control systems in the Finance Department and the entire LWF Uganda Country

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

·       Verifies and/or reviews all Payment Vouchers
(PVs) to ensure that they have genuine supporting documents like distribution
lists, contracts, required process-documents etc.;

·       Prepares quarterly compliance audit report
and shares with Finance Manager

·       Carries out systems audits for accurate data
input, proper documentation, recording and reporting in all systems and assess
the reliability and integrity of information generated;

·       Performs a thorough review of the monthly
financial statements including bank reconciliations, trial balance and the
cashbook to ensure that they are prepared accurately;

·       Investigates any irregularities in the implementation
of policies and procedures in order to determine if there are material losses,
identify possible causes and give appropriate recommendations.

·       Continuously reviews the adequacy of internal
controls, reviews policies, systems and procedures and proposes practical and
value-added recommendations to address any internal control weaknesses

·       Participates in the preparation for external
audits and liaises with Finance, Project Teams and Support Services to receive,
review and file all relevant information required by external Auditors;

·       Receive/assess audited financial reports,
including management letter from partners and Prepares audit action plan,
follow up on the implementation recurrence

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       The ideal candidate must hold a Bachelor’s
Degree in Accounting, Audit, Finance or Business Management

·       Professional accountancy or auditing
qualifications like CIA, ACCA, CPA., is an added advantage

·       3-5 years’ experience in accounting, internal
audit, donor compliance & grants management

·       Cautious and conscientious nature; You must
be thoughtful and methodical

·       Comprehensive understanding of financial
reporting, review and analysis

·       Hands on experience reviewing in complex
contracts and agreements

·       Ability to interpret donor regulations on all
context of grant management and transactions

·       Expert knowledge of at least 1 accounting
software & proficiency in Excel/Word and packages

How to Apply:

All Candidates who
are interested in the above jobs should submit an updated CV and Application
letter giving a day time telephone contact and email addresses of 3 (three)
work related referees only through our recruitment email clearly indicating the job title in the email

Hand delivered
applications can also be sent to our Offices in Kampala. Please indicate the
position you have applied for on the top of the parcel addressed to:

The Human Resource

Lutheran World

Plot 1401, Ggaba,
Road next to Quality Hill

P. O. Box 5827 Kampala, Uganda.

Deadline: Friday 31st
July 2020

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