Compliance Officer Job Opportunities – Uganda Development and Health Associates (UDHA)


Job Title:    Compliance Officer

Organisation: Uganda
Development and Health Associates (UDHA)

Duty Station:  Uganda

Reports to: Finance
and Administration Manager


About US:

Uganda Development
and Health Associates (UDHA) strives to empower, promote and strengthen key
health and development interventions in communities we work. We envision a
society in which people are fully empowered to manage their health and
development needs. UDHA is Sub Recipient to TASO under the new funding model
implemented in partnership with TASO and aims to support the implementation of
Uganda’s Response to the HIV/AIDS and Tuberculosis.


Job Summary: The
Compliance Officer will conduct verification of internal controls and
compliance of all financial and operational functions. S/he is also responsible
for ensuring that project implementation guidelines and procedures on all
project functions including but not limited to HR, Procurement, Finance, and
Administration, and other operational functions processes and controls are
adhered to.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       Ensure that all UDHA financial and operational
activities are in compliance with country law (tax laws, labor laws and
government pension agency laws), donor rules and regulations, and UDHA policies
and standards.

·       In collaboration with the finance manager,
develop and implement an effective risk, control and compliance system

·       Review 100% field activities i.e. Payments,
Accountabilities, Vehicles log books, Fuel consumption and AGYW profiling
records and attendance / verification reports

·       Provides mentoring and monitoring support to
UDHA Partners in coordination with program teams.

·       Perform the critical function of independent
financial verification on wide range of field activities including but not
limited to various meetings, trainings, distribution of supplies, mentors and
AGYW payments, UDHA Assets among others.

·       Verification of all procurements carried out
in UDHA to ensure that they comply with UDHA procurement guidelines.

·       Establish internal policy compliance
monitoring mechanisms and foster a culture of compliance with policies and
procedures across the organisation.

·       With support from Finance and Administration
Manager, ensure capacity building and ensure grants are managed in compliance
with donor requirements

·       Support internal Audit, External Audit and
Donor Reviews for all UDHA activities.

·       Share and follow-up on recommendations
(audit, donor reviews) for all UDHA activities.

·       Keep abreast with external events which could
have a negative impact on the organisation and advise management with
appropriate control


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       The ideal candidate for the Compliance
Officer Job opportunity should hold a university degree, with a major in

·       Partial professional qualification in ACCA,
CPA, CA, CIA or CMA or equivalent will be preferred

·       A minimum of three years of
post-qualification experience in Compliance / Finance/ Auditing.

·       Excellent understanding of Ugandan Tax laws
and statutory requirements.

·       Experience with managing other major
international donor funds and working with an international non-profit/non-governmental
organization (NGO) preferred.

·       Knowledge of ERM principle and philosophy.

·       Knowledge of various Donor rules and
regulations, systems and procedures.

·       Excellent analytical, financial management
and evaluation skills.

·       Extensive Computer knowledge in Microsoft
Excel, Word, PowerPoint and QuickBooks.

·       The incumbent must be a team builder, who is
able to work successfully in a multicultural environment.

·       Knowledge of project management and project


How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to submit in single PDF
their cover letter, CV and CERTIFIED copies of academic documents addressed as
below to: with copy to


The Executive

Uganda Development
and Health Associates (UDHA),

P.O. Box 77, Iganga


Deadline: 9th April 2021 by 5:00pm


While UDHA
appreciates all the interested applicants, only shortlisted candidates will be
contacted for interviews. In case you do not hear from UDHA one month after the
closing date, please consider yourself unsuccessful. Please note that any form
of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification. Any telephone
solicitation will lead to automatic disqualification.  


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