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Compliance Officer US Non-profit Jobs - Management Sciences for Health (MSH)

Job Title:         Compliance Officer
Organization: Management Sciences for Health (MSH)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Director, Internal Audit

About US:
Management Sciences for Health (MSH) is a non-profit international health organization composed of nearly 2500 people from more than 74 nationalities working in over 50 countries. Our mission is to save lives and improve the health of the world’s poorest and most vulnerable people by closing the gap between knowledge and action in public health. Together with our partners, we are helping managers and leaders in developing countries to create stronger management systems that improve health services for the greatest health impact.

Job Summary:  The Compliance Officer will monitor the performance of all financial and operational functions within the Country Operations Management Unit (COMU) or projects for MSH Uganda. The position holder will ensure that all staff are well versed in donor and MSH policies and procedures, and are adhering to such standards. S/he will identify gaps in existing internal control systems, and provide recommendations to strengthen them; will identify gaps in knowledge and skills; will provide recommendations for training; and may provide training directly to staff.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Compliance /Internal Audit
  • Ensure that all MSH Uganda financial and operational activities are in compliance with Ugandan law (tax laws, CSA laws and government pension agency laws), donor rules and regulations, and MSH policies and standards. Develops an annual customized compliance monitoring plan, including evaluation tools, standards, ethical considerations, and schedule to evaluate all COMU functions, including all COMU or remote staff/office locations, and to revisit sites needing extra attention.
  • Develops compliance framework for the MSH country office; including compliance checklists for the various business processes, transaction classes, country laws governing NGO operations, and specific donor requirements.
  • Periodically reviews and updates the compliance monitoring checklist and other tools to stay current with MSH procedures and policies.
  • Examines the effectiveness of internal controls and compliance within MSH (country policy framework and identifies gaps in procedures and controls systems and provides recommendations to the Country Leadership Team for strengthening them.
  • Follows-up on recommendations to ensure they have been implemented and adhered to.
  • Tests internal controls, targeting high risk areas, including workshops, vehicle usage, inventory control and cash advance management, payroll and Fleet Management.
  • Documents internal control weaknesses and compliance deviations and their impact, and makes recommendations to address these weaknesses.
  • Identifies gaps in knowledge and skills and provides recommendations for training.
  • May be requested to provide training directly to staff.
  • Prepares detailed reports of each compliance review and other task assignments, with prioritized findings and recommendations.

Major Activities/Responsibilities
  • Presents final reports to the MSH Uganda Country Leadership Team after review and approval from Supervisor.
  • When necessary, collaborates with internal and external audit on investigations of whistleblower cases, suspected fraud, mismanagement, loss of assets, etc.
  • Follows-up on recommendations from the internal and external auditors to ensure the recommendations have been implemented and adhered to.
  • Assists COMU Director in providing response to ad hoc requests from auditors.
  • Stays abreast of laws, directives, and current trends in the local legal and NGO environment, and provides regular updates to the COMU Director.
  • Provides risk assessment for financial and operational landscape. Identify high risk, high probability events, and provide recommended mitigation plan.
  • Provide ad hoc risk assessments for specific scenarios by request.
  • Provide ad-hoc advice, helping staff to achieve the goal of establishing sound risk management and internal control systems; offer practical advice on how best to comply with financial policy and donor guidelines.
Additional responsibilities
  • Prepares quarterly audit, investigations, and status of audit recommendations reports for submission to Director Internal Audit and Uganda Country Representative, if applicable.
  • Meets with Project Directors on a regular basis, or as requested by the CR.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the COMU Director and/or Director of Internal Audit.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicants for the Management Sciences for Health (MSH Compliance Officer job placement must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or business management, or related area. Advanced degree; Professional certification in Accounting; Internal Audit; and Fraud Examination is preferred.
  • Six or more years of experience in compliance, risk management or audit required
  • Knowledge and skills; Extensive familiarity of U.S Government grant rules and regulations (USAID, CDC,) or other donor rules and regulations (E.U) required. Experience in international development programs preferred. Excellent planning, management, and organizational skills. Proven leadership and interpersonal skill. Professional proficiency in English required

Core job competencies:
  • Navigating the Environment: Perspective, Dealing with ambiguity, Organizational Agility, Political Savvy and Strategic Agility
  • Ensuring Delivery of Results: Functional/Technical skills, Client Focus, Managing through systems, Managing and Measuring work, Negotiating, Information Sharing, Process Management, Priority Setting, Problem Solving and Timely Decision Making
Core Personal Competencies: Ethics and Values, Integrity and Trust, Listening, Written Communication
Core MSH competencies: Adaptability, Communication, Problem Solving, Creativity and Innovation, Quality, Quality and Timeliness of Work, Quality of work and Team Relationships, Resource Utilization
Travel requirements: Availability to travel domestically and internationally as needed.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates who wish to join the Management Sciences for Health in the aforementioned capacity are encouraged to Apply Online by clicking on the link below.

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Head of Compliance Employment Opportunity - Opportunity Bank

Job Title:         Head of Compliance
Organisation: Opportunity Bank
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Executive Director

About US:
Opportunity Bank Uganda Ltd (OBUL) is a member of Opportunity International, a global microfinance institution that provides access to financial services in 27 countries globally serving over 2 Million customers with Savings, Credit and other transformational services aimed at transforming the lives of low income earners.

Job Summary:  The Head of Compliance is responsible for planning, developing, Implementation and monitoring compliance risk management strategies for the bank in line with national laws, Bank of Uganda regulations, guidelines and bank’s policies and procedures.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Develop, implement and monitor the banks compliance framework and ensure that all bank operating procedures meet the compliance requirements as defined by the regulator and bank policies/procedures.
  • Coordinate and communicate updates of the bank’s policies and procedures to reflect changes in the regulatory requirements and bank standards.
  • Prepare and present bank-wide compliance risks management report to EXCO and Management Risk Committee indicating business enhancements, recommendations.
  • Monitor transactions for adherence to anti- money laundering laws and report all non - compliant or suspicious transactions to MRC and FIA as well as act as the bank’s Anti Money Laundering Control Officer.
  • Liaise with the HR department to prepare the training outcome report on matters related to training on compliance issues and AMLICFT.
  • Champion the compliance program to guide overall institutional compliance.
  • Formulate and ensure the implementation of a Compliance Departmental work plan to guide in the operation of the Compliance Department for the Bank.
  • Identify skill and competency gaps within the department and recommend appropriate training and development 
  • Train staff on matters relating to compliance covering general bank standards and regulatory requirements

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold a Master’s Degree in relevant field is a plus. Bachelor's degree in Commerce, Business Administration, Statistics or Economics (preferably with a bias in Audit, Risk and Compliance)
  • Possession of diploma in Law or professional qualification in accounting, compliance, auditing or related fields is an added advantage.
  • Eight years’ experience in the banking sector having covered I worked in different areas of the bank such as banking operations, Risk, Audit, Finance, Legal, Credit, IT, etc, with at least 4 years’ experience in Risk, Audit and or Compliance at supervisory or managerial level in a Commercial Bank.
  • Experience in Anti-money Laundering activities will be an added advantage.
  • Skills in strategic management, Planning and organisation, Resilience and ability to comprehend complex compliance issues.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their signed application letters together with their curriculum vitae to: The Human Resource Manager, Opportunity Bank Uganda Limited, Plot 1259, Old Kira road, P.O. Box 33513, Kampala. Uganda

Deadline: 17th September 2018

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14 Fresh Graduate Job Opportunities - 2018 Graduate Recruitment - Grant Thornton

Organisation: Grant Thornton
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About Us:
Grant Thornton is one of the world’s leading organisations of independent assurance, tax and advisory services. Grant Thornton Uganda is a member of Grant Thornton International Limited, with offices in Kampala and Jinja. Grant Thornton boosts an opportunity to be part of 38,500 dynamic people working cohesively to provide seamless services to clients in more than 130 countries across the globe.

Job Summary:  The Fresh Graduates will join Grant Thornton’s Audit, Tax, Advisory, Business Risk and Business Process Solutions.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal applicants for the Grant Thornton Graduate Recruitment should have completed their degrees with at least Second Class Upper in B.Com, BBA, B. Stat, Accounting, Finance and Law
  • Good numerical and analytical skills
  • Results-oriented
  • Ability to work under tight deadlines
  • Computer literacy i.e. proficiency in Microsoft packages
  • Effective written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to work well within a team
  • Adhere to the highest degree of professional standards and strict client confidentiality
  • Willingness to work under supervision and learn new skills quickly
  • Strong work initiative and the ability to adapt to new challenges and ideas
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send their updated CVs / resumes to 

Deadline: 16th September, 2018

NB: All applicants are advised to deal directly with Grant Thornton and canvassing is strictly not allowed. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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Several Audit Senior Job Opportunities - Deloitte

Job Title:            Audit Seniors (Several Job Opportunities)
Organisation: Deloitte
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About Deloitte:
Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited commonly referred to as Deloitte, is a UK-incorporated multinational professional services network. Deloitte is one of the "Big Four" accounting organizations and the largest professional services network in the world by revenue and number of professionals. Deloitte provides audit, tax, consulting, enterprise risk and financial advisory services with more than 263,900 professionals globally. 

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold a bachelor’s degree from a recognized university;
  • A master’s degree is an added advantage;
  • A recognized accounting qualification (i.e. ACCA or CPA);
  • Four years of professional auditing experience;
  • Two years’ experience post-qualification with an internationally recognised Auditing Firm;
  • Thorough knowledge of International Financial Reporting Standards and International Auditing Standards; 
  • Well- developed computer user skills; and,
  • Be a Ugandan Citizen.

How to Apply:
All candidates who desire to join Deloitte are encouraged to submit their applications online at the link below.

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Internal Audit Manager Employment Opportunity - National Forestry Authority (NFA)

Job Title:     Internal Audit Manager
Organisation: National Forestry Authority (NFA)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Audit Committee of the Board/Executive Director

About US:
The National Forestry Authority (NFA) is a Government agency established under the National Forestry and Tree Planting Act, 2003 as a corporate body responsible for sustainable development and management of Central Forest Reserves (CFRs) and provision of technical support to stakeholders in the forest sub-sector.

Job Summary:   The Internal Audit Manager will review the systems established to ensure compliance with statutory requirements and regulations.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Develop and or implement an audit policy and plan according to international, national and NFA audit and accounting standards.
  • Ensure that the Executive Director and Board of Directors are aware of activities which should be subjected to internal audit.
  • Review and appraise the adequacy and effectiveness of the systems of internal controls and giving an opinion of findings to the management and audit committee of board or full board as the case may be.
  • Appraise the relevancy, reliability and integrity of management, financial and operating data and reports
  • Review the system established to ensure compliance with statutory requirements and regulations.
  • Review means of safeguarding assets and verifying their existence.
  • Appraise the economy, efficiency and effectiveness with which resources are employed.
  • Assess the adequacy of established systems and procedures.
  • Ensure that organizational financial guidelines are followed.
  • Provide high level advice to other officers on matters of financial management and accountability.
  • Determine audit priorities, work plans, staff allocation and other operational arrangements
  • Conduct special assignments and investigations on behalf of the board of directors and management into any matter affecting priority, interests and operating efficiency of National Forestry Authority.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant for the National Forestry Authority (NFA) Internal Audit Manager job vacancy should hold a B.COM (Accounting) or BBA (Accounting) degree from a reputable University
  • Must possess professional qualifications in ACCA,CPA,CIA
  • Must have at least 5 years’ experience working in an audit environment especially in a commercially business oriented environment three (3) of which must be at middle management level
  • Should be highly computer literate.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send their application letters, copies of academic and professional certificates and transcripts and curriculum vitae giving full details of applicants’ education, qualifications, experience (with evidence), present salary and naming three referees, plus their postal, email and telephone contacts to the address below;

Executive Director,
Plot 10/20 Spring Road Nakawa
P.O. Box 70863, Kampala, Uganda

Deadline: 20th September 2018

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