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Risk And Compliance Officer

Closing: Nov 4, 2022

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Published: Oct 27, 2022 (2 months ago)

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Job Summary

This position will ensure that ACORD conducts its business processes in compliance

with laws and policies and regulations, professional standards, and accepted businesspractices. The Risk and compliance Specialist will be advising the management onpossible risks that might occur in the project implementation. The major task of Riskand compliance Specialist is to uphold the ethical integrity of ACORD and also ensurethat project activities are conducted using a regulatory framework. The Risk andcompliance Specialist will conduct compliance and risk assessment.

This Position will ensure that effective controls are in place and functioning that

safeguard the use of all project resources; financial, material and human resources;will mitigate the risk of fraud or misuse of project funds and assets; will validate andreview program activity implementation and will help improve and strengthenoverall financial, operational and human resource management
Qualifications

The candidate for the position of Risk and Compliance specialist shall have at aminimum the following qualifications:

Education:

 An advanced university degree in the area of finance, science, audit,accounting or any related field is preferred;

 A Bachelor’s degree in the area of finance, science, audit, accounting or any

related field.

Skills


 Familiarity with USAID regulations and policies, Government of Uganda tax

and employment laws;
Experience

 A minimum of 5 years of progressively responsible experience in projects in

areas of financial compliance, audit, internal audit, accounting, and riskmanagement at the national or international level with a Master degree or 7years of experience with a Bachelor’s degree.


Responsibilities
Job Summary

This position will ensure that ACORD conducts its business processes in compliance

with laws and policies and regulations, professional standards, and accepted businesspractices. The Risk and compliance Specialist will be advising the management onpossible risks that might occur in the project implementation. The major task of Riskand compliance Specialist is to uphold the ethical integrity of ACORD and also ensurethat project activities are conducted using a regulatory framework. The Risk andcompliance Specialist will conduct compliance and risk assessment.

This Position will ensure that effective controls are in place and functioning that

safeguard the use of all project resources; financial, material and human resources;will mitigate the risk of fraud or misuse of project funds and assets; will validate andreview program activity implementation and will help improve and strengthenoverall financial, operational and human resource management
Qualifications

The candidate for the position of Risk and Compliance specialist shall have at aminimum the following qualifications:

Education:

 An advanced university degree in the area of finance, science, audit,accounting or any related field is preferred;

 A Bachelor’s degree in the area of finance, science, audit, accounting or any

related field.

Skills


 Familiarity with USAID regulations and policies, Government of Uganda tax

and employment laws;
Experience

 A minimum of 5 years of progressively responsible experience in projects in

areas of financial compliance, audit, internal audit, accounting, and riskmanagement at the national or international level with a Master degree or 7years of experience with a Bachelor’s degree.


Compliance management
Risk Management
Internal Control Testing
Audits, Reporting and Communication


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