Compliance Officer job at Christian Social Services Commission

Vacancy title:
Compliance Officer

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Nonprofit, and NGO , Category: Accounting & Finance ]

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Christian Social Services Commission

Deadline of this Job:
26 May 2023  

Duty Station:
Within Tanzania , Dar es Salaam , East Africa

Date Posted: Wednesday, May 17, 2023 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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Job title: Compliance Officer
Direct Supervisor: Finance and Administration Director
Location: Dar es Salaam

Position Purpose:
The Compliance Officer will directly report to and supervised by the Finance and Administration Director. The Compliance officer provides high-level grants, and contracts management as guided by the donor and organization’s regulations to attain the goal of C4S project, s/he will be working with consortium members and COE’s to ensure program activities and operations are implemented as planned. S/he will provide Capacity building to staff on the grant for all aspects related to grants management to ensure compliance with USG Rules and Regulations, and other donor guidelines.

Key Responsibilities:
• Verify monthly indirect cost calculation if correctly and properly done.
• Verify expenditure cost centers in the payment request match with the budget lines.
• Verify time sheets are properly done and submitted timely.
• Lead on all necessary correction for all previous month cost centers errors and mismatch
• Review sub awardee advances and liquidations on monthly
• Support DFA with new proposal budgets development
• Support sub-awardee annual budgets preparation and revision during the year
• Support Partners capacity to Develop sub contract and sub-grant award documents compliant with donor requirements
• Support Partners capacity to administer the full cycle of sub-award management activities beginning from solicitation through selection, pre-award assessments, negotiation, monitoring/compliance visits, and closeout.
• Ensures partners capacity to Oversee budget management of projects’ sub-award funds
• To support partners to Ensure that office systems for grants and contracts administration are developed and maintained and can provide regular reports
• Support partners capacity to Develop and/or update their Sub-awards Manual in compliance with USG Regulations
• Support partners capacity to manage closeout of awards, including preparation of final inventories, property disposition, etc.
• Advise partners to Comply with federal, state, and local legal requirements by studying existing and new legislation; enforcing adherence to requirements; advising management on needed actions.
• Support partners capacity to Reviews, analyzes, and drafts contract language to ensure they comply to all applicable donor, and host government regulations
• Provide training, as required, related to areas of his/her expertise and partners staff needs.
• Perform other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:
• Minimum requirement is a bachelor’s degree but preferred is a MA/MSc/master’s in business administration degree or equivalent relevant qualification
• At least 7 years of relevant experience in the NGO sector within Tanzania in managing the award and administration of sub-grants funded by Global Fund, USAID, or international donors.
• Experience managing sub-award design and administration
• Experience in donor funds administration
• Understanding of local contract and procurement law
• Excellent communication skills both verbal and written Kiswahili and English
• Knowledge of OMB Circular A-110, A-122, and A-133; 22 CFR 226; and 22 CFR 228 a plus
• Strong knowledge of donor auditing requirements and demonstrated ability to exercise financial oversight of Agreements programs.
• Demonstrated solid knowledge of USAID and other donor regulations applicable to Agreements administration.
• Proven capacity to design and deliver a range of training and technical assistance programs to build full range of capacities for grant management

Skills and Abilities:
• Consistently works within internal process and procedures
• Strong interpersonal and team building skills
• Exceptional planning and time management skills
• Strong written and oral communication skills, including the ability to make a presentation
• Ability to problem-solve difficult issues
• Strong understanding of budgets
• Strong analytical skills to successfully perform financial reviews and other forms of quantitative analyses.
• Effective written and oral communications skills that are essential to building relationships with donors, host country counterparts, and partner organizations.
• Ability to exercise sound business judgment to wisely prioritize and successfully perform multiple and complex tasks.
• Highly organized and able to develop and streamline systems for efficient conduct of day-to-day tasks.
• Excellent computer skills and proficient in excel, word, outlook, and graphic/web design, knowledge of QuickBooks, sun System and Navision

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 84

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Tanzania
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 26 May 2023
Duty Station: Dar es Salaam
Posted: 17-05-2023
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 17-05-2023
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 17-05-2065
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