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Compliance Officers job at The AIDS Support Organization (TASO Uganda)


The AIDS Support Organization (TASO Uganda)

About the Organization:

The AIDS Support Organization (TASO) is an indigenous HIV and AIDS service initiative, registered in Uganda as a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO). It is a pioneer non-public actor in the HIV and AIDS response in Uganda and sub Saharan Africa. TASO is a membership organization with over 4,000 subscriber members.
Since inception in 1987, TASO grew into a household name in the HIV and AIDS response in the country. It is now one of the largest institutions providing the most comprehensive HIV prevention, care and support services.

Job Description

To oversee the contractual and financial compliance of the Sub Recipients, and provide support services to the Organization to ensure timely meeting of donor contractual and regulatory compliance

CPA Uganda April 2024 Intake

Duties and Responsibilities

  • In collaboration with the Finance Manager, develop and implement comprehensive compliance review plans for the activities managed by the Sub Recipient for all areas of risk

  • Ensure Sub Recipients' compliance at all times with all donor policies, procedures, rules, and regulations.

  • Coordinate all compliance activities in a collaborative manner, ensures proper and responsive communication and documentation regarding all compliance matters.

  • Coordinate with Sub Recipients' management to ensure that instances of non-compliance are identified, reported and corrected

  • Serve as the primary point of contact for all donor compliance matters in the organization.

  • Panicipate in supporting audits and compliance reviews including: participating in developing audit plans and ensuring they are properly implemented, ensuring all outstanding audit findings are addressed and resolved in a timely manner.

  • Maintain Funding and Sub granting award files and ensure all contractual files are complete, up-todate, and organized.

  • Review all contracts, purchase orders, or sub-grants to be funded with Global Funds and ensure that donor requirements and applicable policies and procedures have been complied with and that documentation is sufficient to support a successful audit.

  • Participate in pre-award assessments of SR.

  • Review financial and accounting systems of Sub Recipients and ensure Integrity of information

  • Coordinate with Finance Manager to ensure timely disbursements offunds to Sub Recipients

  • Perform financial analyses for the Sub Recipients to ensure that funds are being expended in a timely manner according to the approved budget.

  • Ensure Sub-Recipients financial and compliance reports and/or deliverables are accurate and submitted on time.

  • Regularly monitor and manage Sub Recipients reports agamst key indicators, taking appropriate action where necessary including flaggmg risks for appropriate manage age 3 of 12

  • Compile a quarterly report on compliance work performed. Overseeing compliance reports archiving procedures to ensure all required expenditure support documentation is properly maintained and availed when required

  • Document lessons-learned, case studies and best practices for sharing

  • Panicipate in training of SR/panner staff to build compliance capacity

  • Technical guidance and support in preparing for and managing audits including liaison with auditors and following up on compliance issues where appropriate.

CPA Uganda April 2024 Intake

Qualifications and Experience

  • 1 st degree preferably in B. Com (Accounting) or BBA plus 2nd Part of professional qualification such as ACCA or CPA or ACA.

Minimum Experience and Exposure

  • 3 years of Grant management and Compliance experience in a reputable organization • English Language proficiency;

  • Experience of managmg grants/contracts from institutional donors such as The Global Fund, CDC, USAID, UN e.t.c with ability to provide clear guidance on donor policies and procedures to staff and partners;

  • Experience of setting up and managing donor compliance monitoring systems, developing and implementing relevant tools.

  • Experience of working in a diverse team and distance support

Key Skills

  • Strong financial skills encompassing budgeting, income tracking, budget monitoring and financial reporting

  • Knowledge of donor accountability requirements

Other Qualities/Attributes

  • Quick judgment, Observation qualities, Integrity, Assertiveness, Confidentiality, Team player and ability to work under pressure.

How to Apply

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Deadline for Application

May 16, 2024

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