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Compliance Officer

at World Vision
Location Kampala, Uganda
Date Posted October 9, 2019
Category Business Operations
Currency UGX


Compliance Officer (3 Positions)

Position: Compliance Officer (3 Positions)

Report to: Regional Finance Officer

Location: Western Region (1) Northern Region (1) and Eastern Region (1)

Purpose of the position:

To make sure World Vision program offices are conducting its business in full compliance with World Vision partnership standard, donor, local statutory requirements.

The compliance officer responsible for developing compliance programs, conducting a review and advising management on possible risks.

Key Outputs/Responsibilities.

Compliance to donor and organization policies & procedures: develop and implement an effective risk, control and compliance system

Risk management: 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, constructions, community investments, WVU Assets among others.

Assets and inventory management:

Performs Quarterly verification of assets and inventory lists for completeness and existence following the Organization’s inventory management policy.


Excellent understanding of Uganda Tax and Statutory requirements.

Extensive Computer knowledge in Microsoft Excel, Vision Excel, Word, PowerPoint, SUN Accounting and Access is required.

Knowledge of various Donor rules and regulations, systems and procedures and local government financial processes. Experience with managing other major international donor funds and working with an international non-profit/non-governmental organization (NGO) preferred

Written and Oral Communication skills are essential, and the incumbent must be a team builder, who is able to work successfully in a multicultural environment.

Experience of working in the field (communities)

Knowledge of project management and project cyc

Experience Requirements

A minimum of 3 years’ post qualification experience.
At least 3 years relevant technical and business work experience.

Education Requirements

A university degree, with a major in Accounting/Finance/Auditing

Partial professional qualification in ACCA, CPA, CA, CIA or CMA or equivalent.