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Kampala, Uganda



October 20, 2023 at 2:00:00 PM

About the Organisation

Finn Church Aid (FCA) is Finland's largest international aid organization with operations in 13 countries and more than 70 years of experience. FCA specialises in supporting local communities in three priority areas: Right to Education, Right to Livelihood, and Right to Peace.

Job Title

Compliance Officer job at Finn Church Aid (FCA)

Job Description

To make sure FCA Uganda country office and field offices are conducting their business in full compliance with Finn Church Aid’s partnership standards, donors and local statutory requirements. The compliance officer is responsible for developing compliance programs, conducting a review and advising management on possible risks.

Duties and Responsibilities


  • Compliance to donor and organization policies & procedures:

  • Develop and implement an effective risk, control and compliance system

  • 100% implementation of the FCA’s finance manual through compliance to policies& procedures.

  • 100% compliance on monthly financial reporting, budget monitoring.

  • 100% compliance check on Ugandan tax and other statutory requirements.

  • With support from Head of finance & Operations, ensure capacity building and ensure grants are managed in compliance with donor requirements.

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, teacher’s payments, community investments, FCA Uganda Assets among others.

  • 100% Reviews for all field offices. i.e. Payments, Vehicles log books, Fuel consumption staff and teachers hiring records and attendance / verification reports.

  • Verification of all procurements carried out in the field offices to ensure that they comply with FCA’s procurement guidelines.

  • Share & follow up on audit findings across field offices.

  • Support internal and external audits for all field offices.

  • Donor compliance is achieved including audit support; on site, verification and data quality via field visits.

Partners Support

  • Provides mentoring and monitoring support to FCA partners in coordination with program teams.

  • 100% verification of expenses reported by partners.

  • Verification of partner’s agreements for Staffing, vendors and service providers.

  • Verification of procurements carried out by partners

  • Capacity Building of the partners for documentations, internal controls and reporting.

Assets and inventory management

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

  • 100% compliance to organization’s inventory management policy

  • Carry out spot checks on assets and inventory in the Stores for completeness of records and existence

Qualifications and Competencies

Qualifications and Experience

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

  • Partial professional qualification in ACCA, CPA, CA, CIA or CMA or equivalent will be preferred.

  • A minimum of 3 years’ post qualification experience in relevant technical and business work.

  • Excellent understanding of Ugandan Tax laws and Statutory requirements.

  • Extensive Computer knowledge in Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint and QuickBooks.

  • Written and Oral Communication skills are essential

  • 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 cycles

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