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Director of Compliance

ICAP
Centurion, South Africa
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Closing Date:
Friday, 2 February 2024
Closed

About the Organisation

ICAP was founded in 2003 at Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health. Now a global leader in HIV and health systems strengthening, ICAP provides technical assistance and implementation support to governments and non-governmental organizations in nearly 50 countries. ICAP has supported work at more than 4,300 health facilities around the world. More than 2.4 million people have received HIV care through ICAP-supported programs, and over 1.4 million have begun antiretroviral therapy.

About the Job

Reporting to the Associate Dean for Internal Controls & Compliance, the Director of Compliance functions with a high degree of independence and objectivity to design, develop and implement ICAP’s compliance program. The incumbent evaluates integrity and compliance trends at the country offices, develops systems to assess, coordinate and improve ICAP’s compliance efforts, recommends corrective action, and assesses internal improvements against prior findings.

The Director of Compliance manages a team of field-based Compliance Staff who perform continuous monitoring reviews of ICAP’s financial transactions and operational activity.

Key Responsibilities

  • Oversees and manages ICAP's Compliance Program by conducting monitoring reviews, reporting results, integrating responses, and coordinating review schedules with country offices.

  • Identifies and escalates issues through formal reporting channels, and facilitates timely and effective resolution with Country Offices.

  • Works closely with ICAP leadership to identify and assess potential areas of vulnerability and risks, performs appropriate risk assessments, develops and implements corrective actions plans for risk reduction and mitigation, and measures effectiveness.

  • At the request of CU/CUIMC/MSPH/ICAP leadership, performs special projects and reviews to verify the validity of allegations and to determine the extent of financial and operational exposure.

  • Works closely with ICAP staff and University officials to coordinate the review and revision of ICAP Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) to ensure that the SOPs are up-to-date and reflect current rules and regulations, and accepted accounting practices.

  • Contributes towards the building of systems and capacity of recently established ICAP field offices through the provision of training and guidance.

  • Plays a critical role and actively participates in the development and implementation of ICAP’s tools and systems by assuring appropriate application of internal controls, effectiveness of business processes, and awareness of policies and applicable regulations.

  • Directs a team of field-based Compliance Staff who conduct on-site and off-site reviews and assessments to verify compliance with SOPs, donors’ requirements, and applicable University policies.

  • Performs other related duties as directed by the Associate Dean for Internal Controls & Compliance.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in finance or accounting, or equivalent in education and/or training

  • Minimum fifteen (15) years of experience in international accounting, compliance and auditing and internal control systems within a complex international operating environment

  • Exceptional professional judgment, a high level of trust, and an ability to professionally challenge conventions when necessary.

  • Experience in international non-profit or academic sponsored project environment

  • Demonstrated ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment, lead projects, meet multiple concurrent deadlines, and prioritize

  • Minimum ten (10) years of experience directing compliance and auditing teams

  • Effective interpersonal and team building skills

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills


PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS


  • Advanced degree in business administration, finance or accounting

  • Professional certification – CA, CPA, CFE, or equivalent

  • Experience in evaluating and re-designing of business processes, including designing and implementing internal controls

To apply

In order to apply, email your application by Friday 02nd February 2024 to tracy@actionappointments.co.za - send your completed AA bio form, letter of motivation and updated CV (all in MS Word format).

About the Organisation

ICAP was founded in 2003 at Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health. Now a global leader in HIV and health systems strengthening, ICAP provides technical assistance and implementation support to governments and non-governmental organizations in nearly 50 countries. ICAP has supported work at more than 4,300 health facilities around the world. More than 2.4 million people have received HIV care through ICAP-supported programs, and over 1.4 million have begun antiretroviral therapy.

About the Job

Reporting to the Associate Dean for Internal Controls & Compliance, the Director of Compliance functions with a high degree of independence and objectivity to design, develop and implement ICAP’s compliance program. The incumbent evaluates integrity and compliance trends at the country offices, develops systems to assess, coordinate and improve ICAP’s compliance efforts, recommends corrective action, and assesses internal improvements against prior findings.

The Director of Compliance manages a team of field-based Compliance Staff who perform continuous monitoring reviews of ICAP’s financial transactions and operational activity.

Key Responsibilities

  • Oversees and manages ICAP's Compliance Program by conducting monitoring reviews, reporting results, integrating responses, and coordinating review schedules with country offices.

  • Identifies and escalates issues through formal reporting channels, and facilitates timely and effective resolution with Country Offices.

  • Works closely with ICAP leadership to identify and assess potential areas of vulnerability and risks, performs appropriate risk assessments, develops and implements corrective actions plans for risk reduction and mitigation, and measures effectiveness.

  • At the request of CU/CUIMC/MSPH/ICAP leadership, performs special projects and reviews to verify the validity of allegations and to determine the extent of financial and operational exposure.

  • Works closely with ICAP staff and University officials to coordinate the review and revision of ICAP Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) to ensure that the SOPs are up-to-date and reflect current rules and regulations, and accepted accounting practices.

  • Contributes towards the building of systems and capacity of recently established ICAP field offices through the provision of training and guidance.

  • Plays a critical role and actively participates in the development and implementation of ICAP’s tools and systems by assuring appropriate application of internal controls, effectiveness of business processes, and awareness of policies and applicable regulations.

  • Directs a team of field-based Compliance Staff who conduct on-site and off-site reviews and assessments to verify compliance with SOPs, donors’ requirements, and applicable University policies.

  • Performs other related duties as directed by the Associate Dean for Internal Controls & Compliance.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in finance or accounting, or equivalent in education and/or training

  • Minimum fifteen (15) years of experience in international accounting, compliance and auditing and internal control systems within a complex international operating environment

  • Exceptional professional judgment, a high level of trust, and an ability to professionally challenge conventions when necessary.

  • Experience in international non-profit or academic sponsored project environment

  • Demonstrated ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment, lead projects, meet multiple concurrent deadlines, and prioritize

  • Minimum ten (10) years of experience directing compliance and auditing teams

  • Effective interpersonal and team building skills

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills


PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS


  • Advanced degree in business administration, finance or accounting

  • Professional certification – CA, CPA, CFE, or equivalent

  • Experience in evaluating and re-designing of business processes, including designing and implementing internal controls

To apply

In order to apply, email your application by Friday 02nd February 2024 to tracy@actionappointments.co.za - send your completed AA bio form, letter of motivation and updated CV (all in MS Word format).

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