Mary Joy Development Association Compliance Officer Jobs in Ethiopia

Mary Joy Development Association Compliance Officer Jobs in Ethiopia

Job Summary

  • The Compliance Officer is responsible for planning, organizing, coordinating, directing and controlling the functions of internal audit.

  • She/he identifies financial and operational risk areas, reviews and appraises the system of internal control system within the MJDA to give reasonable assurance to adherence to acceptable standards, policies, procedures, and legal requirements.

    Specific Duties and Responsibilities

  • Prepares annual internal audit, plans and work schedules;

  • Performs audit in a professional manner and in accordance to Generally Accepted Auditing Standards and ensures that the Charities and Societies Law are properly implemented by MJDA;

  • Carries out audit of financial, procurement and operational activities;

  • Reviews the MJDA’s activities on a monthly and annual basis to ascertain that policies and procedures are complied with;

  • Performs monthly and annual examinations to ensure that financial and administrative system and practices are adhered to the accepted standards;

  • Carries out ad hoc investigation audits when required by the ED;

  • Reviews and ensures the effectiveness of internal control system and guidelines in safeguarding organization assets, achieving efficiency and economy in operations, and compliance with MJDA and government regulations, and activity results;

  • Prepares and submits along with the audit report proper and clearly understandable,
    working papers accurately cross referenced all evidential matters supporting findings and assertions to management;

  • Follows-ups and ensures that the recommendations of external auditors are implemented and gives feedback to the management;

  • Prepares summarized quarterly reports and present to MJDA board;

  • Provides assistance for all work units of MJDA in recommending improved and more effective methods and control system;

  • Ensures that all properties purchased/owned by MJDA are insured on time;

  • Ensures that funds are managed efficiently and effectively;

  • Brings problem areas to the attention of management and proposes corrective measures to be taken;

  • Prepares annual and monthly audit reports and submits to the ED;

  • Performs any other related duties assigned by the Executive Director.

    Job Requirements


  • BA Degree in accounting or related fields


  • 6 years of relevant work experience preferably in NGOs.

    Technical Skills and Experience

  • Basic Computer skill;

  • Good Communication & Interpersonal Skill;

  • Ability to work under pressure with minimal supervision.

    How to Apply

  • Interested applicants can send their CV’s and other relevant documents by email before the deadline.

  • Please specify the position of the post in the subject line of your email for easy sort-out of applicants.

  • Candidates who meet the minimum requirements shall be invited for further assessment.

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