Compliance Officer at the Microfinance Agricultural Learning and Development Centre (MLDC)

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  • Lagos, Microfinance Agricultural Learning and Development Centre (MLDC) View on Map
  • Post Date : January 16, 2023
  • Apply Before : January 21, 2023
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  • Job ID 21460
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  • Gender Male or Famele
  • Qualifications See Job Description

Job Description

The Microfinance Agricultural Learning and Development Centre (MLDC) is one of the initiatives of the Nigerian Microfinance Platform (NMP). MLDC was conceived as a sustainable process of capacity building for the microfinance sub-sector that operates on two important considerations: relevant, world-class curriculum and affordability. MLDC is envisioned to be a resource centre for all microfinance institutions and their stakeholders in Nigeria and beyond.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Compliance Officer

Location: Ikeja, Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Purpose / Objectives

  • The organisation seeks to hire the services of a qualified Accountant /Compliance officer to provide full statutory compliance support to MLDC and NMP management team to ensure a high level of processes are maintained.

The successful candidate will:

  • Guarantee that MLDC business processes and transactions follow all ethical, legal, and internal guidelines while meeting its business goals and objectives.
  • To Develop compliance programs, review of company’s policies and employee work, identify policy violations and advise management on possible risks.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Identification of control weaknesses and ensuring early warning signals are communicated.
  • Identify Internal Control deficiencies and suggest appropriate control measures to be implemented.
  • Review policies, processes, and procedures to ensure that MLDC has adequate controls in place to mitigate risk.
  • Participate in the design, implementation, and documentation of Internal Control frameworks, and MOUs with our developmental partners and ensure MLDC has well-documented and cost-effective controls.
  • Timely and adequate delivery of action plans and monitoring progress to address and resolve control deficiencies.
  • Ensure strict adherence to guidelines, policies, procedures, and statutory provisions.
  • Works collaboratively with the business and project owners to monitor and implement remediation efforts that result from Internal Control assessments and ensure effective implementation of corrective action(s).
  • Prepayment review, vouching and verification of documents and approval processes. Review cash advance & expense requests to ensure they are in line with management policies prior to payment. Daily verification and vouching of payment workflow.
  • Perform administrative duties of MLDC and the NMP secretariat.
  • Audit review and compliance with our auditors.
  • To support all departments with their processes, especially the corporate service unit.
  • Other Duties as may be assigned by management.

Minimum Requirements

  • First Degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Must possess ACA or ACCA
  • Experience and the added advantage
  • A minimum of 5 years of accounting and relevant compliance/internal control experience is required
  • Readiness to accommodate travels outside the regular workstation.

N220,000 – N270,000 / month.

Application Closing Date
21st January, 2023.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Applications and CV as well as relevant documents to: using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.

Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be invited for an interview.

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