Senior Compliance Officer

Senior Compliance Officer

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  • Sector:

    Operations, Admin & Support, Projects & Programmes, General

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  • Salary:

    £33k per year + pro rata

  • Contact :

    Harriet Mountain

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  • Contact phone:

    020 7820 7328

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  • Published:

    over 2 years ago

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A charity are looking for a Senior Compliance Officer to take the lead in ensuring compliance with funding requirements across their largest project. You will develop and maintain systems for storing of evidence for the project and play a full part of the wider project team, at the charity and with programme staff based across London.

This is a part time role (3 days per week) and for a 2 year contract.

Key Responsibilities:
-Develop and implement processes for monitoring, reporting and submitting claims to funders, through the effective and timely collection of participant and financial data from project partners.
-Take lead responsibility for checking and signing off financial claims and participant records, ensuring that funders' compliance requirements are met.
-Prepare quarterly and annual reports for funders, collating and analysing data to inform progress against targets and budgets.
-Ensure updates to compliance requirements are implemented and communicated to project partners in a timely manner.
-Support the project's partners to meet compliance requirements through developing and updating guidance, training and one-to-one support, and act as key point of contact for queries relating to compliance.
-Provide support to project staff in using the project shared database to maintain effective records and accurate data which adheres to current data protection regulations.
-Conduct an audit of project evidence collected to date to ensure funders' compliance requirements are being met, and develop systems to ensure storage of evidence is up-to-date and auditable.
-Develop and updating guidance for the charity on collating evidence for external audits of the project.
-Support the review and monitoring of policies and action plans for cross-cutting themes (equal opportunities and sustainability), ensuring funders' compliance requirements are met.
-Support the implementation of branding guidelines, ensuring funders' compliance requirements are met.

Skills and Experience required:
-Experience of supporting the management of a large, target-driven project.
-Experience of developing and/or implementing effective finance and performance management systems
-Experience of Involving stakeholders based in numerous locations
-Experience of working closely with, and reporting to, funders
-Experience of working with databases and spreadsheets
-Excellent attention to detail and record-keeping.
-Ability to understand and interpret complex numerical information.
-Well-developed analytical skills (financial and operational) that demonstrate a meticulous approach to the review of data.
-Numerate with strong abilities in using spreadsheets to record and analyse data and extensive working knowledge of Microsoft Excel