Compliance Officer at Yellow Brick Road – Nigeria

Compliance Officer at Yellow Brick Road – Nigeria – TDPel Jobs

Yellow Brick Road was founded by Nnenna. Nnenna has over a decade of experience in marketing communication. She started her career at McCann Erickson, New York, managing business development activities for the New York office and coordinating offices across the network for global pitches, before moving into Strategic Planning, where she rose to the position of Vice President.

While at McCann, she helped conceive Tag Ideation, a lifestyle marketing practice group, developing a set of proprietary research tools and co-designing a proprietary branding model. She returned to Nigeria in 2004.

Since returning to Nigeria, Nnenna has worked in advertising, event planning and content development for international brands like Standard Chartered, MTV, Coca-Cola, BAT, Celtel, Motorola and Microsoft, as well as local brands such as Paga, FCMB, V Mobile, Virgin Nigeria, Cross River State Tourism, Oando and First Bank.

After positions at Chris Parkes Marketing Solutions, Small World Media and TBWA/Concept, Nnenna joined ZK Advertising in 2007. In her time at ZK, she developed comprehensive strategies for clients including Zain, Dangote and several PZ Cussons brands. In her second year at ZK, Nnenna also took on the role of Creative Director, developing award-winning advertising for a variety of clients.

In 2011, Nnenna and her partners took over the agency, rebranding it to Yellow Brick Road. She is also a founding partner in Blackbox, a strategic marketing consultancy.Roles and Responsibility

Review and evaluate the effectiveness and efficiency of operations, adequacy of internal controls, reliability of financial reporting, compliance and applicable laws and the safeguard of assets within YBR.
Plan, perform and report back on internal audits to ensure that financial control, financial guidelines of donor organizations and other control procedures are in place properly implemented and managed on the project.
Advise and monitor quality standards and value for money and make recommendations for improvement.
Test internal controls, targeting particular high-risk areas, document any weaknesses and their impact, and make recommendations to address these weaknesses.
Develop and periodically review and update Standards of Conduct to ensure continuing currency and relevance in providing guidance tomanagement and employees.
Carry out necessary training of finance and non-finance staff to ensure that USAID requirements are met.
Follow up on the implementation of audit recommendations and management actions.
Where necessary, carry out investigations of alleged fraud, mismanagement, loss of assets or any other investigation.
For each assignment, prepare a written report to present findings and conclusions to management.
Respond to management queries in relation to YBR internal control environment.
Perform other related duties as assigned and agreed upon

Qualifications

BS / BA Degree in Accounting, Finance and Business Administration or its recognized equivalent, and 3-5 years relevant experience.
Or MS / MA Degree in Accounting, Finance and Business Administration or its recognized equivalent, and1-3 years relevant experience

Professional certifications:

CPA, ACA, CIMA, ICAN or any other relevant professional qualification is an advantage.

Experience:

3 years’ experience in internal control functions. Familiarity with USAID rules and regulations or other client funded programs, contracting and auditing standards as they apply to effective management of multi-year funds is required.
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