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Risk & Compliance Manager

Washington D.C

Title Risk & Compliance Manager
Location Washington DC
Department Name Chief Financial Officer
Pact Overview
Pact Overview
At the heart of Pact is the promise of a better tomorrow. The promise of a healthy life. Of dignified living. Of sustainable natural resources that benefit communities. Now more than ever in its 42-year history, Pact is helping millions of people who are poor and marginalized discover and build their own solutions and take ownership over their future.
Pact enables systemic solutions that allow those who are poor and marginalized to earn a dignified living, be healthy, and take part in the benefits that nature provides. Pact accomplishes this by strengthening local capacity, forging effective governance systems, and transforming markets into a force for development.
Position Purpose
Under general direction of the CFO, the Risk & Compliance Manager supervises a staff of 2 professionals, Internal Control Officers. The Risk & Compliance Manger is the most senior position in the risk management unit. Organizational governance duties include managing the internal audit, Enterprise Risk Management, and ethics program, as well as monitoring registrations for compliance and maintaining corporate records.
Key Responsibilities
Organizational governance / Ethics
Review and investigate whistleblower reports or other suspicions of fraud as they arise and conduct fraud investigations.
For each incident, identify total loss exposure, recommend corrective actions and liaise with Pact Agreement Management & Country Offices on reporting to donors and other parties.
Implement and manage Pact’s anti-fraud programs, "Hot-line" and "Whistleblower" programs and any other incident results analysis applications as needed.
Maintain Pact’s Code of Ethical Conduct and provide ongoing training on ethics to Pact staff in addition to offering training materials and resources to grantees or partners, as requested.
Support fraud prevention and awareness through development and maintenance of a robust antifraud program
Maintain and enhance export compliance procedures, including the administration of the denied party screening website and OFAC compliance. Train worldwide staff on compliance procedures and monitor worldwide implementation.
Maintain Pact’s document retention policy and create permanent records of corporate information, as needed.
Chair Pact’s Ethics’ Council, manage meetings, track minutes, and ensure information is properly disseminated.
Registrations and Regulations
Engage with Country Offices on compliance with applicable laws and regulations as they impact the legal operations of in-country Pact entities.
Assist country offices with local registrations, engage with local counsel, and work to ensure enactment of any governance changes.
Manage and update company registrations with governmental agencies and organizations.
Coordinate the preparation of legal documents such as international governmental filings and maintain the registrations of all Pact entities.
Organize and maintain Pact’s corporate records and registrations; and corporate vault document management program
Manage Pact’s pro bono assistance program.
Ensure Pact’s country office representatives on boards and as trustees match Pact guidance and meets corporate goals.
Supervise Pact’s two remotely based Internal Control Officers
Identify priority countries for ICRs and work with the COs to setup dates
Present the ICR plan to the F&A committee of the board
Assist with the preparation for and in-country execution of Pact’s internal control reviews
Respond to external audit requests related to the data kept by Risk Management
Maintain the External Audit and Internal Audit databases and manage any database improvements and/or system transfers
Work with country offices on the completion of their corrective action plans
Assist GFM’s in their management of the External Audit CRM system
Monitor and assist country offices in the creation and completion of corrective action plans.
Process insurance claims and work with all relevant parties to determine and implement communications and activities which increase the likelihood of recovery on Pact losses.
Review insurance clauses in Pact contracts to ensure Pact is able to comply. Obtain any additional insurance needed or assist in the modification of the contract language.
Maintain databases of information required for insurance purchases and renewals
Manage Pact’s DBA policies and claims for each country office requiring this type of policy
Carry out processes such as purchasing insurance, implementing ‘duty of care’ programs and supporting business continuity plans to increase risk response preparedness.
Risk Management
Implement due diligence process and standards
Develop and implement the process for identifying, compiling, and analyzing Pact Risks
Develop and implement methodology for determining risk appetite and risk response
Conduct Risk reviews in Pact countries
Create trainings and manuals for Finance Operations initiatives
Identify and document of control activities, risk universe and attributes for the purpose of supporting the Audit Admin and ERM programs
Maintain reports of significant risks, recommendations and corrective action plans
Provide technical support to risk management unit in development of risk management programs (systems & automation)
Basic Requirements
B.S. in Accounting or Finance from an accredited College or University required;
2+ years of management/supervisory experience;
Risk management experience in an international institution
Internal audit experience
Solid knowledge of GAAP and US federal financial regulations, including familiarity with OMB Uniform Guidance (UG) 2 CFR Part 200;
Demonstrated knowledge of complex automated financial and accounting systems; Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2009/2013 preferred;
Ability to travel to Pact’s Country Offices up to 20% of time.
Must be well organized and capable of prioritizing tasks associated with multiple projects at once
Strong work ethic and analytical problem solving capabilities
Positive attitude and perseverance in the face of challenges and/or changing circumstances
Excellent presentation, speaking, and written communication skills
Ability to work independently and in a group environment with strong interpersonal and team working skills
Must be able to work in the U.S. without employment sponsorship.
Preferred Qualifications
Both Not-For-Profit and For Profit industry experience
Enterprise Risk Management certifications.
MBA certification
Pact is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, or other non-merit factors.

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  • Organization: Pact World
  • Location: Washington D.C
  • Grade: Mid/Senior
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Management, Administration and Finance
  • Closing Date: 2017-04-13

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