Salary: £30,328 (pro rata) plus £3,000 Inner London
Contract: Fixed Term Contract to 30 September 2022
Hours: Part Time - 21 hours per week
We are recruiting a Senior Compliance Officer to take the lead in ensuring compliance with funding requirements across a project and to develop and maintain systems for storing of evidence.
Duties to include:
- Develop and implement processes for BBO monitoring, reporting and submitting claims to funders, through the effective and timely collection of participant and financial data.
- 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 partners in a timely manner.
- Support 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 shared database to maintain effective records and accurate data which adheres to current data protection regulations.
- Conduct an audit of 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, 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.
Essential Person Specification:
- Supporting the management of a large, target-driven project.
- Developing and/or implementing effective finance and performance management systems
- Involving stakeholders based in numerous locations
- Working closely with, and reporting to, funders
- Working with databases and spreadsheets
- Experience of working effectively within a small, supportive team
- 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.
- Ability to prioritise and manage time effectively, and to effectively respond to change at short-notice.
- Ability to work to tight and competing deadlines.
- Ability to develop and maintain productive relationships and work collaboratively with partner organisations.
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
- Excellent IT skills, including ability to use MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) and databases
- Working within or closely with the voluntary sector
- Knowledge of The National Lottery Community Fund and European Social Fund funding requirements
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