Senior Compliance Analyst

Senior Compliance Analyst


Senior Compliance Analyst

  • Location

    Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa

  • Date Posted

    1 month ago

  • Apply Before

    25 Aug, 2023

ICAP at Columbia University

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Job Title:

Senior Compliance Analyst  

Reports To (Title):

Director of Compliance


Pretoria, South Africa


2 Years

Closing Date:

25 August 2023



The Senior Compliance Analyst will work on ICAP-related projects under the direction of the Director of Compliance. The incumbent will be responsible for updating compliance review programs; planning and executing internal controls assessments, monitoring reviews, and compliance review site visits to ICAP country offices; coordinating and executing monitoring activities; conducting and documenting interviews and process walkthroughs with staff and management; preparing reports and attending debriefing meetings with managers to communicate the results of the reviews; collaborating with country offices to successfully implement agreed upon corrective actions; and supporting the implementation of the ERP system.

NB: The position is for two (2) years.


  • Perform internal controls assessments, monitoring reviews, and compliance review site visits to ICAP country offices.

  • Support development and implementation of continuous monitoring activities.

  • Analyse and report on monitoring results. 

  • Identify weak/problem areas, document findings and provide appropriate recommendations.

  • Develop improvement plans and collaborate with local country offices on the implementation of the proposed enhancements. 

  • Determine ICAP needs and scalable solutions to solve process limitations through process mapping and workflows, observation, and analysis. 

  • Prepare reports of the assessments and reviews, discuss the findings and recommendations with the ICAP Country Offices teams, and provide ongoing support to them.

  • Supporting ICAP Country Offices in the implementation of the ERP system. 

  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in auditing, accounting, business, public administration or related field

  • Minimum seven years of audit experience, two of which should be at supervisory level.

  • Ability to assess and identify risks, sound understanding of internal control frameworks.

  • Effective problem solving and analytical skills as well as the ability to multitask.

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.

  • Superb writing and interpersonal skills.

  • Must have the highest level of integrity and professionalism.

  • Ability to work as a member of a collaborative team and ability to liaise at all levels.

  • Broad computer skills required, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint software.


  • Professional certification – CIA, CFE.

  • Prior experience working in higher education, non-profit sector, or public health.

  • Experience working with international organizations, and/or U.S. Government funded projects is desirable.

  • Experience with data quality assessments and oversight.



  • Ability to travel internationally up to 60% of the time (in total) is explicitly required.

Interested and qualified applicants are requested to submit their application to the following link: 

Please note: Only candidates who are eligible to work in South Africa for an indefinite period without a need for sponsorship will be considered for this position.

ICAP is an equal opportunity employer. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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