Reporting to the Risk and Governance Manager, the Compliance Officer will be responsible for providing support to the company on compliance to the Group Charter of Authority, SAP model company, company policies, procedures and internal controls.
Key Duties & Responsibilities
Governance and Policy Documentation
Formulate policy documentation for new processes as and when required.
Conduct a policy review for all existing processes and amendments to the current procedures.
Drive user sign off to commit that they have read and understood the policies and will comply.
Perform entity wide risk assessments to identify high, medium and low areas of focus.
Incorporate risk management into the strategic business plan of the organization and when new projects are being undertaken.
Internal Audit Management
Manage internal control dashboard for each department with focus on high areas.
Perform independent checks to ensure the internal controls are running smoothly.
Perform spot checks and surprise checks to ensure compliance at all times.
Communicate with auditors and facilitate their interaction with staff.
Responsible for finalization of internal audit reports and updating management comments.
Follow up identified audit issues on Barn owl to ensure timely closure.
Regularly review and ensure that the company adheres to the policies, procedures, code of business conduct, legal regulations and standards and protocols set down by The Coca-Cola Company.
Ensure compliance to the Charter of Authority and carry out sample based checks to confirm compliance.
Develop MC’s and back up MC’s.
Identify and develop a backup for Compliance Manager.
Drive quarterly SAP sustainability meetings and closing out of all issues raised.
Skills, Experience & Education
Bachelor's Degree, CPA -K or ACCA
MBA will be an added advantage
Minimum of 2 years’ experience in internal audit, risk management or implementation of controls in a business operation.
Financial and project management skills
Good business acumen
Strong attention to detail
Excellent communication skills
Influencing and interpersonal skills
Strong analytical skills with the ability to think strategically
Proficient knowledge in SAP
Enterprise first thinking
Simplifies the decision making process for self and others
Efficiently applies rigour and operating discipline to ensure decisions are made on a timely basis
Exhibits high level of commercial pragmatism and prudent commercial judgment
Thrives in ambiguity and effectively applies sound intuition or judgment
Assesses and makes clear trade-offs when making critical decisions
Applies a broad base of knowledge and experience to solve complex issues
Proven ability to foresee and take action against potential risks to the business or system as a whole