Compliance Associate

August 9, 2022

Job Description

  • Lagos

Widows and Orphans Empowerment Organization (WEWE)

Widows and Orphans Empowerment Organization (WEWE), a women-led, faith-based Non-Governmental Organization (NGO). WEWE’s core ideology is to be one of the most financially compliant and clean NGOs in Nigeria and Africa and we want to improve the lives of millions of widows and orphans in Nigeria and Africa.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: Compliance Associate

Location: Abuja (FCT)
Job Description

We wish to recruit a talented and God-fearing Compliance Associate who believes in local organizations, that not all Nigerians are corrupt but instead believes in the ingenuity of the Nigerian and that the best of the Nigerian can be better than the rest.
Someone who shares these ideologies and who sees helping vulnerable populations such as widows and OVC as a calling from the Almighty God.

Key Duties & Responsibilities

Ensuring WEWE’s full compliance with the Nine Statutory regulations and other secondary regulators such as:

Nigerian Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF)
National Housing Fund (NHF)
Industrial Training Funding (ITF)
Financial Reporting Council (FRC)
Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC)
Federal Inland Revenue (FIRS)
State Inland Revenue (SIRS).
National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS)
The Special Control Unit Against Money Laundering (“SCUML”).

Ensure all withholding is remitted as and as when due
Process annual organizational tax clearance
Ensure PAYE tax is remitted to the relevant tax authority
Ensure monthly remittance of staff pension benefits to the relevant pension managers by the Organization.
Processing of all regulatory bodies’ compliance certificates – such as the PENCOM Certificate and NSITF Annual Certificate
Periodically Identify non-compliance issues and provide advice on required remediation
File and document compliance activities and reports with regulatory agencies
Report to management and the Board of Directors on compliance program
Develop an annual work plan to increase WEWE’s level of compliance.

Required Skills and Qualifications

Graduate with a Bachelor's Degree or Higher National Diploma in Accounting
Must possess a second class upper / Upper credit or above
Candidates with ICAN or ACCA qualification or equivalent
Skills in working with statutory bodies will be added advantage.

Salary Range
Fixed fee of One Hundred Thousand Naira to One Hundred and Fifty Thousand Naira – N100,000 – N150,000 subject to salary history.
Application Closing Date
22nd August, 2022.
Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Applicants are advised to provide their functional emails/mobile phone numbers on the application letter as well as three professional references.
Candidates must provide functional email addresses and telephone numbers of referees.

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