Compliance Analyst

Job title: Compliance Analyst

Company: Co-Creation Hub

Job description: Company Description

Co-creation Hub is Africa’s leading technology innovation ecosystem builder on a mission to accelerate the application of science, technology and social capital for economic prosperity across Africa.

Our mandate is to build a formidable innovation ecosystem with a deeply rooted network, cultivating strategic partnerships and practical industry know-how that can support entrepreneurs and innovators in building thoughtful, relevant, and scalable solutions. From our locations in Lagos, Abuja, Ijebu Ode (in Nigeria), Nairobi (Kenya) and Kigali (Rwanda), we have built a vibrant community of over 81,000 people and counting and have supported to a portfolio of over 120 early-stage ventures including Lifebank, Ushahidi, Riby, BudgIT, Stutern, Kopo Kopo, Sendy, mFarm, Wecyclers and many more.

Co-creation Hub is Africa’s leading technology innovation ecosystem builder on a mission to accelerate the application of science, technology and social capital for economic prosperity across Africa.

Our mandate is to build a formidable innovation ecosystem with a deeply rooted network, cultivating strategic partnerships and practical industry know-how that can support entrepreneurs and innovators in building thoughtful, relevant, and scalable solutions. From our locations in Lagos, Abuja, Ijebu Ode (in Nigeria), Nairobi (Kenya) and Kigali (Rwanda), we have built a vibrant community of over 81,000 people and counting and have supported to a portfolio of over 120 early-stage ventures including Lifebank, Ushahidi, Riby, BudgIT, Stutern, Kopo Kopo, Sendy, mFarm, Wecyclers and many more.

Job Description

The Compliance Analyst will work as part of the team to ensure that compliance and policies and procedures follow best practice in terms of meeting legislative and regulatory requirements.

The candidate for this role will be responsible for:

Developing and implementing an effective legal compliance program

Creating sound internal controls and monitor adherence to them

Drafting and revising company policies

Monitoring compliance with laws, regulations and internal policies

Leading in the gathering of internal information in response to regulatory requests

Proactively auditing processes, practices and documents to identify weaknesses

perform risk assessments to understand risk level, significance and scope

highlighting or escalating areas of concern

ensuring that your findings are recorded and followed up with management so that issues can be rectified

keeping up to date with, and understanding relevant laws and regulations

Evaluating business activities (e.g. investments) to assess compliance risk

Collaborating with external auditors and HR when needed

Setting plans to manage a crisis or compliance violation

Educating and training employees on regulations and industry practices

Addressing employee concerns or questions on legal compliance

Keeping abreast of internal standards and business goals

reviewing marketing materials, presentations and websites to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements

performing various general administrative duties (such as file creation and maintenance of ongoing administrative projects)

Qualifications

Role Competencies

Possess a strong constitution and conviction

Must be ethical and principled

Must proactive and intelligent

Familiar with all phases of development and implementation of an effective legal compliance program.

Possess strong critical thinking and attention to detail needed to evaluate business activities and assess compliance risk

Solid understanding of what is needed to form critical plans to manage crisis events or compliance violations, should they ever occur

Excellent written communication skills

Educational and Experience

Bachelor’s Degree in law, finance, business administration, or a related field.

2 – 3 years of experience as a Compliance Officer within an SEC-regulated entity

Proven success in the risk management field.

Strong working knowledge of industry legal requirements and controls (e.g. Anti-Money Laundering).

Fluency in industry practices and professional standards.

Track record of integrity and commitment to professional ethics.

Strong business acumen.

Excellent collaborative teamwork skills.

Attention to detail and strategic thinking.

Professional certification (CCEP) a plus.

Additional Information

Paid Time Off

Healthcare Coverage

A highly collaborative team environment that will support your professional and personal growth

Work alongside great talent

A culture of learning and innovation

Opportunities for career growth and training

Interaction with industry leaders and forward-thinking people

A chance to make a social difference

Overall fun company

Expected salary:

Location: Lagos, Lagos State

Job date: Sun, 17 Jul 2022 22:56:22 GMT

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