Compliance Manager – Global Fund

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Position: Compliance Manager - Global Fund

Employer: Plan International Canada


Deadline: August 6, 2023

Employment Type: Employment

Position Level: Mid Level

Salary Range:

Closing Date: August 6, 2023

Full Description

Brief Description:

Organization: Plan International Canada

Reports to: Senior Compliance Manager

Location: Toronto or Ottawa (include 25% of travel annually)

Status: Permanent, Full-Time

Contact level with Children: B

Grade level: 7

What can you expect from a leading organization in the global movement to advance children’s rights and equality for girls?

Plan International Canada is the first non-profit organization to ever be inducted into Canada's Most Admired Corporate Cultures Hall of Fame by Waterstone Human Capital. Here's why: together, we have created a climate of trust and inclusivity - where diversity in people, ideas and approaches is not only respected, it's encouraged.

We remain agile amid an ever-changing global landscape. Though we continue to evolve, our mission and strategic ambition will not change - and our work has never been so imperative. We will never stop believing in the multiplying power of girls and that every child deserves that right to learn, lead, decide and thrive. Our future success will be founded upon Plan International Canada's 80+ year history of focusing on our mission, our core values, responding to challenges and seizing opportunities with purpose, relevance and impact.

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The Position

Reporting to the Senior Manager, Compliance, the Manager, Compliance will support a cross-functional project team responsible for quality implementation of complex multi-million-dollar and multi-year grant-funded international development projects.

This is a key role within the team that provides financial management, oversight and analysis for assigned project portfolios within the Global Fund Unit while ensuring compliance to donor requirements enabling achievement of various KPI/targets. The Manager, Compliance also contributes to proposal development for Plan International Canada’s grants portfolio by linking programmatic planning with cost-effective and accurate budgeting following the program’s log frame for interventions, activities, and program management.

What does success look like?

Prepare, reconcile and analyze monthly consolidated reporting with financial inputs from multiple sources and systems.
Maintain oversight of financial health of assigned projects, developing strategies to maximize efficiency and minimize financial and compliance risk.
Review and validate financial reports and annual budgets with Program Managers, ensuring alignment with narrative reports.
Manage the review of donor agreements and contracts with the program team and the communication of donor requirements to the team (in Canada and abroad).
Work closely with Country Offices to oversee the coordination of donor audits, ensuring all project expenditures and contracts are in compliance with terms and conditions of donor agreements.
Develop strong working relationships with Plan International Canada and with Plan International Country Offices, providing training and ongoing support as required.
Contribute to development and implementation of standardized package for quality financial management of grant funded projects including standard KPIs, budget and reporting guidelines, Gift in Kind treatment, procurement and asset management plans, compliance training, project start-up and closing procedures, etc.
Complete successfully Revenue entries monthly.
Validate quarterly DIPs and use the information to inform quarterly Rolling Plan forecast.
Accurately file financial statements, relevant project communications from COs to donor and CNO to support annual audits
Support closely CNO finance department during external Annual audits by providing relevant information on timely and accurate manner

As our ideal candidate you will have:

Fluency in oral and written English. French is a plus and very desirable.
College or university degree and an accounting professional accreditation are considered an asset (MBA, CA, CGA, CMA, CFA and/or CPA)
Proven experience in project financial management, managing local implementing partners, including financial reporting and analysis, developing costing models/budgets at the project design stage and risk assessment and mitigation for $10M+ proposals.
Demonstrated experience working with a wide variety of international development funding agencies, such as The Global Fund, Global Affairs Canada (including International Humanitarian Assistance), multilateral agencies and charitable organizations/foundations.
Experience in donor financial audits and hands on experience reviewing complex contracts and agreements.
Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to build productive working relationships within and between departments to produce common deliverables.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite with advanced proficiency in Excel.
Ability to establish priorities and ensure high quality deliverables in a time-sensitive environment with strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
A passion for mission driven work and personal values aligned with those of Plan International Canada’s values.

How To Apply

To express interest in this exciting opportunity, submit your resume and cover letter to by August 6, 2023.

Consistent with our Safeguarding Policy the successful candidate must receive clearance by a police background check, including the vulnerable sector screen.

Applicants must be eligible to work in Canada for the duration of the work term. Proof of eligibility will be required.

Requests for accommodation can be made at any stage of the recruitment process providing the applicant has met the bona-fide requirements for the open position. Applicants need to make their requirements known when contacted.

Plan International Canada is a hybrid workplace. You will work from the office and from home.

Plan International Canada hires based on merit and is strongly committed to equity and diversity within its community and to providing an inclusive workplace. Plan International Canada especially welcomes applications from Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, women, persons of all sexual orientations and genders, and others with the skills and knowledge to productively engage with diverse communities.

Plan International Canada sincerely thanks all applicants for their expressed interest in this opportunity however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please.

Thank you for your interest in a career at Plan International Canada!

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