Management Sciences for Health

Compliance Analyst

Job ID
# of Positions
AUD (Internal Audit)
A516 - Malawi ONSE
Application Due Date
Reports To
Internal Audit and Compliance Manager


Under the supervision of the Audit & Compliance Manager, the Compliance Analyst (CA) will conduct verifications of District offices and other MSH Malawi business unit’s compliance with MSH internal control policies, procedures, local laws and donor requirements. The CA will implement and execute a comprehensive process for monitoring compliance using risk-based process. Where gaps are found, s/he will work with the Audit & Compliance Manager to update, develop and train on relevant policies, SOPs, best practices and fraud presentation awareness. He/she is responsible for conducting compliance reviews at District Offices and Sub award recipients; and submits reports to the Audit & Compliance Manager outlining areas of strength, weaknesses and recommended corrective actions.

Specific Responsibilities

  • Design/Create compliance verification/review checklists and tools in collaboration with the Audit & Compliance Manager.
  • Support in the review, updating and/or development of internal policies and SOPs
  • Use approved compliance review checklists to conduct verifications in District Offices and other MSH Malawi business units; documents the work performed, and drafts and submits reports to the Audit & Compliance Manager for quality control
  • Monitor, on a monthly basis, the cash advance balances, VAT Payments & Collections, Payroll withholding and remittances to the government, and ensures that these accounts are kept current; including reporting to the Country Operations Management Unit Director and Project Director(s) when infractions are observed
  • Review and verify fleet utilization (motor vehicles and motorcycle), fuel consumption, and expenses incurred for vehicle repairs and maintenance and report results to the Audit & Compliance Manager
  • Monitor the implementation of appropriate procurement processes, mechanisms and internal controls
  • Assist the Audit & Compliance Manager in identifying risk areas or areas of compliance vulnerability
  • Support in the training of MSH policies and SOPs

Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business Management or related area
  • Knowledge of accounting systems required (QuickBooks preferred)
  • Three to five years of experience in compliance, risk management or audit required.
  • Extensive familiarity of USAID, CDC or other donor rules and regulations required.
  • Experience in international development programs preferred.
  • Excellent planning, management, and organizational skills.
  • Proven leadership and interpersonal skill.
  • Professional proficiency in English required

Background Information

Management Sciences for Health (MSH), a global health nonprofit organization, uses proven approaches developed over 40 years to help leaders, health managers, and communities in developing nations build stronger health systems for greater health impact. We work to save lives by closing the gap between knowledge and action in public health. Since its founding in 1971, MSH has worked in over 150 countries with policy makers, health professionals, and health care consumers to improve the quality, availability and affordability of health services. Working with governments, donors, non governmental organizations, the private sector, and health agencies, MSH responds to priority health problems such as HIV & AIDS; tuberculosis; malaria; maternal, newborn and child health; family planning and reproductive health; and chronic non-communicable diseases such as cancer, diabetes, and lung and heart disease. Through strengthening capacity, investing in health systems innovation, building the evidence base, and advocating for sound public health policy, MSH is committed to making a lasting difference in global health.

EEO Statement

Management Sciences for Health is an equal opportunity employer offering employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, citizenship, physical or mental disability, or veteran status.

Reports To

Internal Audit and Compliance Manager
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