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Subawards and Compliance Officer - Portsudan
Mercy Corps

Mercy Corps is a global team of humanitarians working together on the front lines of today’s biggest crises to create a future of possibility, where everyone can prosper.

Our mission: to alleviate suffering, poverty and oppression by helping people build secure, productive and just communities.



 Section/Unit: Finance
 Supervisor: Sr. Subawards and Complaince officer
 Duty Station: Portsudan
 Duration: with all active grants
 Closing Date: 17 Feb 2024



The Mercy Corps Finance Department is responsible for all financial functions in Sudan, including accounting, payments and banking, payroll, budgeting, financial reporting, and grant financial management and compliance.  The Mercy Corps Finance Department ensures compliance with donor regulations as well as Mercy Corpsí internal policies and procedures.  In its role as a support to the Program Department, the Finance Department provides timely reports and assistance to the Country Director and the Program team to ensure that financial resources are used efficiently and effectively.


[Describe overview of job missio GENERAL POSITION SUMMARY:

Working in the Finance Department under the direction of the Finance Director, the Sr, Subawards and Compliance Officer is responsible for monitoring subgrants and subgrantees to ensure compliance with the terms and conditions of the subgrant agreement.  The Subawards and Compliance Officer is also responsible for tracking subgrants and subgrantee requirements and for maintaining all subgrant financial files.

 Duties and responsibilities:






Mercy Corps team members are expected to support all efforts toward accountability, specifically 

to our beneficiaries and to international standards guiding international relief and development work, while actively engaging beneficiary communities as equal partners in the design, monitoring and evaluation of our field projects. 



REPORTS DIRECTLY TO: Sr. Subawards and Compliance Officer


WORKS DIRECTLY WITH: Finance Department, Operations Department, Program Managers, MCG/MCE HQ Compliance, and others

 Minimum Qualification, Skills and Experience Required:


  • Three or more years of finance experience, including budgeting and grant management or auditing.
  • A university degree in finance, accounting or a related business field is required.     
  • Two years experience in the Finance Department of a non-governmental organization is preferable.
  • Good understanding of major international donor rules and non-profit accounting
  • Prior experience with computerized general ledger software.
  • Advanced computer skills in MS Office programs, particularly Excel and Access. 
  • Strong analytical skills coupled with a solid understanding of financial and procurement systems; Prior auditing experience is considered a plus
  • Excellent oral and written English skills



The ability to interact effectively with international and national personnel is required.  A demonstrated ability to multi-task, meet deadlines and process information in support of changing program activities is necessary.  A high professional standard of finance and procurement ethics as well as the willingness and ability to enforce compliance with Mercy Corps and donor policies and procedures is essential.  The ability to effectively monitor subgrantee compliance as well as to provide support and training for subgrantee personnel is critical.  The subawards and Compliance Officer must be willing to travel to Mercy Corps field offices, subgrantee offices and project sites.


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