Financial Compliance Senior Officer

The Center for Development Services (CDS)—a global network of consulting and project management enterprises—is seeking a dynamic, motivated, and experienced Financial Compliance Senior Officer to help revamp CDS’ Financial Policies and Procedures Manual; guarantee that CDS’ business processes and transactions follow all relevant legal and internal guidelines; and review projects budgets and expenditure; and responding to policy and procedures violations.



The Postholder shall be responsible for the following tasks/duties

  • Review and update CDS’ Financial Policies and Procedures Manual;
  • Design, implement and manage an effective legal compliance program in accordance with donors, and clients’ requirements;
  • Advise CDS management on the company’s compliance with laws and regulations through detailed reports;
  • Create and manage effective action plans in response to audit discoveries and compliance violations;
  • Conduct regular internal audit to identify possible weaknesses or risks and take corrective actions;
  • Assess company operations to determine compliance risk and propose recommendations for corrective actions;
  • Ensure all employees are educated on the latest regulations and processes, including fraud awareness, whistleblowing and other related policies



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, preferably post-graduate studies in Finance;
  • A minimum of 5 years proven experience in a compliance officer role;
  • Good knowledge of companies’ laws and legal requirements and procedures, as well as those of non-for-profit entities;
  • Sharpness and attention to details to assure efficiency and effectiveness;
  • Ability to work under pressure and on diverse tasks;
  • A team player and learning attitude;
  • Capacity for self-reflection;
  • Fluency in Spoken and written Arabic and English.
  • Commitment to the CDS core values: participation is imperative for learning and growth, sense of responsibility in everything we do, encouraging creativity and innovations.


Applications with Curriculum Vitae; a motivation letter; three valid references; and a salary history should be forwarded by email to no later than November 4th, 2019.