Compliance Officer

A compliance officer is responsible for making sure a business is following outside regulatory requirements for its financial and organizational activities along with internal company policies. Compliance officers create and revise a company’s internal policies to mitigate the possibility of inadvertently breaking laws and regulations.

Key roles and responsibilities:

Facilitate and assist in ensuring full compliance with:

  • Zambia Institute of Chartered Accountants (ZICA) regulations and guidelines
  • Financial Intelligence Centre (FIC) requirements there laws and regulations that may affect the business from time to time.
  • BDO Global policies and procedures

Some of the responsibilities related to BDO Global policies and procedures will include but not limited to:

  • Facilitate and assist in ensuring full compliance with the various policies across the firm.
  • Verify and ensure that the data captured on the Client Relation Management database for both new and existing clients’ on boarding is accurate and complete.
  • Perform pre-verification on the new and existing client to assess reputation risk, etc. if anything untoward this is reported to engagement partner and Risk Management Partner.
  • Review on boarding information to ensure that the information distributed via Conflict-of-Interest email is correct.
  • Pro-actively assist in resolving queries.
  • Ensure that the international conflict of interest is on-boarded onto BDO Conflict of Interest tools promptly.
  • Ensure timely responses to and from international conflict of interest on BDO Conflict of Interest tools.
  • Ensure timely distribution of Inbound Conflict of Interest information and collation of responses to Global.
  • Assisting teams with training and other queries that arise daily.

Other roles will also include:

  • Secretary of the Risk Management Committee.
  • Performance of internal risk and quality compliance audits.
  • Facilitate and coordinate Risk Management and Financial Intelligence Centre (FIC) training.


  • Reporting directly to the Risk Management Partner.

Qualification & Skills Required:

  • Must be a holder of a bachelor’s degree in a Business related field.
  • A relevant master’s degree or CA Zambia or Full ACCA qualification, plus at least 3 years working experience in an auditing and accounting firm will be an added advantage.
  • Must be a self-motivated individual, with the ability to work under minimal supervision.
  • Must have a good understanding of the compliance framework and must easily adapt to a rapidly changing compliance environment.
  • Must have good presentation, communication and report writing skills.


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