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Accountant 2
Plan International
 Vacancy No: 36
 Position Required: ASAP
 Travel required: 10%
 Section/Unit: Finance
 Grade Level: C2
 Supervisor: Country Accountant
 No. of Post: 1
 Duty Station: Khartoum
 Duration: One Fixed Year
 Closing Date: 30 Jan 2023

 
 Background:

Plan International is an independent child rights and humanitarian organisation committed to children living a life free of poverty, violence and injustice.
We actively unite children, communities and other people who share our mission to make positive lasting changes in children’s and young people’s lives. We support children to gain the skills, knowledge and confidence they need to claim their rights to a fulfilling life, today and in the future. We place a specific focus on girls and women, who are most often left behind.

 

Plan International has been building powerful partnerships for children for more than 80 years and is active in over 75 countries across the world.

 

ROLE PURPOSE 

DIMENSIONS OF THE ROLE 

THIS position in the finance department report to Country Accountant. He/she responsible for a wide variety of finance-related tasks that are primarily associated with preparing financial records. These tasks oftentimes include organizing and maintaining financial records, and ensuring statements are accurate. He/ she work in collaboration with finance staff, other Departments and implementing partners. 

 



 
 Duties and responsibilities:

ACCOUNTABILITIES 

  1. Processes payment vouchers and journal vouchers through SAP and in accordance with the Finance operational manual  
  2. Maintains and updates the Advance Register and reports on outstanding advances to the partners on monthly basis 
  3. Maintain accurate accruals, payables and prepayments schedules and ensure timely allocation of costs to project. 
  4. Participate in partner assessments and assess conformity with Plan systems 
  5. Conduct petty cash counts and spot checks at least once per month 
  6. Continuous monitoring of internal control processes and procedures. Ensure adherence to financial controls, processes and procedures 
  7. Daily Management of cash and to that Ensure follow-up of cash advances on a weekly basis in collaboration with different departments 
  8. Ensure timely payment of invoices according to Organization financial policies and Internal Financial Control 
  9. To ensure that entering financial data in SAP system and to Provide assistant Grants Budget Monitoring 
  10. Ensures that the Office bank accounts has always sufficient balance to undertake its business without excess liquidity 
  11. Account for all cash transfers made on behalf of the Program areas and ensure accuracy and prompt acknowledgement of funds received through Bank slip entries in SAP system 
  12. Ensure that previous advance to staff, suppliers, partner’s, contractors or landlords, was fully liquidated prior to preparation of another cheque. 
  13. prepare monthly Bank & Receipts Reconciliations for all Plan Bank Accounts.

KEY RELATIONSHIPS 

Internal:  

Country Finance Manager – head of department 

Senior Country Accountant – direct supervisor 

Other finance staff in Country office and Programme areas 

Programme coordinators – provide supporting  

Other department heads 

Internal Auditor 

External: 

External auditors 

Banks 

Government authority (Tax chamber, Zakat office and National social insurance office)  


 
 Minimum Qualification, Skills and Experience Required:

TECHNICAL EXPERTISE, SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance and Accounting 
  • At least 3 years of experience in accounting and finance  
  • Demonstrate intermediate to advanced skills and knowledge of Excel, as well as other Microsoft Office applications 
  • Experience with accounting software, preferable in SAP system 
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to communicate effectively across the organization 
  • Thorough knowledge of general ledger accounting and account reconciliation 
  • Behaviours Required to Achieve Role: Team player, Integrity, transparency, accountability, participation and Positive attitude. 

Plan International’s Values In Practice

We are open and accountable

  • Promotes a culture of openness and transparency, including with sponsors and donors.
  • Holds self and others accountable to achieve the highest standards of integrity.
  • Consistent and fair in the treatment of people.
  • Open about mistakes and keen to learn from them.
  • Accountable for ensuring we are a safe organization for all children, girls & young people

We strive for lasting impact

  • Articulates a clear purpose for staff and sets high expectations.
  • Creates a climate of continuous improvement, open to challenge and new ideas.
  • Focuses resources to drive change and maximize long-term impact, responsive to changed priorities or crises.
  • Evidence-based and evaluates effectiveness.

We work well together

  1. Seeks constructive outcomes, listens to others, willing to compromise when appropriate.
  2. Builds constructive relationships across Plan International to support our shared goals.
  3. Develops trusting and ‘win-win’ relationships with funders, partners, and communities.
  4. Engages and works well with others outside the organization to build a better world for girls and all children.

We are inclusive and empowering

  • Seeks constructive outcomes, listens to others, willing to compromise when appropriate.
  • Builds constructive relationships across Plan International to support our shared goals.
  • Develops trusting and ‘win-win’ relationships with funders, partners, and communities.
  • Engages and works well with others outside the organization to build a better world for girls and all children.

PHYSICAL ENVIRONMENT 

Typical office environment  

 

LEVEL OF CONTACT WITH CHILDREN 

Low contact: No contact or very low frequency of interaction. 

 

 

 

***NOTE*** 

For those who don't have an account, we encouraged you to send your application together with your updated CV and Certificate with the position in the subject line via email to Sudan.hr@plan-international.org









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