Deadline: 21 January, 2021

Location: Kwekwe, Zimbabwe

Plan International is seeking to fill the role of Assistant Accountant.

Plan International is an independent development and humanitarian organisation that advances children’s rights and equality for girls.

Responsibilities

  • Monitor budget versus expenditure for grant
  • Review the Adolescent Girls and Young Women (AGYW) budgets for the grant and budget modifications and submit the same to accountant for incorporation into country budgets
  • Review grants and project financial reports in SAP for accurate donor expenditure reporting, reconciling and ensuring timeous resolution of queries in liaison with other relevant functions
  • Perform cash management function, maintaining bank and cash balances to levels sufficient to meet programme requirements and cash threshold
  • Perform bank reconciliations, general ledger reconciliations and cash requests from donors, ensuring financial resources are utilised and invested efficiently
  • Review cash disbursements for accuracy and completeness
  • Review procurement requests and commitments of goods and services in accordance with Plan International procurement procedures and donor requirements
  • Ensure compliance to donor requirements on financial issues for the grant
  • Review grant proposal budgets to ensure accuracy and completeness
  • Coordinate and facilitate the audit of the grant as per contractual agreement
  • Carry out regular field visits to all funded projects to verify resources are optimally used
  • Assist PAs in conducting financial training programmes for partners, particularly CBO involved in implementation of grants

Requirements

  • Degree in Accounting or equivalent qualification
  • Five credits in O-level subjects, including Mathematics and English
  • Two years of experience in a similar role in an NGO environment
  • Knowledge of local language
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Proficiency in computer skills and use of relevant software and other applications, e.g., word processing, spreadsheet, database, Internet

To apply and for more information, click here.

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