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    Apply: Plan International Finance Manager

    Deadline: 30 January, 2023

    Location: Minna, Nigeria

    Plan International has opened applications for the role of Finance Manager.

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


    • Prepare the ANRiN project annual budget
    • Monitor the project’s budget to ensure spending as per plan to avoid over/underspending
    • Prepare the monthly project Indicative Grants Funding (IGF) report
    • Prepare the quarterly project KP06 budget
    • Assist in the preparation of country’s financial management reports (monthly, quarterly and yearly)
    • Prepare a monthly budget versus actual spending project report
    • Prepare the project’s monthly Target Bank Balance (TBB) report
    • Prepare the monthly partner’s unliquidated advances report
    • Assist the head of finance in the preparation of the quarterly and year-end financial schedules
    • Make a monthly support visit to the project partners and submit report
    • Submit the project office sub-ledger for all advances, prepaid expenses, accruals
    • Follow up staff advances to ensure prompt liquidation and submit monthly report to country office finance officer for consolidation
    • Prepare and submit the project monthly cash forecast
    • Ensure prompt transfer of funds from country office to the project bank account
    • Ensure that the project cash and bank account balances are never negative
    • Follow up on bank account issues in a timely manner
    • Prepare the monthly bank reconciliation statement and submit it to the country office for consolidation
    • Review and submit to the country office the monthly receipt reconciliation statement


    • Qualified chartered accountant with ten years, minimum, of experience
    • Seven years, minimum, of experience in a bilateral or multilateral agency financed project in Nigeria (or an African country)
    • Work experience in use of SAP
    • Excellent and demonstrable experience in procurement processes and logistics management.
    • Knowledge and expertise in project preparation, commercial negotiations, financial management, internal controls/systems development, accounting, auditing and reporting
    • Ability to solve problems effectively
    • Experience in financial management capacity building of implementing partners
    • Experience working and collaborating with diverse stakeholders, such as local NGOs, government officials, donor representatives, local and international staff
    • Ability to represent the project at various meetings involving senior government officials and donor representatives
    • Strong communication skills, including advanced report-writing skills
    • Nigerian national with the ability to articulate and demonstrate a strong understanding of the contextual challenges faced by communities in the country

    To apply and for more information, click here.

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