Senior Grant Accountant Job at Plan International Rwanda - Career Opportunity in Rwanda
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Vacancy title:
Senior Grant Accountant

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Nonprofit, and NGO , Category: Management ]

Jobs at:

Plan International Rwanda

Deadline of this Job:
18 February 2021  

Duty Station:
Within Rwanda , Kigali , East Africa

Summary
Date Posted: Monday, February 08, 2021 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed


JOB DETAILS:
Plan International is an independent development and humanitarian organization that advances children’s rights and equality for girls.
We believe in the power and potential of every child. But this is often suppressed by poverty, violence, exclusion and discrimination. And it’s girls who are most affected.
Working together with children, young people, our supporters, and partners, we strive for a just world, tackling the root causes of the challenges facing girls and all vulnerable children.
We support children’s rights from birth until they reach adulthood. And we enable children to prepare for – and respond to – crises and adversity. We drive changes in practice and policy at local, national, and global levels using our reach, experience, and knowledge.
We have been building powerful partnerships for children for over 80 years, and are now active in more than 70 countries. .

ROLE PURPOSE
Plan International is an independent development and humanitarian not-for-profit organization that advances children’s rights and equality for girls. We believe in the power and potential of every child. But this is often suppressed by poverty, violence, exclusion, and discrimination, and its girls who are most affected.
Working together with children, young people, our supporters, and partners, we strive for a just world, tackling the root causes of the challenges facing girls and all vulnerable children. We support children’s rights from birth until they reach adulthood. And we enable children to prepare for – and respond to – crises and adversity. We drive changes in practice and policy at local, national, and global levels using our reach, experience, and knowledge. We have been building powerful partnerships for children for over 75 years, and are now active in more than 70 countries.
Plan International Rwanda is implementing different Sponsorship and donor (institutions, corporate & foundations) funded projects in different parts of the country. The Grants Accountant will be responsible for maintaining financial, accounting, and grant support services in order to meet the needs of the organization and the respective donors. This position is responsible for preparing financial statements, maintaining cash controls, providing financial reporting and analysis of budget and expenses. This position is also responsible for the operations of post-award grant administration (partner financial management) and related accounting duties. Working closely with the Programme teams, Programme Units, Grants, and finance team, the Grants Accountant will focus heavily on financial management, budgeting, compliance, reporting, and variance analysis functions.


DIMENSIONS OF THE ROLE
The post holder will be based in the Country Office and will report to the Country Finance Manager /Grants Manager. S/he will uphold Plan's Core Values, promote our mission and vision, programme principles (transparency, gender equality, and diversity) to enhance programme impact, and be committed to child protection and respect for human rights.


Education Qualification, Knowledge, and Experience:
• University degree in Accounting or another related field.
• CPA/ACCA certifications are desired, if not, ongoing CPA/ACCA is a must
• Well versed in computerized accounting applications.
• Thorough knowledge of finance processes, systems, and principles.
• Previous experience working with international NGO’s environment and good knowledge of sponsorship/donor programs.


Skills specific to the post:
• Strong analytical skills
• Strong facilitation and training skills
• Good administration and effective communication skills Ability to work and interact with others at all levels Strong planning and organizational skills
• Ability to manage and promote high performing teams Use of computer skills


Job Experience Requirements: Not Specified


Work Hours: 8

 

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance
Job Type: Full-Time
Deadline of this Job: 18 February 2021
Duty Station: Rwanda
Posted: 08-02-2021
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 08-02-2021
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 08-02-2065
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