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Plan International is hiring an Assistant Project Accountant: Apply

Location: Tarime, Tanzania

Company: Plan International

The Organisation

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

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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 85 years, and are now active in more than 80 countries.

ROLE PURPOSE

The position holder will be responsible for financial management of the coffee project for improve skills and economic opportunities and resilience of women and youth in coffee farming in Tarime.. S/he will be accountable and responsible to ensure effective internal control system, accurate accounting, and financial reporting in compliance with Donor financial guidelines. S/he also facilitates the capacity building of the partners finance staff on compliance and to ensure timely advance settlement & payment.

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DIMENSION OF THE ROLE

The role is at the operational level for the Mellita Coffee Project and will focus on the implementation of the day to day finance activities to ensure improved programme delivery, operational efficiency and compliance with Plan International policies and procedures for the following: 

  • Perform Transactions and corrections 
  • Filling and audit trail maintenance 
  • Month end and Year end Closure 
  • Cash management 
  • Assets Management  
  • Audits support.  
  • Payments processes 
  • Apportioned costs processing  
  • Compliance with Government laws, donor requirements and Plan Policies and Procedures 

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Location: Tarime

Reports to: Project Coordinator and Grants Accountant

Level: 12

Closing Date: 23rd March, 2024

Equality, diversity and inclusion is at the very heart of everything that Plan International stands for.

We want Plan International to reflect the diversity of the communities we work with, offering equal opportunities to everyone regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation.

Plan International is based on a culture of inclusivity and we strive to create a workplace environment that ensures every team, in every office, in every country, is rich in diverse people, thoughts, and ideas.

We foster an organisational culture that embraces our commitment to racial justice, gender equality, girls’ rights and inclusion.

Plan International believes that in a world where children face so many threats of harm, it is our duty to ensure that we, as an organisation, do everything we can to keep children safe. This means that we have particular responsibilities to children that we come into contact with and we must not contribute in any way to harming or placing children at risk.

A range of pre-employment checks will be undertaken in conformity with Plan International’s Safeguarding Children and Young People policy. Plan International also participates in the Inter Agency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme. In line with this scheme we will request information from applicants previous employers about any findings of sexual exploitation, sexual abuse and/or sexual harassment during employment, or incidents under investigation when the applicant left employment. By submitting an application, the job applicant confirms their understanding of these recruitment procedures.

Please note that Plan International will never send unsolicited emails requesting payment from candidates. 

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