Plan International is an independent development and humanitarian organisation 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 85 years, and are now active in more than 80 countries.
The Finance Controller will give support to all Country Office Finance processes as maybe required. The Finance Controller needs to take charge of the financial health of Plan International Cameroon, by administering accounting and control operations to meet legal requirements.
You will be responsible for paying particular attention to accounts payables and receivables, cash management, Inter Company relations, bank cash withdrawals, and should be familiar with audits, invoices and budget preparations.
As the Finance Controller, you will demonstrate interest in managing accounting activities, possessing excellent organizational skills alongside the ability to handle time-sensitive tasks.
This position will support the Finance department’s management of accounting systems, policies, and procedures in compliance with accounting standards, Plan International’s Accounting and Finance policies and Procedures, Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), OHADA, donor’s rules and regulations, taxation and legal requirements to support high-quality programs serving the mission and vision of Plan.
As the Financial Controller, you are to ensure the non-disclosure of any information whatsoever acquired in the course of duty, relating to the practices and business of Plan Cameroon, to any other person or Organization without authority, except in normal execution of the above duties. You are also to ensure strict guardianship and security of financial data and documents at all times, including secure storage, accurate & complete filing and limiting access to the finance office to authorized personnel only.
Also, you will be expected to serve on your role as Financial Controller thanks to your Professional experience and qualifications such as ACCA, CPA, ACA or another equivalent in Accounting and/or Finance, alongside a good mastery of Plan International’s policies and procedures.
Type of Role: Fixed Term Contract
Reports to: Country Finance Manager
Closing Date: September 25th, 2023
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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