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Working in 50 countries for the development of Africa, Asia and the Americas, Plan International aims to reach as many children as possible, especially those who are exclude or marginalized, with high quality programs that provide lasting benefits, increase their income, work in partnership with others and working effectively.

Plan International CAR field office has gone through a series of fraud incidents that involved different employees. As result the RG CFU unit conducted onsite investigations that resulted in the need of a temporally staff in Finance department. The incumbent will be responsible for coordinating, under the Country Finance Manager, the daily finance operations tasks.

 The proposed points to be covered during the induction are:

  1. Coordinate the accounting sections of Bangui office
  2. Provide financial review on purchase requisitions and payment requests with right budget codes by ensuring compliance, reliability and accuracy of back up documents, advise the CFM and operations departments when necessary:
  3. Review the national staff payroll, provide feedback to HR when necessary and ensure monthly salary cost booking into SAP.
  4. Process the payment of the salaries and related taxes to relevant government bodies on time manner to avoid fines.
  5. Post into SAP the pre-registered payments done by the finance assistants
  6. Prepare monthly bank reconciliations for Bangui based bank accounts and TBB
  7. Analyze staff Bangui based staff advances on regular basis and ensure liquidation within the time limits set in accordance with Plan Operational Manual,
  8. Coordinate the transfer of funds to sub offices in accordance with Plan security standards.
  9. Analyze on monthly basis the deposit (C16) and Accruals (23) accounts and send to the business Analyst the reconciled accounts status.
  10. Prepare Bangui office donor reports with related logging sheets and send them to the National Accountant for review,

Qualification and Experience:

  • Relevant financial qualification.
  • Relevant experience of 5 years and more in a similar role and in the humanitarian field.

Knowledge, skills and behaviors necessary to achieve the objectives of the role Knowledge

  • Thorough knowledge of accounting and financial systems
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Good leadership skills
  • Computer literacy and use of relevant software and other applications, e.g. word processing, spreadsheet, database, internet
  • Strong negotiation, facilitation and influencing skills
  • Promote innovation and learning
  • Communicate clearly and effectively

Plan International’s values

We work for lasting impact: We work for meaningful and lasting impact on the lives of children and youth, and to achieve equality for girls. To do this, we commit to being courageous, bold, responsive, precise and innovative.

We are open and accountable: We build trust within and outside the organization by being open, honest and transparent. We are accountable to ourselves and others for the decisions we make and their impact, while meeting our commitments.

We work well together: Our success is based on effective collaboration with others within and outside the organization, including our sponsors and donors. We actively support our colleagues, helping them achieve their goals. We work together to create and implement solutions across Plan International, with children, girls, youth, communities and our partners.

We are inclusive and act to empower the most vulnerable: We respect all people, value differences and address inequities in our programs and workplaces. We help children, girls and youth gain confidence and change their own lives. We strengthen our teams to be their best and develop their Potential.

Level of Contact with Children:

No contact or contact at very low frequency of Interaction.

As an international organization working for child-centered community development, in line with the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC), Plan is committed to ensuring the realization of children’s rights, and in particular their right to protection. Plan is committed to protecting children and ensuring that their right to protection under Article 19 of the CRC is fulfilled. We take to heart our responsibility to promote safe practices for children and to protect them from all forms of harm, abuse, neglect and exploitation. In addition, we will take strong action to prevent child abusers from becoming involved in Plan’s work, and we will take strong action against any Plan staff, partners, visitors, or managers who are found to have abused a child. Our decisions and actions in response to child protection concerns and breaches of this policy will be guided by the principle of the “best interests of the child. Thus, all Plan International Centrafrique employees, visitors, partners, volunteers, or other collaborators are subject to the respect of the child protection policy and must

· Treat children and youth in a manner that respects their rights, integrity and dignity and takes into account their best interests without distinction.

· Create and maintain an environment that prevents the abuse and exploitation of children and youth and take appropriate measures to minimize the risks to which children and youth are exposed.

· Contribute to a participatory and respectful environment in which the children and youth with whom we engage are respected and empowered to participate in decision-making

· Comply with all international standards and local laws regarding child labor, and refrain from using children and youth under the age of 18 for household or other work if such work is inappropriate or exposes them to significant risks of injury, exploitation, or abuse.

· Respect the privacy and confidentiality of children and youth associated with Plan International.

How to apply

Should you be interested, please do send your application to Country Director a.i. of Plan International CAR via email address: [email protected] no later than Friday, December 10, 2021 at 23h59:00 (GMT+1)

Application should include Cover letter and CV.

Note: Only Plan International’s staff can apply.
Female applicants are highly encouraged

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Plan International is an international organisation or development which works in 51 countries across Africa, the Americas, and Asia to promote the safeguarding of children.It is a nonprofit organisation and is one of the world's largest organisations based on children, it works in 58,000 communities with the help of volunteers to improve how 56 million children live. The charity also has 21 national organisations who have been given the responsibility to oversee the raising of funds and awareness in their individual countries.

The organisation puts an emphasis on communities working together in order to address the needs of children around the world. The NGO focuses on child participation, education, economic security, emergencies, health, protection, sexual health (including HIV), and water and sanitation. It provides training in disaster preparedness, response and recovery, and has worked on relief efforts in countries including Haiti, Colombia and Japan.

Plan International also sponsors the Because I Am a Girl campaign, which has published many stories focusing on the struggle of young women in the developing world.

Plan International was founded during the Spanish Civil War by British journalist John Langdon-Davies and aid worker Eric Muggeridge. When they witnessed the conflict change the lives of children, they founded ‘Foster Parents Plan for Children in Spain’, which would later change its name to Plan International. Set up in 1937, the organisation provided food, shelter and clothing to children whose lives had been destroyed by the war.

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Working in 50 countries for the development of Africa, Asia and the Americas, Plan International aims to reach as many children as possible, especially those who are exclude or marginalized, with high quality programs that provide lasting benefits, increase their income, work in partnership with others and working effectively.

Plan International CAR field office has gone through a series of fraud incidents that involved different employees. As result the RG CFU unit conducted onsite investigations that resulted in the need of a temporally staff in Finance department. The incumbent will be responsible for coordinating, under the Country Finance Manager, the daily finance operations tasks.

 The proposed points to be covered during the induction are:

  1. Coordinate the accounting sections of Bangui office
  2. Provide financial review on purchase requisitions and payment requests with right budget codes by ensuring compliance, reliability and accuracy of back up documents, advise the CFM and operations departments when necessary:
  3. Review the national staff payroll, provide feedback to HR when necessary and ensure monthly salary cost booking into SAP.
  4. Process the payment of the salaries and related taxes to relevant government bodies on time manner to avoid fines.
  5. Post into SAP the pre-registered payments done by the finance assistants
  6. Prepare monthly bank reconciliations for Bangui based bank accounts and TBB
  7. Analyze staff Bangui based staff advances on regular basis and ensure liquidation within the time limits set in accordance with Plan Operational Manual,
  8. Coordinate the transfer of funds to sub offices in accordance with Plan security standards.
  9. Analyze on monthly basis the deposit (C16) and Accruals (23) accounts and send to the business Analyst the reconciled accounts status.
  10. Prepare Bangui office donor reports with related logging sheets and send them to the National Accountant for review,

Qualification and Experience:

  • Relevant financial qualification.
  • Relevant experience of 5 years and more in a similar role and in the humanitarian field.

Knowledge, skills and behaviors necessary to achieve the objectives of the role Knowledge

  • Thorough knowledge of accounting and financial systems
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Good leadership skills
  • Computer literacy and use of relevant software and other applications, e.g. word processing, spreadsheet, database, internet
  • Strong negotiation, facilitation and influencing skills
  • Promote innovation and learning
  • Communicate clearly and effectively

Plan International's values

We work for lasting impact: We work for meaningful and lasting impact on the lives of children and youth, and to achieve equality for girls. To do this, we commit to being courageous, bold, responsive, precise and innovative.

We are open and accountable: We build trust within and outside the organization by being open, honest and transparent. We are accountable to ourselves and others for the decisions we make and their impact, while meeting our commitments.

We work well together: Our success is based on effective collaboration with others within and outside the organization, including our sponsors and donors. We actively support our colleagues, helping them achieve their goals. We work together to create and implement solutions across Plan International, with children, girls, youth, communities and our partners.

We are inclusive and act to empower the most vulnerable: We respect all people, value differences and address inequities in our programs and workplaces. We help children, girls and youth gain confidence and change their own lives. We strengthen our teams to be their best and develop their Potential.

Level of Contact with Children:

No contact or contact at very low frequency of Interaction.

As an international organization working for child-centered community development, in line with the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC), Plan is committed to ensuring the realization of children's rights, and in particular their right to protection. Plan is committed to protecting children and ensuring that their right to protection under Article 19 of the CRC is fulfilled. We take to heart our responsibility to promote safe practices for children and to protect them from all forms of harm, abuse, neglect and exploitation. In addition, we will take strong action to prevent child abusers from becoming involved in Plan's work, and we will take strong action against any Plan staff, partners, visitors, or managers who are found to have abused a child. Our decisions and actions in response to child protection concerns and breaches of this policy will be guided by the principle of the "best interests of the child. Thus, all Plan International Centrafrique employees, visitors, partners, volunteers, or other collaborators are subject to the respect of the child protection policy and must

· Treat children and youth in a manner that respects their rights, integrity and dignity and takes into account their best interests without distinction.

· Create and maintain an environment that prevents the abuse and exploitation of children and youth and take appropriate measures to minimize the risks to which children and youth are exposed.

· Contribute to a participatory and respectful environment in which the children and youth with whom we engage are respected and empowered to participate in decision-making

· Comply with all international standards and local laws regarding child labor, and refrain from using children and youth under the age of 18 for household or other work if such work is inappropriate or exposes them to significant risks of injury, exploitation, or abuse.

· Respect the privacy and confidentiality of children and youth associated with Plan International.

How to apply

Should you be interested, please do send your application to Country Director a.i. of Plan International CAR via email address: [email protected] no later than Friday, December 10, 2021 at 23h59:00 (GMT+1)

Application should include Cover letter and CV.

Note: Only Plan International's staff can apply. Female applicants are highly encouraged

2021-12-11

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