Grant Accountant – United Nations Jobs

United Nations

Accountabilities

  •  Participate in PAs decision-making.
  •  Support the PAs Management team to ensure that financial resources are optimally used for the benefit of Plan families and their communities.
  •  Build capacities of communities in project financial management.
  •  Review cash disbursement vouchers.
  •  Review purchase requisitions and orders for the Girls Education Challenge Grant.
  •  Review payment packages for budget availability and correct coding.
  •  Monitor budget versus expenditure for the GEC Grant.
  •  Ensure timely processing and disbursement of payments to suppliers.
  •  Manage the project bank account in line with provided guidelines and cash management.
  •  Manage general ledger accounting system.
  •  Prepare monthly bank reconciliations related to the project.
  •  Prepare monthly Financial and Management reports for the GEC grant.
  •  Ensure adherence to DFID’s financial controls, processes, procedures and requirements.
  •  Continuous review of internal control processes and procedures.
  •  Follow up finance-related audit actions.
  •  Conduct annual physical asset verifications.
  •  Carry out surprise petty cash counts at least once per quarter.
  •  In situ training of communities in financial and record maintenance.
  •  Project support visit, Partner support visits and partner capacity building.
  •  Management of grants finance and the reporting processes.
  •  Assist the District Coordinator in grants management processes.
  •  Promotes and abides by Plan policies and procedures including but not limited to: Gender equality mainstreaming, Child Protection Policy; Code of Conduct and the related mandatory reporting responsibilities.

Knowledge

  •  A degree in Accounting; CIS or equivalent qualification.
  •  At least 3 years’ experience in a similar role working in a computerized accounting office in an NGO set up.
  •  MS Office Skills.

Skills and Behaviours

  •  Analytical and problem-solving skills.
  •  Excellent interpersonal and management skills.
  •  Proficient in computer skills and use of relevant accounting software packages.
  •  Develops, motivates, coaches and manages finance team.
  •  Communicates clearly and effectively.

PLAN INTERNATIONAL’S VALUES IN PRACTICE

We are open and accountable

  •  Promotes a culture of openness and transparency, including with sponsors and donors.
  •  Holds self and others accountable to achieve the highest standards of integrity.
  •  Consistent and fair in the treatment of people.
  •  Open about mistakes and keen to learn from them.
  •  Accountable for ensuring we are a safe organization for all children, girls & young people.

We strive for lasting impact

  •  Articulates a clear purpose for staff and sets high expectations.
  •  Creates a climate of continuous improvement, open to challenge and new ideas.
  •  Focuses resources to drive change and maximize long-term impact, responsive to changed priorities or crises.
  •  Evidence-based and evaluates effectiveness.

We work well together

  •  Seeks constructive outcomes, listens to others, willing to compromise when appropriate.
  •  Builds constructive relationships across Plan International to support our shared goals.
  •  Develops trusting and ‘win-win’ relationships with funders, partners and communities.
  •  Engages and works well with others outside the organization to build a better world for girls and all children.

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