Deployable Finance Business Partner job at Plan International
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Vacancy title:
Deployable Finance Business Partner

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Nonprofit, and NGO , Category: Accounting & Finance ]

Jobs at:

Plan International

Deadline of this Job:
05 March 2023  

Duty Station:
Within Kenya , Nairobi , East Africa

Date Posted: Friday, February 17, 2023 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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The Opportunity
The Deployable Finance Business Partner will partner with colleagues in country and regional offices to provide broad and varied financial skills and capability in support of Plan International’s work in countries both during emergencies and where additional finance skills and capability are required.

The Finance Business Partner will be deployed, often at short notice, to support Country Offices respond either to a particular emergency or when additional financial skills are required. As a finance professional, the Finance Business Partner will provide technical skills and knowledge involved in all aspects of finances for an emergency and/or provide specific financial skills to supplement a Country Office finance department They will ensure that the crisis response is appropriately funded and resources are effectively managed, allocated and protected, effectively balancing the requirements for agility and control. This will require an innovative, solutions focussed approach and strong teamwork.

The Requirements

• Experience in leading financial teams in Emergency Responses.
• Qualified accountant or part-qualified accountant.
• Exceptional stakeholder management skills, including sufficient political credibility to work across all layers of the organisation, including senior leadership
• Extensive experience in Finance (accounting; reporting; grants finance; financial planning and analysis) in an INGO at Programme Unit and Country Office level.
• Demonstrable understanding of the humanitarian sector and ways of working.
• Knowledge of internal controls in financial management.
• Strong financial systems expertise. Fluency with complex financial systems including multi-currency accounting packages / Emergency Response Fund (internal Plan emergency funds)
• Experience in developing Standard Operating Procedures and guidance notes
• Communicates clearly, effectively and as appropriate to the audience.
• Able to build networks and relationships under challenging conditions to promote high performance.
• Experience with, and well-developed skills in, staff management, supervision and capacity building.
• Values working in a team and being willing to take on more responsibilities and support team members.
• Comfortable in challenging at all levels.
• Resilient under long-term pressure; thrives in dynamic fluid environments: adaptable and proactive.
• Solution focused; able to prioritise, deliver on time and cope with ambiguity.
• Sensitivity to a wide range of cultures, contexts and varying levels of financial capability.
• Strong written and spoken English.
• Committed to actively upholding Plan International's vision, values and behaviours and policies, including the Say Yes! To Keeping Children Safe Policy.
• Good understanding of humanitarian values, principles, the Humanitarian Charter and Code of Conduct for the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement and NGOs in Disaster Relief.
• Committed to actively upholding Plan International's vision, values and behaviours and policies, including the Say Yes! To Keeping Children Safe Policy.
Closing Date: Sunday 5th March

Job Experience: No Requirements

Work Hours: 8

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Kenya
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 05 March 2023
Duty Station: Nairobi
Posted: 18-02-2023
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 18-02-2023
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 18-02-2067
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