Global Project Finance Controller job at Plan International
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Vacancy title:
Global Project Finance Controller

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

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Plan International

Deadline of this Job:
25 September 2022  

Duty Station:
Within Kenya , Nairobi , East Africa

Summary
Date Posted: Friday, September 09, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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JOB DETAILS:
Global Project Finance Controller

The Opportunity
Programme Y.O.D.A (Your Organisation’s Data & Analytics) is an organisational transformation programme through which Plan International is introducing the new integrated ERP (Microsoft Dynamics 365), Data Warehouse and PMERL (Project Management and MERL) systems.
These tools will help us accelerate the implementation of our refreshed Global Strategy ‘Girls Standing Strong’ by enabling us to measure, analyse and report on the impact and cost of our work. In this way, Programme Y.O.D.A will help us to become more data-driven and transparent and increase our efficiency, effectiveness and impact for girls.
In this role as the Global Project Finance Controller you will lead a team of 4 -6 Project Finance Account Managers to ensure monitoring, support, and continuous improvement of financial management aspects of all Plan International’s projects (Sponsorship, grants and other funded) throughout the ERP transition.
In this global role you will provide Project Finance monitoring and support to colleagues to ensure they are able to fulfil the financial aspects of projects efficiently and effectively to maintain adherence to Plan International grants finance management standards.

To be successful in this role you will need:
• Strong and demonstrable understanding of Projects Financial Management and donors’ financial requirements, ideally gained in INGO in countries of implementation and in Regional or Global Hubs.
• Skilled in leading and managing cross-cultural, geographically dispersed team of finance experts.
• Ability to inspire trust and support from others, able to build rapport with wide range of groups
• Takes responsibility for workload and achieving significant results.
• Qualified Chartered Accountant (ICAEW/CIMA/ACCA or internationally recognised equivalent) – part-qualified accounting degree will be considered too.
• Capacity in Spanish and/or French is highly desirable.

TECHNICAL EXPERTISE, SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE
Essential
Knowledge
• Educated to diploma level or equivalent
• Strong understanding of Projects Financial Management and donors’ financial requirements, ideally gained in INGO in countries of implementation and in Regional or Global Hubs.
• Qualified Chartered Accountant (ICAEW/CIMA/ACCA or internationally recognised equivalent) – strong part-qualified accounting will be considered.

Skills
• Ability to communicate complex technical concepts and terminology in simple language to non-experts. Writing in plain English.
• Ability to lead cross-cultural, geographically dispersed team of experts.
• Ability to organise large amounts of qualitative data to generate powerful reports and information.
• Strong attention to detail.
• Experience of using online technology for communication and learning
• Fluent in English.

Behaviours
• Listens to and consults with others with genuine curiosity and interest to learn
• Proactive approach to co-creation, working with diverse staff across the organisation
• Demonstrates genuine curiosity and enthusiasm to find win-win solutions when facing challenges and ambiguity.
• Facilitates joint understanding and the development of good practices.
• Inspires trust and support from others, able to build rapport with wide range of groups
• Promotes innovation and learning.
• Takes responsibility for workload and achieving significant results.
• Demonstrably committed to Plan’s goals and values.
• Committed to child safeguarding and research ethics.

Desirable
• Capacity in Spanish and/or French is highly desirable.
• Experience with SAP and/or D365


Job Experience: No Requirements

Work Hours: 8


Level of Education:
Postgraduate Degree

Job application procedure

Interested and qualified? Go to Plan International on jobs.plan-international.org to apply


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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Kenya
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 25 September 2022
Duty Station: Nairobi
Posted: 09-09-2022
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 09-09-2022
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 09-09-2066
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