Description

    •  Harare
    • June 27, 2022
    • July 4, 2022
    •  Full Time
  •  Accounting & Finance Jobs

Job Summary


Plan International is an independent development and humanitarian organization that advances children’s rights and equality for girls. We believe in the power and potential of every child. 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. In Zimbabwe, we have been building powerful partnerships for children for over 31 years. Plan International operates an equal opportunities policy and actively encourages diversity.

Assistant Accountant (Harare Program Area) – Job Description

Reporting to the Accountant, the job is responsible for facilitating timely production of financial reports by capturing accounting transactions timely and accurately.

Duties And Responsibilities


Accountabilities:

Prepare complete and accurately coded payment packages and GL entries. Prepare cash request for Harare Program Area (PA)
Prepare cash receipts to record all income received
Prepare statutory returns within stipulated timeframes
Update stores records with receipts and issues and conduct quarterly inventory verifications
Prepare month-end reports, file and reconcile all balance sheet accounts
Perform surprise petty cash counts every month
Prepare advance and contract monitoring reports
File all payment vouchers, journals and receipts sequentially
Prepare intercompany reconciliation for the country
Reconcile balance sheet accounts
Administration of payroll changes.
Assist the Accountant in the preparation of monthly financial management reports
Promote and abide by internal policies and procedures including but not limited to Safeguarding Policy, Gender Equality Policy, Code of Conduct and mandatory reporting responsibility

Qualifications And Experience


Knowledge:

A Higher National Diploma in Accounting, or Part C CIS or equivalent qualification
5 “O” levels including Mathematics and English Language.
At least 3 years’ experience in a similar role in an NGO environment

Skills:

Analytical skills
Good communication skills,
Good interpersonal skills
Proficient in computer skills and use of relevant accounting packages

Behaviours:

Communicates clearly and effectively
Ability to take charge of the accounting functions in the absence of the Accountant

How To Apply


Interested candidates who meet the above requirements are required to submit their curriculum vitae & cover letter outlining their suitability for the position. Plan International takes very seriously the responsibility and duty to ensure that we and anyone who represents us does not in any way harm or place at risk children and young people. In this regard, reference & background checks will be performed including clearances on child related offences in conformity with Plan’s Safeguarding Policy.

This position is open to Zimbabwean nationals

Location: Zimbabwe (Harare)

Type of role: Fixed Term Contract

Closing Date: 4 July 2022

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