Plan International is an independent development and humanitarian organisation that advances children’s rights and equality for girls.

We believe in the power and potential of every child. But this is often suppressed by poverty, violence, exclusion and discrimination. And it’s girls who are most affected.

Working together with children, young people, our supporters and partners, we strive for a just world, tackling the root causes of the challenges facing girls and all vulnerable children.

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.

We have been building powerful partnerships for children for over 80 years, and are now active in more than 70 countries.

THE OPPORTUNITY

Plan International is currently implementing the Safeguarding Against and Addressing Fishers’ Exploitation at Sea (SAFE Seas) Project. The main objective of the project is to reduce forced labor and human trafficking on fishing vessels in Indonesia and the Philippines.

In line with this project, Plan International invites competent, experienced, and committed professionals to fill the following position.

The
Finance Officer
will provide financial and operational support in budget monitoring, cash disbursement, and the generation of financial reports and records. S/he will check, review and ensure the financial compliance of the project.

Further, as the Finance Officer:

-You will
monitor, review, and sign-off on all payment requests, advance payment requests, cash advances. liquidations and reimbursement of project staff.
-You will
prepare and submit monthly and quarterly reports, and, monitor weekly reconciliation of cross charges.
-You will
furnish all required financial documents during audit season or as necessary.
-You will
check, review and ensure compliance to donor/Plan’s accounting procedures of all financial transactions, financial records, and reports of the implementing local partner.
-Plan International is a development and humanitarian organization. In exceptional cases, you will be asked to support emergency response activities in the communities in your assigned covered areas.

DO YOU HAVE WHAT IT TAKES?

To be successful in the role you will need among other things:

-University graduate of Financial Management, Accountancy, Business Administration, Banking and Finance, or any related course.
-Minimum three (3) years of professional experience in accounting or financial management.
-Has good communication skills.
-Has relevant training and/or experience in the use of computer systems and applications.
-Detail-oriented, organized, and able to handle multiple tasks at once.
-Previous work experience in a similar project or in a non-government organization/s is an advantage.
-Applicants must have the right to work in the Philippines without restrictions. Local applicants are preferred.

Location: Makati City, Metro Manila

Type of Role: Project-based (3 months, with the possibility of extension)

Reports to: Project Manager

Flexible working arrangments

Competitive compensation package (local T&C)

Equality, diversity and inclusion is at the very heart of everything that Plan International stands for.

We want Plan International to reflect the diversity of the communities we work with, offering equal opportunities to everyone regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation.

Plan International is based on a culture of inclusivity and we strive to create a workplace environment that ensures every team, in every office, in every country, is rich in diverse people, thoughts, and ideas.

We foster an organizational culture that embraces our commitment to racial justice, gender equality, girls’ rights, and inclusion.

Plan International believes that in a world where children face so many threats of harm, it is our duty to ensure that we, as an organization, do everything we can to keep children safe. This means that we have particular responsibilities to children that we come into contact with and we must not contribute in any way to harming or placing children at risk.

A range of pre-employment checks will be undertaken in conformity with Plan International’s Safeguarding Children and Young People policy. Plan International also participates in the Inter Agency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme. In line with this scheme we will request information from applicants previous employers about any findings of sexual exploitation, sexual abuse and/or sexual harassment during employment, or incidents under investigation when the applicant left employment. By submitting an application, the job applicant confirms their understanding of these recruitment procedures.

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