Income Accountant at Plan International

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  • Nigeria (Nationwide), Plan International View on Map
  • Post Date : March 30, 2023
  • Apply Before : April 12, 2023
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  • Job ID 24262
  • Experience See Job Description
  • Gender Male or Famele
  • Qualifications See Job Description

Job Description

Plan International is an independent development and humanitarian non-profit organisation that advances children’s rights and equality for girls. We support children’s rights from birth until they reach adulthood, and enable children to prepare for – and respond to – crises and adversity. We believe in the power and potential of every child, but know this is often suppressed by poverty, violence, exclusion and discrimination.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Income Accountant

Location: Flexible, Global Hub
Functional Area: GH Finance
Reports to: Income & Partner Reporting Lead
Travel required: No
Grade: GH3

Role Purpose

  • This role will enhance data integrity of income recognition across the organisation with particular focus on Global Hub transactions.
  • They will ensure the alignment of data between Plan System (SAP) finance and grant module and support Income and Partner reporting Lead in embedding across Plan entities – 56 Country Offices and 20 National Organization – income process, and on the monthly and year end reporting

Dimensions of the Role

  • The role works primarily with other members of the Global Finance team, and the wider Plan community of Country Offices and National Organisations.

The Opportunity

  • We are seeking an experienced Income Accountant to join our team. You will be responsible for enhancing the data integrity of income recognition across our global organisation, as well as ensuring alignment of data and reporting between systems and entities

The ideal candidate will be responsible for the following duties:
Transactional Activities:

  • Process monthly income posting in SAP for received income
  • Ensure all transactions reconcile with bank, finance, and grant module in relevant currencies

Reporting and Reconciliation:

  • Produce monthly reporting
  • Support in the production of monthly income reconciliations between organisations

Processes and Compliance:

  • Monitor compliance to the Income process across all Plan entities
  • Deliver training on income process and tools for all new staff
  • Identify gaps in area of responsibility for development and update of guidance

Year End and Annual Audit:

  • Support the income reconciliation process – BPC – SAP finance-SAP grant module
  • Support in gathering all relevant supporting documentation from Plan entities

Key Relationships

  • Senior managers and managers in other teams, particularly Project Finance Team and Consolidation team
  • External partners including auditors

About You

  • Advanced MS Excel skills (pivot tables, v-look up etc)
  • Strong systems skills preferably with proficiency in SAP
  • Qualified/part-qualified accountant or working towards an accountancy qualification
  • Experience with multi-currency reconciliation, and working with external audit
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment

Technical Expertise, Skills and Knowledge

  • Strong systems skills preferably with knowledge of SAP or equivalent general ledger packages, reporting databases
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel (pivots, lookups etc)
  • Experience of multi-currency reconciliation and dealing with external audit
  • Demonstrated experience of exposure to multi-currency transactions in a large multinational organisation
  • Knowledge and awareness of generally applicable financial policies and procedures


  • Qualified/part-qualified accountant or working towards an accountancy qualification
  • Confident in handling large data sets
  • Attention to detail
  • Able to work on own initiative and take ownership for completing tasks
  • Communicates clearly and effectively

Application Closing Date
12th April, 2023.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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