Plan International (Grant Accountant)

Company Description
Plan International is an independent child-centred international development organisation committed to advancing the rights of children and fight against poverty. Plan has no religious, political and government affiliation.
Job Title: Grant Accountant

Job Description
Ensure financial accountability for grants according to Plan and donor requirements.
Provide timely and accurate financial information on grants.
Act as finance focal person for finance-related grants issues (budgeting, cash flow management, reporting, auditing etc).
Participate in the preparation of grants-related Country Budget and its subsequent modification.
Maintain a budgetary control system to monitor grant budgets vrs expenditures and advice management on variances and corrective actions required.
Review and make recommendations to Grants Manager on grants related POs.
Prepare regular cash flow forecasts/funding requirements for donor-specific bank accounts.
Monitor funding requirements for donor-specific hank accounts and liaise with the Finance Manager and Grants Manager to ensure availability of adequate funds to meet forecast expenditure requirements.
Regularly reconcile funds receipts and expenditures on donor-specific hank accounts to ensure that they match.
Ensure timely preparation and review of donor-specific bank reconciliation statements and receipts/deposits reconciliations,
Prepare and update financial reporting maths for grants.
Ensure that grant transactions reports as per GL Smartlist match expenditures reported on the SAP and discrepancies corrected on a timely basis.
Monitor and advice the status of grants on the SAP.
Ensure that grant financial reports are timely and accurately prepared in the required formats as per donor contracts and grant agreements.

Job Qualification

Job Experience
3 years

Job Location 

Job Category
Finance, Accounting, Audit

Method of Application
Qualified Candidates should forward CV and Application to specify position applying for

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