Senior Accountant Global Fund

  • Full Time
  • Cameroon

Plan International


Senior Accountant Global Fund

Date: 9 Aug 2023

Location: Yaounde, Cameroon

Company: Plan International

The Organisation

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 85 years, and are now active in more than 80 countries.



Responsible for financial operations support function in Global Funds project. You ensures conformity with Plan International reporting requirements and the stringent compliance standards established by the Donors in agreement with Plan for the implementation of Global Funds project. In addition, you will also ensure that all financial entries related to the project are captured in SAP. You will be based at Country office level providing financial support to finance and non-finance staff to deliver the project that will contribute to affect the life of children in the various communities the project is implemented. Business planning processes, Accounting and treasury, Financial reporting and analysis, Capacity building the dimensions of the role.



  • University degree in Accounting/Finance/Management
  • At least 3 years’ experience in a similar role or in grants management
  • Fair knowledge of project management
  • Good experience and knowledge of accounting and grant funds management regulations and procedures;
  • Good experience and knowledge on internal financial controls and procedures.
  • Good experience in project reporting requirements and knowledge in financial systems


  • Good team player (ability to work in a team)
  • Proficient in Microsoft applications especially spread sheets (e.g. excel )
  • Good communication skills both oral and written
  • Ability to work under pressure and deliver to tight deadlines
  • Self-starter and innovative
  • Good English and French is an asset

Please respond to the requirements of the role in your cover letter.

Only CVs and cover letters in English will be accepted.

Location: Yaounde
Type of Role: Fixed term Contract
Reports to: Country Finance Manager
Gross Salary: 815,188
Closing Date: 22/08/23

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 organisational 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 organisation, 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.
Please note that Plan International will never send unsolicited emails requesting payment from candidates.

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