Treasury Officer

Plan international


Treasury Officer

Date: 12 Jun 2023

Location: Woking, UK

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 its 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.

The Opportunity

The Treasury Department is a small specialist team that utilises technology to leverage its services to more than 50 country offices, 19 National Organisations and 3 Field Country National Organisations. The department transacts approx. 900 foreign exchange transactions a year amounting to in the region of €400,000,000 per annum and manages a deposit book daily of approx. €100,000,000 per day. The Treasury Department utilizes a Salmon treasury management system and SAP general ledger.

The post falls within Plan Treasury Services and within Central Finance, which sits in Global Finance. Reporting to the Director of Plan Treasury Services, this role will be responsible for international payments, manages receipts of funds from the member organisations, and the preparation of field Treasury Reporting. Within this role, it is likely that you will interact daily with National Organisation Finance Directors, Country Finance Managers, Regional Finance Managers, as well as the Relationship Directors and the dealers of Plan’s global banks. The ensures that the 50+ countries have adequate cash funding daily whilst monitoring budgets. The post supports the financial transactions of Treasury and maintains the treasury reporting. The post holder must have an excellent working knowledge of bank payments systems and international payment protocols and Excel. Please follow this link for a full role profile; Treasury Officer – (Permenant)

Location: The Global Hub for Plan International is based in Woking, Surrey which is approximately 25 minutes from London Waterloo. Applicants must have the pre-existing right to work in the UK. This role is hybrid office/home based with an expectation of one day per week based from the office.

Type of Role: Permanent

Reports to: Interim Head of Treasury

Grade: GH3

Closing Date: Sunday 25 June

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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