Business Analyst at Plan International, Monrovia, Liberia

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Deadline: 25 June 2019

Plan International is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Business Analyst in Monrovia, Liberia.

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

Key Jobs Responsibilities

The Business Analyst will perform the following functions-

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  • Daily follow-up and review of staff and partner advances liquidations and entering in GL after approval.
  • Ensure bank reconciliations are timely produced and reviewed for CFM approval and follow-up on un-reconciling items.
  • Ensure monthly financial corporate WARO reports are performed and sent on time (Target Bank Balance, Finance Statistics, Partners outstanding advances report, etc).
  • Analyze / Review PU financial reports and prepare feedbacks to PUMs.
  • Participate to the budgeting process and ensures that operational plans are consistent with the approved budgets.
  • Reviews budget entries in SAP and keeps records of budget modifications on file.
  • Weekly updating of SAP with GL expenditure export file.
  • Preparation of countrywide Budget Vs Actual monthly analysis for CMT information and decision making on budget burning situation.
  • Staff training on financial processes.
  • Support field planning processes and actively participates in partners and field based community organizations (CMP) training and empowerment.
  • Train staff and partners on fraud risks awareness and test effectiveness of current controls.
  • Ensure appropriate financial controls processes, procedures and systems are in place and adhered to countrywide.
  • Follow up finance-related audits with partners and ensure adequate actions lists are developed to tackle issues immediately.
  • Perform expenditures analyses with cost effectiveness of operations orientation.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have-

  • Qualified accountant (e.g. CPA or equivalent).
  • Relevant post qualification experience.
  • In depth knowledge of financial systems, financial management and reporting.
  • Good knowledge of local accounting practices, standards, procedures and regulations.
  • Knowledge of International Financial Reporting Standards, Control standards and the reporting requirements of major international grant donors.
  • Strong management skills.
  • Ability to work in a multidisciplinary and multicultural environment
  • Strong team-building and motivational skills.
  • Strong negotiating, facilitating and influencing skills.
  • Proficiency in computer skills and use of relevant software and other applications, e.g. word processing, spreadsheet, database, web-based system.
  • Working knowledge of written and spoken English.

How to Apply

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Applicants must submit their applications through online process.

For more information, please visit Plan International.