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  • Posted: Mar 30, 2023
    Deadline: Apr 12, 2023
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    Plan International was founded over 75 years ago with a mission to promote and protect the rights of children. The organisation was set up by British journalist John Langdon-Davies and refugee worker Eric Muggeridge in 1937, with the original aim to provide food, accommodation and education to children whose lives had been disrupted by the Spanish Civil W...
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    Head of Global Hub Finance

    The Opportunity

    As the Head of Global Hub Finance, you will be responsible for transforming our approach to financial accounting, control and compliance, embedding a customer focussed approach, while ensuring we are protected financially and that we meet the statutory and regulatory compliance requirements on time.

    Main responsibilities include:

    • Lead the transformation of GH financial accounting to ensure more straightforward, streamlined processes are adopted to minimize effort and complexity while maintaining accuracy and impact
    • Build training sessions for non-finance personnel to ensure they understand their responsibilities and end-to-end process
    • Transform the statutory accounting approach by building a comprehensive business understanding that is aligned with management reporting
    • Monitor and manage resources to ensure objectives are delivered according to schedule and within budget
    • Contribute to developing policies and processes and implement systems and process improvements
    • Develop and manage ongoing relationships with internal and external stakeholders to identify and deliver solutions that benefit all
    • Evaluate risk with sound business and commercial judgement
    • Champion change by role modelling the behaviour expected from all colleagues, develop and communicate plans to ensure the transition is successfully implemented


    • Professional accounting qualification (e.g.,ACCA, CPA, CIMA)
    • Strong and proven accounting ability with knowledge of corporate accounting under US GAAP and IFRS.
    • Strong knowledge of and experience in applying financial accounting controls, as well as demonstrable knowledge of best practice, financial policies and procedures
    • Strong systems skills, preferably with knowledge of SAP or equivalent general ledger packages, reporting databases
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build effective relationships with stakeholders at all levels
    • Strong leadership skills, with the ability to motivate and inspire a team to achieve results, as well as experience managing a team of people
    • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to think critically and make sound decisions in a complex and diverse environment

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Plan International on to apply

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