Finance & Grants Officer – Humanitarian at Plan International

Plan international is an independent child-centered international development organization committed to advancing the rights of children and fight against poverty. Plan International has no religious, political and government affiliation. For over 78 years. we have supported girls and boys and their communities around the world to gain the skills, knowledge and confidence they need to claim their rights, free themselves from poverty and live positive fulfilling lives. Plan currently works in 70 countries including Nigeria.We are recruiting to fill the position below:Job Title: Finance & Grants Officer - HumanitarianReq id: 23361Location: AbujaRole Purpose:The purpose of this role is to provide timely, accurate financial information and ensure that Grants expenditures are in line with specific FAD/donor requirements.The role’s support is to the Humanitarian and Lake Chad Programs.The post holder will contribute towards grant and financial management of the office and programmes, interfacing with both operational and programme team members.The post holder will also contribute towards the organisational development of Plan Internationals implementing partners.Budgets:Monitor budgets including but not limited to all the Humanitarian Projects.Reporting:Support financial reporting on all grants including that of the Lake Chad Program.Area of Responsibility:Country program but with support functions to Adamawa and Borno states and the Lake Chad Program.Job DescriptionGrants Administration:Assist with the grants set-up in SAP.Support the full cycle of grants management activities beginning from pre-award assessments, monitoring/compliance visits and close-out procedures.Track grantee contractual obligations, e.g., pre-award conditionsSupport the Finance & Grants Manager - Humanitarian and project managers to prepare the annual grants budgets for all humanitarian projects and the Lake Chad program.Support the KP06 budget preparation and periodic upload in SAP.Capacity Building and Support:Provide technical assistance in terms of accounting (use of SAP), financial management, financial policy formulation, and systems of internal control to all partners/grantees to ensure compliance in terms with donor rules and regulations.Support the assessments of partner/grantee organizations as directed by the Finance & Grants Manager-Humanitarian/Country Finance Manager.Review partner budget and provide assistance and guidance where necessary including the monitoring and interpretation of project budgets versus actual expenditures.Support train staff and partners on donor policies, rules and regulations.Facilitate timely partner advance request and liquidation in SAP.Review Partners/grantee liquidation and recommend for approval.Conduct and document regular partner visits to ensure compliance with grant agreement.Ensure receipt of timely and accurate accounting and financial reports from partners.Monitor the partner burn rate and offer timely advice to the partner and programs team for prompt action and decision-making.

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