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Assistant Accountant

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  • Post Date: September 3, 2020
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Job Overview

Location: Harare, HA, ZW
Company: Plan International

Plan International is an independent development and humanitarian organization that advances children’s rights and equality for girls. We believe in the power and potential of every child. 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. In Zimbabwe, we have been building powerful partnerships for children for over 31 years. Plan International operates an equal opportunities policy and actively encourages diversity.

Assistant Accountant (Harare Program Area) – Job Description

Reporting to the Accountant, the job is responsible for facilitating timely production of financial reports by capturing accounting transactions timely and accurately.


  • Prepare complete and accurately coded payment packages and GL entries. Prepare cash request for Harare PA
  • Prepare cash receipts to record all income received
  • Prepare statutory returns within stipulated timeframes
  • Update stores records with receipts and issues and conduct quarterly inventory verifications
  • Prepare month-end reports file and reconcile all balance sheet accounts.
  • Perform surprise petty cash counts every month
  • Prepare advance and contract monitoring reports
  • File all payment vouchers, journals and receipts sequentially
  • File all departmental correspondence after actioning
  • Prepare intercompany reconciliation for the country
  • Promote and abide by internal policies and procedures including but not limited to Safeguarding Policy, Gender Equality Policy, Code of Conduct and mandatory reporting responsibility


  • A Higher National Diploma in Accounting, or Part C CIS or equivalent qualification
  • 5 “O” levels including Mathematics and English Language.
  • At least 3 years’ experience in a similar role in an NGO environment


  • Analytical skills
  • Good communication skills,
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Proficient in computer skills and use of relevant accounting packages


  • Communicates clearly and effectively
  • Ability to take charge of the accounting functions in the absence of the Accountant.

Interested candidates who meet the above requirements are required to submit their curriculum vitae & cover letter outlining their suitability for the position. Plan International takes very seriously the responsibility and duty to ensure that we and anyone who represents us does not in any way harm or place at risk children and young people. In this regard, reference & background checks will be performed including clearances on child related offences in conformity with Plan’s Safeguarding Policy.


This position is open to Zimbabwean nationals
Location: Zimbabwe (Harare)
Type of role: Fixed Term Contract
Closing Date : 7 September 2020

Job Detail
  • Career LevelOther
  • QualificationDiploma
  • Experience3-5 Years
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