Treasury Officer at Plan International

October 17, 2023
Application deadline closed.

Job Description

Plan International is an independent development and humanitarian non-profit organisation that advances children’s rights and equality for girls. We support children’s rights from birth until they reach adulthood, and enable children to prepare for – and respond to – crises and adversity. We believe in the power and potential of every child, but know this is often suppressed by poverty, violence, exclusion and discrimination.

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

Technical Expertise, Skills, And Knowledge
Knowledge:

  • Demonstrable knowledge of international banking.
  • In depth knowledge of foreign exchange trades and investment banking

Skills:

  • Strong analytical skills and ability to identify and resolve issues and risks.
  • Advanced Excel skills (Inc. Macros if possible)
  • Good English written and oral communication skills.
  • Good organisational skills and the ability to manage multiple tasks and meet tight deadlines.
  • Strong ability to prioritise workload.
  • Able to make judgments and execute work autonomously.
  • Accounting knowledge – qualification is a plus.

Behaviours:

  • Ability to collaborate with others to refine and streamline systems and processes for effectiveness and efficiency.
  • Team player
  • Able to prioritise work effectively.
  • Integrity
  • Excellent negotiation, communication, and interpersonal skills
  • Strong reasoning and analytical skills.