Finance Coordinator - Payroll and Others

Date: 12 Sep 2023

Location: Abuja, Nigeria

Company: Plan International

The Organisation


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


We believe in the power and potential of every child. But this is often suppressed by poverty, violence, exclusion and discrimination. And it’s girls who are most affected.


Working together with children, young people, our supporters and partners, we strive for a just world, tackling the root causes of the challenges facing girls and all vulnerable children.


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.


We have been building powerful partnerships for children for over 85 years, and are now active in more than 80 countries.



The opportunity


We are looking for a finance coordinator - payroll and others to manage all payroll activities and ensure the timely and accurate payment of employee wages. The payroll coordinator will ensure the collection of all necessary information and documents, review computed wages investigate and resolve any payroll issues or discrepancies. The purpose of this role is to support the Finance department while working with the People and Culture unit on salary payment, booking in SAP or YODA, and reporting. It will include but not be limited to preparing direct, apportioned, and shared costs staff cost-recovery schedules, ensuring all statutory payments are done in a timely manner as well as support audit processes related to the payroll function.

He/she will ensure that all timesheets for staff reflect the amount of time spent on respective projects. To be successful as a finance coordinator - payroll and others you should be able to efficiently coordinate payroll tasks and strictly follow organizational policies and legal regulations. An outstanding payroll coordinator should also possess strong people skills. The role holder must be reliable, diligent, and pay attention to details; and always work towards improving current processes.


About You

We are looking for a qualified and experienced chartered accountant (ICAN, ANAN) with Master’s degree in Accounting, Demography and Statistics or equivalent. He/she should possess at least 5 years’ experience in a relevant role. Candidate must have previous experience preparing payroll on an ERP software (Microsoft Dynamic Business Central/Sage/ Oracle). Excellent analytical skills and attention to detail is highly required.


Please follow this link for a full role profile; JD - Finance Coordinator - Payroll and others

Please respond to the requirements of the role in your cover letter.

Only CVs and cover letters in English will be accepted. 


Location: Abuja

Type of Role: Fixed Term 

Closing Date: 2nd October, 2023


Equality, diversity and inclusion is at the very heart of everything that Plan International stands for.


We want Plan International to reflect the diversity of the communities we work with, offering equal opportunities to everyone regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation.


Plan International is based on a culture of inclusivity and we strive to create a workplace environment that ensures every team, in every office, in every country, is rich in diverse people, thoughts, and ideas.


We foster an organisational culture that embraces our commitment to racial justice, gender equality, girls’ rights and inclusion.


Plan International believes that in a world where children face so many threats of harm, it is our duty to ensure that we, as an organisation, do everything we can to keep children safe. This means that we have particular responsibilities to children that we come into contact with and we must not contribute in any way to harming or placing children at risk.


A range of pre-employment checks will be undertaken in conformity with Plan International's Safeguarding Children and Young People policy. Plan International also participates in the Inter Agency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme. In line with this scheme we will request information from applicants previous employers about any findings of sexual exploitation, sexual abuse and/or sexual harassment during employment, or incidents under investigation when the applicant left employment. By submitting an application, the job applicant confirms their understanding of these recruitment procedures.

Please note that Plan International will never send unsolicited emails requesting payment from candidates.