Finance Analyst

Date: 26 May 2024

Location: Port Sudan / Kassala / Qadarif, Sudan

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 know this is often suppressed by poverty, violence, exclusion and discrimination. And it is girls who are most affected.


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


For over 85 years, we have rallied other determined optimists to transform the lives of all children in more than 80 countries.


We won’t stop until we are all equal.




The Finance Analyst will provide:

strategic analysis of financial and business data to guide leadership in strategic and management decision-making. They will support the organization in achieving greater efficiencies through deeper analysis and understanding of organizational cost trends and projections, cost structure, cost ratios, cost recovery, and spending rates/patterns across the organization. Through this analysis, they will help leadership understand the ongoing viability of the organization at both the Country and program area levels. The Finance Analyst will also support the Country Finance Manager in general financial analysis and planning and ensure timely financial reporting tailored to meet management needs for improved decision-making.


The position involves overseeing:
The Finance Analyst oversees financial and business analysis, financial planning, and the implementation of controls and procedures. They identify financial risks, recommend improvements, and support the Country Finance Manager in decision-making and reporting. The role also involves supporting emergency response.


To succeed in this role, you must:
you must have a Bachelor's degree in Finance and Accounting, along with a professional financial/accounting qualification. You should possess at least 5 years of accounting and finance experience, including 2 years in financial analysis. Knowledge of financial management issues, International Financial Reporting Standards, and risk management techniques is essential. Strong financial analytical skills, advanced Excel proficiency, effective time management, and excellent communication skills in English are required.


Do you have what it takes?

If you possess a Bachelor's degree in Finance, have at least 2 years in financial analysis, and professional in SAP ERP Systems, exhibit strong interpersonal skills, and uphold principles of integrity and accountability,Strong financial analytical skills, advanced Excel proficiency, effective time management, and excellent communication skills in English then you have what it takes to succeed in this role.


For more information regarding the person and role specification, please click the below link: Finance Analyst_JD 49547.docx


The holder of the position will be working in an office environment and entails 25 % travel within Sudan.


Females are encouraged to apply. 

This Position Is Country Office Based.

This Job Is For National Sudanese Only 

Location: Port Sudan/ Kassala / Qadarif

Type of Role: Fixed Term Contract

Reports to: Country Finance Manager 

Grade: D1/5

Closing Date: 1st July 2024


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.