Finance Assistant (Compliance) (Ref: SVN#TR/2021/227)

IOM Gaziantep
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İlan Detayları

Vacancy Notice Number:


Position Title:

Finance Assistant (Compliance)

Duty Station:



6 months Special Short Term Graded Contract (G5)– with possible extension

Deadline of Applications:

25 October 2021

Number of People to be hired



Internal & External Candidates


General Functions:  

Under the overall supervision of Compliance Officer in Gaziantep and the direct supervision of the Senior Finance Assistant (Compliance) in Gaziantep, the incumbent will be responsible for providing finance compliance support to the programmes being carried out through implementing partners (IPs).


Major Duties and Responsibilities:

1. Support Senior Finance Assistant (Compliance) in conducting assessment of entities and non-governmental organizations in terms of capacity, governance, procurement, accounting, treasury and HR systems to ascertain eligibility to partner with IOM in program implementation.

2. Conduct field visits and duty travel to Implementing Partners’ (IP) offices and areas of operations, noting relevant programmatic, governance and internal control observations.

3. Assist in reviewing project and budget proposals of entities and non-governmental organizations, ensuring reasonableness of budget line items and unit costs reflect prevailing market rates.

4. Maintain a filing system for Memoranda of Understanding (MoUs) or Project Implementation Agreements or Service Agreements, and corresponding approved IP budgets.

5. Support Senior Finance Assistant (Compliance) in monitoring and mentoring IPs in developing financial tracking systems to ensure that projects are realistically costed and are supported by feasible financial implementation plans.

6. Assist Senior Finance Assistant (Compliance) in tracking of IPs’ actual expenditure against budget, and actual expenditure against cash flow projection, analyzing variances and fluctuations, and reporting thereon.

7. Support Senior Finance Assistant (Compliance) in serving as a finance focal point between IOM and partner organizations in terms of internally expediting and externally communicating bank transfers with respect to grant agreements.

8. Assist in maintaining accurate and timely financial tracking tool, monitoring fund flow, and generating required reports useful to meet the financial and program management needs of the organization and the donors.

9. Perform detailed review and verification of IPs’ project financial reports according to work programs, checking for accuracy and consistency, eligibility of expenditures, authenticity and sufficiency of supporting documents, and providing necessary feedback to the IPs on findings and recommendations.

10. Following provision of the agreement with the IPs, verify that IPs conduct all procurement transactions in accordance to IOM procurement rules and regulations as well as with the mission’s procurement permanent instructions.

11. Upon completion of review financial and narrative reports, liaise with Program Staff on the preparation of the Request for Payment (RFP).

12. Upon receipt of RFP, review supporting documents for completeness and propriety and record the transaction in Prism.

13. Provide ad hoc translation of documents from Arabic to English.

14. Perform such other duties as may be assigned.



Required Qualifications:



  • University degree in Accounting, Business Administration or a related field from an accredited academic institution, with three years of relevant professional experience; or
  • Completed High school degree from an accredited academic institution, with five years of relevant professional experience.
  • Professional certification as Chartered Accountant or certified public accountant is an advantage.



  • Experience in finance and accounting.
  • Knowledge of IOM accounting systems, PRISM-FI software and procedures a distinct advantage.
  • Proven ability to prepare clear and concise reports and to analyze and interpret source information and data;
  • High level of computer literacy is required, particularly in IOM computerized accounting systems; Good knowledge of MS office, specifically EXCEL.



  • Fluency in English and Arabic is required.
  • Working knowledge of Turkish is advantageous.


Required Competencies          

The incumbent is expected to demonstrate the following values and competencies:



  • Inclusion and respect for diversity:

• Shows respect and sensitivity towards gender, culture, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, political conviction and other differences.

• Encourages the inclusion of all team members and stakeholders while demonstrating the ability to work constructively with people with different backgrounds and orientations.

• Promotes the benefits of diversity; values diverse points of view and demonstrate this in daily work and decision making.

• Challenges prejudice, biases and intolerance in the workplace.


  • Integrity and transparency:

• Upholds and promotes the Standards of Conduct and Unified Staff Regulations and Rules.

• Delivers on commitments; manages the organization’s resources reliably and sustainably.

• Embraces and encourages transparency, balancing this with the need for discretion and confidentiality as appropriate.

• Maintains impartiality and takes prompt action in cases of unprofessional or unethical behaviour.

• Does not abuse one’s position and acts without consideration of personal gain. Is motivated by professional rather than personal concerns.


  • Professionalism:

• Demonstrates professional competence and mastery of subject matter and willingness to improve knowledge and skills.

• Seeks to raise professional standards in self and others through daily work and activities.

• Adapts quickly to change and is decisive and versatile in face of uncertainty.

• Shows self-control and persistence when faced with difficult problems and remains calm in stressful situations.

• Is conscientious and efficient in meeting commitments, observing deadlines and achieving results.



Core Competencies – behavioural indicators level 1


  • Teamwork: Establishes strong relationships with colleagues and partners; relates well to people at all levels.

• Is fully aware of the team purpose, respects and understands individual and collective responsibilities.

• Willingly puts in extra effort without being asked and adopts a "hands-on" approach whenever necessary to achieve team objectives.

• Coordinates own work with that of the team to meet agreed priorities and deadlines.


  • Delivering Results:

•Produces quality results and provides quality services to clients.

• Meets goals and timelines for delivery of products or services.

• Manages time and resources efficiently, monitoring progress and making adjustments as necessary.

• Shows understanding of own role and responsibilities in relation to expected results.


  • Managing and sharing knowledge:

•Keeps abreast of new developments in own field of competence and creates opportunities for knowledge management initiatives.

• Shares knowledge and learning willingly, and proactively seeks to learn from the experiences of others.

• Puts new learning into practice and draws on diverse sources of ideas and inspiration.

• Contributes to the identification of improvements to work processes and assists in implementing them.


  • Accountability:

•Accepts personal responsibility for quality and timeliness of work.

• Takes ownership of all responsibilities within own role and honours commitments to others and to the Organization.

• Operates in compliance with organizational regulations and rules.

• Accepts and gives constructive criticism; acknowledges and corrects mistakes and apply lessons learned for improvement.


  • Communication:

•Presents information using language and sequence of ideas that is easy for recipients to understand.

• Adapts communication to the recipient’s needs, asks questions to clarify, and exhibits interest in having two-way communication.

• Encourages others to share their views, using active listening to demonstrate openness and to build understanding of different perspectives.

• Listens carefully and genuinely to the views and positions of others; acts on received information.





Any offer made to the candidate in relation to this vacancy notice is subject to funding confirmation.

Appointment will be subject to certification that the candidate is medically fit for appointment, accreditation, any residency or visa requirements, and security clearances.

Only candidates residing in either the country of the duty station or from a location in a neighbouring country that is within commuting distance of the duty station will be considered. In all cases, a prerequisite for taking up the position is legal residency in the country of the duty station, or in the neighbouring country located within commuting distance, and work permit, as applicable.


Please be advised that this is a local position and as such only applications from candidates with a valid residence / working permit residing in Turkey will be considered.


How to Apply:


Interested candidates are requested to submit their application including the most recent CV with a cover letter in English with contact details (name, position, phone and e-mail details) of three references by indicating  name of the position applied with its VN number in the subject line of the e-mail or to IOM Birlik Mahallesi Sehit Kurbani Akboga Sok. No:24  06610, Çankaya, Ankara Turkey by the end of 25 October 2021.


Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.




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