Finance Manager – Building Tomorrow (National Post) (Ref: CW_FM_190717)
|Finance Manager||Uluslararası Organizasyonlar|
|İngilizce (C2, Level 6, Advanced),Türkçe (C2, Level 6, Advanced)|
About Concern: Concern Worldwide is a non-governmental, international, humanitarian organization dedicated to the reduction of suffering and working towards the ultimate elimination of extreme poverty in the world’s poorest countries. Concern has been working in Turkey since August 2013 and currently looking for a qualified Finance Manager (National Post) for the project ‘Building Tomorrow’ funded by EUTF ending by Sep-2020
Job Title Finance Manager – Building Tomorrow (National Post)
Location Sanliurfa, Turkey
Reporting line Program Director with technical reporting to CFC
Contract Length Fixed term (until 30th Sep-2020)
Job Purpose: Finance Manager will be responsible for all financial management of Building Tomorrow project funding by EUTF and will be a key member of country’s finance team. The Finance Manager will provide leadership in developing/ refining tools for successfully administering the grant budget and providing financial analysis of the project performance to inform decision making processes. The Finance Manager will closely work with the Program Director for the project, CFC, Finance Manager (Grants & Partnership), Finance Coordinator and Finance Officers in the sub-offices (Hatay & Gaziantep). S/he will technically supervise Finance officers in the sub-offices for the project through remote management and regularly perform monitoring visits. The Finance Manger will work closely with CFC to submit accurate financial reports in line with Donor and HQ-Dublin requirements.
A. Finance Management:
- Lead response for all financial management aspects of the project, Building Tomorrow’ funded by EUTF.
- Remote financial management of sub-offices (with Finance Officers in Hatay and Gaziantep) and ensure strong internal controls are in place and implemented.
- Ensure adherence with donor requirements and timelines, and timely submission of reports.
- Ensure that financial management systems and records related to the project are effective and robust in order to identify and protect the assets and interests of all stakeholders.
- Coordinate forecasts, cash flows, regular reporting (as determined by Country Finance Controller), financial plans and amendments related to the grant throughout the project life.
- Ensure all records in hard and in soft files related to the project is maintained in accordance with Donor, Organization and Turkish National law requirements.
- Monitor budget burn rates and recommend appropriate action (to support financial efficiency and value for money) on any significant variance and preparing budget amendments, as and when needed.
- Facilitate Donor Verification Audit for the grant related expenses.
- Ensure internal audit recommendations are adhered to and track lesson learned.
B. Financial Reporting:
- Review and finalize financial reports received from sub-offices, review and post into FMS (GP) in coordination with Finance Coordinator.
- Assist CFC in consolidating internal and donor financial reports, fund requests and budgets in a timely fashion for the project.
- Ensure that all financial records and accounts for the project are timely and accurately compiled and in line with international accounting standards and donor regulations.
- Support CFC in finalizing year-end accounts and assist in providing any ad-hoc reports that may be required in relation to the Building Tomorrow project.
- Providing support in generating Management Accounts for the project and coordinating with area managers. Identifying any significant deviation from their allotted budget and proactively raising issues of non-compliance.
- Generating donor financial reports required at various stages of the project period.
C. Team Management:
- Undertake periodic visits to sub-offices to monitor performance of Finance Officers and Finance Assistants while providing an on-job training.
- Facilitate trainings on donor (EU) guidelines, grants management and internal controls to logistics, admin and HR department to ensure compliance with EU policies.
- Lead on staff induction and provide on-the-job training to Finance Officers and Finance Assistants for the Building Tomorrow project. Identify staff development needs and facilitate (in coordination with HR and CFC) to identify training and support to finance staff of the Building Tomorrow Project.
- To support and promote the standards outlined in the Programme Participant Protection Policy and Concern Code of Conduct to their team, partner organisations and beneficiaries, and be committed to providing a safe working environment.
- To contribute to the establishment of preventive measures to reduce the potential for abuse in Concern programme
E. Other tasks: Other tasks as required by Country Financial Controller and Program Director, Building Tomorrow.
- Minimum of Masters in finance/ economics (or other relevant finance qualification) with proven capacity and skills in financial management and accounting
- A minimum of three years’ experience in leading financial management function in a computerized financial system.
- Demonstrated evidence of capability in designing, implementing and monitoring systems of financial management, controls and accounting systems
- Experience of and well developed skills in team management at remote locations and staff supervision
- Computer literate and proven experience of working on computerized accounting software
- Knowledge and experience of EU financial compliance requirements
- Strong understanding of Government of Turkey regulations on accounting, taxation and social security
- Strong communication (written and spoken) and interpersonal skills in English and Turkish, with experience in managing multicultural teams
- Excellent planning, management and coordination skills, with the ability to organise a workload comprised of varying and changing tasks and responsibilities
If you feel that your qualifications and experience match our requirements, and you share a commitment to Concern’s values, please send both a covering letter and an up-to-date CV.
Please note, both CV and cover letter should be in English and the role you are applying for set out clearly in the email subject-header
Equal opportunities: Concern values diversity in the workplace and is a committed equal opportunity employer. We encourage applications from all suitable candidates regardless of gender, race, family or marital status, ethnicity, age, sexual orientation, disability, class, caste or religion.
- Please detail the position applied for in the email subject-header
- Please detail the location applied for in the email or subject-header
- Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interview
- Application Closing Date: 25th July-19
Concern Code of Conduct and its Associated Policies
Concern has an organizational Code of Conduct (CCoC) with three Associated Policies; the Programme Participant Protection Policy (P4), the Child Safeguarding Policy and the Anti-Trafficking in Persons Policy. These have been developed to ensure the maximum protection of programme participants from exploitation, and to clarify the responsibilities of Concern staff, consultants, visitors to the programme and partner organization, and the standards of behaviour expected of them. In this context, staff have a responsibility to the organization to strive for, and maintain, the highest standards in the day-to-day conduct in their workplace in accordance with Concern’s core values and mission. Any candidate offered a job with Concern Worldwide will be expected to sign the Concern Staff Code of Conduct and Associated Policies as an appendix to their contract of employment. By signing the Concern Code of Conduct, candidates acknowledge that they have understood the content of both the Concern Code of Conduct and the Associated Policies and agree to conduct themselves in accordance with the provisions of these policies.
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