Senior Finance Officer (Ref: BO-TR-FI1735)

Bahar Organization Gaziantep
Tam Zamanlı
İngilizce (C2, Level 6, Advanced)
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About Bahar

Bahar Organization is an independent non-profit and non-governmental organization that provides humanitarian aid to vulnerable people without any discrimination in all its forms. BO is operating to respond to the needs and basic requirements of the humanitarian crisis in Syria in the middle of the affected communities caused by the conflict the basic principles of BO’s activities are to enhance the basic living standards of the affected population by delivering humanitarian aid based on the needs.

Purpose of Position:

This position required a solid previous experience in finance management and reporting within the humanitarian sector and/or international organization, while also requesting a solid understanding of the different procedures and policies in place. This position also requires full professional proficiency in English languages.

Candidate should be familiar with audits, internal controls, and budget preparations and interested in managing accounting activities, including bank reconciliations, accounts payable, and accounts receivable. He/she should also have excellent organizational skills and be able to handle time-sensitive tasks. Ultimately, he/she will manage Bihar’s financial transactions and procedures.

The main responsibilities and tasks of the SFO are the following:

Management & Coordination:

  • Ensure regular communication with programs to discuss the project status, issues and grants health  such as questioned cost)
  • To ensure efficiency of includes daily supervision of project tasks and follow-up of the targets defined.
  • To contribute as much as possible to efficient communication and relevant sharing of information with our HQ, Field Offices, and our different donors regarding any financial point, including potential financial issues, for the coming audits, financial reports, and financial risks.
  • To guarantee the follow-up in terms of any payment, reimbursement or report to be done at the HQ level.
  • To work efficiently and in good collaboration with the other departments, especially in terms of information-sharing with the Human Resources Department and the Supply Chain Department.

Finance (Accounting & Reporting)

  • To ensure an efficient and strong budget follow-up and cost control (including timely closure of the monthly accounting, achievement of the shared costs rules, and timely booking of reconciliations).
  • To reinforce the financial rules and regulations in BAHAR Org, including the quality and compliance standards of the financial supporting documentation attached to every voucher;
  • To consolidate the financial information about the ongoing projects for each field Office covered by BAHAR to ensure their good financial performance and to cross-check regularly the BFUs of the Projects.
  • Perform the monthly financial reports of donors. And manage the relations related to finance issues with the donor’s team.
  • Track and pay attention to BVS implementing burn rates and solve deviations in coordinating with the program team
  • Be aware of all procedures related to managing the project financially in accordance with the donor’s policies, procedures, and terms.
  • To ensure the follow-up of BAHAR bank accounts and the liquidity situation, including submitting the Bank Transfer Requests.
  • To contribute to elaborating the budgets in the project proposals.
  • To review the budgets for the project proposals developed by the program team.
  • To monitor the financial management of project by following up on the budget consumption and by controlling the funding coverage and costs engaged while regularly updating the Master Budget.

Audit & Compliance: 

  •  Ensure Improve donor compliance.
  •  Ensure regular update and follow up on finance matters outlined in Risk Register
  • To take the lead in case of any financial audit of a projects
  • To check and monitor the full compliance of the financial documents for expenses, considering the internal requirements of BAHAR and the external requirements in terms of compliance (donors and potential legal obligations in the relevant country).
  • To identify potential financial risks of projects.

ERP System and (QuickBooks)

  • To ensure efficient support for each HQ & field Office in implementing the Quick Books system for the Finance Track.
  • To check that the financial procedures on the QuickBooks system are well-respected in HQ & each Field Office and to provide regularly reliable data about the use of BAHAR Org.



  • To contribute to the capacity-building of the Finance staff members in the HQ & Field Offices.
  • To advise on and promote understanding and application of BAHAR policies, procedures, and principles.
  • Performs any other tasks as requested by the Compliance & Internal controls Dep, Finance Coordinator, or Finance Manager

Academic Qualification/s and Professional Experience:


  • University or Institute Degree in Economics – Accountancy or relevant education.
  • Training courses in Budgeting, Financial Risk Resolution, and External and Internal Audit.
  • At least 4 years of relevant experience (preferably in Humanitarian aid projects and complicated contexts).
  • Proven operational management experience and capability.
  • Significant experience in grant management and understanding of institutional fund-raising.
  • Proven significant project financial management experience.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and influencing skills with a well-developed ability to motivate and persuade at high levels.
  • Proficiency (written and spoken) in English is required and Arabic is preferable
  • Excellent Computer Skills (MS Office, Internet) and an advanced proficiency in Excel are required.
  • Solid organizational skills including attention to detail and multitasking skills.

Safeguarding & Ethics:

Bahar is committed to ensuring that all individuals we come into contact with through our work, whether team members, community members, program participants, or others, are treated with respect and dignity. We are committed to the core principles regarding the prevention of sexual exploitation and abuse laid out by the UN Secretary-General and IASC. We will not tolerate child abuse, sexual exploitation, abuse, or harassment by or of our team members. As part of our commitment to a safe and inclusive work environment, team members are expected to conduct themselves professionally, respect local laws and customs, and adhere to the Bahar Code of Conduct Policies and values at all times. Team members are required to complete mandatory Code of Conduct e-learning courses upon hire and on an annual basis.

How to apply

Interested candidates should apply by completing the form at the following link:

The post will be filled as soon as a suitable candidate is found.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

This post is only for Turkish nationals 

  • Due to the urgency to fill this role, applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Kindly note that the position will be filled before the vacancy announcement is closed; therefore, early applications are encouraged



Bahar Organization

Bahar Organization (BO) is an independent, non-governmental, non-profit organization, working in the humanitarian field regardless of religion, ethnicity, or political view. Bahar is committed to the core standards for humanitarian work for organizations (SPHRE). Bahar contributes to the collective work of humanitarian response in Syria, by providing support to people affected by the conflict and reducing the burden on the shoulder of the hosting community through provisions of financial and in-kind support and laying the foundation for sustainable projects in order to increase the resilience of individuals of communities in the field of health, food security, non-food items and camps
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