Finance Officer*

Welthungerhilfe, Gaziantep, Turkey

Skill Required:, Finance and Accounts
Preferred Experience: 
2 years of relevant work experience
Closing Date for Applications: 
13th January, 2020

Job Description

The position is to be filled as soon as possible, with an initial contract duration of one year. There are good prospects for an extension. Employment location will be Gaziantep, Turkey.

As Finance Officer you will implement predetermined financial management standards in our projects in Gaziantep efficiently and promptly, thereby making a significant contribution towards the success of the programme work in accordance with the formal and content-related specifications.

Your responsibilities

  • Monitoring and ensuring orderly financial and material planning (bank transactions, accounting, budget control, equipment) and internal project settlement
  • Ensure costs are cleared internally within a project or between projects (correct allocation of costs)
  • Prepare annual account documents in cooperation with the Head of Project and the Country office
  • Providing instructions and advisory services to national administration staff
  • Make purchases and award contracts according to the valid contract awarding regulations (Welthungerhilfe and co-financers)
  • Preparation of final financial reports and financial statements
  • Budgeting for new projects/changing budgets in running projects
  • Overseeing the annual reporting towards Head Office

Your profile

  • A university or polytechnic degree or business training with additional special knowledge in e.g. accounting and controlling
  • 2 to 5 years of project-relevant experience in the administration of projects of international (aid) organisations, preferably in the region
  • Experience with Accounting Software (WINPACCS, FundsPro)
  • Broad communication and inter-cultural skills
  • Coordination and organisational skills - even under a high workload
  • Excellent spoken and written English; German, Turkish and/or Arabic language skills would be an asset

Our offer

We offer you the opportunity to work in a responsible and interesting field as part of an extremely dedicated team. Welthungerhilfe attaches great importance to the personal and professional development of its employees and the balance of their work and private life. This includes flexible working hours as well as working from home. Remuneration is based on our gender-independent salary scale. In addition, Welthungerhilfe offers numerous other benefits, which are listed under "Our benefits" underneath the official job posting.

Please send your application via our online recruiting system by January 12, 2020.

*We welcome applications from all people, regardless of gender, confession, or origin. In case of equal qualification, people with disabilities will be given preferential consideration.

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