Finance Assistant


Job Description

    GOAL an International Humanitarian Organisation has had a presence in Turkey since 2013 and has been contributing to the migrant response since 2016 with a focus on responding to needs in health service delivery, social safety nets and the protection of vulnerable and marginalised migrants in southern Turkey.

GOAL has been working in Syria since 2013, responding to the acute needs of conflict-affected communities. GOAL is working in Idleb Governate, both through direct implementation and through partners, delivering food, non-food programming to highly Vulnerable Populations, and provision of Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) through support to Water units, as well as Emergency support to recently displaced households.

Job purpose:

The main purpose of this position is to assist in managing, accounting, monitoring, all payments, vouchers and other relevant finance matters in relation to GOAL-SYRIA activities for day to day cash inflows and outflows, vouchers ensuring proper systems and that procedures are being followed, as well as assist Finance Staff in Syria of the above mentioned matters and to assist the Finance Manager and DFM in preparation of relevant reports.

Duties, objectives and competencies

  • Working in the field together with program team to ensure that the cash distribution have been made following GOAL procedures.
  • Counting and monitoring vouchers with program team.
  • Doing payments on the field.
  • Participate with committee in monthly stock take for GOAL warehouses in 3 areas.
  • Keep the FM/DFM updated on your work progress throughout the month and bring all major finance issues to his or her attention.
  • Record all payments and ensure that are all coded to appropriate donors and projects.
  • Ensure all purchases have been made following GOAL purchasing procedures and have all relevant supporting documentation attached to payment requisition.
  • Prepare the Fixed Assets Register Month Spot check for Month end files.
  • Other duties as requested by the FM /DFM.
Requirements (essential)

  • University degree.
  • Excellent Microsoft excel experience.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills in English and Arabic.
  • Strong attention to detail.
Requirements (desired)

  • Experience in accountancy.
  • Integrity, Team player, Collaboration, Negotiation.
  • Pro-Active Problem Solving

Children and vulnerable adults a must be safeguarded to the maximum possible extent from deliberate or inadvertent actions and failings that place them at risk of abuse, sexual exploitation, injury and any other harm. One of the ways that GOAL shows this on-going commitment to safeguarding is to include rigorous background and reference checks in the selection process for all candidates.

Accountability within GOAL

Alongside our safeguarding policy, GOAL is an equal opportunities employer and has a set of integrity policies. Any candidate offered a job with GOAL will be expected to adhere to the following key areas of accountability:
  • Comply with GOAL’s policies and procedures with respect to safeguarding, Code of Conduct, health and safety, Data Protection and confidentiality, do no harm principles and unacceptable behaviour protocols.
  • Report any concerns about the welfare of a child or vulnerable adult or any wrongdoings within our programming area.
  • Report any concerns about inappropriate behaviour of a GOAL staff or partner.
This Job Description only serves as a guide for the position available. GOAL reserves the right to change this document. Any published closing dates are estimated. Due to the nature of GOAL’s work we aim to fill Vacancies as quickly as possible. This means that we will close adverts as soon as we have found the right candidate and this may be before the published closing date. We would therefore advise interested applicants to submit an application as early as possible. Deadline to Apply: 22nd March 2021.

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