Location: Istanbul, Turkey
About Maya Vakfı:
Maya Vakfı is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing mental health and psycho-social support (MHPSS) to refugee and host community children who have endured traumatic life events, such as challenging socio-economic conditions, domestic abuse, immigration due to war, or the loss of loved ones to violence. At our Balat Field Office, we offer trauma rehabilitation activities for children through creative workshops, allowing them to express themselves through art, music, dance, and movement, aiding in their recovery. Additionally, Maya Vakfı focuses on integrating Psychosocial Support techniques into the education system through its Trauma-Informed Schools Program. We enhance the knowledge and expertise of civil servants and the civil society sector through Capacity Building Initiatives. Lastly, our Volunteer Program provides training, support, and mentoring to volunteers on Psychosocial Support, trauma rehabilitation, and child protection.
As a Senior Finance Officer, you will play a crucial role in Maya Vakfı's mission. Your responsibilities will include:
- Finance and Administration Oversight: Provide comprehensive support to the Finance Coordinator in managing and overseeing all finance and administration-related activities for Maya Vakfı.
- Donor Compliance: Take overall responsibility for ensuring that donor financial regulations are met, reporting obligations are met on time, and financial documentation is well-organized and compliant.
- Financial Management: Ensure that all payments related to projects are processed in a timely manner and according to established project budgets.
- Petty Cash Management: Efficiently manage and oversee petty cash, maintaining accuracy and ensuring proper cash management practices.
- Administration and HR Support: Assist in addressing administration and HR-related issues in a professional and efficient manner.
- Donor and Partner Relations: Act as a key point of contact with donor and partner finance focal points, maintaining strong working relationships and ensuring financial transparency.
Qualifications, Experience, and Attributes:
To excel in this role, candidates should possess the following qualifications and attributes:
- Education: Hold an undergraduate university degree in Business, Economics, Accounting, or a related field.
- Experience: Possess a minimum of 5 years of experience in a similar role, with at least 1-2 years of experience working with international and national NGOs in Turkey.
- Financial Expertise: Demonstrate experience in drafting financial reports, budget management, and cash-flow management. Knowledge of maintaining accurate balance sheets, income statements, and other financial statements/reports.
- Accounting Skills: Possess knowledge of accounting processes and reconciliations, with an understanding of financial regulations.
- Language Skills: Be fluent in both English and Turkish.
How to Apply:
If you are a motivated individual with the qualifications and passion to make a difference, we encourage you to apply. Please submit your CV and a Cover Letter to firstname.lastname@example.org with "MVSFO1123" in the email subject line
Join our team at Maya Vakfı and help us make a positive impact on the lives of vulnerable children in need.