Closing Date : 2016-05-27
Duty Station : Ankara, Turkey
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Organization: Mayday Rescue
Country: Turkey
Closing date: 27 May 2016


Mayday Rescue is looking for a Junior Finance Officer to assist the Senior Finance Officer with the daily data entry as well as quality assurance of financial documents. There is considerable opportunity for the right candidate to join an organisation on the cusp of major growth. The Junior Finance Officer will be given responsibility for daily recording of financial transactions, overseen by the Finance Director, as well as ensuring that the documentation lives up to both Donor and Mayday Rescue rules and regulations, which are strict and ensure cost control. Once accrued, costs are entered into tracking software that produce regular financial reports so that management can track spend. You will work in a busy office and as part of a great and dynamic team, delivering important and life saving work around the world. This environment is exciting, requires a flexible and motivated person, as well as a sense of humour.


Serve as the primary contact on financial data entry on multiple grants.

Make sure financial data is entered in a timely manner, and the quality of data entries remains high.

Collaborate with the accounting department to assure appropriate reporting of the grant activities.

Act as liaison with project personnel involved in fiscal operations.

Provide guidance and training to staff on fiscal procedures, policies and compliance issues.

Attend meetings and trainings as required.

Perform other duties as assigned.


Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor s degree in finance; accounting; business or public administration; or related field.

Two years of experience in grant management, budgeting or general finance analyst work is highly desired.

Solid experience working with a large volume of data.

Work is in an international environment; therefore English language skills are necessary.

Mature individual with attention to detail, able to work independently and under stressful conditions and tight deadlines.

Strong knowledge of computer application specially, MS Word, Excel, Outlook as well as use of the Apple Mac system. Knowledge of Microsoft Dynamics will be and added advantage.

High degree of flexibility and adaptability required.

Effective communication skills

Excellent English (written and spoken) essential.

Excellent Arabic (written and spoken) essential.

[1] Competencies are intended as a general guide for applicants. Highly motivated candidates with unique or remarkable experiences that do not map against the competencies are encouraged to apply.

How to apply:

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS. If you are interested in applying, please email a CV and cover letter to Mary di Salvatore at The cover letter is to include why you are interested in this position and how your skills and experiences can accomplish the objective. Please include Junior Finance Officer in the subject line. Please be advised that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for an interview.

Closing date: Applications will continue to be received until the position is filled. Interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis as applications are received.

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