• Executive-level, Full-time staff position
  • Posted on 4 March 2019
  • Syrian Arab Republic
  • Closing on 3 April 2019

Job Description

At CARE, we seek a world of hope, tolerance and social justice, where poverty has been overcome and people live with dignity and security.

This has been our vision since 1945, when we were founded to send lifesaving CARE Packages® to survivors of World War II. Today, CARE is a global leader in the movement to eradicate poverty. In 2016, CARE worked in 94 countries and reached 80 million people with an incredible range of life-saving programs. We also put women and girls at the center of our work because we know that we cannot overcome poverty until all people have equal rights and opportunities. We seek dynamic, innovative thinkers to further our mission. If you share our core beliefs: poverty is an injustice; poverty is solvable; and together, we have the power to end it, join us.

To deliver assistance inside of Syria more effectively, CARE is in the process of transitioning to a Syria Country Office that will manage all operations inside of Syria under a unified management structure. By doing so, CARE hopes to reach more vulnerable populations inside Syria with programmes that are able to respond to humanitarian and protection needs, in spite of limitations to access. The purpose of the Finance Manager (FM) is to enable the continuation of functioning for CARE in North East Syria that is in harmony with the wider Country Office. S/he will head Finance department and provide high quality financial support management necessary to support an effective humanitarian, protection and livelihoods programme.

The FM reports directly to the CARE Area Director (AD) for North East Syria, who leads a range of humanitarian, protection and livelihoods-focused programmes with funding secured from multiple sources. The FM will lead the Finance Department to ensure CARE’s intervention is fully compliant with CARE’s organisational policies and procedures, along with those of donor agencies. The FM isa responsible for effective functioning of Finance Deparetment consisting of Finance, Sub-Grants and Compliance Sections.

The FM models and ensures systematic practice of CARE core values - Transformation, Integrity, Diversity, Excellence and Equality- S/he also promotes Gender Equality and Diversity among Northern Syria staff and in programming. S/he will help build effective teams, coalitions, partnerships and networks within and beyond CARE.


  • Finance Management
  • Compliance
  • Sub Grants
  • Staff Management and Capacity Building


  • HEAT Training
  • Third level qualification in accounting, business administration or finance
  • 4 years experience in senior management position in Finance and accounting in an NGO
  • Previous experience of wider Programme Support functions, including logistics, HR and Admin. in medium-large scale complex emergencies.
  • Understanding of multi- and bilateral-donor policies and procedures
  • Strategic and Operational Management; 1) Experience in development of program support systems and operational procedures 2) Demonstrated experience

About the Organization

CARE is a leading humanitarian organization fighting global poverty. We place special focus on working alongside poor women because, equipped with the proper resources, women have the power to help whole families and entire communities escape poverty. Women are at the heart of CARE's community-based efforts to improve basic education, prevent the spread of disease, increase access to clean water and sanitation, expand economic opportunity and protect natural resources. CARE also delivers emergency aid to survivors of war and natural disasters, and helps people rebuild their lives.

We provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, ancestry, sexual orientation, national origin, age, handicap, disability, marital status, or status as a veteran. If you’d like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click here.

The closing date for this posting, if listed, is approximate. Job postings may be removed from CARE's career website at any time.

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