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Finance Officer

1 Opening(s)
Praja Foundation
 
Job Summary
Experience Required : 4 Years
Location : Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.
Opening Date : 2 April, 2018
Closing Date : 31 May, 2018
Sector : Non Profit / Social Enterprise
Functional Area : Accounts / Finance
Job Type : Full time
Desired Job Profile
  • Develop and improve internal financial and administrative system and accounting practices, with the goal of timely and accurate tracking of expenses on projects incurred in the Mumbai and Delhi offices.
  • Ensure compliance of the organization to all relevant regulations and guidelines
  • Manage Praja’s financial flows and budgets on a regular basis for various projects/donors
  • Improve budgeting / financial modeling in alignment with annual strategic plans
  • Implement an appropriate system of financial policies and internal controls
  • Track organizational performance against budgets, with a view to minimize variances
  • Improve cash flow management and a system for six to twelve month rolling cash flow forecasts
  • Coordinate and lead the annual audit process with external auditors. Coordinate audits and proper filing of tax returns
  • Review legal contracts/ agreements. Ensure legal and regulatory compliance regarding all financial functions
  • Collaborate with the Communications team in preparation of financial budgets to be included in donor proposals
  • Ensure compliance of stipulations in donor contracts including adherence to reporting timelines

 

Tasks and Responsibilities
  • Develop and improve internal financial and administrative system and accounting practices, with the goal of timely and accurate tracking of expenses on projects incurred in the Mumbai and Delhi offices.
  • Ensure compliance of the organization to all relevant regulations and guidelines
  • Manage Praja’s financial flows and budgets on a regular basis for various projects/donors
  • Improve budgeting / financial modeling in alignment with annual strategic plans
  • Implement an appropriate system of financial policies and internal controls
  • Track organizational performance against budgets, with a view to minimize variances
  • Improve cash flow management and a system for six to twelve month rolling cash flow forecasts
  • Coordinate and lead the annual audit process with external auditors. Coordinate audits and proper filing of tax returns
  • Review legal contracts/ agreements. Ensure legal and regulatory compliance regarding all financial functions
  • Collaborate with the Communications team in preparation of financial budgets to be included in donor proposals
  • Ensure compliance of stipulations in donor contracts including adherence to reporting timelines

 

Qualifications
  • Post graduation/MBA in finance
  • 4-5 years of relevant experience in a financial role. No prior social sector experience required provided the individual is willing to ramp up in a short period of time
  • Knowledge of Tally with along with MS Word, Excel and Access
  • Knowledge of accounting principles
  • Knowledge of legal and statutory compliances

 

Minimum Experience
  • 4 years

 

Skills
  • High level of integrity
  • High process and performance orientation
  • Aggressive and persistent
  • Analytical skills and ability to present sound judgment in identifying and addressing accountancy and auditing problems
  • Good verbal and written communication skills; fluency in Hindi/Marathi would be considered an advantage
  • Good team player with the ability to work in a collaborative and consultative manner
  • Entrepreneurial spirit and passion for Praja’s mission

 

How to Apply
 
Contact Details
Company Name : Praja Foundation
Contact Person : Steffi
Email : info@praja.org
Contact Number : 9820190892