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Finance Officer

1 Opening(s)
Praja Foundation
 
Job Summary
Experience Required : 5 Years
Location : Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.
Opening Date : 9 January, 2019
Closing Date : 30 April, 2019
Sector : Non Profit
Functional Area : Accounts / Finance
Job Type : Full time
Desired Job Profile
  • Develop and improve internal financial controls, administrative system and review the existing accounting practices, with the goal of timely and accurately completion of work
  • Tracking of expenses on projects incurred in the Mumbai and Delhi offices and providing necessary cost reduction measures.
  • Ensure on the timely completion of all the applicable compliance of the organization
  • Manage organisation financial flows and budgets on a regular basis for various projects/donors.
  • Track organizational performance against budgets, with a view to minimize variances
  • Improve cash/fund 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
  • Coordinate with the Communications team in preparation of financial budgets to be included in donor proposals
  • Preparing & providing required details to donors on periodic basis.
  • Work in a team with other finance members and providing guidance to the subordinates and review their work
Tasks and Responsibilities
  • Develop and improve internal financial controls, administrative system and review the existing accounting practices, with the goal of timely and accurately completion of work
  • Tracking of expenses on projects incurred in the Mumbai and Delhi offices and providing necessary cost reduction measures.
  • Ensure on the timely completion of all the applicable compliance of the organization
  • Manage organisation financial flows and budgets on a regular basis for various projects/donors.
  • Track organizational performance against budgets, with a view to minimize variances
  • Improve cash/fund 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
  • Coordinate with the Communications team in preparation of financial budgets to be included in donor proposals
  • Preparing & providing required details to donors on periodic basis.
  • Work in a team with other finance members and providing guidance to the subordinates and review their work
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
  • 4-5yrs
Skills
  • High initiative approach
  • High process and performance orientation
  • Aggressive and persistent to complete the work
  • Analytical skills and ability to manage accountancy and auditing problems
  • Good verbal and written communication skills; fluency in Hindi/Marathi would be considered an advantage
How to Apply
 
Contact Details
Company Name : Praja Foundation
Contact Person : Steffi
Email : hr@praja.org