National Finance Manager, Principal Recipient (PR)

Posted By: Solidarity and Action Against The HIV Infection in India (SAATHII)

New Delhi,Chennai

Middle Mgt (Regional/ Zonal Manager, AVP, State /Regional Head)

Finance & Accounts


Job Description

Project : Supporting India’s Progress Towards 95-95-95 through EMTCT, Interventions among Incarcerated Populations, Integrated Service Delivery for High Risk and Bridge populations and systems strengthening

Job Code : SAATHII/SU-PR/NFM/1221/184

Location : New Delhi / Chennai

Closing date : January 11, 2022

Qualification and Skills:

• Candidates having Post-graduate / Graduate degree in Commerce should apply. Candidates having additional professional qualifications (Chartered Accountant / Cost Accountant / MBA) will get additional weightage.

• Minimum 5 years’ of working experience at senior managerial level and engaged in financial management, sub-grants management and administration in the NGO sector.

• Proven ability at Senior Manager level, overseeing financial management and partner management of multi-state complex projects with tight deadlines and ambitious targets

• Proven ability in interfacing with donors and ensuring compliance with statutory requirements

• Proven ability and skills in managing large procurements

• Proven ability and skills in managing HR of a large team and administration

• Excellent oral and written communication skills in English and working knowledge of Hindi.

• Willingness to travel extensively to all the project implementation states and sub-grantee partner organizations. An average travel of 15 to 18 days per month will be required

• Ability to train and mentor the junior staff as well as the finance staff of the partner organizations in accounting work / financial management.

• Proven skills in program-finance variance analysis, preparation of budgets and forecasts.

• Sound computer skills, including use of Internet and MS Office™ software and Tally accounting package (ERP version).

• Strong analytical capabilities and experience in generating monthly and quarterly status reports and projections.

• Ability to work independently and as a team player in a complex, multicultural environment.

Roles and Responsibilities:

• Develop and/or revise policies, guidelines and systems for grant and financial management.

• Undertake pre-grant assessment of partners and state units.

• Establish and ensure compliance to financial management systems for minimization and elimination of financial risks.

• Preparation of financial report to donor and government,

• Supervising finance and administration team on rigorous financial and administrative systems

• Support budget preparation and revisions

• Oversight of routine accounting work of the finance team of the Principal Recipient (PR).

• Verify and approve payment requisitions submitted by the partners and state units.

• Support the Finance Director to manage all administrative responsibilities including HR, contracts and vendors, procurement, and routine administration functions

• Partner contracting, and management and ensure compliance of all financial and donor requirements

• Ensure statutory deductions of TDS, Provident Fund and Professional Tax of the vendors and staff and timely reporting to government.

• Facilitate preparation and submission of timely and accurate financial reports to the relevant donors.

• Review and reconcile monthly / quarterly financial reports of state units and partners.

• Undertake monthly and quarterly planning and reviews (administrative and programme-finance).

• Support in annual financial audits and adherence to recommendations made by the auditors.

• Conduct On-site-data-validation (OSDV) in sub-recipient partners on routine periodic basis

• Train and mentor administration and finance teams across project offices and partners through supportive monitoring visits.

• Undertake any other activities as required by the project and/or organization.

Remuneration: Salary will be commensurate with skills, qualifications, years ‘of experience and current pay scale.

To apply:

Please submit a comprehensive CV in English with a supporting cover letter. Please fill-up the mandatory details in the following tabular format in the cover letter:


Age (as on 1st January, 2022)

Highest education qualification

Total work experience

Relevant work experience (as per job requirement)

Present Location

Email ID

Mobile No


Current Salary (monthly)

Expected Salary (monthly)

Notice Period

Name of Three Referees (including a current or most recent employer)

Applications should be sent by e-mail to the following addresses, and clearly specify the Position Title and Job Code.

SAATHII has zero-tolerance towards harassment (whether sexual or non-sexual) or any form of abuse, including – but not limited to – harassment and violence targeted at children and women,

PLHIV, gender non-conforming persons and member of the LGBTIQA+ communities.

Desired Candidate Profile


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Organization Details

  • Organization Name:Solidarity and Action Against The HIV Infection in India (SAATHII)
  • About Organization:Solidarity and Action Against The HIV Infection in India (SAATHII), a registered non-profit organization, was founded with a vision to stabilize and reduce the spread of HIV/AIDS in India and ensure that people living with HIV/AIDS receive un-stigmatized, affordable and quality care, support and treatment. Headquartered in Chennai, it has branch offices at Kolkata and Hyderabad, and field offices at, Bhubaneswar in Odisha, Imphal in Manipur, Jaipur in Rajasthan, Ranchi in Jharkhand, and Nagpur and Mumbai in Maharashtra. SAATHII has zero-tolerance towards harassment (whether sexual or non-sexual) or any form of abuse, including – but not limited to – harassment and violence targeted at children and women, PLHIV, gender non-conforming persons and member of the LGBTIQA+ communities. SAATHII, for its Global Fund supported project, has been providing technical assistance to Private Health Facilities in facilitating scale up of Integrated Counselling and Testing centres’ (ICTC)/ Prevention