Finance Associate

Posted By: National Foundation for India, Delhi


Not Specified

Finance & Accounts

Public Health/WASH

Job Description

Scope of Work:

  • Maintain accounting vouchers entries
  • Maintain payments through NEFT/RTGS and Cheques
  • Maintain Bank Reconciliation
  • Assist during Internal Audits.
  • Maintain Petty Cash Book & Store and Accounts Books
  • Maintain Asset Register
  • Maintain day to day Accounts in Tally & reporting (MIS) for various donor/ grants/projects/programmes
  • Calculation and preparation of TDS and Income Tax Returns
  • Filing all statutory returns online including IT/FCRA
  • Assist in disbursement of grants to partners
  • Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Head of finance team.

Contract Period:  18 month (renewable) fixed term contract.


  • Salary will be commensurate between forty thousand to sixty thousand based on the experience and qualification.
  • Group medical insurance coverage of the consultant and her dependents and other benefits like leave etc. will be covered by the organization.


  • Only women candidates need apply. Candidates from marginalized backgrounds will be given preference.
  • The Application deadline is October 30th, 2022. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


Eligibility Criteria

Minimum qualification required: Bachelor’s degree / Post-Graduate in Commerce, Accountancy, and Financial Management from a recognised University. Basic understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).


Work Experience:  4-6 years of experience


Essential skills required: Applicant should prior experience of working in finance operations of a mid-size NGO/ organisation, preferably a grant-making institution, and have a good understanding of regulatory frameworks and statutory compliances including FCRA, GST, EPF and Income Tax. Advanced proficiency in Tally and other finance software, and fluency in written and spoken English.

Desired Candidate Profile

Graduation - Graduate-Other

Organization Details

  • Organization Name:National Foundation for India, Delhi
  • About Organization:P. B. Krishnaswamy, our first Executive Director , a former civil servant, laid a robust foundation of systems and practices. Shankar Ghose with his experience in the corporate sector succeeded him and invigorated the organisation financially. Ajay Mehta spent a decade helming the institution and helped root NFI’s presence within civil society across the country. Amitabh Behar expanded on NFI’s work on governance, especially on the Sustainable Development Goals and enhanced the programmatic resources of the institution. Jashodhara Dasgupta, redefined NFI as an institution responsible for shaping Indian philanthropy and strengthening civil society through the core areas of governance and inclusion Well-known rights activist Biraj Patnaik, the current Executive Director, is leading the change process in the institution to make it more responsive to the challenges currently faced by civil society in India.