Job Opportunity for Account Officer at Kailash Satyarthi Children’s Foundation in New Delhi

Website Kailas Satyarthi Children's Foundation

About the position:

The Account Officer is responsible for managing day to day financial record keeping and reporting and preparation of statutory dues and return of various laws as applicable.


• Day to day duties include recording transactions, payments and expenses and processing invoices.

• Scrutiny of bills/ invoices of vendors (all local purchases), activists, all projects and events/ programme reimbursement.

• Preparation of vouchers for above and seek approval of the Manager Head-Finance.

• Preparation of cheques and getting signature from authorized signatories

• To ensure timely payment of bills to the vendors, salaries/honorarium to staff/activist.

• To check and verify the salary and honorarium sheet for staff/activists.  To ensure timely preparation of salary sheets in coordination with HR department.

• To ensure the proper upkeep of Local and Foreign Contribution Account. 

• To ensure timely TDS and PF deduction & deposit.

• To ensure that bills /Vouchers/statements received from staff/activist/vendors are processed in time

• Assist in preparation of balance sheet and audits.

• Control of advance and its timely adjustments/recoveries.

• Perform any other duties/ responsibilities as assigned by the Supervisor.


Skills and competencies required:

• Planning and Organizing.

• Coordination Skills.

• Personal effectiveness.

• Liasoning & Networking.

• Relationship Building

• Ability to do multiple tasking and perform under pressure

Educational Qualifications and Experience requirements:

Educational Requirements:

• To succeed as an Accounting Officer, you should have a degree in Accounting, knowledge of accounting competencies, and administration skills. Ultimately, a high-quality Accounting Officer should be able to successfully contribute to the organisation’s financial efficiency, while maintaining records of expenditure and profits accurately

• Preferred M. Com /Post Graduate in Financial Management

Experience Requirements:

• Minimum 3 years of experience in finance and accounting.

• Proficiency in MS Office Package and other accounting software.

• Should have paced & challenging environment. 

• Strong knowledge of: general ledger, banking, accounts payable, accounts receivable, fixed assets, and basic understanding of nonprofit taxes and registrations.

• Analytical skills and problem solving skills

• Strong communication and interpersonal skills.

• Strong attention to detail and accuracy in work outputs,

• Ability to work well as part of a team and independently

• Values-alignment with organisation and a passion to solve Strong communication and interpersonal skills. 

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