Job Opportunity for Associate Manager, Accounting at Room to Read in New Delhi

Website Room To Read

Position Overview:

The Associate Manager, Accounting position is a full-time role located in Delhi and is part of the Global Office Finance and Legal Department. The position is responsible for the overall accounting of Room to Read Global Services Pvt. Ltd and GO Africa and, Support and Monitoring of Africa Country Offices activities as well as Customs Projects based outside Country Offices. This position reports directly to the Director, Finance and Accounting.

Duties & Responsibilities:

1. Accounting, Compliance and Audit of Room to Read Global Services Pvt. Ltd.  and GO Africa

  • Ensure timely completion of all accounting & finance activities, such as regular accounting entries, closing the monthly & yearly accounts within deadline, monthly cash forecast and support in annual budgeting, etc.
  • Ensure adequate internal controls are in place and organizational resources appropriately safe guarded.
  • Ensure internal processes are adhered to before releasing of payments
  • Coordinate external/statutory audits
  • Ensure compliances with legal requirements
  • Processing payroll and compliance with related legal requirements
  • Support Peoples Operations team in the areas of retirement fund, staff related insurance and other payroll related benefits 

2. Country Support and Monitoring

  • Run various monthly review reports in the financial system and conduct review of month-end checklist/schedules. Analyze, compile and report for review.
  • Preparing Monthly budget vs actual results based on the inputs received from Country Offices.
  • Review of Monthly Cash Forecast as per defined templates and policies and prepare a summary for review.
  • Review of Monthly Spending Analysis templates of Country offices.
  • Oversight of Country Office Time Management Process Compliances.
  • Extend support during External audit for Country Offices, as and when required.
  • Provide support to Country Offices during Annual Planning and Budget preparation and forecasts.
  • Travel to Country Offices, as required to support in capacity building and monitoring.
  • Review and analysis of quarterly book inventory reports from the Country Offices (COs)
  • Manage the SharePoint folder of the Field Finance & Accounting Sub-team related to COs 

3.Support for Global Audit and Year end Activities

  • Provide support for the Year-end close and Global Audit requirements related to country office.
  • Review Country Offices year end closing templates and prepare analysis as per Audit requirements.
  • Ensure accounting processes warrant data integrity of all transactions within Intacct with adequate backups. 

4. Support to Customs Projects

  • Provide support to the Project Managers by reviewing of monthly financial reports of partners related to Customs Projects outside Country Offices
  • Capacity building of Partners 

Undertake other duties and responsibilities as may be assigned by Associate Director, Finance & Accounting, Vice-President Field Finance and Accounting and Vice-President, Controller.



  • A Master’s degree or Master’s in Business Administration (Accounting/Finance) and general ledger database knowledge
  • Minimum 4-5 years relevant work experience
  • Prior success working closely and building relationships with diverse groups of people
  • Prior experience designing financial reporting and building complex financial models using Excel or EPM tools
  • Effectiveness in working or volunteering in a non-profit organization that is focused on maintaining high quality work and low overhead
  • Prior experience in a fast-paced, growth-oriented global or regional organization
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English
  • Comfortable communicating using email and Skype or internet-based systems
  • Expert skill levels in MS Office – Excel, Word and PowerPoint.
  • Results and detail oriented, accurate, and organized
  • Proven track record of achieving results
  • Ability to juggle multiple priorities simultaneously and take initiative
  • Legally eligible to work in India & have a valid passport.
  • Ability and desire to travel frequently internationally 


  • Experience with organizational behavioral change for process improvement and efficiency building
  • Any work Experience related to Financial Planning and Analysis work.
  • CA Inter or Cost Accountant or any other similar professional certifications.
  • Experience using budgeting software –e.g., Intacct, Adaptive or any ERP system. 


Room to Read offers a competitive salary with excellent benefits. The non-monetary compensation includes a unique opportunity to be part of an innovative, meaningful, fun, and rapidly growing organization that is changing the world through literacy and gender equality in education


Global Office Asia – Main – New Delhi 

To be successful at Room to Read, you will also: 

  • Have passion for our mission and a strong desire to impact a dynamic nonprofit organization 
  • Be a proactive and innovative thinker who achieves results and creates positive change
  • Have a very high level of personal and professional integrity and trustworthiness  
  • Embrace diversity and a commitment to collaboration 
  • Thrive in a fast-paced and fun environment 

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