Job Opportunity for Director/Senior Director, Head Finance at The Nudge Institute in Bengaluru

Website The Nudge Institute

About The/Nudge:

The/Nudge is an action institute working towards a poverty-free India, within our lifetime. We partner with governments, markets, and civil society to build resilient livelihoods for all.  We are a collective of some of India’s best leaders and entrepreneurs from across the industry, academia, government, and development sectors, and our work is organized across three impact streams:

  • Centre for Skill Development & Entrepreneurship (CSDE): enables underprivileged youth to lead flourishing lives
  • Centre for Rural Development (CRD): enables rural families to come out of extreme poverty
  • Centre for Social Innovation (CSI): nudges top talent to solve India’s biggest challenges

The head of finance is an extremely important role within a nonprofit and one that can contribute to the future viability of the organization and its ability to accomplish its vision. At The/Nudge, you will drive all key aspects of this function including strategy, accounting, compliance, taxation, treasury management and reporting.

At The/Nudge you will:

  • provide strategic inputs on financial aspects of key decisions to the management team
  • design and implement financial and reporting systems to support the organization’s growth and diversity of operations
  • drive strategic and operational budgeting, forecasting, and monitoring of processes 
  • provide insights to enable data-driven decision-making by the senior management team 
  • report to both internal and external stakeholders including management, board, donors, regulatory authorities, etc.
  • manage funds and treasury operations with a focus on optimizing risk, returns, and liquidity
  • manage organizational risk and legal affairs
  • ensure compliance with direct and indirect tax laws
  • review monthly financial results
  • partner with all impact streams on new initiatives; assist leadership team to help The/Nudge scale
  • update to the Board on financials and regulatory matters

Apply if you have:

  • strong hands-on intrapreneurial leadership style, with growth and learning mindset
  • high energy and passion for doing impactful work
  • 15+ years experience in Big4 and/or startups or tier 1 corporates
  • strong modeling and financial planning skills
  • high comfort with technology solutions for financial processes
  • Chartered Accountant/MBA qualification
  • comfort in a high-intensity, fast-paced environment

Would be great if you have:

FCRA/NGO knowledge

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