Job Opportunity for Senior Manager – Finance and Accounts at Educate Girls in Mumbai

Website Educate Girls

Areas of Responsibility

Financial management

  • To ensure the timeliness and accuracy of books of accounts for book keeping, payment, auditing, and taxation purposes.
  • Closing books of accounts on monthly/quarterly basis ensuring correctness of timely accounting of all relevant transactions, provisions, pre-paid, depreciation etc.
  • Should have complete ownership of all vendor and employee related payments and ensure accuracy and timeliness of all payments.
  • To monitor procedures in respect of checking and authorizing accounts for payment, as part of the finance team.
  • Review monthly bank reconciliation statements of all bank accounts and update the line manager on its timely compliance.
  • To receive and deal with financial queries and enquiries from departments or district offices
  • To process Foreign Remittance. Coordinating with bankers for all payments.
  • To ensure effective FD management from a cash flow perspective.
  • To co-ordinate operational requirements around banking i.e. bank account opening, signatory update, FD management, forex payment etc.
  • To liaise with internal and statutory auditors for auditing the books of accounts and provide requisite details including audit schedules, balance confirmations etc.
  • To contribute to the analysis of financial information, preparing reports and making recommendations for corrective course of action.
  • To provide training sessions to finance and non-finance staff.

Day-to-Day Duties:

  • Work in close coordination with the Admin Team and Accounting Team to streamline vendor payment process
  • Clarify any questionable invoice items, prices, or receiving signatures
  • Assemble and review invoices to be completed for payment
  • Verify invoices against purchase orders and ensure goods or services were received before issuing payment to vendors
  • Maintain copies of vouchers, invoices, or correspondence necessary for files
  • Type periodic reports and other records
  • Obtain proper information and/or evidence regarding invoice payments
  • Check vendor files for any previous payments
  • Prepare bank upload files for e payments on bank portals and ensure timely bank payment
  • Reconcile bank statements
  • Input daily bookkeeping and record keeping
  • To ensure accuracy and timeliness of monthly payroll payment
  • To ensure accuracy and timeliness of all statutory related payment.


  • To adhere to existing working practices, methods, procedures, undertake relevant training and development activities and to respond positively to new and alternative systems.
  • It will be necessary to work with information technology and associated systems in accordance with company policy.
  • To carry out any other reasonable duties and responsibilities within the overall function, commensurate with the grading and level of responsibilities of the position.

Education Background

  • Postgraduate degree in Finance or Commerce / CA Inter / CA

Work Experience

  • Minimum 8 years of work experience in the Accounting and Finance preferably in development sector

Skills Set

Soft skills:

  • Confident, self-driven and a team player
  • Ability to read, write and speak in English and Hindi

Technical skills:

  • Proficiency in Windows and Microsoft Office applications especially MS Excel
  • Proficiency in Tally ERP
  • Working knowledge of Income Tax Act, TDS provisions
  • Understanding of FCRA Act (preferable)
  • Analytical skills
  • Detail oriented and organized
  • Leadership abilities
  • Written and oral communication skills
  • Problem-solving skills

Travel requirement

  • Willingness to travel regularly in the field – the state office/district office/village level

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