Finance and Administration Manager-USAID/India
New Dehli
2d ago

This role needs to be based in New Delhi, India and only applicants with work authorization in India will be considered.

Responsibilities :

  • Monthly cash management, accounting for all costs according to USAID regulations, cash flow projections and budgets
  • Liaises with the bank and suppliers to improve efficiency of operations
  • Manages payroll for the company in India
  • Manages finance team personnel and oversees all finance operations for the project
  • Preparation of the monthly fund request to the Bixal home office
  • Coordinates proper payments due to consultants, vendors, and subcontractors as applicable; ensures invoices and supporting documentation and required approvals are in place before payment
  • Follows the programs Field Office Authority Matrix and Finance Manual
  • Provides financial oversight of project expenditures and advises on funding availability for project procurement of goods and services as needed
  • Ensures timesheets are complete and vacation and sick days are properly tracked for all staff
  • Assists in budget tracking, as requested by supervisor
  • Ensures sufficient funds are available in the local bank accounts and provides reconciliations as requested by the supervisor and / or the home office accountant
  • Prepares quarterly and yearly financial reports as needed
  • Maintains all financial records, receipts, and vouchers
  • Informs Chief of Party and home office of any financial irregularities
  • Other financial tasks as requested
  • Qualifications :

  • Bachelor’s degree in economics, accounting, or other relevant field, Master’s degree preferred
  • 10+ years of experience managing the finances of international development programs
  • Experience working on USAID-funded projects
  • Experience working in India, and demonstrated knowledge and understanding of the economic, ecological, social, cultural, and political characteristics of the India context and development dynamics.
  • Recognized expert in accounting and management
  • Able to advise teams on financial systems and use online systems to account for costs
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills in English
  • Superior organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Loves to learn and is willing to experiment with new technology and new ways of working
  • Ability to work as part of a cross-cultural team with a high degree of sensitivity and cultural competence
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Indian tax and accounting laws and regulations
  • No recruiters or agencies please. Bixal is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to building a safe, inclusive environment for people of all backgrounds.

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