Assistant Manager- Accounts

  • Contractor
  • Delhi India
  • TBD USD / Year

Coalition for Disaster Resilient Infrastructure

Delhi India

CDRI is seeking an experienced professional for the Assistant Manager- Accounts position to handle the accounts activities at CDRI. Reporting to the Manager – Accounts or, as designated, the incumbent will ensure the effective accomplishment of the activities as indicated,but not limited to :

  1. Accounting, Payments & Reconciliations:
  • Independently manage the overall operations of the Accounting Software. This would include entries in the accounting software with supporting documents and proper filing. Responsible for maintaining accounts as per accounting standards and managing them overall.
  • Responsible for timely payments to vendors and staff. Coordinate with banks to facilitate the timely processing of forex transactions. Preparation of aging analysis (Debtors and creditors) and submission to Supervisor.
  • Facilitate banking transactions and address financial queries while also maintaining good relationships with banks and financial institutions.
  • Ensure compliance with accounting standards, RBI regulations, and legal requirements.

2. Budget Monitoring and Control:

  • Monitor the budgets and maintain program-wise expense statements.
  • Preparation of MIS reports and Donor/Project wise utilization certificates.

3. Compliance & Audit:

  • To ensure correct deduction of taxes as per prevailing rates
  • Preparation & Filing of Monthly/Quarterly/Annual Statutory Returns & Reports
  • Support the supervisor in Monthly/Half-yearly/Annual closing and preparation of Financial Statements and ITR.
  • Support the smooth execution of audits by Statutory Auditors, Internal Auditors, and Donors.

4. Adherence to Finance & Accounting Policies & Procedures: Ensure strict compliance with F&A policies and procedures. Responsible for ensuring quality services and support within the framework of policies and procedures.

5. Any other:

  • Strengthen and sustain linkages with the stakeholders, including banks, vendors, suppliers, service providers, etc.
  • Assess current practices and procedures and make recommendations for improvements.
  • Well proficient in Tally ERP and advanced Microsoft Excel skills. Experience with other financial systems & software.
  • Any other task as assigned by the Reporting manager.

Key Competencies

  1. Technical and Analytical Skill



    Analytical & Problem Solving

  2. Delivering Results


Managing people & process

Innovation & Resourcefulness

  1. Engaging & Partnering (Interpersonal / Teamwork)

Stakeholder Management

Working Collaboratively

Appreciate and encourage different culture context.

  1. Leadership

Able to see Big Picture

Decision Making

Inspires motivates & empowers others.

Team Management

  1. Communication

Willingness to listen and express dissenting views.

Is able to clearly convey ideas and information.

Skills Set

  • Sound knowledge and understanding of accounting practices within multi-lateral, non-governmental, and international organizations.
  • Should possess financial and accounting experience and actual application of various statutory and financial rules/regulations.
  • Experience working in an international organization.
  • Experience of working on ERP systems.
  • Thorough knowledge of Income tax, GST, EPF & ESI, and filing of relevant returns.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.


Educational Criteria:

  • Master’s degree in commerce/MBA Finance or equivalent.

Experience Criteria:

  • Minimum 6 years of relevant experience in Accounting and Finance.

Language Proficiency

  • Fluency in oral and written English is required.
  • Proficiency in International (UN) languages other than English will be an asset.

How to apply

If you have experience working in a similar capacity, are passionate about sustainable development, and want to make an active and lasting contribution to a global initiative, please apply through the online application form on or before the last date.

Application Process: Online application form will be available at

CDRI is committed to achieving workforce diversity in gender, nationality, and culture. Individuals with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. CDRI’s promotes equal employment opportunities at all stages of recruitment. CDRI does not discriminate against any candidate on any grounds, including age, gender, ethnicity, nationality, religion, or disability.

CDRI has ZERO Tolerance for sexual exploitation and abuse, any kind of harassment, including sexual harassment and gender / racial discrimination. Any selection, therefore, will be subject to satisfactory reference and background checks.

Deadline: 24-Apr-24