Sunday, April 6, 2014

Finance & Admn. Assistant - Save the Children (Apply by: 13 April 2014)

Job title : Finance and Admn. Assistant  (Job Code : F&AA-Nashik)

Location : Nashik District

E-mail Id to send the application :

Last date to send the application : 13th April 2014 

About Save the Children

Save the Children is the leading, independent child rights organisation that works in India and in over 120 countries around the world. In India, Save the Children works in 10 States focusing on strengthening child rights in the key areas of inclusive education, child protection, health and nutrition and emergencies. Through our programmes so far, we have brought positive change to the lives of over 3 million children and their families in India.”

Job Purpose

Save the Children is initiating an education project in Sinnar block of Nashik district. The project aims to create evidence based model for improving quality of education for children attending government schools. It will be implemented in collaboration with Education Department, local communities and the School Management Committees in intervention schools.

Finance and Admin Assistant under close supervision of the Project Officer and guidance of Finance and Grants Officer will provide administrative, accounting and finance support to the project team

Main Responsibilities 

• Provide administrative, programmatic and logistical support to projects, workshops, conferences and other programs (i.e. travel arrangements, contact relevant partners etc.;
• Prepare documents related to procurement, recruitment and any other administrative activity;
• Ensure timely payment of rent and other utility bills;
• Maintenance of the proper filing system for finance records and other related documents;
• Maintaining voucher files and accounts books and cancellation of documents;
• Assisting in vender selection processes at different locations;
• Stock updating and maintaining receipt and issue;
• To review and process all bills and vouchers submitted by project team related to travel, procurement and others as per the policy of Save the Children;
• To prepare vouchers including bills, proper supporting vouchers;
• Maintain daily attendance register, leave forms and other HR records;
• Responsible for up keeping and maintenance of office equipment such as Laptop, Desktop, Printer, Telephone etc.;
•  Safe keeping of vouchers and other records as per SC BR guidelines;
• Any other task that may be assigned by the Project Officer/SPM from time to time.

Professional Qualifications and Experience 

B.Com/related degree with 2-3 years of experience in account handling in a reputed NGO/related firm

Professional Competencies:

• Excellent understanding of financial systems and procedures
• Excellent analytical skills – the ability to analyse complex financial data and design and produce effective management information.
• Ability to operate and promote cost-effective approaches to maximise resources for children;
• Ability to handle computerised accounts packages, Excel, PowerPoint and Word.
• Ability to manage a complex and diverse workload and to work to tight deadlines.
• Understanding of Save the Children’s vision and mission and a commitment to its objectives and policies including Child Protection Policy.
• Written and verbal fluency in English & Marathi

Personal Attributes: 

• High degree of professional and personal integrity
• Positive attitude: High motivation, proactive & flexible-yet-uncompromising
• Quick learner
• Respect for deadlines
• Attention to details
• Ability to work long hours under pressure
• Team player

Interested candidates should mention the job code in the subject line and send their CV as an attachment at   Shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview.

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