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Accounts Specialist

Water.org, Chennai

1. POSITION VACANT: Accounts Specialist, Water.org, Chennai

2. ORGANIZATION BACKGROUND:

Water.org, based in Kansas City, Missouri works to ensure safe water and sanitation for all. Co-founded by Gary White and Matt Damon in 2009, Water.org has impacted more than 3 million lives and transformed thousands of communities in Africa, South Asia, and Latin America.

There are 750 million people – about one in ten – lack access to safe water and more than twice that many, 2.4 billion people, don’t have access to a toilet. Water.org serves these people.

Water.org goes beyond traditional approaches to safe water and sanitation, focusing on addressing the underlying causes of this global crisis and innovating to deliver large-scale and sustainable change.

For more information please visit, http://water.org/

3. JOB DESCRIPTION/ RESPONSIBILITIES:

Reporting to the Sr. Business Operations Manager/ Finance Manager, the Accounts Specialist shall be responsible for managing the overall financial transactions and accounting. This shall include managing accounts receivable, accounts payables, general ledger and bank reconciliations. This will also include providing support to finance and admin team members and the organization at large as needed.

Key Responsibilities:

(1) Accounting and Book-keeping
(a) Manage all accounting and book keeping operations;
(b) Process, code, input and reconcile accounts receivable/ payables;
(c) Perform a variety of regular and recurring accounting functions;
(d) Petty cash Management;
(e) Reimbursements of claims to employees of the organization;
(f) Supporting payroll processes and payments.

(2) Supporting Audit processes
(a) Prepare financial reports for the projects and management;
(b) Conduct month-end and year-end close process;
(c) Assist with the preparation of supporting annual audit work papers;
(d) Assist with internal audits of procedures throughout the organization.

(3) Taxes accounting and reports generation
(a) Compute taxes and prepare tax returns/ certificates and send to vendors/ suppliers;
(b) Paying TDS and periodical filing of TDS returns;
(c) Communicate with staff regarding their requests and inquiries related to Tax information.

(4) Admin related work
(a) Perform ad-hoc special projects as assigned from time to time;
(b) Admin responsibility may also be part of the job as and when required and assigned.

4. QUALIFICATIONS, EXPERIENCE AND COMPETENCIES:

Qualifications:
Applicants must possess a Bachelor’s degree and/ or Master Degree in Accounts or Finance.

Experience:
(a) Minimum of five to seven years’ related work experience required;
(b) Experience of working on Indian tax laws, FCRA regulation and any other compliance related issues, is essential;
(c) Proficient in accounting and database systems with experience in Quick Book and Tally accounting packages preferred;
(d) Experience of working with non-profit organisation and program – finance linkages documentation, will be an advantage;
(e) Must be skilled in Microsoft Office software, particularly Excel;
(f) Fluency in English required;
(g) Willingness to travel for outdoors works and if necessary outstation travels.

Skills:
(1) Customer Focus- Building strong customer relationships and delivering customer-centric solutions;
(2) Nimble Learning- Actively learning through experimentation when talking new problems, using both successes and failures as learning fodder;
(3) Drives Results- Consistently achieving results, even under tough circumstances;
(4) Collaborates- Building partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives;
(5) Communicates Effectively- Excellent written and interpersonal communication skills.
(6) Self-development- Actively seeking new ways to grow and be challenged using other formal and informal development channels;
(7) Optimize Work Processes- Knowing the most effective and efficient processes to get things done, with a focus on continuous improvement;
(8) Manages Ambiguity- Manages ambiguity by operating effectively, even when things are not certain or the way forward is not clear;
(9) Instils Trust- Gaining the confidence and trust of others through honesty, integrity, and authenticity;
(10) Financial Stewardship- Demonstrates fiscally responsible decision making as applicable to one’s role.

5. COMPENSATION OFFERED:

The gross remuneration budgeted for the position is attractive. Offer shall be commensurate with the qualifications, experience and salary history, of the selected candidate.

(Note: Additional benefits include reimbursement of mobile phone charges, health coverage and insurance, etc. by Water.org)

6. LOCATION: Chennai

7. REFERENCE: AS-WO

8. CONTACT INFORMATION:

Senior Consultant
Strategic Alliance Management Services P Ltd.
1/1B, Choudhary Hetram House, Bharat Nagar
New Friends Colony, New Delhi 110 025
Phones: 011-2684-2162; 011-4165-3612; 011-4101-1564 and 011-4101-1565
Email: as-wo@sams.co.in

9. APPLICATION PROCESS:

Eligible candidates interested in this position are requested to apply at as-wo@sams.co.in   with a cover letter that highlights their motivation to apply and suitability for the position, their updated resume and three references, to the above email id, by or before April 23, 2017.

(Water.org is an equal opportunity employer and does not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, colour, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations. We are committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment.)