Assistant Accountant

The International Forum for Environment, Sustainability & Technology (iFOREST) is inviting applications from competent and experienced professionals for the position of Assistant Accountant. This is a full-time position based in Delhi.

About iFOREST

iFOREST is an independent non-profit environmental research and innovation organisation, which seeks to find, promote and scale-up solutions for some of the most pressing environment and development challenges. We engage with organisations and agencies nationally and internationally through our initiatives and activities.

Work Description & Responsibilities

The Assistant Accountant will be expected to undertake the following tasks:

  • Operate as the point of contact for any matter specific to accounts.
  • Process staff salary, GST, TDS and other payments.
  • Coordination with funding agencies and clients on matters of accounting, raising invoice, release of payments, etc.
  • Communication on the progress of monthly/quarterly initiatives to clients and donors.
  • Coordination on financial statements and writing of funding reports.
  • Coordination with various entities, such as chartered accountants, banks/banking personnel, on accounts matters.

Qualification & Experience

  • The eligible candidate must have a Bachelor/Master degree in Commerce.
  • The candidate must have 3-5 years of relevant work experience with reputed agencies, organisations, firms. Experience in the non-profit sector will be considered as a plus.

Required Skills:

  • Sound knowledge of accounting regulations and procedures.
  • Practical experience with accounting software, such as QuickBooks.
  • Proficiency in MS Excel, including Vlookup and pivot tables.
  • Experience with general ledger functions.
  • Excellent communication skills.

Remuneration

Competitive salary as per candidate’s experience and proficiency.

Application deadline & instructions

Please send your applications by 21 January 2022. Position open until filled.

We prefer the candidate to submit an online application through our career page at  https://iforest.global/careers/. In case of any difficulty, you may also send your application to contact@iforest.global. Applications must be accompanied by a CV and a Cover Letter (500-700 words). The Cover Letter should clearly indicate the candidate’s suitability for the position and motivation to join iForest.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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