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.


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.


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 In case of any difficulty, you may also send your application to 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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