New Education Group - Foundation for Innovation and Research in Education (NEG-FIRE)
is a national NGO; promoting quality Pre-primary & Primary
education for marginalized communities (dalit and tribal) currently
working across 7 states in India. Our program focus is to ensure quality
education among children of these marginalized communities through -
mother tongue based multi-lingual (MTB-MLE) approach, inclusive
practices, active participation of communities, teachers (govt.)
trainings etc., which facilitate in increasing children’s performance
and development within the government school system.
inter-disciplinary professional team members are placed across various
locations - Delhi, Bihar, MP, Odisha and Andhra Pradesh. To know more
about us, please visit our website: www.negfire.org
MANAGER – FINANCE
The Finance Manager
will lead the financial and accounting operations of NEG-FIRE, which
includes – leading the Finance function; Budgeting, financial
monitoring, financial guidance to projects and ensure overall
financial well-being of the organisation. S/he will develop and
implement robust financial policies, systems and processes; ensure tax
and regulatory requirements and controls; based on sound financial
practices. He/She will uphold the values of honesty, transparency,
accountability and respect for all to the highest degree.
Last date for receiving application: 25thAugust, 2021.
the financial operations of NEG-FIRE and ensure timely and accurate
financial reports including cash management, payroll, financial
disbursements, ledgers, etc.
financial policies/manuals, Set-up robust financial monitoring and
control systems in compliance with accounting standards, agreed policies
and procedures thereby reducing any sort of risk to ensure credibility
of the organization and protect it from frivolous claims.
Prepare organization-level budgets in consultation with internal stakeholders and share it with budget holders
and analyze accurate monthly financial and management reports,
including Income statement, Budget and variance, projections/ forecast,
and cash flow.
Prepare and finalise the Balance Sheet
full compliances with the FCRA, FEMA, Income Tax Act, and other
applicable laws of the land, and legal aspects in relation to the
organizational internal controls and systems are maintained and adhered
to; Identify key risk areas and ensure these are addressed.
plan and coordinate audits of NEG-FIRE projects, and submit timely
reports to the Executive Director, Finance committee and the Board on
the internal controls.
communications related to financials of various Grants. Ensure that all
financial reporting is completed on time and submitted to donors, as
per the Grants guidelines.
Interface with Treasurer and Finance Committee in all financial matters, as and when required
guide and train project staff in maintaining good financial and
accounting practices in compliance with the statutory requirements.
Preparation and consolidation of Annual Budgets and Financials for placing before the Governing Board as per requirements.
ensure MIS preparation and share with stake holders within specified
time so that financial information will be used for decision making in
Managing bank accounts and overseeing money transfers between national office and regional offices.
Ensure uninterrupted Cash flow as per the requirement of Organization in implementing the program as per its vision.
Any other task/s assigned by the Supervisor from time to time.
Qualifications and Skills:
Qualifications and Experience:
be Post Graduate in Commerce / CA-Inter / MBA in Finance from a
reputed institution. Chartered Accountant (CA) with at least 5-6 years
of work experience in an NGO will be desirable.
have 8-10 years of experience, out of which minimum 5 years in senior
management position leading Finance function of NGOs /INGOs.
Knowledge and Skills
knowledge about statutes such as FCRA, FEMA, Income Tax, Professional
Tax, Labour Laws, etc., and its applicability in particular to the
knowledge of principles, procedures and practices of accounting and
maintenance of financial records and transactions.
Savvy and ability to manage complex processes. Must be well
conversant with Tally ERP; MS Office Suite especially advanced skills in
MS Excel for handling MIS and generating other financial reports
to meet stringent reporting deadlines. Track record of undertaking a
range of tasks simultaneously, adherence to time lines and ensuring
delivery of quality reports on finance and accounting
Result oriented and ability to suggest solutions to complex problems
Flexible attitude towards changing priorities and ability to multi-task.
Proven skills in team management with prior experience
Good written and verbal communication skills in English
Ability to work as part of a multidisciplinary team with various counterparts by maintaining positive working relationships.
Values to demonstrate
Respect for all
Openness to learn
Transparency and Accountability
The job holder is required to travel to project sites for financial
review in the field and supporting the implementing team in financial
Salary Package:NEG-FIRE offers a reasonably attractive salary with
excellent benefits. Besides monetary benefits, we provide ample learning
opportunities in a rapidly evolving organization which strives for
social transformation of tribal and dalit communities through quality
How to Apply ?
is an equal opportunity employer; qualified women applicants and
qualified applicants from the marginalised communities are especially
encouraged to apply. Interested candidates with relevant qualifications
and experience may email their applications and CV at email@example.com
Your Applications must include the following –
Cover letter justifying suitability for the position – role fitment based on work experience.
Current/last Salary drawn and expected Salary.
Applications without the above information will not be considered.
Kindly mention the job title “Finance Manager” in the subject line of the email. The last date for receiving application is 25th August, 2021.
Due to high volume of applications, only shortlisted candidates will receive a response from NEG-FIRE.
NEGFIRE reserves the right to change the content and description of this position at any time.
Our policies and procedures reflect our commitment to child rights and child protection.
position involves regular contact with children and NEG-FIRE does
rigorous recruitment and selection process, reference checks that
reflect its commitment to the protection of children from abuse. The
applicant is required to be aware and in compliance of the NEG-FIRE
Child Protection Policy (CPP) which is available on our website. By
submitting the application for this position the applicant by default
consents to be governed by this policy.