JUNIOR ASSOCIATE - ACCOUNTING & REPORTING

Finance & Accounting Mumbai, India


JUNIOR ASSOCIATE - ACCOUNTING & REPORTING
Who we are and what we do?
WRI India, an independent charity legally registered as the India Resources Trust, provides objective information and practical proposals to foster environmentally sound and socially equitable development. Our work focuses on building sustainable and liveable cities and working towards a low carbon economy. Through research, analysis, and recommendations, WRI India puts ideas into action to build transformative solutions to protect the earth, promote livelihoods, and enhance human well-being. The India Resources Trust has a license from WRI to use the trademark “WRI India”. 
WRI India has the capacity to convene key stakeholders, and forge strategic partnerships with governments, business, foundations, civil society organizations, institutes and NGOs, to scale-up solutions that can bring game-changing results for the sustainable management of natural resources in India.
We are inspired by and associated with World Resources Institute (WRI), a global research organization. Currently over 150 researchers are working with WRI India in our offices at Delhi, Mumbai and Bengaluru. 
 
Position Overview 
The successful candidate will be expected to provide significant support to the Operations team in streamlining current practices and identifying innovative solutions to the India office. The job would involve analyzing financial information and prepare financial reports to determine or maintain record of assets, liabilities, balance sheet, tax liability, or other financial activities within an organization.
Responsibilities:
·       Verify the staff expenses and reimbursement as and when required.  
·       Update accounts payable and performs reconciliations. 
·       Manage and review Consultant/ Vendors contracts. 
·       Check completed work by contractors and vendors. 
·       Ensuring compliance with payment, reporting, or other tax requirements. If required, represent the Trust before taxing authorities and provide support during litigation involving financial issues, provide internal and external auditing services for Program.
·       Timesheet and Expense system management
·       Assist in drafting forms and manuals for accounting, bookkeeping and support operations to explore solutions to Institutional and financial problems.
·       Any additional responsibilities set by Reporting Manager 
Qualifications and Requirements  
  • CA Inter or M. Com or MBA finance degree
  • At least 0-2 years full time work experience in financial management
  • Should have proficient knowledge about TDS Filings, PT Returns and Filings.
  • Strong conceptual understanding of accounting structure
  • Understanding of Taxes, cash flow management, bank reconciliation, and bookkeeping.
  • Bring high levels of intellect and experience coupled with the character and presence to make an immediate contribution to the institute.
  • Strategic thinker and has eye for details.
Experience in working in a NGO and knowledge of FCRA would be beneficial.

Salary and Benefits: INR 6,50,000
Duration: Term Hire (for 1 Year with possibility of extension)
No of Positions: 1
Location: Mumbai, India
Start date: At the earliest.  
To Apply: Qualified applicants should apply online at www.wri.org/careers. All applications must be submitted online through this career portal in order to be formally considered. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for interview purpose.
List of Documents to be attached: 
·       Cover Letter 
·       Resume 
Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for interview purpose. Finalized candidate will be required to take a writing/analytical test.
 
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) @WRI India
WRI India values and promotes diversity, equity and inclusion across all areas of our work and workforce. Integrating these values into our actions fosters a progressive and collaborative culture and can also enhance our impact.  It is our responsibility to create a welcoming working environment for people of diverse cultures, backgrounds and experience to learn together. We are responsible for fostering a safe and inclusive workplace where questions, concerns and information about diversity, equity and inclusion are part of our ongoing dialogue and development.
Learn more about WRI India’s commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI). Click Here

People-centric to the core:

We keep our people at the center of everything we do - from a welcoming work environment to benefits and a culture that encourages staff to stay healthy, happy, engaged, and growing.
Some of the non-monetary benefits that our staff get:

Health benefits: 
We cover health insurance for you and your loved ones for up to INR 8 lakhs
Term Insurance: Our term insurance policy covers life coverage of 50 lakhs per staff member
Employee Assistance program: Promoting mental well-being and supporting staff in achieving a satisfying work-life balance
Health & Nutrition: Personalized diet recommendation from a certified dietitian based on the physical health condition and lifestyle
Flexible work schedule:  Alternative work arrangements for all who are eligible by nature of their job
Learning culture: Workshops and trainings to empower staff, encourage new learning opportunities
Rest and Recharge weeks: We encourage staff to take time off to rest, rejuvenate, upskill, and pursue their interests.
Our leave policy: Avail personal time off at 36 per year, along with public holidays, maternity, paternity, and adoption leaves.
Click here to know more about our benefits Careers | WRI INDIA (wri-india.org)
Equal employment @WRI India
We believe in equal employment, it is our policy to recruit, and provide opportunities for advancement in all job classifications without regard to caste, religion, sex, age, marital status, sexual preference, parental status, or disability.