• Finance Officer-Compliance

    Country
    India
    City
    New Delhi
    Type
    Full Time
    Program (Division)
    Country Programs - Country Teams
  • Overview

    The Clinton Health Access Initiative, Inc. (CHAI) is a global health organization committed to saving lives and reducing the burden of disease in low-and middle-income countries, while strengthening the capabilities of governments and the private sector in those countries to create and sustain high-quality health systems that can succeed without our assistance. For more information, please visit: http://www.clintonhealthaccess.org.

     

    In India, CHAI has worked on various initiatives with the National AIDS Control Organization (NACO) and has served over 350,000 people in the country, including children, mothers and caregivers since 2004. CHAI today support myriad programs, both at the State and Central levels, across nutrition, child health, immunization, pneumonia/diarrhea, tuberculosis and HIV etc.

     

    Position Overview

    We are looking for a Compliance Officer who will act as the primary custodian for all compliances for CHAI in India. The Compliance Officer would be responsible for ensuring adherence to all statutory compliances. In addition, the Compliance Officer would be required to interface with other teams to set up mechanisms to ensure compliance to donor and organizational policies. This position will report to Director – Finance & Administration.

    Responsibilities

    Accounting, Setting-up of Processes and Adhering to Various Compliance requirements

     

    • Set up new processes where needed and ensure adherence to Internal Policies/ Process/accounting standards
    • Ensure timely updating of books of accounts such that reports are prepared accurately and on timely basis (including accounting and financial statements, Trial Balance, Cash Flow Statement, Income Statement, & Balance Sheet)
    • Handle payroll related various compliances like PF, TDS, etc.
    • Oversee payment process and ensure there are sufficient controls
    • Hands on experience in compliance with FCRA (Foreign Contribution Regulation act)
    • Submit a monthly compliance report on all the statutory obligations.

     

    Audit & Taxation

    • Handle statutory audits
    • Liaise with the auditors, providing all the information and ensuring timely completion of all audits in a smooth and efficient manner

     

    FCRA

     

    • Handle FCRA Audit
    • Liaise with the auditors, providing all the information and ensuring timely completion of audit in a smooth and efficient manner
    • Ensure timely filing of FCRA return
    • Ensure timely renewal of FCRA registration
    • Ensure other compliances and applicable regulations related to FCRA

     

    Income Tax

     

    • Ensure timely deposit of TDS to Government
    • Ensure timely filing of TDS return & issuance of TDS certificates
    • Ensure timely filing of Income Tax Return
    • Ensure other compliances and applicable regulations related to Income Tax

     

    Registrar of Companies (RoC) and Board Meetings

     

    • Ensure timely filing of ROC return
    • Ensure timely preparation for the board meeting, such as preparing required board resolutions and other related documents
    • Ensure other compliances and applicable regulations related to RoC

     

    Liaison Office

     

    • Ensure timely filing of returns to Reserve Bank of India
    • Ensure timely filing of returns to AD bank
    • Ensure other compliances and applicable regulations related to Liaison office

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance or relevant field
    • Professional qualification such as CA or similar will be considered a plus
    • Minimum 7 years of proven working experience with NGO sector
    • Comprehensive knowledge of and experience in the design and implementation of robust internal controls that can be embedded within the processes
    • Good verbal and written communication skills
    • Excellent knowledge of MS Office, MS Excel and Proficient in Tally software
    • Sound understanding of business finance laws and statutory regulations pertaining to financial management
    • Hands on experience in compliance with Government regulations & regulatory reporting

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