Organization: American India Foundation

Apply By: 15 Dec 2023

Location: Pauri(Uttarakhand)

Position – Accountant 

Department – Finance

Location: Kotdwara, Pauri Garhwal(240 km north of Delhi. Well connected with rail and road)


The American India Foundation Trust (AIF) is committed to improving the lives of India’s underprivileged, with a special focus on women, children, and youth. The Foundation does this through high-impact interventions in education, health, and livelihoods because poverty is multidimensional. Founded over two decades ago, in the aftermath of the devastating Gujarat earthquake, as a humanitarian initiative by Atal Bihari Vajpayee Ji and Bill Clinton, American India Foundation Trust (AIF) has impacted the lives of 16.51 million of India’s poor across 36 States and Union Territories of India.

Key Responsibilities:

  The job responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Processing and accounting for all payments including partner tranches, vendor invoices, staff claims and salaries in a timely manner following organization policies and procedures.
  • Ensuring deposition of all donor grants and other receipts in AIFT bank accounts and issue timely receipts/certificates for the same.
  • Responsible for maintaining up-to-date books and accounting records in ERP package as well as other software packages and on Excel files.
  • Communicating with banks, vendors, partners and third parties in connection with normal business transactions.
  • Prepare bank reconciliations on monthly basis.
  • Compile and analyze financial information to prepare financial statements.
  • Ensure management of filing systems and maintaining office records and registers.
  • Deduction and deposition of all statutory dues such as EPF,TDS as per applicable laws and ensuring timely deposition of the same.
  • Preparation and filing of TDS returns as well as preparation and issue of TDS certificates for Staff/ Vendors.
  • Maintain custody of office cash and ensure that fund requirements at different locations of specific programs are met.
  • Any other tasks assigned by line manager.


Qualifications and Experience:

  • Graduate / Post Graduate degree in Commerce with at least 3-5 years of non-profit accounting experience.
  • Proficiency in use of Tally accounting softwareas well as M.S Office is a must.
  • Good working knowledge of excels spreadsheets.
  • Knowledge about regulatory requirements in India and prior experience in ensuring tax as well as Provident fund compliances and filing of TDS as well as EPF returns.
  • Experience with non-profits would be a plus.

Skills and Competencies:

  • Consistently approaches work with positive energy and a constructive attitude. 
  • Possesses a variety of skill sets including time-management, multi-tasking, and inter-personal skills.
  • A team player who is supportive, flexible and ready to take on additional tasks.
  • Ability to cope with work pressure.
  • Sound numerical skills
  • Good communication skills – both written and verbal
  • Ability to work independently with large volumes of data with initiative and with problem solving ability
  • Responds positively to feedback and respects diverse point of views.


Reporting: The position will report to Finance Manager & Project Lead - Saheli

Other: Salary commensurate with experience.

Position Availability: Immediately

How to apply

To apply: Fill the form here https://forms.gle/bzDnTcMoCEpnfXWw8


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