Associate, Finance & Administration

Associate, Finance & Administration

Organization: Rainforest Alliance

Apply By: 09 Jun 2023

Location: (Assam)

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About the Organization

The Rainforest Alliance is creating a more sustainable world by using social and market forces to protect nature and improve the lives of farmers and forest communities. To achieve our mission, we partner with diverse allies around the world to drive positive change across global supply chains and in many of our most critically important natural landscapes.

Our alliance spans 70 countries and includes farmers and forest communities, companies, governments, civil society, and millions of individuals. Together we work to protect forests   and biodiversity, take action on climate, and promote the rights and improve the livelihoods of rural people.

Job Description

The Associate, Finance & Administration (F&A) will support the Finance & Administration unit in handling the financial reporting requirements and day-to-day business administration for the GIZ-funded project of Rainforest Alliance in Assam – ‘Striving for Sustainability in Assam Tea Sector’. The Associate, F&A will work closely with partners and sub-contractors to ensure compliance with donor requirements. Additionally, the Associate, F&A will provide logistical support to the team and support other pilot projects in Assam India.  

Job Responsibilities

In close collaboration with the Senior Associate, F&A (South Asia), supervise and support smooth operations of the project in Assam.

  • The Rainforest Alliance’s Core Values are Impact, Change, Collaboration, Openness and Trust and as such they form the basis of the behaviours we demonstrate
  • Provide necessary financial information, as and when required for project management decisions
  • Undertake periodic partners’ financial system monitoring in compliance with the donor requirements
  • Support the reviewing of invoices, payments, vouchers, and receipts
  • Assist in the posting of transactions on the Financial Management System
  • Support the approval and payment process of invoices and expenses
  • Scan vouchers, contracts, and other relevant documents
  • Ensure documents (hard copy and digital) have been archived and are up to date
  • Provide organizational and logistical support for workshops, events, meetings and trips
  • Support the procurement processes
  • Assist in updating the project-based asset register and tagging project assets
  • Provide necessary financial information as and when required for project management as written in the project guideline
  • Performs any other duties that may be assigned from time to time

Education Qualification/Required Skills & Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting or Business Administration or their equivalent
  • At least three-year work experience (including traineeship/internship) in Finance and/or Administration
  • Excellent computer, communication, planning, and organisational skills
  • Ability to multitask and cope with changing priorities
  • Ability to work independently and in a team
  • Willingness to work to meet tight targets and results
  • Ability to work independently and in a team
  • Strong mathematics, analytical and technical skills; highly organized, meticulous and customer service oriented
  • Verbal and written fluency in English and Hindi
  • Ability to travel locally at least 25% of the time
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