Coordinator/Assistant Manager-Finance (Tax, Statutory Compliance & Audit)

Coordinator/Assistant Manager-Finance (Tax, Statutory Compliance & Audit)

Organization: Save the Children

Apply By: 07 Jul 2022

Location: Gurgaon(Haryana)


Job Title 

Coordinator/Assistant Manager - Finance (Tax, Statutory Compliance & Audit)





Reporting  to 

Assistant Manager - Finance (Audit, MIS &  Budgeting)


National Support Office, Gurgaon 



Email id to send application


Last date to apply

7th July 2022

Job Code

C/AM-F (It is mandatory to mention the job code in subject line. Applications without JOB CODE will not be considered.)


Save the Children is a global non-profit organization which was founded in the year 1919. It is India's leading independent child rights NGO - with offices in 12 states of India. Save the Children believes that every child deserves the best chance for a bright future and that's why we are committed towards ensuring that children survive, learn and thrive. We run programme in the remotest corners of India and urban areas in the areas of Health & Nutrition, Education, Child Protection and Humanitarian Response, in order to provide quality education and healthcare, protection from harm and abuse and life-saving aid during emergencies to children. Globally, Save the Children is present in more than 120 countries and works to improve the lives of the most vulnerable children.


The Operations function oversees the overall operations within the organisation including Finance, Awards Management, Technology and Procurement & Administration. The Finance & Accounts team and the Grant Management team are sub- functions under Finance which are responsible for maintenance of books of accounts Financial reporting both internal and external, financial system control, statutory and regulatory compliance, proper utilisation of funds and for the organization, timely reporting to the donors along with managing the grants received from donors.

Role Purpose:

Ensure Timely and accurate maintenance and closure of books of accounts, statutory compliances and annual audit.

Role & responsibilities:

 Statutory Audit ( including mid-year review):


a)     Responsible for preparation of Audit schedule (for assigned areas) and consolidating other audit schedule from various team / project offices and data requirement of the statutory auditors

b)    Responsible for all closing accounting entries such as actuarial valuation, Statutory audit fee, restricted fund entries etc.

c)     Responsible for preparation of draft Annual Financial Statements

d)    Responsible for preparing other audit related reports such as variance analysis, ration analysis etc

e)     Responsible for coordinating with Hub finance and project finance for Audit related queries.

  Annual Income Tax returns

a)     Responsible for preparing audit report - Form 1OB and receipt and payment account

b)    Responsible for preparing all data/ schedules/checklist, required by statutory auditors for finalizing tax audit report.

c)     Responsible for filing income tax return

Income Tax assessments and other tax compliances of NSO

a) Responsible for preparing all required papers for income tax assessment, get it reviewed by authorized personal

and submit the same to the tax consultant

MIS Reporting

a) Responsible for providing adequate support to the line manager in preparation of MIS reports.


a)     Regular review of books of accounts

Measures of Performance:

  • Nil non-compliance cases
  • Annual audit report with NIL observation
  • Ensuring proper accounting of closure entries

Approval Authority:

As per Scheme of Delegation


  Direct (solid-line) to (functional): MIS, Audit and Budgeting Lead

  Matrix (dotted-line) to (administrative): NA

  Direct reports (line management responsibility if any): NA

  Key relationships: (Internal & External stakeholders)

  Internal Stakeholders (collaborates with): All functions of the organization

  External Stakeholders : Internal auditors, Statutory auditors, Tax auditors

  Candidate Specification:







>3-5 years of relevant experience for CA/ ICWA or

>5-7years for MBA Finance/M.com/B.com

NGO experience desirable


CA/ICWA/MBA (Finance)/M.com

NGO experience desirable

Skills & Knowledge


  • Strong accounting and analytical skills,
  • Expert knowledge of MS office
  • Interpersonal, communication, MS office skills

Behavioral (Refer to Competency framework- select up to 5 key or relevant competencies for this role):

  • Problem Solving and Decision-making
  • Innovating and Adapting
  • Applying Technical & Professional Expertise
  • Networking
  • Communicating with Impact
  • Working Effectively with Others
  • Developing Self and Others
  • Delivering Results
  • Leading and inspiring Others



  • Commitment to and understanding of Save the Children's aims, values, and principles
  • Recruitment and selection procedures, which include rigorous background checks, reflect our commitment to the protection of children from abuse
  • Save the Children aims to be an equal opportunity employer. We welcome all applications irrespective of age, race, colour, gender, disability, sexual orientation, religion, belief or creed. Women candidates are encouraged to apply. We are also open to applications from people who want to work flexibly.

Child Safeguarding level required/ appropriate for the role:

Job level


Level 1



The role holder will not have contact with children and/or young people, or access to personal data about children or young people, as part of their work; therefore a police check will not be mandatory

unless the content or location of the role changes, in which case the Child Safeguarding level will be reviewed.

Level 2



Either the role holder will have access to personal data about children and/or young people as part of their work; or they will be working in a ‘regulated’ position (accountant, barrister, solicitor, legal executive); therefore, a police check will be required.

Level 3


The role holder will have contact with children and/or young people either frequently (e.g. once a week or more) or intensively (e.g. four days in one month or more or overnight) because they work in country programs; or are visiting country programs; or because they are responsible for implementing the police checking/vetting process staff.

How to apply

Interested candidates may share their resumes at recruitment@savethechildren.in



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