Manager - Finance

Manager - Finance

Organization: Population Foundation of India

Apply By: 16 Jun 2023

Location: New Delhi(Delhi)

Job Description: Manager-Finance

Responsible for: Associate Director Finance

No. of Direct Report: 1-2

Location: New Delhi

Job Function: Managerial

Purpose: To ensure good financial management of funded projects, efficient book keeping system, statutory compliance and qualitative financial statements

About PFI:

The Population Foundation of India (PFI) is a national non-government organization at the forefront of policy advocacy and research on population, health and development issues in the country.  PFI leads advocacy efforts and works as a think-tank dedicated to promoting and advocating effective formulation and implementation of gender sensitive population, health and development policies, strategies, and programs in the country. Policy advocacy, social and behavior change communication, community action and knowledge management are some of the key strategies that PFI works on to achieve the organization’s goals.

Over the years, PFI has played a catalytic role to address issues relating to gender equality, women empowerment and other social determinants. PFI is committed to serving the economically weak and marginalized sections of society in the high priority districts (HPDs) with poor socio-health-demographic indicators.


Financial Management of funded projects

  • Well versed with donor expense accounting and reporting.
  • Capable of pre-auditing of expense claims for appropriateness and matching them with available budgets.
  • Ability to review budgets and prepare reports.
  • Supporting program team in budget expense management.
  • Ensure proper maintenance of financial accounting records.
  • Regularly review books of accounts.
  • Review financial proposals for activities in projects and provide comments on contracts.
  • Effectively lead and support the accounts teams


  • Ensure compliance of PF, ESI, TDS, GST etc. deduction and remittance.
  • Coordinate with service providers for PF and ESI returns.
  • Verify and submit quarterly TDS returns.
  • Collate information related to GST from team, verify and submit regular GST returns.
  • Submit Income Tax returns, FCRA returns and other statutory.


  • Provide various information for Internal audit and Statutory audit and support Ass. Director Finance in timely completion of audits.
  • Support in preparation of financial statements.
  • Ensure completion of Annual GST audit.


  • Timely and accurate expense book keeping.
  • Excellent books of accounts.
  • Proper and timely internal financial reports.
  • Timely payment of statutory liabilities of PFI.
  • Correct and timely submission of PF, ESI, TDS and GST returns.
  • Timely submission of Income Tax Return, FCRA return and various other statutory filing


  • Managing Resources:  

Efficiently manages resources to maximize value for money for PFI

  • Professional approach:

Uses professional knowledge to ensure compliance of all statutory requirements.

  • Working together:

Successfully manages team and develops team-working skills

  • Communication:

Communicates effectively and efficiently with own team as well as program team members.

  • Delivering Results:

Effectively works on financial systems and deliver qualitative financials statements


  • Must be a Chartered Accountant with 5-7 years post qualification experience
  • Experience in working in development sector for at least 5 years.
  • Thorough knowledge of relevant laws like FCRA, Income Tax, GST, PF, ESI etc.
  • Expertise of working on Tally software
  • Knowledge of donor budgets and reporting.
  • Expert in Excel and other MS programs.
  • Excellent analytical skills.
  • Experience in preparation and audit of financial statements preferably Big4.
  • Excellent communication skills

How to apply

Please send your updated CV with a covering letter describing your suitability for the position to hrpfi@populationfoundation.in latest by   June  16, 2023. Please mention the position “Manager – Finance” in the subject line of your e-mail. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted




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