Finance and Administration Officer
CDC Development Solutions - Washington, DC

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CDC DEVELOPMENT SOLUTIONS (CDS), a Washington, DC based non-profit organization, is seeking an experienced accountant to fill a Finance and Administration Officer position for an integrated community and agricultural development project in the Rajsamand District of Rajasthan, India. This multi-year project, funded by the John Deere Foundation, aims to improve the livelihoods of those residing in the target area by addressing various challenges relating to the project's three main focus areas: (1) agriculture and income security, (2) education, and (3) infrastructure.

Location

Rajsamand, Rajasthan, India

Responsibilities and Tasks

Day-to-day fund management and creation/maintenance of bank accounts

Procurement, upkeep and tracking of project assets

Proper and complete financial record-keeping (receipts, contracts, backups) using QuickBooks system

Review and coding of all payment documents and invoices received

Project employee payroll processing, to include payment and labor tracking. Payroll will be submitted to Project Director for final approval

Management and distribution of Petty Cash

Generation of monthly financial program reports and cash requests

Assistance with quarterly and year-end financial reports as needed

Correspondence with CDS Headquarters Office regarding any funding/financial requests and/or discrepancies

Liaising with partner organizations on financial issues as necessary

Ensuring all project payments and operations adhere to Indian fiscal and labor laws

Other duties or tasks as required

Knowledge and Skill Requirements

Secondary school diploma required; University degree preferred

2+ years of University or Vocational education in accounting, finance, or business preferred

Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications and QuickBooks required

Strong knowledge of general bookkeeping and accounting rules and systems

Basic understanding of programmatic budget preparation

2-3 years of experience as an accountant, financial assistant, or office manager

Knowledge of telephone systems, copier/fax machines, and other office equipment required

Ability to manage and prioritize several tasks simultaneously and effectively

Indian national required

Proficiency in Hindi and English required

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and CV/resume to mdelorme(at)cdc.org, with the subject line, " Finance and Administration Officer- Rajsamand " by December 10 th . Incomplete and late applications will not be considered. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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