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Project Officer - Finance

Jamshedpur Jamshedpur East Singhbhum, East Singhbhum, India
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Jun 16, 2024

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Full Time
About The Organization

Swaniti Initiative is a non-partisan social enterprise that co-creates and delivers development solutions to governments and public representatives. It works with State Governments and Parliamentarians across the nation. Swaniti supports addressing the issues of climate change, sustainability, social protection, livelihood, and technical support to improve overall governance. We work through a three-pronged approach: provide research support on key policies and initiatives, on-ground implementation strategies for the delivery of public service, and technological intervention to improve the last mile of public service delivery.

About The Role

As a Project Officer - Finance, you will play a pivotal role in supporting financial management and oversight for initiatives undertaken by DMFT in collaboration with Swaniti Initiative. The position involves working closely with project teams, ensuring adherence to financial policies, and contributing to the overall success of developmental projects.

Roles And Responsibilities

  • Maintain day-to-day book of accounts.
  • Maintain all records, ledgers, and related documents of the Planning and Monitoring Unit (PMU).
  • Ensure timely submission of Accounts and Utilization Certificates (UCs) by the implementing agencies.
  • Process bills and vouchers for the release of funds to the implementing agencies.
  • Inspect accounts of implementing agencies periodically and ensure that the books of accounts are maintained properly.
  • Maintain appropriate records for all fixed assets of the Planning and Monitoring Unit (PMU).
  • Prepare and submit annual budget statements and financial reports.
  • Process salaries and reimbursement claims of staff of the Planning and Monitoring Unit (PMU).
  • Liaison with the bank on various issues and prepare bank reconciliation statements.
  • Comply with all statutory and legal requirements of the District Mineral Foundation (DMF) in a timely manner.
  • Comply with all auditory requirements of the District Mineral Foundation (DMF) in a timely manner.
  • Report to the Team Leader. Planning and Monitoring Unit (PMU).
  • Any other duties as may be assigned by the Team Leader or DMF(l) administration.

Requirements Qualifications And Experience Required

  • A Masters degree in commerce/Accounting from a recognized university/institute or an MBA (in Finance) or equivalent from a recognized Premier University/ Institute.
  • Should be proficient in Tally or equivalent accounting software packages.
  • Minimum 2 years experience in accounts-related work preferably in Government Organization.

Competencies And Skills Required

  • High integrity and ethical standards.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a multicultural environment and establish harmonious and effective working relationships.
  • Strong analytical skills, ability to think strategically, analyze diverse information, and manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Ability to communicate ideas clearly and confidently, articulate issues, and recommend solutions.
  • Competency in usage of lT tools including proficiency in MS Office suite.
  • Strong oral and writing skills in English.
  • The ability to communicate in Hindi is desirable.

BenefitsAt Swaniti, people remain the highest priority. The organization always prioritizes the well-being of the team members while providing new challenges to build professional caliber and most importantly create impact. All team members are provided with:

  • A well-defined mechanism to map performance, work on individual growth, and be a leader
  • 100% sponsorship of Health Insurance for each team member
  • Opportunity to work with Senior Officials at federal and state levels
  • Opportunity to operate at the intersection of policy, governance, and technology
  • Competitive remuneration
  • Freedom to experiment with ideas and thoughts
  • Opportunity to bring impact to the community in a holistic and sustainable manner
  • Supportive team members and experienced organizational leader

Skills: Tally, Ms Office Suite

Experience: 2.00-4.00 Years

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