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Finance Officer , Catholic Relief Services / International non-profit
PATNA, Bihar
I am a Finance Professional with Post Graduation in Commerce and around 10 years of hands-on experience in International Development Organisations like Catholic Relief Services, BBC Media Action India Limited, Plan International (India Chapter) and Centre for Development Orientation and Training has afforded me the opportunity to become familiar with the process of accounting, reporting etc.
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Area of Expertise:
  • Administration, HR, Management, Accounting/Finance
Professional Experience:
Since Dec’17 with Catholic Relief Services,Patna as Finance Officer
Key Responsibilities:


- Ensures finance related compliance with government tax and other legal regulations
- Review and process all vendor/staff payments and reimbursements to be made for appropriateness, internal
authorization, company policies, and statutory rules.
- Computation of tax and ensure timely payment of taxes and return filing of various taxes.
- Drill down the data for ageing report from SUN System and follow-up with state staffs, vendors and
partner NGO’s for timely liquidation of advances.
- Conduct financial assessment for potential partners and preparation of internal control improvement plan in
coordination with partner NGO’s finance officer.
- Prepare budget for restricted fund, pool costs and Donor budgets based on allocated APP for each project.
- Preparation BMF (Budget modification) entry, commitment entry and liquidation entry in SUN System against
agreements with Partner NGO’s and the monthly financial reports shared by partners.
- Prepare monthly fund request for partners in accordance to quarterly cash flow received from partners for
transmission of fund from HQ.
- Update transactions in SUN System and prepare monthly bank reconciliation statements.
- Ensures timely generation of reliable and timely project financial statements (MIS) and provides analysis for
submission to respective budget holders.
- Review monthly budget comparison reports and alert staff and partners on spending patterns.
- Facilitate the financial/ compliance audit of the partner NGO’s and support partner in developing the Corrective
Action Plan, and conduct regular reviews based on the prepared plan.
- Prepare the financial reports for donor as per the decided requirements of the external donors.


- Supervise maintenance of all office equipment including records of annual maintenance contracts (AMC).
- Supervise, coordinate and execute wherever required all domestic/international travel Arrangements.
- Supervise updating of asset list at regular intervals, assign the number for each asset, and conduct physical
- Inventory control of all items – office stationeries, supplies, program and promotional items.
- Keep track on all warranty, guarantee and insurance details for all assets and equipment.
- Sourcing of vendors and agencies as per procurement requirements.
- Responsible for Goods/assets Procurement in line with the procurement policy of organization.
- Managing all Goods and Service Procurements as per Policies which includes Sending RFP’s, Collection of
proposals, Comparative Analysis, Conducting Purchase Committee’s, issuance of Contract.

Previous Experiences :
1. Apr’15 to Nov'17 with BBC Media Action India limited as Finance Officer.
2. Dec’13 to Mar 15 with Plan International as Accounts Officer
3. Apr’09 to Nov 13 with Centre for Development Orientation and Training as Finance Coordin
Masters in Commerce-2011
Available for:
  • Job opportunities

    Years of Experience:
    10-15 years
    Highest Qualification:
    English, Hindi
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