Senior Director Finance

Last date of application
 08-Mar-21 23:59 HR

Senior Director Finance, Confidential
(Reputed Not-for-Profit Organization), New Delhi

1. POSITION VACANT: Senior Director Finance, Confidential (Reputed Not-for-Profit Organization), New Delhi

Our client is a respected not-for-profit organization, that works to improve the quality of life and preserve the rights of disadvantaged people.

This is an exciting opportunity for a competent and ambitious senior finance professional to independently direct and lead the finance and accounts and related functions of a respected, not-for-profit organization.

Reporting to the Country Head, the Senior Director Finance (SDF) shall be a part of the senior management team, with responsibility for providing strategic leadership to the organization with emphasis on developing financial strategy, as well as guiding, reviewing and monitoring the development and implementation of systems and processes for the function.

The SDF shall also be responsible for mentoring and providing operational leadership and technical guidance to finance and accounts staff, thereby developing a strong and competent team and a conducive work environment.

Key Job Responsibilities:
(1) Provide strategic leadership as a member of the senior management team;
(2) Develop annual financial plan and budgets and ensure timely monitoring and reporting;
(3) Develop a fully integrated strategy for finance and accounts in line with the current organizational strategy;
(4) Lead and facilitate all financial reviews and audits (both statutory and internal), including the preparation of annual report and accounts; (5) Manage investments and ensure prudent cash flow management;
(6) As Member of the Audit Committee, prepare and submit timely and accurate financial reports and monthly/quarterly results;
(7) Ensure adherence to financial policy and procedures, ensuring their continual review, streamlining and improvement;
(8) Ensure compliance with all applicable statutory requirements, including but not limited to Income Tax, FCRA, GST, etc.;
(9) Ensure timely reporting to stakeholders including donors;
(10) Lead and participate in the recruitment of key positions for the function.


Applicants must be qualified Chartered Accountants.

(1) Minimum 15 years’ of experience in strategically managing the finance and accounts function, of which five should be at the leadership level;
(2) Experience of reporting and coordinating with the Board and its Committees;
(3) Prior experience of working in the social sector will be an advantage.

Skills and Competencies
(1) Strong leadership skills with the ability to manage and motivate high performing teams;
(2) Excellent interpersonal, relationship and negotiation skills;
(3) Experience in and knowledge of ERP based accounting and financial systems;
(4) Demonstrated ability to take initiative and a problem-solving approach;
(5) Strong communication skills, both written and oral;
(6) Sound knowledge about financial aspects and legal requirements for NGOs, including FCRA and all Tax Laws that pertain to the sector;(7) Excellent staff management skills and the ability to lead and motivate a diverse team of finance professionals.

The gross compensation for the position is attractive and compares favorably with the remuneration paid by progressive non-profits in the sector. The offer made to the selected candidate shall be commensurate with qualifications, experience and salary history.

6. LOCATION: New Delhi

7. REFERENCE: SDF-Confidential


Strategic Alliance Management Services P Ltd.
1/1B, Choudhary Hetram House, Bharat Nagar 
New Friends Colony, New Delhi 110 025
Phone Nos.: 011- 2684 2162; 4165 3612

Eligible candidates interested in the position are requested to apply using the link, by or before March 8, 2021.