Position Title: Finance Associate Assistant
Reports To: International Finance Manager (IFM)
Chalice is an International aid charity
focused on child, family, and community development. We work
closely with local communities to provide care for the many
children and families caught in the dehumanizing grip of poverty.
It has been restoring hope and dignity to people in developing
countries through our sponsorship program. Children and elders are
selected for sponsorship based on need and family circumstances,
regardless of race, age, ability, gender, or religion.
Liaison's office (LO) is the regional office for Asia located in
Chennai hiring a position of Finance Associate Assistant (FAA)
based at Chennai.
Associate Assistant (FAA) supports the International Finance
Manager (IFM) and Finance Associate (FA) in fulfilling Chalice’s
duty to control the utilization of Chalice’s funds in compliance
with the direction and control mandate for Canadian charities, by
reviewing the financial statements of Chalice’s sponsor sites
(sites) and the supporting documentation to these financial
statements. The FA also supports the IFM in improving the
financial management of the Chalice India Liaison Office (LO) and
sites relating but not limited to budgeting, reporting and best
practices. This support includes mentoring and training relevant
LO and site staff at the direction of the IFM.
data integrity of annual financial budgets proposed by the sites,
advises the IFM of any issues observed and, when directed by the
IFM, communicates, and collaborates with Chalice Canada head
office and the sites to resolve the issues.
-Supports the IFM
in the development of the International Finance Office’s (IFO)
annual plans and projects by providing technical advice or time to
work on ad-hoc requests in aid of planning.
-Implements all activities and projects of the IFO set
forth in the Strategic Plan and in the Annual Operating Plan, as
delegated by the IFM.
-Provides support to the IFM by
communicating on, promoting, clarifying, and implementing internal
control and financial management best practices in the LO and
-Provides analytics support to the IFM regarding the
financial position or performance of the LO and
-Participates, with the direction of the IFM, in
advising, mentoring, and training relevant staff at the LO and
sites to comply with best practices and improve financial
-Checks the financial statements, namely the
income, balance sheet, retained earnings and cash flow statements
of the overseas sites for completeness and accuracy, verifies them
against supporting documentation, and informs or consults the IFM
as necessary regarding any observations noted or issues
-Checks the complete and accurate reporting by
the site of all individual projects for which restricted or
separate funds were provided by Chalice such as but not limited to
CPs, HDPs, CNs, DFs, Chalice Children Nutrition, the gift
catalogue, Christmas, special money and designated
-Supports the FA in recording financial transactions
at the LO, in full compliance with Indian statutory reporting
requirements, International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS),
and Chalice guidelines, as applicable.
storage and safekeeping of LO financial reports and documents,
ensuring compliance with Indian and Canadian document retention
regular or ad-hoc meetings called by the IFM or FA.
the IFM and FA immediately of any suspected fraud or major
non-compliance at the sites that may be observed or identified
during quarterly financial reviews.
University bachelor’s degree or college certification on
business administration or commerce. Concentration in accounting
o Professional accounting designation is an
o Good interpersonal skills.
o Excellent oral
and written communication skills.
o Expertise in Excel, Word,
Powerpoint and other basic office software.
knowledge in accounting software such as Tally, Sage and
o Team player.
Standard working time is 40 hours per week.
o Availability to
work beyond standard hours as necessary to discharge duties and
o Send in
your application by e-mail with the position name in the subject
line. Please include cover note of not more than 200 words
explaining why you are interested in working for this position at
Chalice along with your updated resume to email@example.com
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