Manager - Finance & Accounts
Indian Institute for Human Settlements
The Indian Institute for Human Settlements (IIHS) is a national education institution committed
to the equitable, sustainable and efficient transformation of Indian settlements.

IIHS aims to establish an independently funded and managed national university of eminence
for research and innovation focused on the challenges and opportunities of India’s urban
transition. The proposed IIHS University will be an institution of eminence that will host an
integrated programme of quality campus-based education and research, training and lifelong
learning for working professionals, distance and blended learning, as well as a whole array of
practice and advisory services. The university will have a strong interdisciplinary orientation
bringing together theory and praxis that is grounded in the South Asian context and also
engages with and draws from knowledge across the globe.

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Job Description
As a Manager – Finance & Accounts you would be required to supervise, control and review the
tasks performed by Accounts Executives. The Manager will work closely with the CFO/Senior
Manager Finance/Other Finance Managers.

Activities and Tasks
Responsibilities would include, but not be limited to, the following:

  • Managing the day to day functioning of the Accounts and Finance functions including
MIS, Audit and compliance with Company’s policies, Accounting policies and
Accounting standards;

  • Preparing MIS reports, Customer and Supplier’s Account Reconciliation & Collection

  • Preparing budgets for the financial year and monitoring budgets with respect to actual
expenses including analysis of variances;

  • Project Management: Monitoring and Controlling Project Budget and expenses;
  • Cash Flow Management;
  • Ensuring Total Quality Management (TQM) in finance function;
  • Monthly/Half Yearly/Annual closure of accounts;
  • Ensuring monthly payment & filing of statutory dues within respective due date;
  • Foreign Contribution Regulation Act (FCRA) Accounting & Compliance;
  • Managing and mentoring junior team members and new entrants on the team;
  • Other tasks as per the Institution needs.
Structure and Reporting
The Manager - Finance & Accounts will report to the Senior Manager - Finance at IIHS and will
be required to collaborate effectively with a diverse group of internal teams and external
individuals/organisations, and students.

Person Specification
A qualified CA (Chartered Accountant) with 1-2 years of post-qualification experience or a
qualified B.COM graduate with over 10 years of work experience in a Finance function role.
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Experience of working in an ERP environment will be an added advantage. The candidate will
also need good written and verbal communication skills, strong listening skills; the ability to
work individually, and as a team; excellent interpersonal skills and a demonstrated ability to
interact with all levels in the Institution.

This offer is on an exclusive basis, which implies that other professional assignments (whether
compensated or not) that bear a potential conflict of interest with IIHS cannot be undertaken.

The search will remain open until the position is filled.

This position is based in Bangalore and may entail travel to other locations in India.

Review and Assessment
The role and performance of the incumbent shall be subject to normal review and
assessment systems at IIHS.

Diversity Policy
IIHS is an equal opportunity employer that encourages women, people with disabilities and
those from economically and socially excluded communities with the requisite skills and
qualifications to apply for positions.

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