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Job Description

Director- Finance

HelpAge India

New Delhi

1. POSITION VACANT: Director- Finance, HelpAge India, New Delhi



HelpAge India is a secular, apolitical, non-profit and non-governmental organisation, registered under the Indian Societies' Registration Act of 1860. Set up in 1978, HelpAge India works for the cause and care of disadvantaged older persons, with a view to improving the quality of their lives.


HelpAge India is one of the founding members of HelpAge International, a high-profile confederation of non-profits from 97 member countries, representing the cause of the elderly at the United Nations.


HelpAge India works in the following areas:


(1) Elderly Rights: Elder Abuse in India, Reverse Mortgage, Senior Citizens Associations (SCAs), Ending Isolation, Health Insurance, Parents Maintenance Act, Union Budget Allocation and National Policy on Older Persons;
(2) Eldercare: Healthcare, Social Protection, Shelters, Specialized Care, Disaster and Mitigation;
(3) Supporters: Individual Volunteering, Corporates and Business Houses, Trusts and Foundations, Bilateral and Multilateral Agencies/ Funds, etc.


HelpAge India runs several programs addressing the needs of the disadvantaged elderly. These include Mobile Medical Units, Cataract Surgeries, Cancer care, Age Care Centres, Elder Helplines, Livelihood Programmes and the Tamaraikulam Elders Village.


For more information about HelpAge India, please visit https://www.helpageindia.org/




HelpAge wishes to fill the key, senior management vacancy for Director-Finance. Reporting to the Country Head-Finance, the Director-Finance shall have a key role in strategic financial planning and control, with direct responsibility and accountability for managing the entire financial and accounting functions, of the organization.


This is an exciting opportunity for a seasoned finance professional, with demonstrated experience of leading the finance and accounts function, to steer and help achieve HelpAge’s ambitious plans, goals and targets.


The Director-Finance shall be responsible for the following:


Key Roles and Responsibilities:

(1) Manage the entire financial system, accounting function and associated teams;

(2) Streamline the financial function and management of accounts;

(3) Manage and develop finance team members;

(4) Translate HelpAge India strategic directions, reflected in the financial plan, budget and objectives, by monitoring actuals vis-à-vis the budget and analyzing variances;

(5) Conduct financial reviews and coordinate the annual, external statutory audit and preparation of annual report and accounts.






Applicants must be professionally qualified accountants from a recognized institute of accountancy.



(1) Minimum 10-12 years of relevant experience, of which two years should be in a leadership role;

(2) Experience in ERP solutions like ORACLE shall be an advantage;

(3) Prior experience of working with NGOs and/or mid-sized organisations shall be preferred.


Skills and Competencies:

(1) Strong competencies are expected in Project Finance, Financial Accounting and Budget Management;

(2) Familiarity with FCRA Rules and Taxation under Society’s Act;

(3) Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and web-based applications;

(4) Sensitive to the cause of the organisation;

(5) Ability to manage timely delivery of activities;

(6) Demonstrated ability to take initiative and problem-solving.




Gross remuneration budgeted for the position ranges from Rs. 24-28 lacs per annum.


6. LOCATION: New Delhi






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

E-Mail: df-hi@sams.co.in




Eligible candidates interested in the vacancies are requested to urgently email their updated resumes, providing names and contact details of at least two referees, to df-hi@sams.co.in, by or before July 26, 2019, along with a cover letter highlighting their motivation to apply and suitability for the position.