Finance Assistant, India Country Program

Program for Appropriate Technology in Health (PATH), New Delhi, India

Skill RequiredFinance and Accounts
Preferred Experience: 
5 years
Closing Date for Applications: 
31st January, 2018

Job Description

PATH is currently recruiting for a Finance Assistant based in New Delhi, India who will perform the following tasks under the guidance of the Senior Finance officer and where necessary in collaboration with International Accounting Services (IAS) in PATH’s headquarters (HQ).

PATH is an international organization that drives transformative innovation to save lives and improve health, especially among women and children. We accelerate innovation across five platforms-vaccines, drugs, diagnostics, devices, and system and service innovations-that harness our entrepreneurial insight, scientific and public health expertise, and passion for health equity. By mobilizing partners around the world, we take innovation to scale, working alongside countries primarily in Africa and Asia to tackle their greatest health needs. Together, we deliver measurable results that disrupt the cycle of poor health.

PATH began its work in India in the late 1990s, bringing governments, communities, private-sector companies, and experienced public health practitioners together to address some of the country’s most crucial health problems. In early 2000, the scope of our India program expanded with a major immunization initiative for the state of Andhra Pradesh. Today, PATH’s India projects focus on TB, immunization, HIV/AIDS, injection safety, maternal health, and more.


  • Assist in all vendor payment process.
  • Coordinates with facilities and other departments for submitting vendor invoices within the due timeline
  • Assists in checking vouchers for relevant supporting and authorization before submitting for payment approval.
  • Assist in processing International Travel Expenses (TER) of PATH and non-PATH staff and keep track of Travel Advance.
  • Maintains payment tracker to know if there are any undue delay and provide payment advice to the vendor immediately after payment.
  • Assists in issuance of quarterly withholding tax certificate
  • Assists with managing overhead project consultant contracts in salesforce.
  • Assists in maintaining and updating fixed Asset Register and supports in reconciling books of account.
  • Supports other finance staff with analytics & report generation during month end reporting.
  • Assists in maintaining all financial records and ensures vouchers are filed on time.
  • Tracks physical files stored in onsite and offsite locations.
  • Regular update of all above transaction into Business World/Quick Book.
  • Scan and upload vouchers into Box regularly for International accounting teams review.
  • Support Sr.Finance officer during Month End closing of Accounts such as Bank Reconciliation, Advance tracking schedule (Vendor & Staff), accrual schedule, etc.
  • Assist Senior Finance officer in preparing various schedule of Financials during statutory Audit.
  • Any other Accounting and Finance related tasks as requested by Senior Finance Officer / Senior Finance Manager or Director of Finance & Operations.

Required Experience

Required skills and experience:

  • Masters/Bachelor’s degree with minimum of six years of experience in accounting processes either in a for-profit or a non-profit organization.
  • Excellent computer skills in Microsoft Excel and Word.
  • Well-organized and attention to details with good follow-through skills.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Proven interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively independently and in a team.

Must have legal authorization to work in India.

PATH is dedicated to building an inclusive workforce where diversity is valued.

PATH is an equal opportunity employer. Every qualified applicant will be considered for employment. PATH does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, genetic information, age, national origin, marital status, disability status, political ideology, military or protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.


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