Assistant Manager- Finance

Public Health Foundation Of India, Telangana, India

Skill Required:, Finance and Accounts
Preferred Experience: 
7 to 10 Year
Closing Date for Applications: 
5th May, 2019

Job Description

Brief on the Organization:

The Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI) is working towards building a healthier India. It is helping to address the limited institutional and systems capacity in India by strengthening education and training, advancing research and technology and facilitating policy and practice in the area of Public Health. PHFI is headquartered in New Delhi with national presence through its constituent units of regional Indian Institutes of Public Health (IIPHs) and Centers of Applied Research in core public health themes. The Foundation, established in 2006 as a public private initiative, is governed by an independent board comprising of senior government officials, eminent Indian and International academic and leaders, civil society representatives and corporate leaders.

IIPH Hyderabad:

The Indian Institutes of Public Health are envisioned as hubs of teaching, research, collaboration and advocacy in the evolving discourse of public health. On April 7, 2007, (World Health Day), the Public Health Foundation of India laid the foundation stone for its first institute in Hyderabad, in partnership with the Government of Andhra Pradesh. The occasion was graced by the Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh, Dr. Y S Rajasekhara Reddy, Union Minister for Health & Family Welfare Dr. Anbumani Ramadoss, and Deputy Chairman, Planning Commission Dr. Montek Singh Ahluwalia.

The Indian Institute of Public Health (IIPH) Hyderabad commenced its activities on July 1, 2008, with a mission to deliver public health education, pursue research and advocacy and support policy development. It lays strong emphasis on pursuing public health policy, practice, training and research, positioning its programmes according to the public health priorities of the state and the nation. The institute has brought together a highly qualified and diverse faculty of nationally and internationally trained and extremely motivated public health academics and practitioners. It aims to create an environment that supports excellence in instruction, research and practice.

IIPH Hyderabad and Bangalore campus goals involve training public health professionals through long- and short-term courses each year. The flagship courses of IIPH Hyderabad are the Post Graduate Diploma in Public Health Management and the Post Graduate Diploma in Biostatistics and Data Management. Short-term courses include training in research methods, statistics, disease surveillance, and change management. In addition, the institute collaborates with various academic, research, and administrative organizations to conduct workshops and conferences, and to undertake public health research and evaluation. IIPH Hyderabad and Bangalore campus also assists in the implementation of national programmes, such as the National Rural Health Mission (NRHM), as well as state and regional level public health initiatives.


  • Responsible for Institute’s (IIPHH) Accounting records and disbursals.
  • Interacting with Director, academic/Research Staff operations on Financial, contractual obligations and performance and also guide them in budget proposals.
  • Responsible for grant accounting, records and disbursals pertaining to the institute.
  • Monthly closure of accounts, financial reports for submission to management, granting agencies.
  • Assist Director, IIPH Hyderabad in preparation of annual budgets and its monthly review thereof with the actual numbers.
  • Work closely with the project/operations teams and guiding them on grant matters including expenditure and procurement procedures/documentation.
  • Liaise with Head finance and head office for financial matter pertaining to IIPH Hyderabad.
  • Responsible for statutory audit for IIPH H/Grants including verification and audits of Sub-grants and sub-awards.
  • Develop a management information system (MIS) Control procedures for IIPH Hyderabad.
  • Inventory management of IIPH/Grants.
  • Travel regularly to project sites for periodic monitoring.
  • Ensuring compliance of all tax laws like the Income Tax Act, Service Tax, GST Etc.
  • Any other task as assigned by the reporting authority.



  • Master’s Degree (M Com/MBA or Related degree in Finance) or CA Inter or any relevant qualification.
  • Professional qualification in Finance will be an advantage.
  • Proficiency in relevant computer application particularly Excel, Word, PowerPoint ;



  • Around 8 years of relevant work experience preferably in NGO/Development Sector.
  • Previous accounting experience in ERP Environment will be an added advantage.

Desirable: Candidates who are ready to join immediately and have Fluency in Telugu language will be given preference.


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