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Account Officer

Migration & Asylum Project (MAP), Delhi, India
Job Summary

Job Description


Role: Account Officer
Location: Delhi [on-site]
Experience: 4-6 years 
Salary band: 6- 8.4 LPA
The Organisation

Migration and Asylum Project (MAP), is India’s first and only dedicated legal centre for the study of asylum and migration issues. Established in 2013, MAP adopts the law as a tool to promote safe migration and recognises it as a powerful instrument for empowerment, analysis, advocacy and policy development. As a result of its efforts, MAP has emerged today as one of the foremost advocates for forced migrants in the region and works to expand the legal protection space for this group. It continues to evolve as an organisation, expanding its activities and constantly innovating to address the growing needs of migrant communities in light of the local and international context through a range of programmes that focus on legal assistance, research, advocacy, empowerment and financial inclusion. For more information, visit: ;

The position Accounts Officer

At MAP, we strongly believe that an organisation is made by its people. As a young and growing organisation of 20+ staff, MAP is dedicated to building a team based on the ideals of inclusivity, accountability and mutual respect, one that is committed to the organisational ethos but with a strong focus on financial management and operations. This makes the position of the Accounts Officer a critical one.

MAP requires the Accounts Officer to create and maintain an accounting system that covers all elements of financial management, financial analysis and revises, internal control and finance reporting for administration and technical purposes.

To this end, we are looking for a dynamic professional who is passionate about a career in Accounts and is excited to contribute to the realisation of MAP’s bold vision of impacting the lives of millions of forced migrants in South Asia.

Key Roles and Responsibilities

  • Create and maintain an accounting system that covers all elements of financial management, financial analysis and revisions, internal control and finance reporting for the organisation;
  • Track project instalments and expenditures using all available analytic tools.
  • Manage all financial transactions between vendors and donor.

  • Keep all reimbursement records in order for accounting and tax evaluation purposes. Alert relevant staff of due payments and maintain appropriate communication and follow-up to facilitate efficient financial resource management.
  • Assist in all the financial audits and scrutinies pertaining to projects and the organisation as a whole.
  • Assist in developing financial reports as per donors’ requirement and submission of timely report to donors.
  • Maintaining appropriate files / records / documents towards meeting legal and statutory, donor requirements.
  • Prepare various books of accounts, financial statements like receipts & payments, variance reports, budgets, TDS, Bank reconciliation statement.
  • Create vouchers and payments in M.A.P for all internal and external stakeholders
  • Maintain all accounting document, organisational documents, calendar entries, bank statements, petty cash etc.
  • Carry out any other duties as may be assigned to applicant.

  • Applicant shall undertake any other activities as deemed necessary to achieve the objectives and goals of MAP.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Graduate/Post graduate degree in B.Com, BBA and relevant degree in Accounting and finance.
  • Inter CA and CMA preferred.

  • Minimum of 4-6 years of accounting experience preferably with an international or local NGO.
  • Familiarity with various donor related compliance and reporting would be desirable.
  • Proficient in Tally, Excel, Word and PowerPoint is essential. Knowledge of other financial reporting software is a plus.
  • Knowledge of TDS, FCRA and 12A / 80G related compliances is preferable.

  • Strong written and oral communications skills in English and Hindi is essential;
  • Strong sense of personal integrity, attention to detail and understanding of confidentiality and ethics is essential;
  • Open to Indian citizens only.

Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply

Why MAP?

  • Understand the inner workings of an organisation in its expansion phase and contribute directly to organisational building and development;
  • Be part of a team comprising of highly qualified and dynamic professionals who are deeply committed to social justice and bringing about transformative change in the development sector;
  • Develop intellectual leadership, innovate, work independently, and engage with diverse stakeholders;
  • Enhance understanding of the international development sector, particularly UN/INGO systems and procedures; and
  • Work in a structured and highly professional environment, with clearly defined roles, but allowing for creativity and a space for finding unique solutions.

Hiring Note: Applications will be reviewed on rolling basis. This job is first posted on July 9, 2024 on

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