Accounts & Finance

Associate, Accountant

About Pratham

Pratham was founded in 1995, to provide pre-school education to children in Mumbai slums. Over the last 27 years, Pratham has grown to be one of the largest non-profit organizations working to provide quality education to children and youth in over 20 states and union territories across the country, through a range of interventions.

Pratham is a widely recognized organization, having received notable awards such as the Yidan Prize, Lui Che Woo Prize, WISE Prize for Innovation, Skoll Award for Social Entrepreneurship, the Henry R Kravis Prize in Leadership, and the CNN-IBN Indian of the Year for Public Service. For more details, refer to

About Role

This position will hold responsibility for the overall accounting at state/project level. Detailed responsibilities will include, but not be limited to, the following broad areas:

Role & Responsibility:

  • Performs general accounting and other related duties in the accounting department.
  • Reconciles staff & vendor accounts and manages accounts payables.
  • Verifies payment of invoices associated with accounts payable and ensures payments are charged to the appropriate accounts.
  • Ensures compliance with various statutory dues like TDS.
  • Preparing MIS reports related to Accounts.
    Effective implementation of accounting policies and processes.
  • Coordination with central, state and field teams.
  • Any other work allocated by the reporting officer.
  • Monthly program – field visit.
  • Provide administrative support to the office

Qualifications and Experience

Educational / Professional Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in Commerce, Business, or related field.
  • Understanding of and ability to adhere to generally accepted accounting principles.
  • Highly proficient with accounting software.
  • Proficient with MS Office, including word, excel and PowerPoint.
  • Proficiency in spoken and written English or Hindi and regional language


  • Willingness to learn and adapt to changing environment
  • Good communicator with strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to build rapport with people and work well with diverse teams
  • Strong work ethic and attention to detail
  • Deadline oriented
  • Ability to organize, prioritize and work independently
  • Experience in similar position/role will be an added advantage

How to Apply

Please submit your resume and cover letter to with the subject line “Associate, Accountant." Last Date of application is 15 May 2024.