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Council on Energy, Environment and Water (CEEW), New Delhi
Accounts Executive

At CEEW, we are deliberate about what we stand for (and what we don’t stand for!) as an employer. So, if the below description strikes a chord, we would love to hear from you!

At CEEW, we build careers in public policy

  • We offer strong visionary leadership – with emphasis on research and impact at scale 
  • We actively promote leadership through initiative 
  • We celebrate talent and ambition
  • You will be surrounded by smart people who will challenge you and help you grow
  • You will learn faster than your peers in other organisations 
  • Curiosity and irreverence, as well as responsibility, come together at CEEW
  • You will get above-market remuneration
  • We provide a safe space for all
  • At CEEW, your life is your example for others​

Designation offered
Accounts Executive

New Delhi, India 

Reporting to
Senior Finance Officer


We seek to hire a suitable candidate for the position of Accounts Executive as part of the Accounts & Finance Team to systematically expand its work in Bookkeeping and Maintenance of all financial records. Experience in Bookkeeping, advanced Excel skills, Tally, and hands-on other ERP programs would be preferred. When necessary, the Accounts Executive should be prepared to take on additional responsibilities directly or indirectly related to the main scope of work. There will be endless opportunities to learn and contribute across various activities at CEEW. The incumbent will be responsible for duties as highlighted below:

Job Duties and Accountabilities

Accounting, Finance, and others

  • Keep accurate records of all daily transactions.
  • Process invoices and maintain records in the accounting system.
  • Maintain database and keep all records in soft and hard form.
  • Maintenance of physical and digital files through proper use of a file management system.
  • Print out all types of accounting vouchers from accounting software and their filings.
  • To support the Travel desk and maintain travel data in Excel sheet and Zoho Expense.
  • Posting invoices, staff reimbursements, etc. in the accounting system daily.
  • Managing functions like Invoice processing and reviewing quotations from vendors.
  • Review and implement financial policies.
  • Maintenance of Books of Accounts as per the Finance manual and policies.
  • Maintenance of Fixed assets register and physical verifications at different intervals.
  • Keeping a close watch on the Council's statutory compliance.
  • Close coordination with the HR and Admin team related to financial matters.
  • Well-versed in all TDS and TCS provisions, including return filing and deduction rates.
  • Prepare monthly, quarterly, and annual financial reports for donors.
  • Properly recording and maintaining Grant management files.
  • Ensure accounting records are verified and also participate in financial audits.
  • Assisted with budget preparation, utilization reports, and financial reporting.
  • All other supporting tasks 

Audits (Statutory and Internal)

  • Assisting the team in internal/statutory/tax audits.
  • Ensuring maintenance of proper records as per the audit requirements.
  • Assisting team in assessing results, analyzing variance and making suitable recommendations.

Selection Criteria

Education and Experience

  • Preferably a Bachelor's/Master’s degree in Commerce.
  • Candidates having relevant work experience in similar industries or set-ups will be preferred.

Main skills

  • Moderate accounting knowledge and ability to use professional packages like Tally and SAP.
  • Must be an adept user of MS Office suite (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint presentations). Must have basic Excel skills; Candidates with advanced Excel skills will be preferred.
  • Self-starters with analytical skills who can apply qualitative methodologies to collate and analyse information meaningfully.


  • Willingness to learn new skills.
  • Ability to adapt to new environments and deliver under tight deadlines professionally.
  • Striving for quality in work output.
  • Ability to effectively work in a team while driving the work independently with minimum assistance when time demands.
  • Ability to dig deeper into details while keeping a sense of the broader objectives and big picture.
  • Willingness to learn, grow, and develop a personal and professional front, at a rapid pace with a steep learning curve.
  • Ability to work in an interdisciplinary and multicultural environment.


CEEW offers competitive compensation commensurate with the experience and matches the best standards adopted by industry or other similar organizations for similar roles.

Application Process

CEEW is an equal opportunity employer and the selection process does not discriminate based on age, gender, caste, ethnicity, religion, or sexuality. Female candidates are encouraged to apply. 

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Interested applicants are advised to apply at the earliest possible. 

Only shortlisted candidates will be notified by us. We appreciate your interest. 

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