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Manager, Internal Donor & Audit

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

Audit Planning and Execution

  • Develop and implement an annual internal audit plan.
  • Conduct risk assessments to identify areas of high risk within the organization.
  • Execute internal audit engagements

Risk Management and Control

  • Evaluate the adequacy and effectiveness of internal controls
  • Identify areas of potential operational improvement
  • Provide recommendations to enhance the organization’s risk management processes


  • Ensure compliance with internal policies, donor requirements, and regulatory standards.
  • Monitor and report on the implementation of audit recommendations
  • Stay updated on changes in regulations and best practices in internal auditing and non-profit governance.  

Collaboration and Communication

  • Work closely with the Finance and Program teams to understand processes and identify risks.
  • Communicate audit findings and recommendations to senior management.

Continuous Improvement

  • Promote a culture of continuous improvement within the organization.
  • Identify opportunities to enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of audit processes.

Qualifications and Experience


Educational / Professional Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance/CA/Semi-qualified CA 
  • At least 3 years of experience in internal auditing, preferably within the non-profit sector.
  • 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.
  • Ability to work independently and manage multiple projects simultaneously.


  • 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 a similar position/role will be an added advantage

How to Apply

To apply please submit your application to with the subject line ‘Application for the position of ‘Manager, Internal Donor & Audit”, Delhi’ in the subject line, with the Current Resume—Last Date of Application: 30 June 2024.