Call for senior accountant

The Organisation:

Centre for Law and Policy Research (“CLPR”) is a not-for-profit trust based in Bengaluru. We are a team of young researchers and lawyers who are engaged with research into law, development of policy, advancing public interest in the constitution and the Supreme Court and in strategic impact litigation. Please visit our website to learn more about us and the work we do.


The Role:

We are looking for an individual with strong organizational skills who can put in place efficient accounting policy and processes. Our requirement is for a professional who is experienced with managing budgets, reconciling expenses with income, and familiar with filing forms per government regulations (like tax returns, FCRA stmts, etc). The Project accountant will be the primary contact in the company for billing, tax, and other queries related to accounting procedures. The work we do requires detailed record keeping and the preparation of fiscal reports on a regular basis. We maintain records in both electronic and paper forms and teams meet regularly with the accountant to track expenses and plan purchases. Besides regularly reviewing standard financial documents like balance sheets and income statements we conduct regular audits, both internal audits and with our partners. The Project accountant will also need to supervise junior accounts staff and provide direction and support so tasks can be accomplished in a satisfactory manner.


Qualifications, skills, and experience:

Proven work experience as an accountant or auditor.
Thorough knowledge of accounting and finance principles and procedures
Familiar with tax rules and regulations and computing taxes (including GST and FCRA).
Experience guiding accounting staff by coordinating activities and answering questions.
Excellent accounting software user and proficient with managing online transactions
Strong attention to documentation and record keeping
Experience preparing for and conducting financial audits and financial reports
Advanced degree in Accounting desirable


If interested in the position please email your CV and cover letter to  with the role that you are applying for in the subject line of the email. For more information about the role or the organisation reach out to