Associate – Finance
Chennai, India

Position Type: Full-Time

Start Date: ASAP

About Us

Celebrating twelve years of innovative and collaborative work, Athena Infonomics has established itself as a data-driven global consultancy that leverages social science research, data science, and technology to provide user-centric, context-specific solutions and advice to decision makers. Our multidisciplinary and multi-cultural team of 70+ professionals spread across Asia, Africa, DC and London exemplify extensive experience in designing and applying research methods to co-design and co-produce useful research that is inclusive and relevant.

Core Responsibilities

Finance & Accounts

  • Handling Cash & Bank Payments (including BRS)
  • Assisting in monthly/quarterly closure of books of accounts
  • Preparing various GL review and reconciliation including inter-company reconciliation
  • Accounting of day-to-day transactions – Expense/Revenue/JV/Fixed Asset
  • Raising of Invoices, Debtors & Creditor ageing and follow-up
  • Supporting MIS reporting (cashflow, project and entity profitability etc) and other adhoc
    reports required from time to time
  • Assisting in administering the travel policy, which includes: reconciliation of bills submitted by travel agency with the underlying supporting documentation; and the verify travel bills submitted by employees & ensure compliance with Travel Policy
  • Assisting in regulatory compliance of Income Tax Act, Companies Act, GST Act etc.: Filing GST Returns with respective departments; TDS Remittance (monthly) & Filing Quarterly TDS Returns; GST remittance (monthly); PF & PT payments & filing; and handling notices from various departments efficiently
  • Co-ordinating for completion of statutory & tax audits and filing Income Tax Return of the

Other Responsibilities

  • Data maintenance – Employee personnel files & other relevant correspondence: client and vendor management; liaison with bankers for opening bank accounts of employees and other banking needs from time to time; submission of various forms required to bank; insurance, assisting in medi-claim and personal accidents, taking care of claims and helping employees on medical insurance-related issues; ensuring new employee joining and exit formalities; and preparing statements, work orders and purchase orders etc.
  • Supporting in Systems / Process and Improvements to routine tasks
  • Implementing procedures and revisiting the same on timely basis
  • Preparing various contracts/agreements
  • Other assignments as and when required

Qualifications and Competencies

  • Desired Candidate Profile: M.Com or B.Com; MBA in Finance
  • 2 years of related work experience at either: a chartered accountancy firm; or a consulting or IT services company
  • Skills/Competencies: Excellent communication skills and the ability to work in a multi-disciplinary team setting in a fast paced environment (verbal and written); the ability to connect with people and collaborate with key stakeholders effectively; the ability to perform under pressure and meet deadlines; and attention to detail


Interested applicants can send their CVs, a statement of purpose along with the following
information to Please mention “Application for Associate –
Finance, 2023” in the subject line. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for further

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Athena’s Work Culture

At Athena, we function in an outcomes-based work environment with flexible hours and a
high level of autonomy. Professional development and thought leadership are key elements
of our business model: we support our team members’ professional growth through on-thejob training, and we encourage the cultivation of our colleagues’ personal brands through
participation in panels, events, publications, and other thought-leadership opportunities. We
embrace a transparent, open work environment with meaningful leadership pathways for
those with inventive ideas and initiatives.

Athena Infonomics is an Equal Opportunities Employer

Athena Infonomics is an equal opportunity employer with a commitment to diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.