Global Finance Senior Associate is needed in Goa, Mumbai, New Delhi

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Global Finance Senior Associate, Goa, Mumbai, New Delhi
Job Title: Global Finance Senior Associate

Business/Department: Global Shared Services

Job Category: Finance

Location: Goa, IN

Mumbai, IN (multi-location)

New Delhi, IN

Closing Date: 27 April, 2024

Job Description

Maximize your potential. Tackle the world’s toughest problems.

Build expertise in areas that matter to you. Become a global development leader.


We are a global group working to build a more sustainable planet and inclusive societies where all people can thrive. As a diverse, purpose-driven community of professionals, it works in collaboration with local communities and global networks to create bold and equitable solutions and develop the next generation of impact leaders. Dalberg brings together strategy and management consulting, equity-centered community design, data, research, implementation, and communications to achieve its mission of solving the most pressing challenges of our time through systemic change. We are from everywhere, at home anywhere – an African and American company as much as an Asian, Latin American, Middle Eastern, and European one.

Dalberg is a place where a diverse mix of talented individuals are able to practice transparency and openness while maintaining independence of thought – whether it’s how you identify, where you come from, the languages you speak, the person you love, or the way you worship. Dalberg is a home where people feel safe, understood, nurtured, and encouraged to grow.

As a team of 730+ people from 55 countries, speaking over 90 languages collectively, with 40%+ female leadership team, Dalberg places diversity, equity and inclusion principles at the heart of our organization and the work we do alongside our clients, partners and communities.

Established in 2001 by experienced private sector consultants, Dalberg operates from 28 worldwide locations. For more information, please visit: Dalberg.


Dalberg Advisors is a strategic advisory firm combining the best of private sector strategy skills and rigorous analytical capabilities with deep knowledge and networks across emerging and frontier markets. We work collaboratively across the public, private and philanthropic sectors to fuel inclusive growth and help clients achieve their goals.


We are seeking an individual who can demonstrate the competencies below:

 Minimum of bachelor’s degree in accounting & finance, or a related field, good bookkeeping, and accounting skills.
 At least 7 years of work experience in accounting and Finance system admin.
 Good communication skills and team-player attitude with a proactive, responsive, and collaborative work style.
 Strong knowledge of one or more complex global ERP systems such as Maconomy, NetSuite etc.
 Strong analytical & Excel skills, and experience using MS Word and PowerPoint.
 Technical systems aptitude – rapid on-the-job learning ability to work with various financial systems.
 Ability to work under pressure and adhere to tight deadlines, with time management and prioritization skills.
 Proficient in English communication.
 Work independently with minimum supervision.
 Strong attention to detail and commitment to high-quality work product.
 Cross cultural competence to work in a global firm. Work experience in an international professional services firm preferred.


We are seeking a highly skilled and motivated Finance Senior Associate to join our team. The ideal candidate will be responsible for ensuring the stability, integrity, and efficient operation of our organization’s Finance System and support with the overall finance function and processes. The Finance Senior Associate will play a crucial role in implementing, managing, and maintaining our systems to meet the needs of our business operations.

Key responsibilities

Finance System Administration

 Maconomy ERP Support: Provide global-level support for the administration of Maconomy ERP.
 Serve as the primary point of contact for any system-related queries, both for internal and external communication.
 Ticket Management, Upgrades and Bug Resolution: Work on open tickets related to system bugs and updates in collaboration with the System Team.
 Conduct testing on system modules during upgrades to ensure seamless integration and functionality.
 Lead and contribute to the Phase II Rollout of the ERP system

 User Management: Handle onboarding, transfers, and offboarding processes for staff on Maconomy.
 Maintain user access and manage employee vendors within the system.
 Create and manage Companies, Tasks, Account ledgers, Tax codes, etc., as required
 Financial Administration: Open and close financial periods within Maconomy.
 Create and update week calendars and vacation calendars.
 Update standard billing rates and cost rates as necessary.
 Experiment with different reports and assist in making updates to address daily requirements.
 Training and Support: Provide training to staff on the usage of Maconomy ERP. Resolve queries and requests from global staff related to the ERP system.
 Support the Finance Manager as needed in various tasks and projects.


 Assist in creating and sharing a comprehensive report on Excel, Power BI, AI and other tools.
 Assist with automating processes by designing more structured templates


 Maintain books of accounts for Global Reserve Fund.
 Assist with project accounting, IO invoicing, reconciliations and payment calculations as needed.
 Assist with reconciliation of Global Shared Service expenses and maintaining the book of accounts.
 Support a range of administrative tasks and ad-hoc activities across finance functions working closely with fellow GSS and regional finance team members.

Global Finance Head

Examples of recent projects that Dalberg consultants have worked on include creating a macro-economic plan for the Government of Ethiopia to accelerate industrial growth, designing a major foundation’s strategy to control sleeping sickness in Democratic Republic of the Congo and neighboring countries, and launching a new impact investment fund for agriculture in Nigeria. In addition, Dalberg Consultants worked on creating the world’s largest public, freely available dataset on national digital ID in India and have previously traveled for work to a mine in a jungle in Indonesia, to refugee camps in remote parts of Kenya, and to the border of Nepal looking at trafficking transport chains.

Dalberg is a platform for change. Our staff is empowered to start new programs, institute best practices, and develop traditions that will define the Dalberg experience for years to come. Innovation and entrepreneurship are not only valued at Dalberg; they are essential to our firm’s success. In addition to providing training, management-level advising, and mentoring, we empower consultants to learn by doing, engaging them as core members of project teams from day one.


Our clients come to us with some of the most difficult global problems, seeking solutions where the obvious ones have failed. We are entrepreneurs and innovators, designers and creative problem solvers, thinkers, and doers who supply new ideas, drawing from a deep base of knowledge that cuts across sectors and geographies and is growing every day. We partner with and serve communities, governments, and companies throughout the world. Some of our recent clients include foundations such as the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, corporations such as Pepsi and Vodafone, multilateral institutions such as the World Bank and the Inter-American Development Bank, UN agencies such as UNICEF and the UNEP, and government agencies such as the Ethiopian Ministry of Innovation and Technology, USAID, and India’s NITI Aayog.


Our current opportunities are in Mumbai, New Delhi and Goa.

Please submit your application at our

Career Centre by 11:59PM IST on 26 April 2024.

Your application should include a resume, cover letter and a short essay.

During the same recruitment period, please only apply to one position at Dalberg. This position should be the role best suited to your current professional experience and to your first preference location. You will have the opportunity to rank your next 2 location preferences within your application, in case there are openings in other offices.

Candidate applications will be considered on a rolling basis. Candidates selected for interviews will be invited for a number of interviews to test analytical and conceptual thinking skills through consulting case questions, and to discuss interests and experience. A candidate’s specific title and level of entry will be assessed during the interview process.

Dalberg values its people and recognizes the importance of balancing professional and personal demands. Qualified and interested candidates irrespective of age, gender, race, religion, background, or ethnic affiliation are encouraged to apply for the vacancy.

We have also pledged to three commitments for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) across the firm:

 COMMITMENT 1: We commit to publishing internal Dalberg DEI reports annually, to hold ourselves accountable, report on progress and share lessons from our regional DEI plans.
 COMMITMENT 2: We commit to delivering regular training for all staff (including leadership) on how to engender inclusive workplaces and mitigate unconscious bias.
 COMMITMENT 3: We commit to addressing imbalances in how power and privilege are formally distributed and informally exercised across the firm.

Owing to the large number of applications we receive; unfortunately, only successful candidates will be contacted.

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