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INDIA | Pro Bono Consultant @ Development Non-Profit | 4 Weeks

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Organisation : Accounting for International Development

Location : International

Time required : 35 hpw

Duration of project : 4 weeks

Sector : Community Development

Posted on : 1 Oct, 2019

About the role

Exciting opportunity for an adventurous accountant looking to gain international experience and volunteer for a social enterprise enabling development in Bangalore, India.

Accounting for International Development offers every type of accountant, from anywhere in the world, the opportunity to use their skills to support a broad range of non-profit organisations globally. Volunteer Accounting Assignments of between 2 weeks and 6 months form part of our ongoing strategy to build the financial management capacity of charities in over 50 countries. Click APPLY for more… 


Our partner is a social enterprise distributing life-improving products ranging from solar lights and fuel-efficient cookstoves to reusable water filters and rechargeable batteries. They equip local retail shops in peri-urban and rural locations with the stock and knowledge and resources to sell it so it can reach those who need it.

They need to implement a new system that would enable them to integrate their accounting, logistics and procurement. They have identified and tested the new software, and have started their data migration in September. You will be supporting with project management of the data migration; they are looking to migrate inventory, pending balances from shop owners, and sales history data. They recently appointed a Project Coordinator who would need to be mentored in order to work independently after your placement is completed. 

You will also support in implementing a better stock count process, and you will be developing and outlining processes to ensure that their new logistics software integrates with Quickbooks. This could involve outlining features for the developer to add, and creating processes for their team in Bangalore to follow.

This role requires a volunteer that is comfortable to work in a busy environment and more than 50% of the time remotely, as the team members are frequently travelling inside India. Please note that as this role centres around systems implementation, depending on your availability, the implementation will have progressed and therefore your exact objectives will need to be confirmed.

Affordable accommodation provided.


Feeling inspired?

Need a fresh challenge… to do something worthwhile?

Keen to volunteer & share your skills & experience?

If that’s a YES (x3), please click to ‘APPLY’and see other similar volunteering opportunities overseas.

We are confident you’ll encounter a variety of new and exciting challenges, share new experiences with inspiring people and learn skills that will give you confidence to face challenges in other areas of your life. You’ll be inspired and get back so much more than you give!

About the organisation

Organisation name : Accounting for International Development
Not for Profit : Yes

How to apply

Applications not allowed for this volunteering opportunity.

Please quote in application: INDIA | Pro Bono Consultant @ Development Non-Profit | 4 Weeks via Pro Bono Australia.


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