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    Job Title

    Junior Assistant (Accounts)

    Job Family


    Number of Positions


    Reporting Relationship

    Accounts Officer

    Salary and Other Emoluments**

    • Pay Band- 1 (Rs. 5200- Rs. 20200) + Grade Pay- Rs. 2400/-
    • Gross salary amounts to approximately Rs. 30,400/- per month




    For a fixed term of three years including a probationary period of initial one year from the date of joining the Institute and this will not confer any right of permanence

    Age Limit

    Not more than 40 years



    Educational Qualifications

    • Minimum of a Commerce Graduation degree
    • Computer Knowledge of MS- Office, Tally 6.3, DVAT etc. is a must
    • Excellent grasp of English language

    Professional Experience

    • A minimum of a eight years administrative and account handling experience

    Overall Purpose and Role

    • Shall be associated with the accounts wing of the Institute and will support the accounts processes while reporting directly to the Accounts Officer
    • Candidate with requisite work and accounts experience in think tanks, government departments, research institutes or universities are encouraged to apply

    Job Description*

    The job profile inter-alia includes:

    • To manage day to day operations of the accounts department
    • To manage accounts payable (bill payments, salaries, petty cash etc.) and receivable through cash /cheque / voucher in a timely manner
    • To establish and maintain fiscal files and records to document transactions
    •  To maintain spread sheets for monitoring and analysing accounting data and prepare financial reports
    • Settlement of bills and receipts
    • Supporting the accounts department activities

    Desired Skill-Set

    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
    • Ability to attend to detail
    • Work under strict deadlines
    • Pro-active
    • Flair for team work

    Documents Required

    • Curriculum Vitae
    • One letter of reference from a Supervisor of the previous place of work

    Mode of Application

    • Hard copy of the application on a plain paper clearly mentioning the Name, Age, Present and Permanent Address, Educational Qualifications and Professional Experience with a latest Passport size photograph affixed therein, with the envelope having a clear title of “Application for the Position of Junior Assistant (Accounts)”, may be sent to:

    Assistant Director

    Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses (IDSA), 1, Development Enclave, Rao Tula Ram Marg, Delhi Cantt., New Delhi-110010

    Last Date of Application

    August 11, 2017

    General Information

    • Shortlisted candidates will be invited to attend a written test at Delhi and will be tested on the basis of their Book Keeping and Accountancy knowledge
    • Shortlisted outstation candidates will be paid AC- III tier rail fare on production of tickets by the shortest route
    • The selected candidates will be expected to join at the earliest
    • The Institute reserves the right to fill or not to fill any or all the positions advertised
    • The Institute reserves the right to restrict the number of candidates for the selection test to a reasonable limit on the basis of qualifications and experience higher than the minimum prescribed in the advertisement and other academic achievements
    • The selected candidate shall be subjected to other rules and regulations as applicable to IDSA Scholars and Staff

    *The job duties and responsibilities listed are intended to describe the general nature of the role. The duties and responsibilities and the balance between the elements in the role may change or vary over time depending on the specific needs of the Institute at a specific point in time or due to changing needs of the Institute. Candidates should note that there may not be an immediate requirement to carry out all the activities.

    ** It is in reference to the advertisement published in the Newspapers (Employment News and The Times of India (English) - Delhi Edition) on July 22, 2017, wherein Pay Band- 2 (Rs. 5200- Rs. 20200) has been published erroneously. The advertisement is for Pay Band- 1 (Rs. 5200- Rs. 20200) as given above.