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Job Description

In the area of Finance:

  •  Coordinate with the business team in the preparation of budgets and forecast reports.
  • Also, to set commercial fixed costs budgets for each department and implement a control and monitoring mechanism
  • Preparation of financial statements for senior management, stakeholders, and statutory reporting in compliance with the accounting & reporting developments in IFRS
  • Ensure adherence to Group accounting policies and Internal control requirements for accounting and reporting;
  •  Preparation of Balance Sheet on month-end for senior management and for regional reporting purposes and analyzing and reasoning the major difference
  •  Preparing and Analysing receivables aging at month-end and identifying the reasons for the long outstanding balances.
  • Assist in Audit to ensure adherence to Group timelines.

In the area of Taxation:

  • Being the focal contact person for the Group and local management for all tax-related queries and issues;
  • Communicating the amendments in indirect and direct tax laws and their impact
  • Timely preparation, computation, and filing of income tax and Federal and Provincial sales tax returns;
  • Meeting deadlines and other compliance requirements relating to tax matters;
  • Preparing and submitting relevant details, documents and information to the tax authorities in response to notices received;
  • Discussions with tax consultants and legal counsels on the new and disputed matters to reduce the tax exposure;
  •  To ensure keeping the relevant record in order to provide the same during tax assessments and audit proceedings;

Other Responsibilities:

  • To prepare asset, liability, and capital account entries by compiling and analyzing account information.
  • Documents financial transactions by entering account information.
  • To recommend financial actions by analyzing accounting options.
  • To summarize current financial status by collecting information; preparing balance sheet, profit and loss statement, and other reports.
  • To substantiate financial transactions by auditing documents.
  • To maintain accounting controls by preparing and recommending policies and procedures.
  • To guide accounting staff by coordinating activities and answering questions.
  • To reconcile financial discrepancies by collecting and analyzing account information.
  • To secure financial information by completing database backups.
  • To maintain financial security by following internal controls.
  • To prepare payments by verifying documentation, and requesting disbursements.
  • To answer accounting procedure questions by researching and interpreting accounting policy and regulations.
  • To comply with federal, state, and local financial legal requirements by studying existing and latest legislation, enforcing adherence to requirements, and advising management on needed actions.
  • To prepare special financial reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing account information and trends.

Corporate Financing:

  • Financial and Corporate proposals and analysis
  • Research on potential financial institutions and corporate banks
  • Explore potential opportunities for expansion of Roots International Schools & Colleges (RISC) by developing comprehensive business proposals, grants, and plans


  • Drafting Lease and/or rental agreements
  • Preparing MOUs with potential partners
  • Joint venture agreements with investors
  • Service agreements with contractors and vendors etc


  • Letter of Intents/Interest for Housing Societies: Refer to the Business development Directory
  • Letter of Interest for universities/educational institutions
  • Correspondences with CDA
  • Letter drafting for any other joint venture

Awards & Recognition of RISC and CEO:

  • Application preparations for FPCCI Award
  • Application preparation for RCCI Award
  • Corporate Social Responsibility Award with NFEH
  • Education conferences and forums (National and International)

Funding & Grants:

  • Research on funding opportunities
  • Developing research proposals and grant applications for all RFPs and EOIs
  • Submitting solicitations for small grants announced locally and/or internationally
  • Submitting applications for consultancy assignments advertised by INGOs and/or UN agencies in Pakistan.

Academic Collaborations:

  • National and International University Collaborations & Partnerships preparing applications, developing feasibility reports, drafting proposals and expression of interests
  • Signing MOUs with International Universities to introduce new programs
  • Approvals and Recognition from Higher Education Commission, HED, PIERA, PEC, and other relevant authorities
  • Writing Letter of Intents to International and local universities for mutual collaborations
  • Drafting & reviewing policies and procedures for RISC and MIUC


  • CA or Master in Accounting & Finance
  • Applicants must have eight years of post-qualification experience in the field of Finance and Accounts with; (a) Minimum of five years of finance and audit experience with the Recognized National or International Firms;
  • Auditing experience of any reputed educational institution

MBA-Finance/Accounting, ICMA (Finalist), Chartered Accountants, CA-Inter

Job Details

Total Positions:
1 Post
Job Shift:
First Shift (Day)
Job Type:
Job Location:
No Preference
Minimum Education:
Career Level:
Experienced Professional
Minimum Experience:
6 Years
Apply Before:
Dec 09, 2021
Posting Date:
Nov 08, 2021

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Roots International Schools

Education/Training · 1501-2000 employees - Islamabad

Background & History/strong Roots International Schools is part of Roots School System founded in 1988 by Mrs. Riffat Mushtaq Aizaz-e-Fazeelat which is distinct in its academic standards and all round development of the child. RIS, metropolitan schools are labeled and founded by her son Mr. Walid Mu ...Read More

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