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Senior Revenue & Reporting Accountant

Senior Revenue & Reporting Accountant

Job ID 
2017-2301
# of Openings 
1
Posted Date 
9/24/2017
Category 
Finance
Position Location: City 
Washington, DC
Region 
Washington, DC
Position Location: Country 
United States

More information about this job

Overview

Job title: Senior Revenue & Reporting Accountant

Department: Finance

Based in Washington, D.C

Reports to the Donor Revenue & Reporting Manager

 

Who we are

We’re Population Services International (PSI), the world’s leading non-profit social marketing organization. We work to make it easier for people in the developing world to lead healthier lives and plan the families they desire by marketing affordable products and services that range from mosquito nets to contraceptives to HIV testing.

There are over 9,000 “PSI’ers” around the world. It’s a diverse group of entrepreneurs and professionals with an unusually wide range of backgrounds - from the medical industry to the music business - all with unique skills we bring to the job.

Join us!

The Finance department supports the Global operations of PSI.  This includes operations in 60+ countries.  Donors including the United States Government, other foreign governments, international organizations, corporations, and private philanthropists come together to support PSI’s mission.  The financial and reporting requirements of each donor are accounted for within this department.

 

We are looking for a Senior Revenue and Reporting Accountant to help us navigate through the complexities of linking donor reporting requirements with financial reporting (US GAAP) requirements in one financial reporting system.  This includes everything from process review and improvement to large-scale analysis from the contract to financial reporting.

 

As a Senior Revenue and Reporting Accountant, there is a unique opportunity to interact with many segments of the Finance department including: payroll, audit, donor reporting, general ledger analysis, and accounts receivable.  Considering this, we are looking for an accountant who is always considering risk in a complex environment, from the details to the big picture.  If you love to be a part of continuous change and improvement, this is the role for you.  In this role, you will be learning something new every day.  It’s a dynamic and challenge filled environment that has a global impact. 

 

Sound like you? Read on.

Responsibilities

Your contribution

PSI seeks highly skilled applicants for the position of Senior Revenue and Reporting Accountant to provide support to PSI’s global mission. 

 

 

You will: 

 

  • Work in a cross-functional capacity to be able to back-up the functionality of payroll, donor revenue and reporting, and accounts receivable;
  • Recognize and implement process improvements across multiple Finance functions;
  • Be the owner of complex reconciliations, understanding risk and performing research/remediation as needed;
  • Utilize current technologies to increase capacity and efficiency among the Finance team;
  • Prepare and provide trainings to meet individual and organizational needs;
  • Consider risk impact with multiple facets including donor requirements, US GAAP, and the complexities of an international organization;
  • Provide assistance with internal and external audit requirements as required;
  • Complete special projects, which require advanced analysis, execution and roll-out, as assigned; and
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

What are we looking for?

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related field or equivalent experience, CPA highly desirable;
  • 5+ years of accounting experience in financial reporting, non-profit environment or public accounting, with a preference towards public accounting;
  • Extensive knowledge of US GAAP;
  • Demonstrates a willingness and ability to work independently and on a team in a cooperative, problem-solving capacity;
  • Can multitask and prioritize multiple tasks based on deadlines;
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written, and the ability to effectively interact with senior management and individuals with varying degrees of financial knowledge; and
  • Demonstrate advanced knowledge of accounting, MS Office, and Excel.

The successful candidate will have an interactive nature; ability to work in a fast-paced environment; strong analytical and problem solving capabilities; attention to detail; and excellent organizational abilities. 

 

Preference will be given to candidates with exposure to Lawson or other large-scale enterprise resource planning systems. 

  

STATUS

  • Exempt

PSI is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from qualified individuals regardless of actual or perceived race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, personal appearance, matriculation, political affiliation, family status or responsibilities, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, childbirth, related medical conditions or breastfeeding, genetic information, amnesty, veteran, special disabled veteran or uniform service member status or employment status.

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