Population Services International

Field Finance Support Advisor

3 weeks ago
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Title: Field Finance Support Advisor

Department: Finance

Based in Washington, DC

Up to 15% international travel

Reports to the Field Finance Support Senior Manager


Who we are

With over 45 years of experience, working in over 60 countries, Population Services International (PSI) is the world’s leading non-profit social marketing organization. PSI is reimagining healthcare, by putting the consumer at the center, and wherever possible – bringing care to the front door. We are working to fix market failures, shape future health markets and shift policy and funding to better support consumer empowered healthcare.


There are over 8,000 “PSI’ers” around the world. We are a diverse group of entrepreneurial development professionals with a wide range of backgrounds and experience. All with unique skills that we bring to the critically important work that we do.


Join us!

The Field Finance Support team is based at PSI’s headquarters in Washington, DC and works with the finance teams in 60+ country offices around the world to build capacity, implement processes and systems, and ensure timely and accurate financial reporting. We help recruit local finance teams by writing job descriptions, and interviewing and testing candidates.  We train on accounting policy and procedure, as well as QuickBooks Enterprise and Infor Lawson, and we help create change management plans to support full adoption.  We review and address issues on balance sheets and monthly financial packets.  We help prepare management responses to audit reports and action plans to remediate findings.  We travel to country offices often to provide on-site support.


We are looking for a Field Finance Support Advisor to help us strengthen our finance teams in our country offices.


Sound like you? Read on.


Your contribution

You will support about a dozen finance teams in PSI’s field offices.  You will:


Support Timely, Accurate Financial Reporting and Compliance

  • Perform monthly financial reviews including balance sheets, field grading, and other reports.
  • Provide feedback to Field Finance Support managers for follow up with country teams and Washington-based stakeholders.

Build Capacity of Field-Based Staff

  • Assist in the deployment of PSI’s new standard operating procedures (SOPs) for both QuickBooks Enterprise and Infor Lawson.
  • Teach local finance teams how to transact, reconcile and report in QuickBooks Enterprise and Infor Lawson.

Provide Great Customer Service

  • Respond to finance-related inquiries from field offices, including working with other Washington departments as needed in order to provide a complete answer.
  • Take a collaborative approach to providing support to our country finance teams.
  • Treat country offices as highly valued customers.
  • Take on other duties and projects as assigned.


What are we looking for?


The basics

  • You have at least 3 years of experience in accounting.
  • You have a Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance.
  • You are fluent in spoken and written English; you lead presentations and trainings in clear English and are comfortable with rapid-fire Q&A exchanges in English. In addition, fluent French is highly desirable.
  • You are familiar with funder regulations including USAID, Global Fund, and DfID.
  • You have a working knowledge of ERP systems, such as Infor Lawson and/or QuickBooks Enterprise.
  • You are able to travel internationally up to 15% of the time.

What would get us excited?

  • Client-oriented problem-solver. People come to you with questions because you give great customer service and you make them feel like the solution to their problem was their idea.
  • Multi-lingual world traveler. You love spending time in developing countries and you thrive on the challenges of working in that environment.  If you are fluent in French, Spanish or Portuguese, that’s even better.


  • Exempt

*Due to high volume of applications, only finalists will be contacted. Curious about your status? Please log into your iCIMS account to find out.


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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