Position: Finance Manager
Department: PMI Impact Malaria
Based in: Washington, DC
Travel: Up to 25% travel
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 be healthy and plan the families they desire by providing access to products and services that range from mosquito nets to HIV testing to contraceptives.
There are about 7,000 “PSI’ers” around the world. We’re an eclectic mix of people with a diverse range of backgrounds from the international health sector to the marketing industry to the behavior change field. PSI’s new global strategy focuses on improving consumer powered healthcare through shaping market systems, shifting policy and funding and strengthening global capacity.
Impact Malaria Program
The US Presidents Malaria Initiative (PMI) Impact Malaria project is PMI’s flagship global malaria service delivery project, helping to improve the quality and increase the delivery of malaria diagnosis and treatment services in up to 27 countries around the world. PMI Impact Malaria is a USAID contract hosted and led by PSI as the prime contractor.
PMI Impact Malaria works with national malaria control programs to help tackle these challenges by:
The PMI Impact Malaria (IM) team is a results focused, multi-disciplined and multi-cultured team, based out of Washington DC, working through PSI country offices as well as through our partners Jhpiego, MCDI and UCSF.
The US President’s Malaria Initiative (PMI) Impact Malaria project is PMI’s flagship global malaria service delivery project, helping to improve the quality and increase the delivery of malaria diagnosis and treatment services in up to 27 countries around the world. PMI Impact Malaria is a USAID contract hosted and led by PSI as the prime contractor.
The PMI Impact Malaria (IM) project under Population Services International (PSI) seeks a Finance Manager (FM) to lead and manage all financial aspects of its multi-country, multi-million dollar USAID contract. The FM will be responsible for the overall financial health of the project, manage budgets and processes, provide support and technical assistance to country offices, subcontractors and the core team, and lead financial reporting for the project. This role calls for expertise and strong interest in both financial and program management on donor funded projects; a high-level of accuracy and orientation to detail; and a systems-based approach. The FM will be a team player and work effectively with multiple stakeholders.
You will ensure that project spending is on track and that spending and activities are in-line with donor and contract requirements and budgets. You will be responsible for proactively overseeing, maintaining, and improving the project financial systems and processes to manage multiple budgets. You will lead and coordinate the preparation of financial reports for the donor and oversee subcontractor invoicing. In that role, you would ensure coordination between the IM teams and the rest of PSI, including Accounting, Accounts Payable, and in-country and regional support teams.
But you’re about more than just the numbers. You will also be responsible for understanding the stories behind the numbers and using that understanding to help improve the overall health of the project.
What are we looking for?
The candidate we hire will embody PSI’s corporate values:
Collaboration: You can work independently, but thrive within a team.
Trust: You trust that your manager and team will have your back and care deeply about gaining that same trust from your teammates
Pragmatism: You dive in and maintain momentum even when things are ambiguous and you don’t let perfect get in the way of good enough.
Honesty: You aren’t afraid to speak up and speak your mind.
Measurement: You set clear and challenging goals and hold yourself accountable to driving measurable results.
Commitment: You’re independent and a free thinker, but you’re ready to buy in to the direction of the team and commit to its success.
What would get us excited?
Systems thinking. You appreciate the value of both program and financial aspects of projects and are committed to helping teams bridge gaps between them;
Detail-oriented. You make sure things are done right and have an eye and aptitude for professional presentation.
Technical chops. You have previous exposure to auditing, training and/or financial oversight of programs implemented in foreign countries
Strong Interpersonal and Communication Skills. You’re able to translate complex processes into understandable and relevant tasks. You’re able to get results from people across diverse backgrounds and geographies.
A “Can-do” Attitude. You can prioritize in a fast-paced environment, managing and meeting competing deadlines while keeping cool under pressure.
Curiosity. You enjoy financial detective work, solving problems, tying up loose ends,
Passion. You’re as excited as we are about working in global health and working towards eliminating malaria.
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.