Population Services International

Finance Officer, Impact Malaria

Posted Date 3 weeks ago(11/4/2021 5:05 PM)
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Population Services International
Position Location: Country
United States


Officer, Financial

Based in USA

Less than 10% international travel

Work From Almost Anywhere Status = Not eligible

Reports to Sr. Finance Manager



Who we are

Population Services International (PSI) is the world’s leading non-profit social marketing organization.  We are a diverse group of over 5,000 entrepreneurial development professionals located in over 40 countries committed to making it easier for all people to lead healthier lives and plan the families they desire. PSI is using its global presence and 50+ years of experience to help reimagine healthcare. We are working to shape market systems, shift policy and funding, and strengthen global capacity to better support consumer empowered healthcare. 


Join us!

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 Officer (FO), contingent on funding, to support the financial management of our multi-country, multi-million-dollar USAID contract. The FO should have experience managing finances on donor funded projects, producing accurate budgets and financial reports, be a team player, and have a systems-oriented approach.


Your contributions

-Collaborate with project and program managers, as part of the program management team, to perform the Monthly Project Financial Review (MPFR) process and analyze project budgets, actual expenses, commitments, obligations, and burn rates and leads financial analysis to identify trends, flag potential issues, and recommend actions to senior management. 30% of the Time 
-Review financial reports prior to submission to funders; in some cases provide detailed input for preparation of financial reports. 15% of the Time 
-Provide quality control for financial management of subawards, including reviewing and processing subrecipient invoices and cash requests, with more in-depth monitoring when required. 15% of the Time 
-Support development of the department’s piece of the annual operating budget (corporate budget), including re-forecasting, and the quarterly reviews of annual operating budget progress for senior management (surplus/deficit meetings). 10% of the Time 
-Support in developing project budgets and realignment in collaboration with the program management team. 10% of the Time 
-Maintain a dashboard to monitor the financial health of the region, including surplus/deficit, program income, and overhead. 10% of the Time 
-Review and process Operating Advance Requests (monthly cash request) from field offices or provide inputs as needed. 5% of the Time 
-Other duties as required. 5% of the Time

Time percentages listed above are not exact. They are estimates and may change.


What are we looking for?

-Bachelor's Degree (or international equivalent) in a related field
-At least 5 years of related work experience in Finance, Accounting, or similar analytical field. Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted. 
-Expert Excel user, including pivot tables and advanced functions; familiarity with data query tools is helpful. 
-Fluent in English required. Fluent in French, Spanish, Portuguese or regional languages desired. 
-Familiarity with USAID and international donors rules and regulations. 
-Experience living or working outside the U.S. preferred.


The candidate we hire will embody PSI’s corporate values:

Measurement: You use hard evidence to make decisions and guide your work. You set clear goalposts in advance and explain clearly if you need to move them.
Pragmatism: You’ll strive to deliver the best possible result with the resources available. You won’t be paralyzed by a need to make things perfect.
Honesty: You own your mistakes and are open about your shortcomings – it’s the only way you’ll learn and improve.
Collaboration: You’ll quickly establish a mental map of whom you can rely on for what, on your team, at headquarters, and in our country offices – if you try to do it all yourself, you won’t succeed.
Trust: You accept limits to your sphere of control and give colleagues the benefit of the doubt.
Commitment:  You are in it for the long-haul and want to grow with the organization, just like PSI serves its consumers and partners with host-country governments through thick and thin.


References will be required. The successful candidate will be required to pass a background check. For domestic positions: Must be authorized to work in the United States. N.B. PSI will not consider work visa sponsorship for this position.


PSI has implemented a COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate to provide a hazard free employment and work environment in our commitment to our employees. Candidates offered a position will be required to provide proof of vaccination prior to their start date and their employment will be contingent on this. Candidates needing a medical or religious accommodation should let their recruiter know.

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.

ACCESSIBILITY NOTICE: If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process due to a physical or mental disability, please send an email to: newhiresupport@psi.org or call (202)785-0072.


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