Population Services International

Senior Financial Analyst

Posted Date 1 month ago(12/14/2021 9:43 AM)
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Population Services International
Position Location: Country
United States


Senior Financial Analyst

Based in Washington DC

10-25% international travel

Reports to 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 Field Finance team at PSI seeks a Senior Analyst, Financial that will monitor and analyze financial data to inform risk mitigation and provide timely, thoughtful financial insight to aid program management decisions.


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 lead financial analysis to identify trends, flag potential issues, and recommend actions to senior management.
- Review financial reports prior to submission to funders; in some cases provide detailed input for preparation of financial reports.
- Provide quality control for financial management of subawards including reviewing and processing subrecipient invoices and cash requests, with more in-depth monitoring when required.
- Maintain a dashboard to monitor the financial health of the region, including surplus/deficit, program income, and overhead.
- Lead 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).
- Support in developing project budgets and realignment in collaboration with the program management team.
- Review and process Operating Advance Requests (monthly cash request) from field offices or provide inputs as needed.
- Other duties as required.


What are we looking for?

- Bachelor's Degree (or international equivalent) in a related field. 
- At least 7 years of related experience in donor-funded finance or accounting. 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. 
- Familiarity with USAID or other international donors' rules and regulations. 
- Demonstrated analytical skills and financial expertise. 
- Experience living or working outside the US 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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