Population Services International

Financial Analyst, Madagascar

Posted Date 2 months ago(1/2/2024 3:04 PM)
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Analyst, Financial
Based in Antananarivo, Madagascar
Less than 10% international travel

Reports to Senior Manager, Finance
*Position contingent on funding*


Who we are

PSI is a network of locally rooted, globally connected organizations working to achieve consumer-powered healthcare — people-centered health systems that ensure quality, affordable care wherever and whenever it is needed. Our origins in sexual and reproductive health have grown into a broader mission. Today, we work with the public and private sectors as well as local communities, prioritizing people’s voice and choice and developing solutions to meet their essential health needs. Over the past five decades, we have helped push boundaries, break taboos, set trends, and develop innovative solutions to complex global health challenges.

Join us!


PSI seeks an Analyst, Financial that will Monitor and analyze financial data to inform risk mitigation and provide timely, thoughtful financial insight to aid program management decisions, with a focus on a portfolio of programs –working to address HIV, Tuberculosis and Malaria in Madagascar. The position is contingent on available program funding.


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 Time
  • Review financial reports prior to submission to funders; in some cases provide detailed input for preparation of financial reports. 15% of 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 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 Time
  • Support in developing project budgets and realignment in collaboration with the program management team. 10% of Time
  • Maintain a dashboard to monitor the financial health of the program portfolio, including surplus/deficit, program income, and overhead. 10% of Time
  • Review and process Operating Advance Requests (monthly cash request) from field offices or provide inputs as needed. 5% of Time
  • Other duties as required. 5% of Time

Time percentages listed above are not exact. They are estimates and may change. This is also not an exhaustive list of all tasks that an incumbent is expected to perform but is instead a summary of the primary responsibilities and requirements of the job. The incumbent may be asked to perform duties not included above. PSI reserves the right to revise job profiles at any time based on changes to the required job responsibilities.


What are we looking for?

  • Bachelor's Degree (or international equivalent) in a related field
  • At least 5 years of related 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.
  • Proficiency in French and English at the professional working level, including reading, writing, and speaking is required
  • Familiarity with Global Fund and international donors rules and regulations.

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. Must be authorized to work in Madagascar. N.B. PSI will not consider work visa sponsorship for this position.

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. #LI-MS1 #LI-Onsite


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