Accountant I, Financial Operations

Based in Washington, DC

No Travel Required

Work From Almost Anywhere Status

Reports to Assistant Controller, Financial Operations

Who we are

Population Services International (PSI) is the world’s leading non-profit social marketing organization. We are a diverse group of over 4,500 entrepreneurial development professionals located in over 35 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!

PSI seeks an Accountant I, Financial Operations that will Play a key role in PSI’s financial success. Work across several functional areas of financial operations. Work on a team within our DC headquarters and liaise with finance teams in over 40 field offices worldwide to prepare and record accounting transactions.


Your contributions

-Prepare journal entries to record inventory movements, fixed asset acquisitions and disposals, lease payments under ASC 842, gains and losses on stock market investments, and rental income and expenses. 50% of Time
-Support the Senior Accountant in reconciling general ledger accounts and bank accounts. 20% of Time
-Support low complexity audit samples by providing documentation to auditors. 20% of Time
-Perform other duties and special projects as assigned. 10% 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 3 years of related experience. Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted.
-Solid knowledge of US GAAP.
-Proficient in MS Office Suite and advanced Excel skills (e.g., advanced skills with pivot tables, vlookups, sumifs and other fomulas). Familiarity with data query tools preferred.
-Demonstrated ability to work in a multi-cultural environment and with cross-functional teams.
-Excellent attention to detail and analytical skills.
-Familiarity with ERPs.

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 ā€“ 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 ā€“ 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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