Senior Analyst, Financial

Based in Washington, DC (eligible for remote work within the EST time zone)

10-25% international travel

Work From Almost Anywhere Status = eligible only within the EST time zone

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 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!

The Field Finance team at PSI seeks a Senior Financial Analyst that will monitor and analyze financial data to inform risk mitigation and provide timely, thoughtful financial insight to aid program management decisions. This position serves a unique, liaison role for bringing program and accounting teams together to tell the story behind the numbers.


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. 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

· Maintain a dashboard to monitor the financial health of the region, including surplus/deficit, program income, and overhead. 10% of the Time

· 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). 10% of the Time

· Support in developing project budgets and realignment in collaboration with the program management team. 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. 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 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.

· Fluent in English required. Proficiency in French, Spanish, Portuguese or regional languages desired.

· 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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