Job title: Sr Financial Analyst (Non-Market Group)
Based in Washington, DC
Reports to: Deputy Director, Field Finance
Who we are
With over 45 years of experience, working in over 60 countries, Population Services International (PSI) is the world’s leading non-profit social marketing organization. PSI is reimagining healthcare, by putting the consumer at the center, and wherever possible – bringing care to the front door. We are working to fix market failures, shape future health markets and shift policy and funding to better support consumer empowered healthcare.
There are over 8,000 “PSI’ers” around the world. We are a diverse group of entrepreneurial development professionals with a wide range of backgrounds and experience. All with unique skills that we bring to the critically important work that we do.
PSI is looking for an accomplished Senior Financial Analyst to join the Field Finance team. The Field Finance team at PSI is a talented and passionate group of finance and accounting professionals, who support PSI’s country programs and global projects by providing accounting operations support, financial analysis expertise, and delivering timely and accurate financial reports. This Senior Financial Analyst will support our Chief Strategy Resource Officer portfolio to include Corporate Partnership and Philanthropy, Global Marketing, External Relations and Communications, Global Business Systems, among others. The ideal candidate will have experience tracking, monitoring and analyzing financials from various sources of funding streams, have a talent for engaging with diverse teams and solving problems creatively, and an interest in process improvement around resource budgeting and tracking.
- Lead financial analysis to identify trends, flag potential issues, and recommend actions to senior management.
- Collaborate with the program management team to perform the Monthly Project Financial Review (MPFR) and analyze project budgets, actual expenses, commitments, obligations, and burn rates. Lead the MPFR for designated projects or activities.
- Coordinate the creation of quarterly and annual forecasts, monitor the pipeline of bids and proposals, and perform a gap analysis.
- Maintain a dashboard to monitor the financial health of the department, including surplus/deficit, program income, and overhead; Develop new or iterate on existing financial analysis reports/dashboards to meet the evolving needs of the department or specifics of a project as they arise.
- Lead development of the department’s piece of the annual operating budget (corporate budget). Lead the quarterly reviews of annual operating budget progress for senior management (surplus/deficit meetings).
- Consolidate and prepare financial reports prior to submission to funders.
- Monitor expenses and resolve coding errors from a global perspective.
- Provide quality control for financial management of subawards including reviewing and processing subrecipient invoices and cash requests, with more in-depth monitoring, as required.
- Develop realignments and new budgets for project.
- Serve as point person for donor financial audits.
- Provide quality control for financial management of subawards including reviewing and processing subrecipient invoices and cash requests, with more in-depth monitoring when required.
- Build and maintain strong relationships with country teams and HQ departments.
- Provide cross-departmental and cross-project support (under guidance of Field Finance leadership) to ensure consistent and high-quality approach to financial analysis within the cone
- Contribute to the onboarding process and conduct training sessions for new Financial Analysts joining PSI as directed by Field Finance.
- Ensure and provide financial expertise, critical thinking, and customer service.
- Travel to field offices (up to 15%) to provide hands-on finance support, as needed.
- Perform other duties as assigned.
What are we looking for?
The candidate we hire will embody PSI’s corporate values:
Collaboration: You can work independently, but thrive within a team.
Trust: You trust that your manager and team will have your back and care deeply about gaining that same trust from your teammates
Pragmatism: You dive in and maintain momentum even when things are ambiguous and you don’t let perfect get in the way of good enough.
Honesty: You aren’t afraid to speak up and speak your mind.
Measurement: You set clear and challenging goals and hold yourself accountable to driving measurable results.
Commitment: You’re independent and a free thinker, but you’re ready to buy in to the direction of the team and commit to its success.
- Bachelor’s degree , Master’s degreed preferred
- At least 7 years of professional work experience
- Demonstrated analytical skills and financial expertise
- Expert Excel user, including pivot tables and advanced functions; familiarity with data query tools is helpful
- Excellent communication and presentation skills in English
- You have worked with multiple types of project funding
- You are familiar with PSI’s financial systems, including InforLawson
- You are a team player who smiles and encourages others through easy and tough tasks
- You are comfortable interacting with senior management
- You are familiar with multiple donor rules and regulations
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.
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