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Finance Director, RMNCI+M



Accounting & Finance
Bujumbura, Burundi
Posted on Wednesday, June 5, 2024

Finance Director, RMNCI+M

Posted Date 1 day ago(6/4/2024 2:38 PM)
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Global Operations
Position Location: City
Population Services International
Position Location: Country

Director (Local), Finance
Based in Bujumbura, Burundi (Burundi Nationals Only)
Less than 10% international travel
Work From Almost Anywhere Status = Ineligible
Reports to: Chief of Party
Role Contingent on Approval of 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 Burundi combines market development and behavioral strategies to help Burundians make their own healthcare choices, particularly in the areas of sexual and reproductive health, malaria, and HIV. Working alongside the public and private sectors, the Burundi government and market players, PSI Burundi is paving the way for quality, affordable, consumer-centric care.
PSI is seeking an experienced Finance Director for a five-year USAID activity in reproductive, maternal, newborn and child health, immunization, and malaria (RMNCI+M) in Burundi, estimated at $45 million.

The objective of the activity is to support comprehensive maternal, neonatal and child health, immunization and malaria control services at health facility and community levels. It aims to strengthen the health system at national and district levels to improve the delivery of high-quality services across the continuum of care; promote healthy behaviors among youth, men, and women; and strengthen the health system to support integrated care delivery.

PSI seeks a Director (Local), Finance that will Provide strategic leadership and oversight, maintaining sound PSI accounting systems and compliance with global finance policies and procedures. Lead on Financial reporting, Technical support on budget development and management, Audits, Legal, and Sub-Award Management for developing and overseeing such departments as Finances, grants, and contracts.

Your contributions

  • Maintain sound financial policies/procedures, systems, and practices for effective management on procurement and disbursement. Account for all financial resources to keep in compliance with PSI Global accounting policies, funder requirements and local law where required. Coordinate with Programs to achieve objectives for donor reporting. 25% of Time
  • Lead the annual operating budgeting process. Lead and Prepare donor budget proposals in consultation with the operations teams' programs. Work closely with Sub-awardees in the budget preparations. Ensure understanding of donors' administrative and financial requirements when developing new budgets. Ensure that PSI costs are covered. 25% of Time
  • Work closely with Finance team to prepare submission of monthly financial packages to PSI/W and to ensure complete, accurate and timely recording and reporting of transactions; Coordinate with Programs and co-lead monthly review and analysis of financial reports and reconciliations with attention to how resources can be better allocated to achieve program objectives, Budgeting, Financial Analysis, Modifications and Activity realignments and Donor compliance; Validate monthly common cost analysis and update cost ratios to ensure compliance with PSI’s global policy. 20% of Time
  • Coordinate monthly reporting process from sub-awardees and joint programmatic and financial reports reviews, ensuring that costs are in line with the progress on delivery and implementation and that budget variances explanations are provided. 10% of Time
  • Support preparation and successful conclusion of internal and external auditing activities including annual donor audit reporting; Successful implementation of Audit recommendations; Engage any legal issues confronting the organization and minimize risk; Review and test controls to ensure Office systems are compliant with PSI Global Services Finance, Grants and Contracts policies, donor requirements, as well as Country laws. 10% of Time
  • Supervise and provide leadership to PSI Som’s Finance and Sub-awards teams. Finds the right fit for the organization by using effective hiring strategies. Conducts periodic analysis to check performance and suggest timely improvements. Provide training to existing and new staff, especially on financial policies. 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 Finance, Accounting or a related field or a professional qualification in accounting (eg, CPA/ ACCA or equivalent). Master’s degree preferred.
  • At least 10 years of relevant experience. Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted.
  • At least 3 years of supervisory experience.
  • Working knowledge of integrated, accrual-basis accounting systems such as QuickBooks Enterprise, Lawson, or another ERP. Advanced computer skills, with strong Office 365 skills preferred.
  • Experience in managing USAID funds of a similar size.
  • Expert Excel user and exceptional quantitative data analysis skills.
  • Familiarity with donor funding regulations (i.e. World Bank, USAID, Global Fund, FCDO/UK, GAVI ) and foreign country statutory requirements.
  • Chartered Accountant/CPA equivalent 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. Must be authorized to work in Burundi. 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-aw1 #li-dni


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