Financial Analyst, Madagascar

Population Services International

About the organization

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.


• 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


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.

Measurement: You use hard evidence to make decisions and guide your work.
Pragmatism: You’ll strive to deliver the best possible result with the resources available.
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.

Application instructions

Before responding to this announcement, please review the RPCV Career Link Terms of Use [PDF]. The Peace Corps is not able to confirm the legitimacy of every position posted to the jobs board and we ask everyone to use caution when contacting and/or sharing information with any organization while seeking employment. If you believe an announcement has violated the Peace Corps Terms of Use, please contact [email protected].

Equal Opportunity Employment

The posting employer has certified that this announcement complies with Peace Corps’ Equal Opportunity Employment policy:

The Peace Corps is committed to providing equal opportunity to all employees, Volunteers, and applicants for employment and volunteer service. Peace Corps policy prohibits discrimination and harassment because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age (40 or over), disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, parental status, political affiliation, union membership, genetic information, or history of participation in the Equal Employment Opportunity process, grievance procedure, or any authorized complaint procedure.

Does this sound like the position for you?

Apply to job