Under general direction of the CFO, the Controller supervises a staff of 30 professionals in Washington, DC and working with Finance and Accounting staff at 67 locations worldwide to ensure proper consolidation of each operating subsidiaries financial results and compliance with Global Accounting policies. The Controller is responsible for financial policies, reporting and global audit functions.
Provides key financial expertise and leadership in all aspects of the business
Supervise a team of accounting professionals with full personnel management responsibilities; includes directing and coordinating the work of the general accounting department, payroll, accounts payable, inventory, account receivable, collection and cash posting, general ledger, investments, debt, intercompany accounting and cash management
Responsible for leadership of the annual global audit and donor audits
Lead business owner for maximizing the use of the financial ERP system and the needs of the financial staff. Provides accounting support and guidance to local country offices that are converting to the ERP system in conjunction the ERP rollout and support teams
Develop, implement and maintain policy and procedural guidelines, which provide the prescribed standards for recording and reporting
Ensures that the internal control policies within the organization are adequate, identifies process improvements and implement changes
Produce annual and quarterly financial statements for internal and external audiences
Actively participate on various committees, provide support as necessary and prepare a variety of ad-hoc financial reports and analysis as requested
Oversees organizational tax issues and filing
Ensures timely Donor billing and collection of funds
BA or BS from an accredited College or University in Accounting or related field (Finance) that includes at least 24 semester hours in Accounting\
Certified Public Accountant (CPA) certification required
Twelve or more years of progressively responsible experience, in a senior-level finance or accounting position, with significant experience in contract/grant accounting and project accounting
Must have proven qualifications in staff supervision and proven experience in managing and improving processes
In-depth knowledge of finance, accounting principles, including Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
Must have demonstrated knowledge of complex automated financial and accounting reporting systems (Lawson, Oracle, SA P or similar ERP experience highly desirable)
Knowledge of federal and state financial regulations, including familiarity with OM B Circular A87, A1 22, A1 33 and other large donor regulations
Ability to develop and prepare financial reports, statements and projections
Excellent organizational skills and strong customer service focus
Strong verbal and written communications skills
Must have the ability to work well in a cross-functional team environment
Ability to travel globally (approximately 15% travel)
The successful candidate will have excellent writing, analytical, interpersonal, organizational, and cross-cultural skills; demonstrated ability to perform and prioritize a variety of tasks on short notice within designated deadlines; and an interest in future overseas posting with PSI.
APPLY ONLINE at http://www.psi.org . No calls or emails, please.
PSI is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from qualified individuals regardless of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation or disability.
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