Job Description

Finance Officer

Location: Arlington, VA

Posting Date: 02/01/2018

Deadline Date: 02/20/2018


The Partnership for Supply Chain Management (PFSCM) brings together 13 private sector and non-government organizations that are among the most trusted names in supply chain management and international public health and development in the world. PFSCM has been recognized internationally for its work to save lives through stronger public health supply chains; in 2010 the partnership won two supply chain distinction awards from the European Supply Chain and Logistics Summit and was a finalist in the 2012 Supply Chain Innovation Award Competition sponsored by the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) and SupplyChainBrain.

The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria is a major financing institution in the fight against these diseases in 140 countries. The Global Fund selected PFSCM to be its primary Procurement Agent for Global Fund principal recipients, under its Pooled Procurement Mechanism aimed at ensuring a cost-effective and efficient procurement process that meets all the Global Fund standards for a Procurement Agent. This service provides support to countries to resolve procurement bottlenecks and supply chain management challenges and facilitate timely access to pharmaceuticals and other health products.
In addition, PFSCM implements other supply chain management projects with other client/donors.


The Finance Officer is responsible for providing direct financial and operational support to the Finance Manager and other team members in the Finance/Accounting Unit with a focus on financial reporting and analysis, project closeout support, ad-hoc issue resolution as well as process and system improvement.

The primary responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to the following:
  • Produce routine and ad-hoc financial reports, project status updates, cash forecasts, freight buffer projections and other data analysis for both internal and external clients.
  • Support project closeout process including project due diligence, issue resolution, final invoice distribution, and knowledge management.
  • Work closely with Accounting group and ensure all transactions, adjustments or other changes are reported correctly and in a timely manner.
  • Work closely with internal units based overseas to resolve financial issues and to answer external client requests.
  • Work closely with MIS group to define, establish and improve web-based financial reports and financial monitoring tools.
  • Review existing financial processes and develop innovative excel models to meet the dynamic needs of the project.
  • Prepare Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), work instructions, and related supporting documents based on Quality Systems Unit guidelines.
  • Support other assignments as required.


  • BA/BS degree or higher in Finance, Accounting or a relevant field. MBA and/or CPA preferred.
  • 3+ years proven finance/business experience working with donor-funded development contracts, international projects or commercial supply chain organizations.
  • Must possess strong financial and analytical skills including working comfortably with large data sets, experience with creating complex financial models and efficiently communicating results through the use of supporting tables, graphs, and presentation quality materials.
  • Experience with BI Tool, ERP implementation or financial management / accounting software preferred.
  • Experience working with teams and clients in international time-zones.
  • Change management experience preferred.
  • Demonstrated advanced skills in Excel. Intermediate skills in Word and PowerPoint.
  • Must be able to effectively and professionally communicate with management and staff both written and verbally as well as demonstrate sound judgment and reasoning skills.
  • Ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment with strong organization skills and ability to prioritize and successfully management multiple projects/deadlines simultaneously required.
  • Ability to focus on details and meet deadlines as required.
  • Strong problem solving skills.

Salary commensurate with experience.

Interested candidates should submit their resumes and cover letters online by 02/20/2018.

No phone calls please.
Principals only please.

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