Senior Finance Analyst

NGO Jobs / UN Jobs Vacancy

Country: Netherlands
Organization: John Snow
Closing date: 11 Apr 2021


PFSCM strengthens, develops, and manages secure, reliable, cost-effective, and sustainable global supply chains to improve the health and well-being of people in low- and middle-income countries through increased access to quality and affordable health products. We help governments, non-profit organizations, and humanitarian agencies to achieve their public health goals through cost-saving procurement, efficient logistics, pharma-grade storage, last-mile delivery solutions, and real-time data tracking. PFSCM demonstrates its commitment to customer satisfaction and service excellence by upholding an ISO 9001:2015 certified Quality Management System that underpins all our processes, systems, and services.
PFSCM is a subsidiary of one of the leading international health consultancy organizations in the US — JSI Research & Training Institute, Inc. (JSI). In addition to our project management headquarters in Washington D.C., in the U.S., and our operational facility in Woerden, in the Netherlands, we have access to 50 other JSI offices around the world.
Within PFSCM’s global structure, approximately 90 seconded staff members from more than 35 countries contribute to the impact achieved through PFSCM’s services. PFSCM’s diversity of thought and culture allows us to engage fully with our clients and each other. We believe we can achieve our mission by upholding our purpose- and results-driven cultural style. We do this by creating an environment where staff can demonstrate our cultural values of collaboration, learning, proactivity, problem solving, and outcome orientation on a daily basis.


The Senior Finance Analyst is responsible for providing direct financial and operational support to the FP&A Manager and other team members in the Finance & Accounting Unit with a focus on financial reporting and analysis, budget preparation and monitoring, as well as process and system improvements.

  • Assist in the development of short and long-term operational planning by providing the financial information and analysis required to ensure successful development and implementation of the financial and operational business strategy.
  • Monitor and report cash receipts and expenditures by grants, prepare account statement preparation and any other financial information to clients as required.
  • Coordinate PFSCM and other program budget and forecasting development, closely monitor spending against budget.
  • Ensure all financial transactions are accurately recorded and reported, working closely with Accounting & Process & Systems teams.
  • Perform on-going analysis of budgetary status and impact of supplemental needs and requests, prepare periodic and ad-hoc analyses of Budget/Forecast versus Actual for revenue and expenses.
  • Produce financial reports, cash forecast, and conduct appropriate financial analysis of revenues and expenditures for both internal and external clients.
  • Establish and maintain the new financial reporting system using Power BI and other process improvements as needed, working closely with IT Unit.
  • Identify opportunities to automate, streamline and improve data collection. Develop and implement process improvements for financial analysis and monitoring.
  • Prepare SOPs, work instructions, and related supporting documents based on Quality Management Systems’ guidelines.


Professional and Technical Knowledge

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Business, or related field. MBA and/or CPA highly desirable.
  • 7+ years’ proven finance, accounting, or business experience working with donor-funded development contracts, international projects.
  • Experience with commercial supply chain organizations is preferred.
  • Strong financial and analytical skills including comfortably working with large data set, experience with creating complex financial models and efficiently communicating results through the use of supporting tables, graphs, and presentation quality materials.
  • Change management experience preferred.
  • Advanced knowledge of financial systems (e.g. Costpoint, PeopleSoft, SAP or any other ERP system); and advanced Microsoft Excel, Access and PowerPoint skills required.
  • Proficiency in Power BI or similar business intelligence tool.
  • Must be eligible to work in the Netherland.
    Interpersonal skills/Communication

  • Demonstrated ability to drive change, pro-active and result-driven.

  • Solution oriented with a high sense of quality, accuracy, efficiency, and ability to meet tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment.

  • Motivated to work independently and complete responsibilities with little supervision, yet work well in a team-oriented culture.

  • Must be able to effectively and professionally communicate across all levels both written and verbally as well as proven experience to work with people remotely - across distance, time zones, and cultures. English fluency is required.
    Priority Setting, Problem Solving, & Detail Orientation

  • Strong organization skills with an eye for details, ability to plan, prioritize, and implement long-range strategies in a fast moving, dynamic and time-bound environment.

  • Must possess a high level of motivation and demonstrated aptitude in problem solving financial and transactional analysis, with a strong attention to detail.

Salary commensurate with experience.

How to apply:

Applicants may apply directly through the JSI website,

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