Donor Revenue and Reporting Accountant, Kenya at Population Services International 2020
Career Kenya: Donor Revenue and Reporting Accountant, Kenya at Population Services International 2020
Employment vacancy : Today Recruitment Kenya
Department: Field Finance
Reports to the Deputy Director, Field Finance
The Finance Department supports the Global operations of PSI. This includes operations in 60+ countries. Donors including the United States Government, other foreign governments, international organizations, corporations, and private philanthropists come together to support PSI’s mission. The financial and reporting requirements of each donor are accounted for within the Field Finance Department, under the broader Finance Department.
We are looking for a Donor Revenue and Reporting Accountant to help us navigate through the diverse group of donor requirements. This ensures the financial reporting needs of the donor are being met, as well as supporting the data retention requirements, and the needs of internal PSI users of financial information.
The Donor Revenue and Reporting Accountant not only digs into the details of transactions reported to the donor but considers the impact of these transactions on a big picture level. We are looking for an accountant to utilize excel to efficiently and effectively analyze and report these transactions. If you love to understand how a transaction moves from initially taking place to being reported, this is the role for you. In this role, you will be learning something new every day. It’s a dynamic and challenge filled environment that has a global impact.
Sound like you? Read on.
- Manage a portfolio of financial reports to ensure proper reporting in compliance with donor agreements and related regulations, and timely submission;
- Understand and consider risks related to donor reporting and the impact on the organization if these risks are not mitigated;
- Identify donor revenue and reporting process improvements and implement, as necessary;
- Recalculate revenue, deferred revenue, unbilled & billed receivable balances with each financial report, and identify and resolve the cause of any variances;
- Monitor unapplied donor cash to ensure proper application and resolve all issues by liaising with the Accounts Receivable and the Regional Support teams;
- Be the primary point of contact between Finance and the Program Management Support teams on financial reporting challenges related to the regional portfolio;
- Maintain positive relationships with donors and internal partners;
- Prepare journal entries, with consideration for US GAAP, PSI’s donor reporting requirements, and potential financial exchange risk;
- Work on special projects as needed;
- Provide assistance with internal or external audit requirements as required; and
- Other duties as assigned.
What are we looking for?
The candidate we hire will embody PSI’s corporate values:
Collaboration: You can work independently but thrive within a team.
Trust: You trust that your manager and team will have your back and care deeply about gaining that same trust from your teammates
Pragmatism: You dive in and maintain momentum even when things are ambiguous, and you don’t let perfect get in the way of good enough.
Honesty: You aren’t afraid to speak up and speak your mind.
Measurement: You set clear and challenging goals and hold yourself accountable to driving measurable results.
Commitment: You’re independent and a free thinker, but you’re ready to buy in to the direction of the team and commit to its success.
- Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related field or equivalent experience, CPA highly desirable.
- 3+ years of accounting experience in financial reporting, non-profit environment or public accounting.
- Extensive knowledge of US GAAP.
- Strong communication skills, both verbal and written, and the ability to effectively interact with senior management and individuals with varying degrees of financial knowledge.
- Demonstrated proficiency with accounting, MS Office, and spread sheet software.
- The successful candidate will have an interactive nature; ability to work in a fast-paced environment; strong analytical and problem-solving capabilities; attention to detail; and excellent organizational abilities.
Preference will be given to candidates with exposure to Lawson or other large-scale enterprise resource planning systems. Fluency in French and/or Spanish is a plus.
Must be authorized to work in Kenya.
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.