• Financial Analyst

    Job Locations US-VA-Arlington
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    GHSI-III - Global Health Support Initiative III
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    CAMRIS International is an international development and research firm that realizes innovative solutions to health and development challenges through high-quality, cost-effective program and research management services. With experience working in more than 80 countries, we combine our proven systems with today’s most effective, evidence-based best practices to improve the lives of people around the world.

     

    The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has contracted through Social Solutions International partnered with CAMRIS International, to recruit and hire qualified individuals for the following position:

     

    GH Front Office, US Global Malaria Coordinator Team, Bureau for Global Health ,United States Agency for International Development

     

    Title:  Financial Analyst

     

    GS: 11 $69,581.00-$90,461.00

     

    Application Deadline:   Open until Filled

     

    BACKGROUND

    When it was launched in 2005, the goal of the President’s Malaria Initiative (PMI) was to reduce malaria-related mortality by 50 percent across 15 high-burden countries in sub-Saharan Africa through a rapid scale-up of proven and highly effective malaria prevention and treatment measures. With the passage of the Tom Lantos and Henry J. Hyde Global Leadership against HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria Act in 2008, PMI developed a U.S. Government Malaria Strategy for 2009–2014. This strategy included a long-term vision for malaria control in which sustained high coverage with malaria prevention and treatment interventions would progressively lead to malaria free zones in Africa, with the ultimate goal of worldwide malaria eradication by 2040-2050. Consistent with this strategy and the increase in annual appropriations supporting PMI, four new sub-Saharan African countries and one regional program in the Greater Mekong Sub region of Southeast Asia were added in 2011. The contributions of PMI, together with those of other partners, have led to dramatic improvements in the coverage of malaria control interventions in PMI-supported countries, and all 15 original countries have documented substantial declines in all-cause mortality rates among children less than five years of age.

     

    In 2015, PMI launched the next six-year strategy, setting forth a bold and ambitious goal and objectives. The PMI Strategy for 2015-2020 takes into account the progress over the past decade and the new challenges that have arisen. Malaria prevention and control remains a major U.S. foreign assistance objective and PMI’s Strategy fully aligns with the U.S. Government’s vision of ending preventable child and maternal deaths and ending extreme poverty. Under the PMI Strategy 2015-2020, the U.S. Government’s goal is to work with PMI-supported countries and partners to further reduce malaria deaths and substantially decrease malaria morbidity, towards the long-term goal of elimination.

     

    In 2017, consistent with an increase in annual appropriations, PMI again launched new country programs in Cameroon, Côte d'Ivoire, Niger, and Sierra Leone, and expanded an existing program in Burkina Faso to PMI focus country status. With the addition of these new focus countries, PMI now has programs in 24 countries in sub-Saharan Africa, in addition to two bilateral programs and targeted support in the Greater Mekong Sub region in Asia.

     

    INTRODUCTION:

     

    PMI is an interagency initiative led by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and implemented together with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Within USAID, the Malaria Division – which falls within the Bureau for Global Health – is responsible for establishing the strategic priorities for PMI and for leading the planning, implementation, and oversight for the Initiative. PMI is overseen by a White-House appointed U.S. Global Malaria Coordinator.

     

    The Financial Analyst will serve as a member of the newly-created Finance Team established by the U.S. Global Malaria Coordinator. S/he will be responsible for supporting the Senior Financial Officer.

     

    Responsibilities

    The Financial Analyst will support the following activities under the guidance of the Senior Financial Officer:

    • Support the preparation of USAID’s consolidated income statement and participate in strategic planning efforts.
    • Analyze financial data and develop documents and present findings to PMI leadership.
    • Assist project management teams in reconciling implementing partner’s financial data within the USAID financial system (Phoenix) and in PMI-specific financial system
    • Track and monitor planned and obligated funds and expenditures, and prepare weekly reports summarizing key data/information
    • Support A/CORs in pulling together timely and accurate information on contract disbursements and projected costs.
    • Assist in the tracking and coordination of PMI contributions to cross-bureau funded activities.
    • Support project management teams, as requested, in analyzing pipelines, estimating incremental funding needs, and tracking field support funding.

     

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree and 5+ years of relevant experience or Masters and 3 years of experience
    • Ability to work effectively with a broad range of USG personnel and partners, and in a team environment;
    • Demonstrated project management and problem solving expertise, and experience working on complex projects;
    • Computer skills in MS Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook, and Access;
    • English fluency required;
    • US Citizenship or US Permanent Residency required; and
    • The ability to obtain and maintain, at a minimum, facility access clearance.

    This is an opportunity for employment or a contract, but we reserve the right to make no selection or award.

     

    Social Solutions International and CAMRIS International offer competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits. Please submit your resume online at www.camris.com

     

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