Job: ISS Financial Analyst at fhi 360

Job Application ID: 2022200922
Supervisor: Project Director – Alive & Thrive

job description

  • The main responsibility of the ISS Financial Analyst is to support and assist the ISS department in financial planning, ordering, monitoring, analysis and reporting.
  • This role will work with internal departments, projects and external vendors to ensure all invoices and orders are processed appropriately.
  • This position reports to the Director of the ISS Operations Department.

Main responsibilities

  • Process invoices and purchase orders, provide necessary supporting documentation, investigate and resolve issues associated with processing invoices and purchase orders.
  • Manage the asset inventory process including hardware items, software licenses, etc.
  • Ensure that monthly project reassignments and chargebacks occur correctly and in a timely manner.
  • Create requisitions following the defined procedure.
  • Assist with monthly closings, regularization process throughout the year.
  • Create and manage various spreadsheets.
  • Maintain and track required SharePoint documentation.
  • Respond to all internal customer and supplier inquiries in a timely manner.
  • Maintain records and documentation thoroughly and accurately in accordance with established procedures.
  • This job posting summarizes the main duties of the position. It does not prescribe or restrict the exact tasks that may be assigned to perform these functions.
  • This document should in no way be interpreted as representing an employment contract.
  • Management reserves the right to review and revise this document at any time.

Minimum qualifications

  • Baccalaureate or its international equivalent.
  • 7-9 years of progressively responsible financial analysis experience in a public procurement environment.
  • 3-5 years of experience with Deltek Costpoint
  • 5-7 years of experience with Excel, PowerBI, Sharepoint and other Office365 applications
  • Experience providing exceptional customer service, performing complex activities associated with maintaining general ledger accounts, and ensuring compliance with the company’s system of internal controls is required.
  • Computer accounting experience required. Proficiency in spreadsheet software required.
  • Articulate and professional and able to communicate clearly and positively with customers and staff.
  • Must be able to read, write and speak English fluently;
  • Experience in non-governmental organization (NGO) an asset

Troubleshooting and impact:

  • Analyzes moderately complex business transactions and financial statements.
  • Review and determine compliance with laws and regulations; draws conclusions; makes recommendations for approval.
  • Serves as a resource to others in solving moderately complex problems; identifies substantive issues that are the subject of in-depth and accurate research and analysis.
  • May review and analyze peer recommendations.
  • Contributes to the achievement of organizational projects and objectives.
  • Errors in judgment or failure to achieve results would normally require a moderate expenditure of resources to remedy.
  • Supports internal and external audit requests.
  • Explain discrepancies concisely.

Supervision given / received:

  • Works under very general supervision.
  • Work is reviewed for fairness of judgment and overall adequacy and accuracy.
  • Recommends and/or makes a selection decision.
  • Develops, implements and improves work plans as needed.
  • May serve as a coach or mentor to love level employees in the department.
  • May provide on-the-job training.


  • Typically requires a minimum of 5+ years of progressively responsible financial analysis and pricing experience in a government contracting environment.
  • Proficiency in spreadsheet software required.
  • Must demonstrate excellent analytical and organizational skills.
  • Field experience in the science or health field preferred.
  • Non-governmental organization (NGO) experience preferred.

Typical Physical Requirements:

  • Typical office environment.
  • Ability to spend long hours staring at a computer screen and performing repetitive tasks on a keyboard.
  • Ability to sit and stand for long periods.
  • Ability to lift/move up to 5 lbs.

Technology to use:

  • Personal computer/laptop, Microsoft applications (i.e. Office 365, SharePoint, Skype/Zoom/Teams), cell phone/mobile technology, and standard office equipment.

Travel conditions:

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