World Vision is a global relief, development and advocacy organization dedicated to working with children,families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice.World Vision serves all people regardless of religion,race,ethnicity,or gender.
To support transactional processes within Tower 1 of Record to Report, from receipt to posting of journal entries to account allocations; as requested by customers, timely and correctly according to Month End and Year End calendar deliverables, and ensuring compliance to all internal controls, Partnership Finance Manual and General Accounting principles.
Supervises and coordinates the tasks and deliverables of General Ledger Assistants in performing accounting transactions from receipt to posting (including, but not limited to, budget upload, journals, adjustment, reversal & reclassifications, account allocations, split billing clearing, intercompany accounting /pre-approvals and other general accounting tasks) ensuring accuracy, completeness, timeliness and consistency with WV policies.
Support the R2R Global Manager Tower 1 in staff development and training.
Conduct performance reviews; coach and mentor staff members; help identify and support development needs.
Act as back-up and/or the lead of the team on behalf or absence of the R2R Global Manager Tower 1.
Act as Tier 2 for requests, issues, questions or concerns raised for processes within Tower 1 (i.e. invalid code combinations, issues on posting date vs transaction date, amounts discrepancy, etc.) and assign the same to team members, as appropriate.
Review and post journal entries, adjustments and reversals.
Review and follow-up all outstanding pre-approvals (PAs), unclear split billing accounts, unallocated accounts and unposted journal entries, ensuring SLAs are met consistently.
Support continuous improvement processes and the development of better tools to strengthen General Accounting operations including global initiatives, particularly processes within Tower 1.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:
Bachelor´s degree with a major in accounting, finance, or business administration.
Minimum 3 year experience supervising a team.
Good command of written and spoken business English.
Functional knowledge of general accounting standards and transactions recording.
Good interpersonal skills and ability to communicate at all levels.
Ability to perform and direct root cause analysis over various transactional issues.
Demonstrated strong work ethic and flexible hours as needed; ability to drive results and meet strict deadlines.
Good knowledge and understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
Proficient in MS Office applications and any accounting ERP solutions.
At least 3 or more years of experience in General Ledger (Record to Report) processes.
Ability to promote teamwork in a virtual team environment.
Six Sigma certification preferred (yellow or green belt).
Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:
Continuous Improvements knowledge.
Organizational and effective time management skills.
Experience in interfacing with the business from a Shared Service Centre, preferable