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 the R2R Global Manager Tower 2 in managing the day-to-day operations within the tower in performing reconciliations & analysis and account-end processes – preparation of financial information and GL close reporting; as requested by customers, timely and correctly according to Month End and Year End calendar deliverables, by ensuring the compliance of all internal controls, Partnership Finance Manual and General Accounting principles.
Supervises and coordinates the tasks and deliverables of General Ledger Accountants in performing reconciliations & analysis and account-end processes – preparation of financial information and GL close reporting (including, but not limited to, bank reconciliations, 300 account and balance sheet accounts reconciliations, aging analysis, review & post journals, adjustment, reversal & reclassifications, direct charges monitoring & maintenance, and period-end activities) ensuring accuracy, completeness, timeliness and consistency with WV policies.
Support the R2R Global Manager Tower 2 in staff development and training.
Conduct performance reviews; coach and mentor staff members; identify and support development needs and trainings.
Act as back-up and/or the lead of the team on behalf or absence of the R2R Global Manager Tower 2.
Act as Tier 2 for requests, issues, questions or concerns raised for Tower 2 (i.e. resolving outstanding reconciling items, missing documents for aged accounts, issues on exchange rate, etc.), and assign the same to team members, as appropriate.
Review bank, 300 account and balance sheet accounts reconciliations, ensuring outstanding and reconciling items are cleared on a timely basis.
Review and follow-up Aging Analysis of balance sheet accounts for reporting, including monitoring of late or outstanding balances.
Support and review period end activities- NOs monthly, quarterly and annual financial reports in the FFR database.
Support continuous improvement processes and the development of better tools to strengthen General Accounting operations including global initiatives.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:
Bachelor´s degree with a major in accounting, finance, or business administration.
Minimum 3 year of experience supervising a team.
Good command of written and spoken business English.
Knowledgeable of general accounting standards, account reconciliations & analysis and period-end closing activities.
Good interpersonal skills and ability to communicate at all levels.
Demonstrates leadership and effectively manage subordinates.
Ability to perform and direct root cause analysis over various outstanding accounts.
Customer focused and service delivery oriented.
Good knowledge and understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) including internal controls.
Proficient in MS Office applications and any accounting ERP solutions.
At least 3 or more years of progressive experience in General Ledger (Record to Report) processes.
Ability to develop and promote teamwork in a virtual team environment.
Knowledge on continuous improvements.
Six Sigma certification preferred (yellow or green belt).
Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:
Good analysis skills.
Practical problem solving skills.
Ability to work independently and collaborate with other team members.
Flexibility to changing situations.
Pro-active and innovative with ideas to improve processes/ services.
Experience working within a Shared Service environment, preferable.