World Vision International
Position: GL Accountant
PURPOSE OF POSITION
To support transactional processes within the GL department, as detailed in the major responsibilities, 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.
To prepare and analyze monthly bank and 300 balance sheet account reconciliations
To prepare, review and follow up Aging Analysis of Balance Sheet Accounts for reporting purposes, including the monitoring of late balances
To prepare, monitor and control Pre-approvals and Settlement Advices
Upload/import journal entries and adjustments
To prepare and send a variety of reports, as needed by customers
Record and control of Direct Charges
Maintenance of SOPs and flow charts of GL processes
To execute another tasks related of his/her area of expertise as needed and requested by R2R Team Lead.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Technical degree in accounting or advanced university studies in Accounting (Third year minimum)
Preferred Bachelor´s degree with a major in Finance, business or accounting or advanced studies in bachelor degree.
Functional knowledge of accounting processes
Fluent in English spoken and written, Spanish desirable.
Flexibility and ability to work on different aspects of the general ledger
A good knowledge of best practices within a project accounting environment and how to drive performance through better behaviors
Ability to perform and direct root cause analysis over various aspects of performance
Knowledge of technology; including data structure, analysis codes and business rules
Familiarity with multidimensional reporting concepts and structures
Demonstrated strong work ethic and flexible hours as needed; ability to drive results and meet strict deadlines
High knowledge and understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
High knowledge of internal controls principles.
At least one or more years of experience in General Ledger activities.
Excellent customer service skills.
Demonstrated strong work ethic and flexible hours as needed; ability to drive results and meet strict deadlines.
Good written and oral communication skills
Ability to work in a team environment
Proficient in using Finance ERP solutions
Good knowledge and understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
Flexibility to support other GL processes if required per business continuity
Cope with the stress
Team work spirit
Willing to learn