World Vision International

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GL Assistant

Job Description

World Vision International

Shared Services Center

Finance Department.

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.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

Upload/import journals including budget and actual transactions

Accounts allocation

To Make Pre-approvals

To archive journals and other documents

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Technical degree in accounting or beginning (first year) university studies in Finance, Administration or Accounting

  • Functional knowledge of accounting processes

  • Good written and oral communication skills

  • Ability to work in a team environment

  • Highly organized

  • Ability to meet strict deadlines

  • Excellent customer service skills

  • Demonstrated strong work ethic and flexible hours as needed; ability to drive results and meet strict deadlines

Preferred

  • 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

  • At least 6 months experience in GL

  • Minimum Technical degree in accounting

  • Basic knowledge and understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)

  • English / French / Portuguese knowledge desirable.

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