Senior General Ledger Accountant

International Role - No - Only National applicants will be considered.
2+ Years

World Vision Shared Services

Position: Senior General Ledger Accountant


Execute sensitive accounting procedures as shown below for NOs and RO with emphasis in planning, analysis and accounting close process ensuring standards of excellence through quality of the services provided according to the Field Finance Manual (FFM), and Partnership guidelines.


Cash management.

Manage petty cash for NO-ROs and make the respective reports for reimbursements.

Manage the cash flow and availability of funds in bank accounts for NOs and RO on a weekly basis.

Calculate monthly funding request and quarterly forecast of cash for NOs and RO keeping the days of cash target under partnership guidelines

Receive cash and coordinate bank deposits for NOs and RO.

Record and control direct funds sent by SOs to NOs/RO.

Perform surprise petty cash counts.

Pay and record local payroll to NOs whom SSC offers this service.

Budget and planning

Update Pbas records as needed by NOs/RO.

Reconcile My Pbas for NOs and RO.

Review and record into Sun6 the budget changes for NOs/ROs projects.

Support GL lead in the annual budget for RO and uploaded into Sun6.

Month/ Year end close

Perform Cal - cost allocation process for NO.

Review and record international payroll.

Review, record and control RO severance pay and repatriation assistance liability.

Reconcile local income and direct funding.

Perform monthly rate calculation (as need it) and revaluation process

Upload Assets monthly report.

Prepare and post the NO-RO financial reports in the FFR database.

Perform and upload year end process, reports.

Posting journal entries.

Reporting and Analysis

Support in the quarterly RO budget forecast

Support financial analysis to Regional Senior Leadership.

Support NOs with financial analysis as need it.

Support in the annual cashflow preparation for RO.

Analyze and Update NOs chart of accounts according with Field Financial Manual.

Perform validation codes for NO-RO core budget and projects.


Bachelor´s degree with a major in finance, business or accounting.

Functional knowledge of accounting processes

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

Understanding of internal control elements and best financial practices

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

+4 or more years of experience in working in a General Ledger department.

Experience in interfacing with the business from a Shared Service Centre desirable

Broad based experience in accounting and financial systems

Proficient in using Finance ERP solutions

Good knowledge and understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), NIIFs .and NIAs and Internal Control Principles.

Fluent in spoken and written business English and Spanish, Portuguese desirable

Fluent in spoken and written business Portuguese

1 year of audit experience

Certified Private accountant.