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Accountant - Account Payable

11479-12N10083
Sikhotabong District
28-Sep-18
Less Than 1 Year

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION

WVL country strategy 2019-2021 aims to improve the well-being of the most vulnerable Lao children focusing primarily in Nutrition and Education.

To coordinate and provide financial management support to all projects and Account Payable transactions at the National Office to ensure it is done at acceptable level of risks and comply to both WV Partnership standard and local statutory requirement.

This position will work with all stakeholders in National Office to provide service in Account Payable transaction and to achieve the FY16-FY20 strategy outcome 7.1.1, 7.1.2, 7.1.3.

This position will report to National Office Cash Management Officer.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Supervise and ensure staff advances and loans as well as advances to suppliers/service providers to ensure timely settlement in accordance with WVIs financial policies

  2. Ensure standard financial are followed in all World Vision Laos payment and account payable transactions in order to provide appropriate levels of security and control over the organizations resources and ensure compliance with WVIs internal policies and donor regulations

  3. Perform day-to-day financial operation and ensure adequate support are provided to the field operation.

  • Follow up on variance explanations and projections with all Department Managers

  • Review Employee Expense Report to ensure the compliance to WV requirement before any cash is released

  • Review All payment and cash requests to ensure the compliance to WV requirement before the cash is released

  • Review day-to-day e-banking payment transaction

  • Review and ensure data validity of all transactions before they are posted into Sunsystem

  • Manage all balance sheets aging including staff medical claims tracking

  • Follow up audit recommendation of corrective action to tackle the issues related to finance, so as to improve operation procedures and control system

  • Assist Cash Management Officer in maintains cash need for all programs and Operations is served and met requirements

  • Provide a true and fair view accounting for every project.

  1. Supervise in preparing and consolidation monthly financial report of WVI to ensure the accuracy and timely of report posting in FFR database and met requirements from FRSC

  2. Work with co-owners to attain reasonable level of risk and safeguards in financial management and operations and follow up internal and external financial audit issues.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Bachelor degree in Accounting or Finance

  • Strong knowledge on GAAP and World Vision Financial Manual (FM)

  • Strong budgetary and financial management and analytical skills

  • Clear understanding of written and spoken English.

  • Computer literate in Accounting Software, Microsoft Office, Lotus Notes or similar database, email and Internet programs

  • Ability to work in a stressful situation and in a cross-cultural condition.

  • Familiarity with Spreadsheet Analysis, and Sun System Accounting Package, Q&A Reporting

  • Familiarity with general accounting principles.

  • Adequate knowledge on World Vision Financial Manual (FM)

  • A minimum of 3 years work experience in Finance

  • Experience in INGO project budgeting and financial management

  • Experience in operating Sunsystems and Q&A

  • This position is based in National Office to provide support to all National Office Account Payable transactions

  • This position is critical to ensure the effective financial service of day-to-day payment in National Office in respect of finance policy and compliance