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PURPOSE OF THE POSITION:
This position will be responsible for providing day-to-day supervision of a team of hosted and shared service staff of the WVI Accounting Reporting and Compliance (ARC) that are based in Manila. The position will work with the ARC Manager for onboarding and training of staff, and to give feedback on staff output, deliverables and performance.
This position will be training, consulting and guiding the design and preparation of global Balance Sheet and Income Statement (SOs + WVI Audit Report) which combines the Global Financial Report prepared by GFS and the WVI External audit report. This position will also play a significant part in training, guiding the completion of the WVI External audit report. In addition, this position will assist in reviewing other reporting and compliance tasks such as international tax forms, planning for future audits and improving global finance processes. The position will also be required to coordinate with other Lead Accountants, Manager, and Assistant Controller.
Actively participate in the consolidation and audit response for the WVI external audit.
Review and approve some of the day to day journal entries in GFS before final posting in Federal Way.
Review and advise the Senior Accountant on the Global Balance Sheet and Income Statement for all World Vision Offices and Subsidiaries.
Train and guide another Senior Accountant on preparing Cashflow Statement and some audit schedules.
Supervise the ARC team based in Manila in coordination and with guidance from the Manager – International Reporting and Compliance.
Play a role in hand-offs of tasks from the Manager – International Reporting & Compliance to the staff, as needed.
Coordinate and ensure hiring/recruitment and proper onboarding of new staff.
Coordinate and ensure learning and development of staff.
Monitor staff performance and give feedback to the Manager.
Train staff on technical skills and identify resources they need to get the work done.
Oversee the administrative and local requirements of staff reporting to this position, and report issues or concerns to the GFS Business Operations Manager.
Work with the managers for overall staff management and local oversight.
Research, Coordinate, and Prepare responses to global tax filings.
Participate in audit planning and preparation activities including portions of the Year End Memo, and rolling forward our consolidation, while improving the process for future years.
Coordination with GFS on items of mutual interest/effort with GC Accounting.
Assist the GFS Manager and the rest of the leadership team in various assignments, tasks and projects that support the GFS Hosted team.
Carry out additional responsibilities and projects as assigned, including team, leadership and planning functions.
Attend and participate in leadership meetings.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in accounting.
Has an extensive knowledge and experience in all areas of finance and accounting, and strong analytical skills.
Strong US GAAP or IFRS knowledge and experience.
Able to effectively communicate with all levels in the organization (verbally and in writing).
Minimum 5-8 years of experience preferably in public accounting and audit.
Demonstrated leadership and people management experience, time management, problem solving, interpersonal relations, decision-making.
Demonstrated audit experience.
Extensive experience working in a multi-cultural, geographically dispersed work environment.
Extensive experience in preparing and analysing accounting and financial reports for internal and external clients.
Certified Public Accountant.
Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:
Excellent multi-tasking and organization aptitudes.
Strong technical/IT training experience.
Experience in public accounting working on financial statement audits.
Experience preparing consolidated financial statements.
The position requires ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally up to 10% of the time.