PURPOSE OF POSITION:
The Accounts Payable Assistant is responsible for reporting to the accounts payable team lead for processing invoices and verification of invoices while delivering a high level of service that meets or exceeds the Service Level Agreement on behalf of World Vision (WV) Shared Services Center (SSC) in the South Asia Pacific Region.
Responsible for processing all purchases (supplier invoices) and refunds (credit notes).
Analyzing purchases by expense type.
Obtaining invoice authorization.
Match invoices with purchase orders, where applicable, purchase order requisitions, where applicable, and evidence of receipt of goods or services.
Reconcile supplier accounts and resolve differences.
Deal with supplier account queries via telephone, email and fax and resolve queries promptly.
Monitor accruals for management accounts.
Assist with purchasing, cash management and budgeting.
Receiving and review supporting documentation from Global Centre, validate policies and procedures and recommend improvements.
Disbursing petty cash by recording entry; verifying documentation.
Maintaining historical records by microfilming and filing documents.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:
Bachelor´s Degree, preferably in Accounting or Finance.
At least 6 months work experience.
Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:
Experienced in interfacing with business customers in defining procurement service requirements or procurement/accounting information.
Broad based experience in accounting and financial systems.
Ability to work in a time sensitive environment.
Experience in interfacing with business customers in resolving payment issues.
Knowledge of WV’s policy and procedure in the area of finance, systems and products.