Accounts Payable Associate
PURPOSE OF POSITION:
The accounts payable Associate 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) SSC in the South Asia Pacific Region.
Responsible for processing all purchases (supplier invoices) and refunds (credit notes).
Analysing purchases by expense type.
Obtaining invoice authorisation.
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.
Conducts checking on the entries of the junior associates to ensure accuracy.
Receiving and review supporting documentation from Global Centre, validate policies and procedures and recommend improvements.
Participate in recommending system and process enhancements.
Disbursing petty cash by recording entry; verifying documentation.
Maintaining historical records by microfilming and filing documents.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Bachelor´s Degree, preferably in Accounting or Finance.
At least 3 years of related professional experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Reasonable knowledge of bookkeeping principles.
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.