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Senior Accountant

Job Description

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

This position's principle responsibility will be to design and prepare a global Balance Sheet and Income Statement (SOs + WVI Audit Report) which combines the Global Financial Report prepared by FRSC and the WVI External audit report. This position will also play a significant part in completing the WVI External audit report. In addition this position will perform other reporting and compliance tasks such as preparing international tax forms, planning for future audits and improving global finance processes.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Design, coordinate, and prepare a Global Balance Sheet and Income Statement for all World Vision offices and subsidiaries, identifying necessary elimination and correcting entries.

  • Actively participate in the consolidation and audit response for the WVI external audit.

  • 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 FRSC on items of mutual interest/effort with GC Accounting.

  • Other Duties as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in accounting.

  • Has an extensive knowledge and experience in all areas of finance and accounting.

  • Excellent multi-tasking and organization aptitudes.

  • Minimum 3-5 years of experience preferably in public accounting.

  • Able to effectively communicate with all levels in the organization (verbally and in writing).

  • Can thrive in a multi-cultural, geographically dispersed work environment.

  • Certified Public Accountant (preferred but not required).

  • Effective in written and verbal communication in English.

Preferred:

  • Strong US GAAP or IFRS knowledge and experience.

  • Strong Audit experience.

  • Experience in public accounting working on financial statement audits.

  • Experience preparing consolidated financial statements.

Work Environment/Travel:

  • The position requires ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally up to 10% of the time.