*Please submit your CV in English.
PURPOSE OF THE POSITION:
VisionFund International (VFI) is a wholly owned and controlled subsidiary of World Vision International (WVI). VFI’s role is to facilitate the funding and stewardship of World Vision’s microfinance entities all over the world.
This position will work with the Finance Operations & Transformation Director and CFO to maintain appropriate financial controls and accounting standards, which enable quality financial reporting of both VisionFund International and its affiliated Microfinance Institutions (MFIs). Reporting to the Finance Operations & Transformation Director, this role will lead the Accounting and Administration Team responsible for production for VFI’s standalone financial statements, and the underlying monthly accounting process, as well as overseeing the administration of borrowings, investments, billings and procurement.
Leader of Accounting & Tax Function in VFI, with direct oversight of Accounting Manager.
Ensure appropriated financial controls and accounting process are in place, including bank and GL account reconciliations, along with a thorough and effective review process for all financial transactions and reports.
Drive efficient and accurate monthly accounting process to produce monthly financial statements and reconciliations.
Manage all intercompany accounts receivable (A/R) and related invoicing to MFIs for any reimbursable expense (including MFI staff on VFI payroll), as well Partnership Fees. Maintain and track monthly A/R statements with detail by MFI.
Lead global accounting and Finance Manual policy and MFI compliance.
Lead Administration function - borrowing, investment and MFI billing administration and maintenance function, including managing staff and processes for collection of revenues, disbursements of funding, payment of expenses, and tracking of data.
Lead Administrative and tax reporting production and compliance:
Manage VFI’s reporting requirements to external lenders and WVI, including management of all required lender reporting formats.
Analyze performance against all debt covenants and prepare regular Lender compliance certificates.
Lead External Audit Management:
Manage production of annual consolidation for VFI and WVI affiliated MFIs.
Interface with VFI and WVI external auditors.
Manage and track audit testing requirements assigned for WVI affiliated MFIs.
Lead GC procurement and T&E. Use/management of Provision (WV Procurement system) and Travison (WV T&E system). Manage, control and quality check compliance by users against policy.
Carry out additional responsibilities, projects and analysis as assigned by CFO and Manager such as ad hoc analysis requests and data queries.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Bachelor’s degree in accounting or equivalent.
Expert Excel user (advanced formula functions, VBA coding, database query/link).
Familiar and comfortable with large data sets and use of data management systems and tools (SQL, access, etc.)
Ability to analyze and define solutions to financial problems in a multi-national, multi-currency environment.
Familiar with and able to research accounting standards (US GAAP and IFRS).
Team player – will have demonstrated the ability to work collaboratively across cultures.
Demonstrated capability as a leader and manager of staff.
8 years’ experience in financial reporting, analysis and accounting (specifically in multi-national, or multi-entity environment).
Effective in written and verbal communication in English.
Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:
CPA and/or MBA preferred.
Familiarity with consolidation of financial statements.
Written and verbal communication in Spanish and/or French helpful.
Accounting/Banking/finance experience preferred.
The position requires ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally up to 10% of the time.