World Vision International

VisionFund International, Financial Reporting Manager

Job Description

*For World Vision/VisionFund internal applicants only.

PURPOSE OF 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 with over $600 million of assets. This position will work with the Controller and CFO to maintain quality financial reporting of both VisionFund International and its affiliated Microfinance Institutions (MFIs), as well as preparing monthly and quarterly financial analytics and reports for management, the Board of Directors, and lenders.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Drive production and distribution of monthly and quarterly management reporting, including:

  • Monthly Board Flash Report.

  • MRP (package of key reports including MFI, VFI financials, statistics, impact, FX, fraud, etc).

  • Monthly trends and analysis for all regions.

  • Quarterly: Financial summary for Board, Marketing/Ops report, Investor’s report, etc.

  • Data resource management: Manage and control all reporting data received from MFI and VFI inputs.

  • Key user and expert manager of financial reporting system, including data loading, query, report writing, troubleshooting.

  • Engage with WV GICT and external partners for any support needs.

  • Assist in development and testing of system enhancements as required.

Standardization of Reporting:

  • Maintain standardized MFI reporting formats and statistical ratios. Gather input and facilitate regular updates as necessary.

  • Drive and facilitate VFI financial reporting process improvements.

  • Train and guide MFIs on accounting and reporting policies and procedures to ensure proper adoption of reporting standards.

  • Act as key contact related to global reporting questions from regional and MFI staff.

MFI Financial Analysis and Feedback:

  • Monitor reporting accuracy and financial performance of all MFIs through analysis of monthly reports and schedules and make recommendations to MFI finance, and VFI regional staff.

  • Follow up with regional and MFI staff to ensure corrections are made and that proper accounting/reporting standards are in place.

External Reporting Production:

  • Prepare timely/accurate monthly consolidated VFI Financial Statements.

  • Manage VFI’s reporting requirements to external lenders and WVI, including management of all required lender reporting formats.

External Audit Assistance:

  • Produce 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.

  • Carry out additional responsibilities, projects and analysis as assigned by CFO and Controller such as ad hoc analysis requests and data queries.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & 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.

  • 5 years’ experience in financial reporting and analysis (specifically in multi-national, or multi-entity enviorment).

  • Effective in written and verbal communication in English.

Preferred:

  • 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.

Working Environment / Conditions:

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