General Ledger Accountant at World Vision
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- Company: World Vision
- Location: Ghana
- State: Jobs in Accra
- Job type: Full-Time
- Job category: Accounting Jobs in Ghana - World Vision Jobs in Ghana
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With over 70 years of experience, our focus is on helping the most vulnerable children overcome poverty and experience fullness of life. We help children of all backgrounds, even in the most dangerous places, inspired by our Christian faith.
Come join our 34,000+ staff working in nearly 100 countries and share the joy of transforming vulnerable children’s life stories!
PURPOSE OF POSITION
This Purpose of Position will be used in the WVI or local Careers site, and if applicable, advertisements. Please describe the role in 2-3 concise sentences. Focus on the core of what this role is supposed to achieve. Describe the purpose of this position and how this position contributes to achieving department objectives and the management and performance of others.
To support transactional processes within the GL department, as detailed in the major responsibilities, as requested by customers, timely and correctly according to Month End and Year End calendar deliverables, by ensuring the compliance of all internal controls, Partnership Finance Manual and General Accounting principles.
List statements describing the final results of this position and method of accomplishments, and how results/performance are reviewed and measured. Begin with the most important accountabilities.
End Results Expected
Prepare and analyze monthly Bank balance sheet account reconciliations
Reconciliations prepared timely and correctly, including the monitoring of differences and also their corresponding timely follow up. Statements are loaded on FFR Database.
Prepare, analyze and follow up on Aging Analysis of Balance Sheet Account including monitoring of late balances.
Ensure BS accounts analysis and aging are performed in an accurate and timely manner and loaded on FFR Data base
Follow up aged balances and take actions to resolve them
Provide visibility to FOs on analysis.
Prepare and analyze Pbas Reconciliation including monitoring budget commitments and informing FOs for subsequent adjustment.
Ensure accounts analysis and aging are performed in an accurate and timely manner
Provide visibility to FOs and Prepare adjustment entries to record invalid coding on the Pbas Statement.
Prepare and analyze monthly 300 Accounts including monitoring of over 90days unreconciled items
Ensure 300 Accounts are loaded on FFR Database.
Follow up on items aging over 90days.
Outstanding charges are communicated to the FOs and subsequent adjustments done
Post all journal entries and adjustments, including GEMS, Accruals, and reclassification entries
Journals posted timely and correctly based on SLA, Finance Manual and internal policies
Prepare and send a variety of reports, as needed by customers
Provide useful and timely information as requested
Record and control of Direct Charges.
Create Pre-Approval and Settlement Advice entries in SA Data base
Ensure direct charges are timely and accurate recorded.
Ensure PAs are booked on timely manner and SAs associated on a monthly basis.
Follow up on non-approve SAs and PAs.
Maintenance of SOPs and flow charts of GL processes.
Responsible for updating processes and keep them available for reference
Knowledge, Skills And Abilities
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Minimum education, training and experience requirements to qualify for the position:
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Bachelor´s degree with a major in accounting, finance, or business administration Knowledgeable of general accounting standards, account reconciliations & analysis and period-end closing activities Good command of written and spoken business English Flexibility and ability to work on different aspects of the general ledger A good knowledge of best practices within a project accounting environment and how to drive performance through better behaviors Ability to perform and direct root cause analysis over various aspects of performance Knowledge of technology; including data structure, analysis codes and business rules Proficient in MS Office applications and/or any accounting ERP solutions Demonstrated strong work ethic and flexible hours as needed; ability to drive results and meet strict deadlines Good knowledge and understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) including internal controls principles
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At least one or more years of experience in General Ledger activities. Ability to work in a team environment Knowledge on continuous improvements
License, Registration, Or Certification Required To Perform This Position
If applicable, include language requirement(s) as a minimum qualification for this position.
Six Sigma certification preferred (yellow or green belt)
Preferred Skills, Knowledge And Experience
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Good analysis skills Practical problem solving skills Ability to work independently and collaborate with other team members Flexibility to changing situations Pro-active and innovative with ideas to improve processes/ services
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Experience working within a Shared Service environment, preferable
Method of ApplicationSubmit your CV and Application on Company Website : Click Here
Closing Date : 11th Feb. 2022