General Ledger Assistant

World Vision, Pasig City, Philippines

Skill Required:, Finance and Accounts
Preferred Experience: 
Closing Date for Applications: 
23rd April, 2019

Job Description


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.


  • Upload / import journals including budget and actual transactions; adjustments and reversals.
  • Clear split billing (59098) account on a regular basis, ensuring 0 balance on the 1st business day of the following month.
  • Perform accounts allocation globally.
  • Control and creation of PAs (Pre-Approvals) for National Offices (NOs) and Regional Offices (ROs).
  • Support continuous improvement processes and the development of better tools to strengthen General Accounting operations including global initiatives.


  • Technical degree in accounting or beginning (first year) university studies in Finance, Administration or Accounting.
  • Functional knowledge of accounting processes.
  • Desirable English communication (spoken and written).
  • Flexibility and ability to work on different aspects of 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.
  • Familiarity with multidimensional reporting concepts and structures.
  • Demonstrated strong work ethic and flexible hours as needed; ability to drive results and meet strict deadlines.
  • Basic knowledge and understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
  • A good knowledge of internal controls principles.
  • At least 6 months experience in General Ledger/Accounting.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Demonstrated strong work ethic and flexible hours as needed; ability to drive results and meet strict deadlines.
  • Good written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to work in a team environment.
  • Highly organized.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Results oriented
  • Collaboration
  • Flexibility to support other GL processes if required per business continuity
  • Cope with the stress
  • Team work spirit
  • Willing to learn


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