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General Ledger Accountant - World Vision

Date Posted: Oct 11, 2021
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Job Detail

  • Location:
    Accra, Greater Accra, Ghana
  • Company:
  • Type:
    Full Time/Permanent
  • Shift:
  • Career Level:
    Entry Level
  • Positions:
  • Experience:
    1 Year
  • Gender:
    No Preference
  • Degree:
  • Apply Before:
    Nov 11, 2021

Job Description


  • Prepare and analyze monthly Bank balance sheet account reconciliations.
  • Prepare, analyze and follow up on Aging Analysis of Balance Sheet Account including monitoring of late balances.
  • Prepare and analyze Pbas Reconciliation including monitoring budget commitments and informing FOs for subsequent adjustment.
  • Prepare and analyze monthly 300 Accounts including monitoring of over 90days of unreconciled items.
  • Post all journal entries and adjustments, including GEMS, Accruals, and reclassification entries.
  • Prepare and send a variety of reports, as needed by customers.
  • Record and control of Direct Charges.
  • Create Pre-Approval and Settlement Advice entries in SA Database.
  • Maintenance of SOPs and flow charts of GL processes.


    • Ability to Fluently communicate in Portuguese and English Language.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • At least one or more years of experience in General Ledger activities.
    • Ability to work in a team environment.
    • Knowledge of continuous improvements.
    • Six Sigma certification preferred (yellow or green belt).


    • Good analysis skills.
    • Practical problem-solving skills.
    • Ability to work independently and collaborate with other team members.
    • Flexibility to changing situations.
    • Proactive and innovative with ideas to improve processes/ services.
    • Experience working within a Shared Service environment, preferable.


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Company Overview

Accra, Greater Accra, Ghana

World Vision started working in Ghana in 1979. It currently implements 34 Area Development Programmes (ADPs) in all the 10 administrative regions in Ghana and seven major special projects. These directly benefit about two million people through healt... Read More

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