The GL Accountant will process and maintain accounting records for business units/sub-regional offices and other system interfaces to ensure a high quality of accounting accuracy, timeliness of reporting and compliance to corporate policies, GAAP, SEC and SOX requirements.
Assist CEMEA Accounting Manager to obtain, review, analyze and communicate financial and non-financial data and reports.
Ensure transactions are captured, recorded, summarized and reported in compliance with policies & procedures, US GAAPs, IFRS,as well as statutory, corporate and tax requirements (as applicable).
Responsible for the financial statement preparation both under US GAAP and Local IFRS
Preparation of journal entries, accruals, prepayments, deferrals and balance sheet reconciliations.
Responsible for the supervision of the fixed assets of CEMEA along with the related depreciation/amortization and reporting schedules for both financial and tax records.
Executes the re-measurement analysis from local currency to US currency by adhering to FASB 52
Responsible for the preparation of federal and local taxes along with the required tax reporting deliverables
Manages the cost center certification process for the multiple cost centers in the region and ensures timely submission to Corporate
Ensures compliance with existing and new accounting policies for both US GAAP and local IFRS including specific materiality thresholds used in the region
Reviews and validates the petty cash reimbursements by ensuring proper segregation of duties.
Responsible for the transfer pricing calculations Inter Company Settlements.
Assisting GL team in uploading journals and extracts reports for analysis.
Participation in special projects. Identify any potential financial related risk areas and provide sound recommendations and solutions to Visa for mitigation of the identified risk.
Handle ad-hoc projects as assigned by the Management
Handle the I-Procurement process form Accounting point of view and coordinate with stakeholder
Meet accounting deadlines for monthly, quarterly and annual financial close.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
The applicant must hold a Degree in Accounting.
Professional accounting qualification (ACA, ACCA CPA or equivalent)
Three years of relevant post qualification experience (ideally in a multi-national
publicly traded company)
Excellent written and verbal communication skills, and ability to work well in a fast paced and high volume environment
Experience in a Big 4 public accounting firm is required.
Strong technical accounting skills, and experience researching and documenting
Knowledge of Oracle, Hyperion and other related tool
Advanced in Microsoft office applications – Excel, Word, Access
Ability to work well under pressure and juggle multiple priorities
Ability to work in a fast paced and dynamic environment
Visa Inc. is a global payments technology company that connects consumers, businesses, financial institutions and governments in more than 200 countries and territories, enabling them to use digital currency instead of cash and checks. Visa does not issue cards, extend credit or set rates and fees for consumers. Visa’s innovations enable its bank customers to offer consumers choices: Pay now with debit, ahead of time with prepaid or later with credit products. From the world’s major cities to remote areas without banks, people are increasingly relying on digital currency along with mobile technology to use their money anytime, make purchases online, transfer funds and access basic financial services. All of which makes their lives easier and helps grow economies.