Accounts Payable Accountant Analyst (Payment processing)

  • Kyiv, Ukraine, 02000
  • Full-time

Company Description

As the world's leader in digital payments technology, Visa's mission is to connect the world through the most creative, reliable and secure payment network - enabling individuals, businesses, and economies to thrive. Our advanced global processing network, VisaNet, provides secure and reliable payments around the world, and is capable of handling more than 65,000 transaction messages a second. The company's dedication to innovation drives the rapid growth of connected commerce on any device, and fuels the dream of a cashless future for everyone, everywhere. As the world moves from analog to digital, Visa is applying our brand, products, people, network and scale to reshape the future of commerce.

At Visa, your individuality fits right in. Working here gives you an opportunity to impact the world, invest in your career growth, and be part of an inclusive and diverse workplace. We are a global team of disruptors, trailblazers, innovators and risk-takers who are helping drive economic growth in even the most remote parts of the world, creatively moving the industry forward, and doing meaningful work that brings financial literacy and digital commerce to millions of unbanked and underserved consumers.

You're an Individual. We're the team for you. Together, let's transform the way the world pays.

 

Job Description

KEY RESULT AREAS

·          Execute payments related to invoices and expense reports across all parts of the globe, ensuring transactions are executed within compliance of established key controls

·          Conduct bank account reconciliations on all payment runs, ensuring payments are properly executed and payment failures are identified

·          Assist, research, and resolve payment failures and other related issues with internal business units, external vendors, and corporate banking partners

·          Manage quality assurance process to ensure the quality of the invoice is accurate and the proper approvals were obtained

·          Calculate cash flow requirements and prepare cash flow forecasts to partner with the Treasury department to ensure proper funding of corporate bank accounts

·          Ensure all payments are accurately recorded to the General Ledger

·          Provide assistance to the Corporate Accounting team on payment research and reconciliation of cash accounts

·          Assist in documentation requirements for the global Accounts Payable function

·          Manage the AP import feed process for all automated invoice files, which includes troubleshooting issues to resolution

·          Provide high level of customer service in support of payment inquiries and research requests

·          Work with internal business units to implement process improvements

·          Assist with internal audit walk-throughs and SOX documentation

·          Assist management with ad hoc projects as necessary

KEY PERFORMANCE INDICATORS

  • Contribute to an environment focused on controls, ensuring compliance with key operating controls and proper segregation of duties, while meeting stated service levels
  • Adhere to established SLAs, personal and team targets in invoices and amounts processed during the established timespan
  • Lead timely research and resolution of invoice and payment issues with internal employees and external vendors
  • Operate with minimal supervision and make decisions based on acquired skills and knowledge
  • Effective communication with stakeholders to ensure consistent application of key accounting treatments
  • Demonstrate ability to research identify processing or payment gaps, effectively setting expectations with internal stakeholders and external clients
  • Drive various projects to completion with minimal supervision
  • Non-recurrence of audit issues
  • Timely and effective implementation of assigned projects/duties
  • Promptly monitor and respond to queries sent to the Accounts Payable general mailbox.

Qualifications

Professional

  • Accounting degree, certification are preferable
  • Minimum 4-5 years of accounts payable payments processing in a multinational services firm environment
  • Familiarity with global payment standards and payment types
  • Exposure to cross border payments and knowledge of regional bank standards
  • Experience in a multi-currency environment, including FX transactions
  • Experience using various cash management banking portals and Treasury workstations
  • English fluency is required; Knowledge of Russian, Arabic preferred

Technical

  • Required systems experience: Ariba Procure to Pay system ,Oracle 12 GL, AP, PO, Concur, OBIEE, Primavera, Noetix Data Analytics modules preferred
  • Strong technical accounting skills, and experience researching and documenting accounting issues
  • Knowledge of Microsoft office applications – Excel, Word, Access
  • Conceptual and working knowledge of financial database
  • Familiar with CEMEA tax regimes (e.g. CIT, VAT, GST) with an ability to process invoices in view of accounting and tax implications

Business

  • Strong business ethics
  • Independent and self-motivated - ability to work with little or no direct supervision
  • Strong problem solving and organizational skills
  • Ability to support team environment
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with strong commitment to customer service
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