Global Project Lead R2R - World Vision 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!

Key Responsibilities


The Record to Report (R2R) Project Lead will be responsible for handling R2R ongoing projects such as process migration and standardization. He/She will be working closely with different team members and customers to ensure that all project requirements, deadlines and schedules are on track.

Responsibilities include submitting project deliverables, preparing status reports and establishing effective project communication plans as well as the proper execution of the said plans. He/she will also serve as an additional subject matter expert (SME) while championing to the creation of a culture of continuous improvements for Record to Report.



Major Responsibilities

Project Management/Service Delivery

  • Act as the Transition lead for the smooth migration of work processes from different WV Offices to Shared Services
  • Lead small to medium size projects for the Record-to-Report (R2R) function. Lead or contribute to the successful planning, finalization of scope, overall implementation and stabilization of the project
  • Responsible for the fulfilment of the deliverables and timeline, with appropriate quality and documentation
  • Engage resources throughout the R2R Shared Services team to keep the project on track and manage deliverables
  • Provide direction with an action plan to the R2R global managers and the staff assigned for knowledge transfer
  • Identify, evaluate, and escalate risks; and find appropriate mitigation actions. Manage risks and resolve issues in a proactive manner.

Continuous Improvement

  • Work with R2R Global Managers for standardization and improvement of R2R processes globally.
  • Utilize Six Sigma / LEAN methodology to define, measure, analyse, improve and control/maintain improved Record to Report processes
  • Contribute and/or lead the implementation of quality / continuous improvement initiatives in R2R
  • Initiate and maintain a portfolio of continuous improvement initiatives and provides ongoing coaching and guidance to R2R Global Managers and their staff
  • Support and guide colleagues who are aiming to become lean six sigma certified

Stakeholders Management

  • Establish and maintain strong collaborative relationships with internal and external customers
  • Align opportunities between Shared Services and its customers in order to identify and implement projects which reduce costs while improving overall process value
  • Coordinate and work with Operational Excellence, IT and Global Finance Solutions regarding the development of standards and integration of technology to Record to Report



Qualifications For The Role

  • Prior experience as Project or Transition Lead, preferably more than 3-5 years of proven experience in project management
  • Good operational know-how of general accounting processes and other workstreams such as Procure to Pay
  • Leadership and coordination capabilities, organized and structured
  • Good analytical, conceptual and strategic skills
  • Problem-solving and critical thinking skills, proactive attitude
  • Strong communication skills, fluent in English both spoken and written
  • Strong MS Office application skills
  • Bachelor´s degree with a major in accounting, finance, project management, business administration or equivalent
  • Six Sigma certification preferred (yellow or green belt) or working to get one Project Management Professional (PMP) or certified accountant is a plus


  • Manage stakeholders in regional and global environments with extensive experience working in a non-profit organization
  • Experience working within a Shared Services environment, preferable
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment with changing priorities to meet deadlines
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