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Chief Accountant (Manufacturing) - Makati

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Department objectives summary
1.     Ensure a sound internal control environment and all internal control procedures are complied with
2.     Establish financial budget and provide budget controls to facilitate variance analysis for management decisions
3.     Provide accurate and timely financial reporting and forecasts to support management decision
4.     Provide functional supports (finance, HR, legal compliance, Customs clearance) to maintain and improve company operational efficiency
5.     Mitigation of operational, financial and legal risks
6.     Safeguard of company assets while pursuing cost containment
7.     Promote finance team spirit with positive working attitude and support staff development
Position or Work scope
1.     Handle full spectrum of financial accounting role such as accounts receivable, accounts payable, general ledger, forecasting, etc.
2.     Review and finalise annual statutory accounts and monthly / semi-annual / annual reporting package for submission to HK
3.     Annual reporting, tax filings and other statutory filings
4.     Financial budgeting (Annual, F1 and F2 updates), reporting, analysis
5.     Accurate accounting and timely closing of accounts for statutory reporting and HK head office reporting
6.     Business risk assessment and internal control (incl. review and finalise internal control cycles and documentation)
7.     Review / approve Purchase Requests, Contracts jointly with Branch Manager / Management
8.     Work jointly with HK legal department to handle legal affairs
9.     Liaise with external auditors, government authorities, etc.
10.  Finance team management and training
11.  Review / maintain supplier master file, set up and hsbcnet for HK approval
12.  Review / maintain AR master file and set up for HK approval
13.  Review and approve payments in accordance with jointly signing arrangement
14.  Insurance - review and submit monthly insurance declaration to HK
                 - review and submit annual insurance declaration for renewal reporting to HK

Personal skills and qualifications
1.     Degree holder or higher with major in Accountancy or business related discipline
2.     Certified Public Accountant
3.     5 to 7 years of progressively responsible experience for a major company or division of a large corporation
4.     Strong presentation and communication skills to audience of all levels
5.     Self-motivated, independent, detail-minded, well organized with strong sense of responsibility
6.     Must have high degree of integrity, self-starter, have high energy and possess a can-do attitude
7.     Able to work efficiently to meet tight deadlines
8.     Proficiency in computerized accounting system and MS Office software
9.     Good command in both written and spoken English