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Financial Lead

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John Clements Consultants, Inc. is looking for a Finance Lead to work for the leading global energy storage technology solutions and services company that combines the agility of a fast-growing technology company with the expertise, vision and financial backing of two industry powerhouses.

Job Description:

This position is responsible for finance and commercial project management within the client's subsidiary in the Philippines. The position reports to the APAC Finance Lead. The Finance Lead aspect of the role is to manage and coordinate accounting and tax compliance, financial and operational internal controls together with the respective global functions.

The commercial project management part of the role is to track and manage projects together with the project manager and the project team using Corporate Systems including the NetSuite Project Systems (ERP System) and Salesforce. The position requires interfacing with many internal stakeholders as well as with external outside customers, suppliers, and contractors.

This role requires a background in accounting/finance working with infrastructure/construction projects, does require initiative, problem-solving and decision-making capabilities.

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Oversee all finance-related aspects of the Philippine entity and work closely with the respective global finance functions.
  • Support the process to build up a client's local organization
  • Monitor and review financial reports to ensure accuracy
  • Support Cash Flow Management
  • Forecast Project spending and provide monthly accruals on work performed
  • Develop a deep understanding of the Engineering, Procurement, and Construction contract with the clients
  • Direct and assist with common processes/procedure related to the administration of EPC projects
  • Carry out risk assessments, ensuring that the most efficient resources are leveraged
  • Manage construction subcontractors/vendors to maintain project delivery and quality
  • Track and evaluate performance guarantees and timelines for project potential delay
  • Work closely with project managers to provide timely transparency around project/contract budgets
  • Organize project reviews from the start to the end of each contract including coordinating the close-out process
  • Build and manage approved project/contract detail in NetSuite spending areas at the line item level
  • Build work orders in NetSuite within project budget and initiate fund transfers
  • Manage change management projects leveraging feedback from multiple stakeholders


  • College degree with a major in accounting, business administration, engineering, or equivalent training: Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification desired
  • More than 5 years of specific finance background in solution/construction projects and overall finance experience of at least 10 years in a related area/industry
  • Detail-oriented with strong time management and project management skills
  • High level of knowledge in us of Enterprise Resource Planning Systems such as NetSuite Project Systems or similar
  • Demonstrated ability to interact with executive management
  • Strong background in using MS Office software
  • Up to 15% travel as needed domestically and potentially globally

For interested applicants, kindly attach your most updated CV in your application. We also highly prioritized walk-in applicants! Apply directly at 2F RCI Bldg., 105 Rada St., Legaspi Village, Makati City.

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