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Financial Specialist (General Accounting) - Makati

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Job Description and Qualification:

Overall Objectives:

• Responsible for accurate and timely closing of books of accounts
• Ensures compliance to internal controls, procedures and accounting standards
• Responsible for managing the inflows and outflows of cash

Key Responsibilities:

Financial Reporting and Controls
• Ensures accurate and timely submission of financial statements and trial balances to Head Office for consolidation
• Ensures accurate and timely submission of standard financial reports to internal and external stakeholders
• Review and analyses the balance sheet reconciliation reports and follow-up resolution for long-outstanding items
• Monitors compliance of internal stakeholders to financial and commercial policies
• Work with Regional Business Center to monitor daily cash position of the entities and provides recommendation to support the funding requirements of the business
• Coordinates with GFS and BSC on operational issues related to the following financial process: Accounting to Reporting (ATR), Procure to Pay(PTP), Order to Cash (OTC) and Treasury.

Business Support
• Support the controller and to deliver on commitments to ad hoc requests
• Point of contact regarding queries on monthly accruals, system issues and other financial related queries (i.e. GL accounts, CC, PC, material code)
• Maintains close coordination with the banks for any issues on payments and collections
• Evaluate credit worthiness of 3rd party and proposes recommendation on credit limit
• Supports company initiated projects by providing valuable insights during discussion of subject matter and issues on cross-functional meetings

Operational Excellence
• Lead the development and continuous improvement of FBM, PtP and OtC processes
• Optimizes available resources such as accounting system to simplify and improve process efficiency.


• Certified Public Accountant
• 5 years of work experience in General Accounting.
• Experience in Integrated Accounting ERP systems (any of the major systems used in the market such as SAP).
• Preferably from pharmaceutical or medium to large multinational companies.