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Manager, Accounting

Location: Biñan, Laguna, Philippines 
Req ID: JR-0000039886


Finance Manager

Location:  Laguna, Philippines (PHO)
Req Id: JR-0000039886

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-Narrative Job Description:  
The Finance Manager is responsible for the overall accounting and reporting of a US-based Company.   She should ensure that a robust accounting controls, accounting quality and compliance are in-placed.  The position will report to the Finance Sr. Manager.
• Responsible for meeting Finance department objectives
• Responsible for accuracy of financial statements and reports
• Perform monthly flux analysis of financial results
• Prepare monthly and quarterly reporting package
• Monitor and analyze accounting data
• Perform technical accounting research
• Establish and enforce proper accounting methods, policies and principles
• Provide guidance on issues not addressed by established accounting methods, policies and principles
• Manage and oversee all areas of accounting operations including:
o Month, quarter and year end close
o General Ledger
o Revenue Recognition
o Cost Accounting
o Order to cash
o Procure to pay
• Review and approve:
o BESP analysis
o Balance sheet reconciliations, including bank reconciliations
o Customer credit limit recommendations
o Bad debt reserves and write-offs
o Inventory reserves
o New supplier requests
o Purchase requests
o Coordinate supplier contract review in conjunction with the Legal department
o Disbursements
o Outbound royalty reports
o Cash forecasts
o Intercompany funding request
• Assist IT to resolve system issues
• Grant and remove user access for ancillary systems used for accounting


• Certified Public Accountant
• Minimum of 3-year management experience in a shared service or other relevant industries
• Has strong technical knowledge in all facets of accounting, in particular on Revenue, Cost and General Ledger 
• Knowledgeable on US Generally Accepted Accounting Principle
• Ability to understand high level objectives to help the accounting team prioritize work
• Ability to understand detailed accounting operations to help the accounting team resolve issues
• Ability to communicate and work effectively with a variety of constituencies, including auditors, office personnel, business leads, corporate executives
• Ability to multitask and push team members to meet deadlines
• Ability to work efficiently in a fast paced environment
• Ability to adapt to changing business requirements
• Strong work ethic, good judgment, sound decision making, initiative, well organized and attention to detail
• Capability to manage workload distribution across different geographies and different time zones

• Excellent leadership and management skills
• Excellent financial and analytical skills

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