Accounting Lead (CPA required)

Full Time
Posted 7 months ago

Job summary:

  • Responsible for providing accurate end-to-end financial reports, analysis,and other general accounting processes and procedures
  • Assist the Controller in ensuring the quality, accuracy and timeliness of the recording of financial transactions and submission of periodic financial reports
  • Participate in enforcing proper implementation of accounting methodology in compliance with applicable financial reporting standards and accounting principles
  • Contribute to process improvement initiatives, strategy development, financial statement risk management in order to assist the business in achieving scalability and sustainable growth.

Key responsibilities:

  • Maintain financial reports, records, and general ledger accounts and reconciliations
  • Work and collaborate with other departments to ensure financial transactions are accurately recorded, reconciled and sufficient accounting support is obtained
  • Handle general ledger, create journal entries, and perform month-end reconciliations to comply and observe with financial reporting punctuality
  • Maintain accurate and complete sub-ledgers, journals, invoices, receipts, and information related to financial transactions
  • Prepare and update the schedules & reports for Balance sheet accounts and certain Profit or Loss accounts
  • Provides valuable insights about the assigned financial accounts that will aid management decision making
  • Maintain organized documentations and calculations, safekeeping of accounts and various accounting reports
  • Take a proactive approach to innovate, develop, implement, and manage programs to reduce risk including preventing and detecting issues of theft and dishonesty
  • Participate in the development and delivery of financial education for team members to strengthen company-wide financial literacy and compliance
  • Participate in special review and ad-hoc projects as may be required

Knowledge, skills and experience requirements:

  • Accounting experience in diversified industries. Prior accounting experience in FMCG or related industry is an advantage.
  • Demonstrate expertise in the Philippine Financial Reporting Standards (PFRS) and Philippine Standards on Auditing (PSA) and their international equivalent, knowledge in US GAAP or US PCAOB audit is an advantage.
  • Proven track record of successfully managing and executing month-end closing
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to assess complex situations and develop effective solutions
  • Ability to adapt in a fast paced working environment, proficient in the use of technology and able to work independently
  • Proactive in simplifying and improving ways of working

Qualifications, certifications and education requirements:

  • Must be a CPA license holder
  • At least 3 years working experience in the same role
  • Knowledge in Oracle Netsuite is a plus
  • Must be willing to work on a hybrid set-up (at least once week or as needed)

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