Asst. Accounting Manager

  • Sector: Monroe Professional Services
  • Contact: Franchesca Angela De Guzman
  • Client: Monroe Consulting Group
  • Location: Philippines
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Expiry Date: 12 July 2024
  • Job Ref: BBBH441117_1715596021
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Executive search firm, Monroe Consulting Group Philippines is recruiting on behalf of one of the leading fashion distribution and retail company. Our respected client is looking for an Assistant Accounting Manager with a minimum of three years of experience. This is a hybrid set up, office is located at Makati City.

Job Summary:
The Assistant Accounting Manager, reporting to the Senior Accounting Manager, compiles and analyzes financial data to produce timely reports for all companies. Responsibilities include examining accounts, investigating discrepancies, and ensuring adherence to accounting standards and tax laws. This role also supports the financial cycle, assists management, and monitors business metrics for operational decisions.

Key Job Responsibilities:
A. Financial Reporting and Analysis

  • Ensure all transactions are completely posted in the system.
  • Plan and implement period closing procedures based on timeline set by the Senior Finance Manager.

B. General Accounting

  • Lead the month end closing and financial reporting process including account analysis and reconciliation.
  • Prepare and record JV payroll entries. Do quarterly reconciliation.
  • Responsible for completeness and accuracy of monthly general ledger reconciliations and analyses.
  • Ensure accuracy of financial statements in accordance with GAAP and compliance to internal policies.

C. Treasury, Cash Management and Collection

  • Ensure all payment requirements are properly funded and no payment are delayed due to lack of funding.
  • Ensure all bank accounts are active and updated. Also in-charge of proposing consolidation and assignment of bank accounts for efficiency.
  • Preparation, Review and Submission of Monthly Cashflow Forecast.
  • Review, recommend, in-charge of monitoring and implementing fund placements.
  • Implement cost-savings on forex transactions (buying or selling of foreign notes).
  • Facilitate the monitoring and renewal of bank credit facilities.
  • Ensure all wire transfer advice (incoming and outgoing) are correct, properly received & processed.
  • In-charge of processing payment requirements processed through online bank facilities (such as but not limited to Tax Payments).
  • Oversee the application of bank pick-ups, facilitation and processing of bank pick-ups, and end of day closing of cashiers.
  • Review and approve monthly/annual bank reconciliation schedule. As well as in-charge of maintaining file (hard copy and digital) of all company non-confidential bank statements.
  • In-charge of planning and monitoring of collection both trade and non-trade.
  • In-charge of ensuring all collections are matched versus billing.
  • In-charge of setting up collection meetings with long outstanding accounts.
  • Do follow through with regards to overdue payments. Recommend correct course of action necessary to collect past due balance.
  • In-charge of validating unauthorized deductions taken by customer and communicates whether they have been fully accepted, partially accepted or completely rejected and oversee collection if applicable, through the facilitation of Accounting Supervisor

D. Taxation and Regulatory Compliance

  • Ensure compliance and correctness of tax reports generated from vendor-related transactions in the system.
  • Ensure BIR's SLSP Requirement is complete and updated.
  • Have tax planning activities and projects by 1. Identifying tax issues, performing research and analysis
  • and drafting of documentation; 2 Acting as technical resource for tax.
  • Manage income tax compliance and provisions processes by 1. preparation and review of book-tax differences on a quarterly/annual basis 2. review of income tax returns files 3. computation of quarterly/annual estimated tax payments 4. calculating annual income tax provision for recording 5. manage filing process which includes preparation of form and online upload to BIR and banking facility (includes all Tax Compliance Requirements) through the facilitation of the Accounting Supervisor.
  • In-charge of ensuring that all BIR returns for online uploading to eBIRforms are implemented through the facilitation of Accounting Supervisor.
  • In-charge of the preparation of reports to government agencies.

E. Section Management

  • Ensure timely closing during month end process.
  • Ensure compliance to the company's established guidelines and policies.
  • Ensure immediate communication with SAP Functional and Corporate Policies person in-charge for any update requirements required by the sections.
  • Provide support during month and year-end closing procedures for all Finance operations team when applicable.
  • Provide coaching and training to the team members.

Key Job Requirements:

  • Graduate of bachelor's degree in accountancy, preferably a Certified Public Accountant
  • Relevant experience or years' experience in supervisory
  • Knowledge of accounting principles, practices, concepts, and systems
  • Knowledge of relevant tax laws
  • Ability to make objective decisions timely and effectively.
  • Ability to work under pressure and tight deadlines.
  • Good leadership skills
  • Has decision making and management skills