Financial Accountant (Controller)

  • Sector: Monroe Information Technology
  • Contact: Crisllie Anne Cayeta
  • Duration: FTE
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Client: Monroe Consulting Group
  • Location: City of Parañaque
  • Salary: PHP40000 - PHP80000 per month
  • Expiry Date: 02 July 2024
  • Job Ref: BBBH438803_1718103725
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Executive recruitment firm Monroe Consulting Group Philippines is recruiting on behalf of the world's leading betting and gaming companies

Job Summary

Our respective client is seeking a highly motivated Financial Accountant (Controller). The role will play a pivotal role in supporting the Company's finance function. Within the role, you will work closely with the Group Financial Reporting Manager, responsible for supporting decision-making processes by providing accurate financial information and analysis to various stakeholders. Your expertise in financial reporting will contribute to the financial health and strategic direction of the Company.

The job is in Parañaque City, Metro Manila, Philippines, and offers a hybrid (3X a week - Midshift) working arrangement.

Key Job Responsibilities:

  • Prepare, create, and post journals and submit for approval;
  • Verify the accuracy and completeness of financial data, ensuring transactions are recorded appropriately;
  • Maintain organised and up-to-date records of reconciliation activities, including supporting documentation and evidence;
  • Generate and close general ledger, AR and AP reports to review with management;
  • Upload ERP trial balance to consolidation software or system;
  • Perform Balance Sheet and TB reconciliations;
  • Assist in the preparation of accurate and timely statutory and consolidated financial statements and disclosures, ensuring alignment with regulatory requirements by collaborating across functions;
  • Collaborate with other regions to support the needs of the Group consolidation processes;
  • Knowledge in a variety of ad hoc technical accounting issues; preparing technical accounting work papers; preparing these for audit and presenting these to management;
  • Support all internal and external audit activities through the provision of required documentation, attendance of necessary meetings and being a key liaison officer to the external auditors.

Ad hoc responsibilities

  • Ensure appropriate continuous professional development, keeping abreast of all internal, legislative, and industry best practice;
  • Ensure appropriate interpretation and implementation of required changes in a timely manner;
  • Support all internal and external audit activities through the provision of required documentation when necessary.
  • The above accountabilities and responsibilities are not exhaustive, and the jobholder may be required to undertake additional duties that are consistent with the level and grading of the role.

Key Job Qualifications:

  • Higher education qualification. Within a related field preferable
  • Qualified or part qualified in professional qualification, such as ACA, ACCA
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to interpret complex financial data.
  • Strong technical accounting knowledge and ability to solve complex accounting issues
  • Proficiency in financial reporting tools and software (e.g. Excel, ERP systems).
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, with the ability to convey financial information to non-financial stakeholders.
  • Detail-oriented with a focus on data accuracy and quality.
  • Ability to work independently, manage multiple tasks, and meet deadlines.
  • Knowledge of accounting principles, financial regulations, and industry best practices.