Finance Controller

  • Sector: 媒体和广告
  • Contact: Erwin Sarenas
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Client: Monroe Consulting Group
  • Location: Pasig
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Expiry Date: 30 July 2024
  • Job Ref: BBBH442228_1717124059
  • Contact Email: erwin.sarenas@monroeconsulting.com.ph

Executive search firm Monroe Consulting Group is recruiting on behalf of a total entertainment company. Our respective client is looking for a Finance Controller who will be responsible in handling finance and accounting functions which includes controlling, budgeting, reporting, financial planning and analysis, management information system and taxation. This is on Hybrid work set-up in Pasig City with the following work schedules: (Monday is work from home, Tuesday - Friday is onsite with compressed work hours of 9am-7:30pm).

Key job responsibilities include:

  • Completes roll out and utilization of SAP system
  • Ensures timely and accurate monthly closing and reports/elevates adjustments
  • Prepares and presents monthly management reports and financials. (P&L, Balance Sheet, Cash Flows, Sales and Operating Expenses (analysis of factors that are impacting the business) Reports and analyses variances.
  • Implements finance and accounting policies and procedures
  • Oversees accounting operations such as accounts payable, accounts receivable, and general ledger entries
  • Cleans up inter-company accounts
  • Ensures complete and accurate books of accounts
  • Leads completion of audit process
  • Documents & continuously improves existing policies and procedures to support the current business and future business growth (i.e. set up the Chart of Accounts, Accounting Processes and Policies: Cash, Petty Cash Fund, Advances, Production Costs, Intangibles, Bad Debt, CapEx, and Depreciation, and Amortization
  • Cooperates with business units and support functions across the company
  • Collaborates as company representative with business partners
  • Works cross-functionally with Sales & Marketing and Operations to ensure IT systems are client- and operations-friendly and capture all necessary accounting data
  • Ensures compliance with regular reportorial requirements for a publicly-listed company
  • Ensures compliance with government regulations and remittances
  • Minimizes tax exposure by keeping abreast of new tax rules
  • Streamlines accounting functions and operations
  • Leads and mentors a team of accounting staff to ensure that deliverables of the department are timely and efficiently met
  • Performs other tasks that may be assigned from time to time

Key job requirements include:

  • With a Bachelor's degree, major in Accountancy
  • Must be a Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
  • Must have 8-10 years in accounting and comptroller functions with at least 3 years in a managerial role
  • Must have had experience in a publicly-listed company
  • Must be comfortable working in a fast-paced environment while having an eye on the nuances of the job
  • Must have a proven ability to work under pressure while meeting stringent reporting deadlines
  • Must be tech-savvy, able to work with systems and manipulate large amounts of data
  • With advanced skills in MS Office applications and above-average Excel skills
  • Must have experience working with regulators (SEC, PSE, BIR, SSS, HDMF, SEC) and their reporting requirements
  • Must be able to get into the details of finance and accounting processes (i.e. journal entries) but also see the "big picture"
  • Must have proven knowledge of bookkeeping, Philippine accounting principles, standards, laws, and regulations (IFRS)
  • Must be responsible and self-motivated; capable of and enjoys working independently and driving Decisions
  • Self-driven with good organizational and time management skills to deal with multiple deliverables and tight timelines
  • Must be looking for an entrepreneurial setup/culture and new challenges
  • Must have high attention to detail & accuracy
  • Must possess a strong acumen in business logic
  • Must be a team player with good communication skills
  • Must be willing to work in Ortigas Center, Pasig City