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Manager, Finance


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Job Number: 1669

Position Title: Manager, Finance, Accounting

External Description: Summary:

The SSC Finance Manager leads a team of 40+ (includes 5 Associate Managerss) providing Record to Report Accounting and Accounts Payable services to the entire Asia-Pacific region. The role is also responsible for the Controllership function (Functionals Management, Statutory Reporting & Taxation, Reporting, etc.) for the Shared Service Center(SSC) organization.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Department & SSC Leadership

  • Provide active leadership in selection, development and performance management of direct reports
  • As a member of the Shared Service Centre Leadership Team, help set the strategic direction of the SSC and follow through to implementation

Functional Leadership
  • Accountable for the strategic leadership of the Record-to-Report and Accounts Payable functions for all the SSC countries
  • Work closely with the Asia finance leaders to ensure collaboration and delivery of best-in-class service whilst meeting their needs
  • Responsibility for local statutory reporting and compliance
  • Leads the preparation and collaboration activities for external and internal audits
  • Ensures that controls are maintained within the SSC operating environment in compliance with corporate policies, Strategic Operational Accounting Resources (SOAR)/ Separation of Duties (SODs)
  • Develop financial reports and metrics to monitor and improve the performance of all processes as well as driving for improvement in working capital and profits
  • Manage the Functional budgets of the SSC organization working closely with budget owners to identify savings opportunities
  • Assist with projects and analysis as needed including project management of acquisitions and integrations.
  • Continue to develop the Finance knowledge within the SSC to allow further activity to be centralized into the Asia SSC

Business Relationship Management
  • Responsible for the direct contact with regional and local Finance Directors to understand and meet their evolving needs
  • Ensure other Business partners and stakeholders are utilizing the finance teams in the SSC to help deliver on their business objectives

Process & Operational Excellence
  • In conjunction with the OPEX Manager deliver on-going effectiveness & efficiency improvements to the Finance activities using lean tools and methodology
  • Drive the Operational Excellence mind-set within the Finance department
  • Ensure effective use of the Visual Management tools to enhance team performance

Required Skills / Experience / Competencies:
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Certified Public Accountant is a MUST
  • At least 15 years working in Accounting, 10 years as a people manager / leadership role in a multinational environment
  • Experience in a Shared Services environment
  • Thorough understanding of accounting controls as it relates to Finance, SOAR/SOX
  • Demonstrated ability of financial analysis
  • Strong communication skills demonstrating the ability to interact appropriately and effectively with internal and external customers

Job Requirements:
  • Full-Time, Mondays-Fridays 8:00AM-5:00PM, overtime and late-night calls are expected
  • Travel expected

City: Makati

State: Quezon

Country: Philippines

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