Title:  Branch Finance Associate - DSO Bacolod

Job ID:  93880
Country:  Philippines
City:  Bacolod City
Professional area:  Accounting & Finance
Contract type:  Permanent
Professional level:  Graduates
Description: 

 

We are JTI, Japan Tobacco International, and we are present in 130 countries. We have spent years innovating, creating new and better products for the consumers to choose from. This is our business. But not only. Our business is our people. Their talent. Their potential. We believe that when they are free to be themselves, and they are given the opportunity to grow, travel and develop, amazing things can happen.

That’s why our employees, from around the world, choose to be a part of JTI. It is why 80% of employees feel happy working at JTI. And why we’ve been awarded Global Top Employer status, ten years running

So when you’re ready to choose a career you’ll love, in a company you’ll love, feel free to #JoinTheIdea. 

Learn more: jti.com

 

WHAT IS THIS POSITION ABOUT?

 

The position is primarily responsible for the proactively collaborate with field partners by providing timely feedback/support specially related to branch operations. Propose process improvements, implement approved projects, and or provide support/ lead cascades of new process, initiatives or policies. Provide accurate and timely review, recording and reconciliation of branch transactions. Drive and monitor compliance aligned with the company policies & procedures and establish accountabilities of branch personnel. Validates accuracy and completeness of the customer’s transactions including customer master data.

 

WHAT WILL YOU DO?

 

  • Strategic Business Partnering / Cross Functional Collaboration:
    • Actively participate in commercial and consumer-focused branch activities and attending events
      that aims to achieve shared goals.
    • Proactively engage in local CBU meetings to discuss team operation updates, concerns, challenges
      and opportunities.
    • Collaborate with field forces to ensure timely resolution and closure of team findings (e.g., AR
      overdue, SPAR, CLU etc.).
  • Branch Finance Operations: Accurate and timely review, recording and reconciliation of branch transactions including but not
    limited to:
    • Timely Check Clearing (as soon as reflected in Bank Statement)
    • Daily REVO validation including monitoring of cashless payments
    • Review and validation of CWT from customers
    • 100% route settlements by assigned PSRs per agreed RS schedule
    • Creating CN/DN adjustments
  • Drive KPIs and Compliance:
    • Drive and analyze various KPIs portraying branch performance such as, but not limited to QAR, CL
      utilization, SPAR, etc.
    • Responsible in ensuring that approved policies and procedures with designed controls are
      efficiently implemented in assigned TSR/TER and proactively addresses any identified findings and
      observations reported by Internal Audit such as but not limited to:
      • Undertake a daily/weekly route settlement
      • Establishment of PSR accountabilities, reviewing PSR synching
      • Drive credit management processes, in compliance with Credit Management policy, while ensuring
        credit limits are sufficient in achieving sales volume targets.
      • Preserve the integrity and accuracy of data by validating and ensuring all supporting documents for customer changes, updates and approvals are saved in the digital platform.
      • Ensures compliance to existing statutory rules and regulations.
  • Reporting, Fraud Detection and Analytics:
    • Ensure that monthly closing activities are timely and accurately performed.
    • Perform transaction analysis by correlating and corroborating data from different reports and tools
      such as but not limited to:
    1. Data Analytics System (DAS), SPAR and PCV report
    2. Credit limit utilization based on average sales per month
    3. Synching report (e.g. late sync, gap from last call vs last time out/van sales)
    4. Multiple sales of outlets per week taking into consideration occasional fluctuations
    5. Review of TSR exception report by examining frequency and how it correlates with TSR's track record in achieving KPIs.
    6. Validate outstanding accounts receivable by conducting on-site visits to customers, to ensure
      accuracy and rationale of overdue.
    7. Provide reports and analytics to CBU partners as needed
  • Projects/Adhoc Tasks: Projects including but not limited to conducting trainings to empower TSR/TER. Task that may be
    assigned by the line manager.

 

WHO ARE WE LOOKING FOR?

 

  • University degree or equivalent in Finance, Accounting, Economics.
  • Open to Fresh Graduates with at least 1-2 years background in Accounting (Internship or its equivalent experience). Experience in Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG). With experience focusing on the accounts receivables and credit management.
  • Can speak both English & Tagalog. Local language/dialect on the assigned territory is an advantage
  • Willing to be based in Bacolod City and to work on-site every Saturday
  • The following is an advantage:

    • Knowledgeable in credit management policies and procedures.

    • Good understanding of integrated systems (e.g. ERP).

    • Good communication and analytical skills.

    • High level of accuracy and attention to detail.

    • With MS Excel expertise (Functions / Formula)

    • Must be flexible, proactive, highly organized and detail oriented

 

WHAT ARE THE NEXT STEPS?

 

Thank you for applying! You will receive an update regarding your application within the next two weeks.

 

28 May 2024


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