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Title:  Finance Accounting Assistant Manager

Job ID:  54364
Country:  Vietnam
City:  Ho Chi Minh
Professional area:  Accounting & Finance
Contract type:  Permanent
Professional level:  Experienced

Ho Chi Minh, 65, VN, 700000


We’re JTI, Japan Tobacco International and we believe in freedom. We think that the possibilities are limitless when you’re free to choose. In fact, we’ve spent the last 20 years innovating, creating new and better products for our consumers to choose from. It’s how we’ve grown to be present in 130 countries.

But our business isn’t just business. Our business is our people. Their talent. Their potential. We believe when they’re free to be themselves, grow, travel and develop, amazing things can happen for our business

That’s why our employees, from around the world, choose to be a part of JTI. It’s why 9 out of 10 would recommend us to a friend. And why we’ve been awarded Global Top Employer status, six 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



You are responsible for the financial accounting operations of JTI Vietnam and Distributors. This entails co-ordinating the Company's general accounting activities, treasury transactions, tax, audit and full compliance with Organisation's Operating Guidelines and JSOX Requirements. 



Financial Accounting and Reporting:

  • Ensures accounting activities/ processes (JTI Vietnam, the local Factory and Distributors) are performed in accordance with local statutory accounting principles, requirements of the Vietnam Tax Department and compliance with US GAAP requirements for JTI Group reporting purposes in timely and accurately as per Global guidelines.
  • Manage and oversee Shared Service teams to successfully deliver monthly closings of the local consolidation system, ensuring critical Zone and business timelines are met.
  • Maintain updated of changes to Vietnam's related statutory requirements especially on tax & accounting; communicate changes to all interested parties.
  • Accountable for external audit and Tax computation for Head-Quarter in Singapore.

Business Partnering:

  • Constantly observe Distributor accounting practices to identify areas for improvments, liaise with Distributors effectively to maximize values for business & frontier functions yet in best compliance with local regulation & internal standards.
  • Closely liaise with internal customers across departments to understand their business objectives, timely and (pro-)actively identify their needs/constraints and therefore propose adding- value advice, solutions. 
  • Get involved in setting up internal processes & policies for new initiatives as requested from other functions, support ad hoc requirements if any.
  • Be the Power User for company systems such as Purchasing Solutions, Concur, etc. 

Free Cash-Flow: 

  • Frequently review Distributors' Monthly Cash requirements and take necessary procedures to ensure efficient funding requirements and optimisation of cashflows.
  • Jointly manage Market Free-Cash Flow with Planning team in various stages, from development to implementation, education, on-going maintenance of actuals vs. KPIs.

Internal Controls and Compliance: 

  • Take ownership to maintain proper JTI Vietnam Operating Guidelines, perform periodic reviews so as to incorporate changes to fulfil changing business operational needs and alignment with JTI Group Operating Guidelines. 
  • Take a lead in execution of internal control compliance and strive to cultivate a compliance culture within the organisation and support Business Process Owners to identify risks in business process & procedure and prepare appropriate, complete action plans.

Adhoc Activities: 

  • Performs any assignment/ project as may be assigned by the Finance Director.

People management (if applicable)

  • Recruit, motivate and guide the professional development of the team reporting directly and indirectly to the incumbent.



  • Bachelor in Accounting and Finance or equivalent is required
  • At least 5 years of experience in finance & accounting in FMCG companies.
  • Good knowledge in US GAAP, VAS and tax laws/regulations
  • Knowledge and experiences in ERP system ( such as SAP, Concur)
  • Capable to work independently, and proceed with objectives with minimal supervision. 
  • Demonstrate strong communication, problem solving skills.
  • Fluent in verbal communication & writing English. Good writing, presentation and communication skills.
  • Has strong background in stakeholders' management, business partnerring and convincing skills.



  • Thank you very much for your interest in the role. You are welcome to apply.
  • We will make sure every candidate will receive a reply within 2 weeks after the application deadline.


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