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Title:  Finance Specialist (Fixed Term)

Job ID:  90513
Country:  Philippines
City:  Malvar
Professional area:  Accounting & Finance
Contract type:  Temporary
Professional level:  Experienced
Location: 

Malvar, BTG, PH, 4233

 

We’re JTI, Japan Tobacco International, and we believe in freedom

 
We think that the possibilities are limitless when you’re free to choose. We’ve spent the last 20 years innovating and creating new and better products for our consumers to choose from. It’s how we’ve grown to be present in 130 countries, and how we’ve grown from 40 to 4,000+ employees in the Philippines since 2009.

But our business isn’t just business, our business is our people. Their talent. Their potential. We believe that when they’re free to be themselves, to 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 83% of employees feel happy working at JTI, and why we’ve been recognized as INVESTORS IN PEOPLE in the Philippines.

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 holder will be assigned to various areas (investment controlling & fixed assets management, opex management, product costing, and projects management) within the factory Finance department during an 18-month program. Upon completion of the program, you have the opportunity to be assigned to a position within the Finance department or related other functions in the company. 

 

WHAT WILL YOU DO?

 

  • Responsible for variance analysis related to Leaf, NTM, and Finished Goods, capital investment projects. This includes purchase price variances, specification changes, blend mix, freight, duty & yield. To collaborate and liaise with colleagues from other departments to get a detailed understanding of the variances and to ensure that the variances are properly explained. To monitor and ensure that the Responsible for preparing Annual Strategic Plan (ASP) for Leaf & NTM, capex projects in a systematic, effective & timely manner. It is achieved by working closely with PPO in gathering material prices on time.  Coordination of the material prices, especially on packaging material with lot size scales will be held after the final prices are furnished by PPO.  Price increases from year to year must be in accordance with Global Procurement Directions. Calculation of material standard cost will be carried out outside of the system. Detailed analysis on price movements plan vs. plan and year over year to be carried out with explanation. Monthly Reporting (P&L) is in line with Forecast.  To monitor all consumptions of materials that are properly allocated or posted to production prior to system closing (month-end closing).
  • Responsible for Outlook and Latest estimate financial forecast for Leaf, NTM, and Finished Goods, capital investment projects. Based on the actual variances running in the factory, financial implications of the future developments in the factory or country, and formal and informal information in order to develop a forecast. To monitor and ensure that the Monthly Reports (P&L) are in line with Forecast. To ensure all the submissions for the Forecast in accordance with deadlines and accurate.
  • Responsible for preparing Annual Strategic Plan (ASP) for Leaf & NTM, capex projects in a systematic, effective & timely manner. It is achieved by working closely with PPO in gathering material prices on time.  Coordination of the material prices, especially on packaging material with lot size scales will be held after the final prices are furnished by PPO.  Price increases from year to year must be in accordance with Global Procurement Directions. Calculation of material standard cost will be carried out outside of the system. Detailed analysis on price movements plan vs. plan and year over year to be carried out with explanation.
  • Responsible for Quarterly Reconciliation Report, Annual forecast, and Cost Estimates of Licensees (Vietnam & Nepal) by ensuring updated costs to be applied in the calculation and BOMs are aligned & correct based on inputs from Factory Lead / Planner. Quarterly Variance Analysis on Standard and actual Cost to be carried out in line with the Market Report. Maintain and monitor standard cost for Group Valuation of Licensees in a systematic, effective & timely manner. Maintenance of the Accounting and Costing view should be done accurately at the right time.
  • Ensure compliance with J-SOX and support annual external audits for the Philippines factory. Execute internal controls and follow up with stakeholders on violations and improvements.

  • Manage standard cost maintenance and PLM cost estimates throughout the year according to company policies and procedures.

  • Coordination and involvement in inventory count activities.

 

WHO ARE WE LOOKING FOR?

 

  • BS in Accountancy/Finance or a related field (e.g. IT / Mathematics)
  • Fresh Graduates are welcome to apply!
  • Experienced candidate: 1-3 years of working experience in accounting and costing preferably in a manufacturing environment
  • Excellent command of speaking and writing English language. 
  • Advanced knowledge of Excel
  • SAP and Power BI and programming skills are an advantage
  • Able to work independently with minimum supervision. Able to communicate will all levels and able to work under pressure in meeting tight deadlines.
  • Must be detail-oriented, have good interpersonal skills, and can plan and organize work independently.
  • Willing to work for temporary employment based in Batangas

 

WHAT'S IN IT FOR YOU?

 

  • Work in JTI Asia Manufacturing Corp, LIMA, Malvar, Batangas
  • Opportunity to qualify for future permanent position
  • Gain experience and develop skills through rotational activities across the entire team.
  • Be covered with medical insurance, with dependent coverage and medicine allowance
  • Receive bonuses and cash allowances such as meal and rice allowance
  • Well-being programs for employees
  • Opportunities for your career growth
  • Recreational facilities in the office - Fitness Gym, Basketball/Badminton courts
  • Be part of a truly international and diverse company with over 45,000 employees in 130 countries.
  • Experience the culture of an Investors in People certified company
  • Find out why 9 out of 10 employees recommend us to a friend.
  • Understand why 9 out of 10 employees say they feel free to be themselves.

 

WHAT ARE THE NEXT STEPS?

 

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

 


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