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Title:  Accounts Payable Manager

Job ID:  49162
Country:  Philippines
City:  Taguig City
Professional area:  Accounting & Finance
Contract type:  Permanent
Professional level:  Experienced

Taguig City, 00, PH, 1630


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


Accounts Payable Manager 


Will supervise the Accounts Payable (AP) team and ensuring that transactions are completed accurately, efficiently and in accordance with JTI policies and procedures. To develop and lead staff within the team so as to ensure stable, predictable and reliable core service delivery that meets Service Level Agreement (SLA) requirements with the customers.


What will you do?


  • Management of the AP team
    • Leading the team: Responsible to manage, lead, develop, inspire and motivate their team.
    • Managing resources: Responsible to effectively manage the team’s workload and resources to ensure consistent and efficient delivery of core services. With effective decision making and problem-solving skills.
    • Performance review: Responsible to define the team’s objectives that are in support of GBS’s Business Objectives. He/She must regularly review team members’ performance against the objectives and provide timely and constructive feedback so as to ensure that team members clearly understand and is aware of their performance levels throughout the year
  • Transaction Processing, Reporting and Process Improvement
    • Transactional processing and reporting: Ensure stable, reliable, accurate and timely delivery of core services (which consists of transaction processing and reporting activities) that meets the SLA requirements with the customers.  
    • Process improvements: Analyze KPIs and statistics to improve process efficiency and also level of customer service. 
  • Control and Compliance
    • Compliance to policies & procedures: Ensure that the team complies to Corporate policies and procedures and GBS internal guidelines. 
    • JSOX: Responsible for executing and evidencing any JSOX controls where the AP Team Lead is identified as the control owner in the JSOX GRM and ensuring compliance to these controls. 
    • Documentation: Monitor GBS transactional documentation to ensure it is up to date
  • Support to Management, Other Process Teams and Projects
    • Applying knowledge: Has to possess adequate business and process knowledge and project management skills to ensure that reasonable business decisions are taken to facilitate the achievement of GBS's mission and vision. 
    • Provide support: To provide assistance and support to line management to ensure that the objectives and targets of the AP team and GBS Manila are met. Ensure that participation, support and assistance is provided in cross functional activities within the GBS. Provide support and assistance to Corporate and GBS projects and initiatives.
  • Support to Entities
    • Provide support: Demonstrate commitment to achieve service excellence and be customer focused; and ensure timely communication and resolution of queries/issues. Provide good support to Entities by developing knowledge of the entity's business and operational needs and provide expert advice/solution on AP related matters.
    • Manage various tasks and projects as they arise and upon manager’s request


Who are we looking for?


  • A Bachelor / University Degree in Accounting & Finance or equivalent
  • 3+ years' experience in managing medium-size teams with excellent understanding of the Accounts Payable process
  • Advance knowledge on the use of MS Office and SAP is required
  • A commendable leader, a team player, and an excellent communicator with a strong command of English language; knowledge in other languages of the countries within GBS scope is a plus
  • A professional qualification of ACCA, CPA or similar is a plus. Knowledge of statutory accounting principles for the countries within the cluster is an advantage


What's in it for you?


  • Be covered with medical insurance upon hiring, with dependent coverage and medicine allowance
  • Receive cash allowances such as meal and transport allowance
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Have access to over 200 company training
  • Be part of a truly international and diverse company with over 40,000 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.

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