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Title:  Accounts Payable Specialist

Job ID:  49212
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 Specialist


Accounts Payable Specialist will manage all Accounts Payable (AP) processing activities and ensure that they are performed accurately, efficiently and in compliance with JTI policies and procedures. To deliver stable, predictable and reliable core services that meets Service Level Agreement (SLA) requirements with the Entities.


What will you do?


  • You will check incoming vendor documents for compliance to statutory/legal requirements as per GBS documentations, market guidelines and checklists. Perform appropriate GL account coding for invoice posting
  • You will return/clarify with entity authorized persons/vendors on any invoices or MyRequest templates that are invalid for processing or have missing information
  • You will process invoices and MyRequest templates into SAP. Complete all clearings, check payment proposal reports, closely monitor and resolve rejected MyRequests in a timely manner
  • You will manage the Query Tool to ensure that incoming and outgoing queries are attended and completed as per SLA requirements
  • You will consistently perform AP processing in accordance to GBS documentations and highlight to Team Lead if any updates are required in a timely manner
  • You will ensure all received documents are validated and processed in accordance with month end closing timelines
  • You will ensure all activities related to month end closing are performed and completed in accordance with month end closing timelines
  • You will ensure compliance to Global Operating Guidelines, policies and procedures
  • You will be responsible to prepare routine reports and analysis that are high quality, accurate and timely
  • You will demonstrate commitment to achieve service excellence and be customer focused; and ensure timely communication and resolution of queries/issues


Who are we looking for?


  • A Bachelor / University Degree in Accounting & Finance or equivalent
  • At least 2 years of experience in Accounts Payable or accounting related role with similar capacity in finance shared service
  • 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
  • Proficient in MS Office applications and SAP
  • An excellent communicator with good command of the English language; knowledge in other languages of the countries within GBS scope is a plus
  • Has strong analytical skills, detail oriented and proactive in identifying process improvement opportunities
  • Amenable to work on Day and Mid shift


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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