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Title:  Finance Expert (CPA)

Job ID:  87073
Country:  Philippines
City:  Taguig City
Professional area:  Accounting & Finance
Contract type:  Permanent
Professional level:  Experienced

Taguig City, 00, PH, 0000


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 9 out of 10 would recommend us to a friend, and why we’ve been recognized as INVESTORS IN PEOPLE in the Philippines


It’s the perfect moment for you to #JoinTheIdea. We’re opening our Global Business Service center in the heart of BGC Manila and looking for more than 300 bright minds to join a global multinational with an exciting start-up vibe.



This job advertisement will remain open until filled

Local applicants are welcome.

Department: Finance

Location: Taguig City (Hybrid Work Set Up)
Reporting to: Financial Controller

Role: Permanent



  • As the GBS Finance Expert, you are expected to support the Financial Controller (FC) in providing overall finance function support for the GBS entity. This includes the full spectrum of financial and management accounting ensuring all activities are in full compliance with JTI Policy & Procedures, Operating Guidelines, J-SOX, Transfer Pricing, and all other local statutory requirements, e.g. Audit, Tax &, etc. You will work closely with the FC in developing and maintaining an effective internal control system to ensure that financial resources are protected. You will also assist the FC in conducting the Performance Review of the GBS operations. 



  • To provide overall finance functional support to the GBS entity. The overall function should include the full spectrum of financial and management accounting in support of the objective of ensuring all activities are in full compliance with JTI Policy & Procedures, Operating Guidelines, J-SOX, and other entity governance.
  • Prepare local planning for OL/LE/ASP and ASP process (HC, OPEX, CAPEX, and FCF), provide accurate and fact-based analytical analysis to support business decision-making, under the supervision and guidance of the Financial Controller.
  • To manage and prepare the corporate reporting requirements for OL/LE/ASP under the supervision and guidance of the Financial Controller
    • Responsible for TM1 load and reconciliations, also for Transformation GPM10 submissions and GPM01 analysis per Corporate Performance Management Calendar. 
    • To manage and prepare the calculation of Intercompany charges and the communication of its cross charges to all relevant parties.
    • Manage the FCF reporting package including the Quarterly cash flow forecast to ensure the readiness of working capital.
  • Perform month-end/quarterly/year-end closing activities by initiating the necessary journals and consolidating the data. Ensure high-quality actuals reporting for further analysis of key P&L items ensuring minimal deviation from OL/LE/ASP.
  • Working with Finance Controller to improve financial status by analyzing results; monitoring variances; identifying trends; recommending actions; 
  • Ensure the Key Account Reconciliation and Balance Sheet Analysis are duly performed on a monthly basis
  • Preparation of the Quarterly and Monthly Financial reports, pages, and any ad-hoc reports. 
  • Assisting Financial Controller to ensure statutory compliance, includes:
    • Manage and coordinate corporate audit exercises (Finance Audit, Local JSOX control, BIR LOA)
    • Support and provide information for corporate tax preparation 
    • Ensure timely submission of tax requirements (e.g. WHT, Peza, etc) 
    • Assist in the preparation of CbC reporting and transfer pricing documents '
    • Ensure all corporate secretary documents are in order 
    • Manage & maintain an active list of service agreements & service contracts with internal & 3rd party  vendors and ensure documents are signed off in accordance with legal requirements  
  • Act as a power user and manage the end-to-end process of Capex planning & recording (EAM) and  BAP/MEMO. This includes timely and effective communication to stakeholders on any changes, conducting regular refresh sessions with the users, and maintaining strong governance to ensure compliance with JTI Operating Guideline. Responsibility also includes the creation, maintenance, and monitoring of WBS. 



  • University degree (Accounting and Finance)Certified Public Accountant is a must
  • At least 3-5 years of relevant experience in Financial reporting and analysis, Budget and Forecast, and Financial and Tax Audit in a multinational company.
  • Fluent in oral and written English
  • Strong customer service mindset.

  • Understanding cross-cultural sensitivity.

  • Good interpersonal and communication skills.

  • Excellent team player, open-minded and flexible.

  • Detail-orientated, with a high level of accuracy and confidentiality.

  • Systematic and efficient time management used to work for a deadline.

  • Strong follow-up skills. Proactive attitude.



  • 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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