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Title:  GBS Intercompany Accounting Expert

Job ID:  88795
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. 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.



Intercompany Expert

As the Intercompany Expert, you will be part of the global intercompany team with the following key responsibilities: 


a) deliver accurate and efficient processing of intercompany vendor and customer entries for all JTI entities;
b) perform IC reconciliations;
c) perform period end close for the intercompany process, ensuring that activities are performed in line with closing calendar including support on intercompany elimination checks 
impacting group consolidation
d) perform transfer price calculation and checks;
e) perform calculations for cross charge models


What will you do?


1) Intercompany Accounting:

  • You are responsible for supporting the Intercompany team members and Intercompany CPM/TL to deliver core intercmpany accounting activities, working in close collaboration with stakeholders throughout the month and in particular during the month end close.
  • Responsible for the elimination of intercompany discrepancies. This involves working across different systems, performing reconciliations, analyzing issues and ensuring corrections are posted in a timely manner and in alignment within group consolidation and IFRS accounting standards.
  • Calculate / review, validate and post in SAP cross charges models, support maintenance of the cross-charge models as per the principles agreed with Global Tax and Business Model teams.
  • Assist Intercompany CPM/TL with internal and external audit queries.
  • Investigate the drivers behind each issue and where appropriate, propose and implement changes to either processes or relevant system .
  • Support with processing of intercompany AR / AP entries when required.
  • Assist with any other adhoc duties as required within Intercompany team.

2) Process Documentation:

  • Support the intercompany CPM / TL on regular review and update of process documentation (user manuals and process flow). 

3) Continuous Improvement:

  • Prepare data for operational metrics and KPIs and share this with the team.
  • Extend knowledge of SAP, accounting / tax and business processes to maintain high level of professionalism.
  • Support process improvements, analyze their impact on team activities in close collaboration with colleagues.
  • Coordinate user acceptance testing for the team and represent the team on projects, as applicable.

4) Control and Compliance:

  • 1. Perform or review the assigned operational controls in accordance with the internal documentation.
  • 2. Escalate all controls failures and ensure mitigation actions are in place for each failure.

5) Business Partnering and Teamwork:

  • Liaise with market/factory accountants and other relevant departments to ensure assigned processes are set up in effective way, issue is resolved on time
  • Provide expert advice on relevant SAP modules to market/factory colleagues, provide possible solutions, enhance others understanding and ensure accurate processes are being conducted.
  • Handle ad hoc tasks delegated by intercompany CPM or TL.
  • Assist and provide support to other GBS groups within the area of responsibility.
  • Take part in local and global projects upon assignment by Team manager.
  • Support on activities or training other Accounting and Finance team members. 


Who are we looking for?


  • University degree (Accounting or Finance). 
  • A professional qualification such as CPA, ACCA or CIMA is desired


Work Experience:


  • At least 3 years experience in finance/accounting department or external audit firms. Financial reporting background with IFRS or intercompany accounting experience is a plus.


Language Skills:


  • Strong command of English Language (oral and written)


Functional Skills:


  • Strong and solid background on general accounting principles including but not limited to intercompany, fixed assets, inventories, receivables/payables and accruals.
  • Experience in supporting internal and external audits including tax and statutory audits
  • Working knowledge of SAP is a plus 
  • Working knowledge on Microsoft Applications. Intermediate level in Microsoft Excel is required. 
  • Experience in systems and shared service migration activities is a plus
  • Strive for professional development and be results oriented
  • Can work with minimum supervision but still adhering to the set deadlines and timelines
  • Experience in training of junior team members a plus
  • Solid analytical and problem solving skills
  • Be open minded, proactive, positive mindset and see the opportunities for changes
  • Ability to work independently and as part of team and take on new tasks
  • Accuracy and attention to details
  • Excellent working attitude and interpersonal skills


What are the next steps?


Thank you very much for applying!

We will make sure to provide feedback on your application within 2 weeks after the application deadline.




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