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Title:  GBS Intercompany Team Lead

Job ID:  85930
Country:  Philippines
City:  Taguig City
Professional area:  Accounting & Finance
Contract type:  Permanent
Professional level:  Experienced

Taguig City, 00, PH, 1603


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 role will remain open until filled.


Department: Accounting & Finance

Location: Taguig, Philippines

Reporting to: Intercompany Center Process Manager 

Role: Permanent


GBS Intercompany Team Lead


This role is responsible for:


Managuing the Intercompany team to ensure timely and accurate delivery of Intercompany services in scope, in full compliance with Corporate policies and procedures and with Service Level Agreements (SLAs). That includes:

a) management of end-to-end I/C processes from the data collection to posting initiation, reconciliation and reporting
b) manage period end close for the intercompany process, ensure that activities are performed in line with closing calendar including support on intercompany elimination checks impacting group consolidation
c) support transfer price calculation and data maintenance in SAP based on pre-agreed methodology



1.) Core Service Delivery


Manage team of specialists and experts to deliver efficient and effective I/C services across JTI in full compliance with corporate policies and procedures and entity statutory / tax / legal requirements defined in Service Level Agreements. That includes the following:

a) processing of accounting entries, data checks, period-end close activities, consolidation data checks, etc
b) intercompany transfer price calculation, validation process as per agreed principles and master data submission
c) collaborate with internal and external auditors, provide all requested comments and clarifications as required


2.) Managing Team Performance


  • Monitor the established targets, service metrics and KPIs with the team and ensure proper performance management process is being followed
  • Drive process improvement within the team
  • Ensure sustainability of service delivery via maintenance of proper handover process and back up system
  • Strive to achieve the desired result first time
  • Initiate engagement activities to maintain team motivation


3.) Managing Team Development


  • Take a leading role in team member's development;
  • Plan employees development in line with their personal and professional skills and career aspirations. Monitor the development progress and make necessary corrections;
  • Be a coach in developing employees' professional skills and competencies, support them in achieving established development goals;
  • Provide constructive feedback on a regular basis, and encourage team members to provide feedback to the manager.


4.) Relationships


  • Actively build and develop good working relationships with key stakeholders from markets and corporate functions
  • Demonstrate business partnership and customer centricity and embed this within the team


5.) Controls and Compliance


  • Ensure that operational controls are properly executed by the team
  • Escalate major operational failures and ensure mitigating actions are in place for each failure. 
  • Ensure regular review and update of process documentation



  • Higher education in Finance, Economics, Accounting or Business Administration
  • Professional accounting qualification (e.g. CPA, CIMA, ACCA) is desirable
  • At least 4 years of experience in accounting / financial reporting in a large multi-national organization, with international experience preferred
  • SAP FI/CO knowledge is preferred
  • Experience in a shared service environment preferred, with experience of transitioning activities to a shared service center a plus
  • Audit experience is desirableAt least 1 year's experience of managing a team
  • Be open minded, positive thinking and see the opportunities for change
  • Flexible attitude and quickly reacts and adapts to changing requirements
  • SAP experience
  • IFRS knowedge and strong understanding of JTI IFRS reporting requirements, including the end to end for intercompany
  • Fluent in English


What are the next steps – Recruitment process:

Thank you very much for applying!


We will make sure to provide feedback on your application within 2 weeks after the application deadline. Should you have any questions, you are welcome to contact Noah Del Rosario (



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