Apply now »







Title:  Intercompany Lead Expert

Job ID:  86472
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.



This role will remain open until filled.


Intercompany Lead Expert


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

  • deliver accurate and efficient processing of intercompany vendor and customer entries for all JTI entities
  • perform IC reconciliations
  • 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
  • perform transfer price calculation and checks
  • perform calculations for cross charge models


What will you do?


1) Intercompany Accounting:

  • Responsible for supporting the Intercompany team members and Intercompany CPM/TL to deliver core intercompany accounting activities, working in close collaboration with stakeholders throughout the month and in particular during the month end close
  • Responsible for ensuring intercompany data check discrepancies identified are allocated to the various team members to resolve, and that they are all completed on time. Provide expertise to the team in case of complex issues and identify the stakeholders to support resolution
  • Calculate / review and validate 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 
  • 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 and projects:

  • Represent intercompany team in global projects, collaborating with the necessary stakeholders and providing the required level of expertise
  • Extend knowledge of SAP, accounting / tax and business processes to intercompany team members to maintain high level of professionalism
  • Support process improvements, analyze their impact on team activities in close collaboration with colleagues\

4) Control and Compliance:

  • Review work of team to identify any errors or control weaknesses. Ensure necessary checks are in place to prevent errors.
  • Escalate all material errors and ensure mitigation actions are in place to prevent future reoccurence.

5) Business Partnering and Teamwork:

  • Liaise with market/factory team members and other relevant departments to ensure assigned processes are set up in effective way and any issues are resolved on time
  • Provide expert advice on relevant intercompany activities 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; 
  • 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                                         
  • 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. Experience of working on global cross functional projects is desirable                                       
  • 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
  • Experience in supporting others on complex intercompany / SAP topics
  • Strong command of English Language (oral and written)     
  • Strives for professional development and be results oriented
  • Can work with minimum supervision but still adhering to the set deadlines and timelines
  • Solid analytical and problem solving skills
  • 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's in it for you?



  • Work in a brand-new office located in BGC McKinley West
  • 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


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. 


Job Segment: CPA, Accounting, ERP, SAP, Accounts Payable, Finance, Technology

Apply now »