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Title:  Corporate Compliance Specialist

Job ID:  45083
Country:  Philippines
City:  Taguig City
Professional area:  Accounting & Finance
Contract type:  Permanent
Professional level:  Experienced

Taguig City, 00, PH, 1634


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)

Please apply till April 30, 2021, COB

Local applicants are welcome.

Department: Finance

Location: Taguig City, Philippines
Reporting to: Internal Control & Compliance Manager
Role: Permanent




The Corporate Compliance Specialist is responsible for overseeing the Company's control Environment, reviewing and evaluating the organization's processes and policies to ensure the adequacy and effectiveness of internal controls and compliance with Corporate/Company Policies and Procedures taking into consideration the risks involved in the business area.


The Specialist is expected to assist the team in the achievement of department objectives through planned internal audit reviews and ad hoc assignments in accordance with the Annual Audit Plan. The Corporate Compliance Specialist will report to the Internal Controls and Compliance Manager.



  • Participates in the overall risk assessment process - developing audit programs, application of audit testing techniques and methodologies, documenting audit work and exceptions, development of recommendations and action plans

  • Assesses the adequacy and effectiveness of entity controls by leading and executing various reviews such as:

    • Financial and operational controls

    • Corporate compliance (e.g., KYC, ABC, SPL, etc.)

    • Special request investigations/audits d. Process reviews

  • Performs regular J-SOX activity. Scope of J-SOX review includes, amongst others:

    • Inventory Process

    • Product Costing Process

    • Fixed Assets Process

    • Order to Cash Process

    • GL Process

    • Tax Process

    • Human Resource Process

    • P2P Process

  • Executes Know Your Customer (KYC) process, Anti-Bribery and Corruption Policy, Sanctioned Party Lists Policy and Gifts, Hospitality and Entertainment Policy

  • Performs Periodic User Access and Review/Segregation of Duties Review to ensure all employees have appropriate access based on their roles/activities

  • Actively participates in establishing or revising new/existing policies, procedures and business processes, and system implementation ensuring that proper controls are embedded. As necessary, provide process improvement opportunities.

  • Conducts yearly training to employees regarding policies and control requirements to strengthen Company's control environment

  • Performs tasks and/or fulfill responsibilities that may be assigned by management and/or immediate superior.

  • Supports Corporate Internal Audit Reviews



  • A Bachelor’s degree in Accounting/Finance, Audit or equivalent.
  • 4 to 6 years of combined experience in a "Big 4" public accounting and internal audit or compliance in a multinational company
  • SOX experience is a must, at least 2 years
  • With experience in planning and executing audits/test/walkthroughs and implementing controls frameworks within the business/ process
  • CPA required, CIA a plus
  • Sound knowledge of internal controls/ internal audit methodologies, risk management, and business process improvements
  • Excellent written and verbal English skills required
  • Ability to multi-task, work independently, and as part of a team.



  • Work in JTI Philippines Headquarters Taguig
  • Be covered with medical insurance upon hiring, with dependent coverage and medicine allowance
  • Receive bonuses and cash allowances such as meal and transport allowance
  • Have access to over 200 company training
  • Well-being programs for employees
  • Opportunities for your career growth
  • Recreational facilities in the office - Videoke, billiard and table tennis
  • 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.



  • 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.
  • Should you have any questions, you are welcome to contact Leviste, Maria Erica (MariaErica.Leviste@jti.com)


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