Title:  Financial Control Manager (Temporary)

Job ID:  94782
Country:  Myanmar
City:  Yangon
Professional area:  Accounting & Finance
Contract type:  Temporary
Professional level:  Experienced
Location: 

Yangon, MM, 00000

 

We are JTI, Japan Tobacco International, and we are present in 130 countries. We have spent years innovating, creating new and better products for the consumers to choose from. This is our business. But not only. Our business is our people. Their talent. Their potential. We believe that when they are free to be themselves, and they are given the opportunity to grow, travel and develop, amazing things can happen.

That’s why our employees, from around the world, choose to be a part of JTI. It is why 80% of employees feel happy working at JTI. And why we’ve been awarded Global Top Employer status, ten 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

 

 

WHAT THIS POSITION IS ABOUT - PURPOSE

 

This role is responsible for:

  1. Management of the team of Associates responsible for a range of transactional accounting activities for both the Market, Verticalized Functions and Factory. The team will be supporting day to day Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable activities including intercompany transactions ensuring accurate and timely processing whilst maintaining effective internal control.

  2. Work closely with all business functions to ensure data integrity and compliance to JTI policies as well as regulatory requirements.

  3. Managing continuous improvement projects relevant for the activities in the team (including requirements analysis, testing and change management). Liaise with other teams in the organization plus Corporate Finance teams such as Corporate Accounting and R2R Competency Center to ensure that processes are standardized and are in line with local FRS, IFRS and Global Tobacco Accounting requirements.

 

WHAT WILL YOU DO - RESPONSIBILITIES

 

  1. Core Deliverables:

    • Management of day to day operations and transactional accounting for Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable and all its related activity within the scope.

    • Ensuring that processes are performed in alignment with global policies such as Global Tobacco Accounting manual etc.

    • Maintain an excellent customer services by working closely with internal and external stakeholders e.g. Vendors, Treasury, GIP, Sales, Manufacturing Services to maintain a collaborative relationship and resolve any discrepancies or issues.

    • Prepare relevant financial report and reconciliation related to Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable activities..

  2. Managing Team Performance:

    • Achieve the established targets and KPIs.

    • Drive process improvement within the teams.

    • Initiate engagement activities to maintain team motivation

  3. Managing Team Development:

    • Take a leading role in team members 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. Controls and Compliance:

    • Accountable for the execution internal controls related to the processes in scope  in accordance with the internal documentation.

    • Work together with the Internal Controls Manager to ensure mitigation actions are in place for each failure and "lessons learned" are analyzed and shared with the broader finance team.

    • Ensure team members are trained on internal controls and understand the control's substance.

  5. Documentation:

    • Ownership and maintenance of detailed documentation (standard operating procedures) for the activities in scope and ensure these are kept up to date so that activities are executed in line with business requirements.

    • Ensure the regular review and update of process documentation is conducted (user manuals and process flow). Changes should be properly assessed and aligned with relevant stakeholders.

  6. Process Improvement and Efficiencies:

    • Constantly review all processes with a view to improve efficiency, quality of output and financial control.

    • Provide support to continuous improvement projects.

 

 

WHO ARE WE LOOKING FOR - REQUIREMENTS:

 

  • University degree in Finance or Accounting. CPA and ACCA preferred.

  • At least 3-5 years of experience in accounting / financial reporting in a large multi-national organization in a managerial or supervisory role, with international experience preferred. FMCG experience is desirable. 

  • Strong English communication skills; both oral and writing is a must.

  • Experience of managing medium-size teams.

  • Open minded, positive thinking and see the opportunities for change.

  • Flexible attitude and quickly reacts and adapts to changing requirements. 

  • IFRS knowledge and strong understanding of IFRS reporting requirements.

  • Proficiency in accounting software (Odoo and SAP) and Microsoft Suite application especially Excel and Power Point.

  • Willing to be under a contract of 12 months (with possibility of extension)

 

WHAT ARE THE NEXT STEPS - RECRUITMENT PROCESS:

 

Thank you for applying! We will make sure to provide you with feedback within the next two weeks. 


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