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Senior Accounting and Tax Officer

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Work type: Full time
Location: Manila, Philippines
Categories: Client Accounting
Office Location: Manila

Job Purpose:

The Senior Accounting and Tax Officer assists the Manager, Assistant Manager and/or Supervisor in daily deliverables to provide excellent service to clients.  They provide financial information to management by researching and analysing accounting data; preparing reports, submitting the reports to the client and are able to coach junior staff in the department


Key Responsibilities:

  • Hands-on in preparing and maintaining full set of accounts with high complexity for multiple clients while ensuring high standard of compliance and accuracy.
    • Prepares disbursement vouchers for payments
    • Journal entries for month end Financial Statements
    • Monthly Income Statement
    • Balance Sheet
    • Trial Balance
    • Tax Filing
    • and other relevant document
  • To maintain good client relationship and attend to clients’ queries and requests in a timely and professional manner.
  • Continuous and frequent liaison with clients for documentations, information or clarifications for management accounts preparation and audit purposes.
  • Maintain timely and proper filing of documents and information with respect to each individual client’s to ensure audit trail of work done for efficient references.
  • Periodic update of process documentation.
  • Liaise with external parties such as auditors, tax agents, bankers and relevant authorities
  • Perform other duties as assigned


Key Requirements:

  • Degree holder in Accountancy;
  • Pursuing or qualified in local professional examinations (CPA License);
  • 3-4 years relevant experience in general accounting function in professional firms or multinationals;
  • Sound knowledge in local tax (CIT, VAT, EWT, FWT, FBT) and accounting policy (PFRS); knowledge in International Accounting (IFRS) will be an advantage;
  • Experience in preparation of financial statements and supporting schedules;
  • Knowledge in Quick Books or any ERP System is an advantage;
  • Good knowledge of local system (e.g. Viewpoint);
  • Advanced Excel skill set and other Microsoft Office applications;
  • Good command of both spoken and written English and Filipino.
  • Stakeholder management:
    • Internal
    • External: Clients, local authorities, tax agents, auditors
  • Attention to detail with a high degree of accuracy;
  • Independent and able to work under pressure.

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Applications close: Singapore Standard Time

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