Senior Accounting Specialist
Manulife
Quezon City
2h ago

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Working ArrangementHybrid Job Description This role serves as the operational support of the Global Procurement Office, the latter being responsible for the overall governance and infrastructure framework that supports Manulife’s procurement activities globally.

It is generally in charge the management of various Procurement Operations Shared Mailbox like MeetSmart Support, Procurement Client Support, Ivalua Support, Concur Support, Amex, SpotBuy and others Including management and administration of internal systems such as Concur, Amex and Cvent.

Under direct supervision, responsible for assisting in the day-to-day accounting activities. This job description does not represent a comprehensive listing of job duties that are required of the employee performing this role.

We reserve the right to change duties or assign additional duties at any time with or without notice. People Leader Role : No Essential Responsibilities : Individual Responsibilities :

  • Complete each month with all suspense accounts in Good standing
  • Work with operations business partners to continue identification and implementation of process changes to prevent new Suspense items
  • Timely and accurately reconcile monthly reconciliations
  • Assist in the day-to-day accounting activities such as creating standard journal entries and basic general ledger account analysis
  • Responsible for basic analysis with respect to specific areas of focus
  • Research and resolve all DDA reconciliation exception items within established departmental timeframes.
  • Prepare and validate monthly, quarterly and yearly dividend payments to shareholders.
  • Prepare and validate weekly, monthly and quarterly commission payments to broker / dealers.
  • Responsible for additional functions that support account reconciliation such as SDCM cap stock settlement, NSCC settlement, ACH transmission verification and kicker research, manual checks, reconciliation of check writing transmissions, outgoing wires, daily share verification with the custodian bank, state and federal tax remittance funding is wired to BFDS, gain / loss tracking and billing.
  • Incumbent may be scheduled into the nightly pricing rotation to ensure that all retail mutual fund prices are accurately ingested into DST from custodian bank secure NDM transmissions and disseminated to broker / dealers as well as to DTCC accordingly.
  • Research and resolve any DDA / super-sheet out-of-balances.
  • Represent operational issues when interfacing with other JHSS / JH Investment departments.
  • Serve as a resource in the following fund events : launches, liquidations, seed capital repatriations and mergers.
  • Other duties as assigned Shared Responsibilities :
  • Job Requirements :
  • Familiarity with accounting principles (BS in Accounting / Finance or comparable work experience)
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance or equivalent work experience
  • Minimum 1-3 years in related Transfer Agency field preferred.
  • Prior financial services industry experience preferred
  • Demonstrates a commitment to understand financial software in use
  • Demonstrates proficiency to create and post journal entries
  • Demonstrates basic analytical and inquiry skills.
  • Effective interaction and communication skills to communicate issues to management and collaborate with colleagues.
  • Strong computer skills. Example : working knowledge of MS Excel and the Essbase add-in
  • Knowledge of Microsoft business suite- Word, Excel, & PowerPoint.
  • Knowledge of DST 3270, TA 2000, DST SmartDesk and AWD.
  • Highly detailed-oriented and organized with demonstrated ability to meet assigned deadlines.
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize functions.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently while prioritizing deliverables to meet established deadlines.
  • Good interpersonal skills with the ability to work within a team-focused environment Decision Authorities :
  • n / a Working Conditions :
  • MANULIFE IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER - AA / F / M / D / V Key Accountabilities : Expense Audit Check, validate and approve expense report submitted via concur system (taking into consideration the Global travel and expense policy) and develop various audit rules to mitigate fraud (anti-fraud project) Administrative Tasks - Set up Cvent and Concur account, Amex Card assignment, termination and cancellation, Password reset, profile maintenance and other related tasks.
  • Customer Service / Support On a timely manner, respond to any inquiry received from various Databases as well as phone calls.

    Timely distribution of emails to proper point person or team to ensure quick and accurate resolution to customer concerns.

    Maintain a tracker on incoming request, inquiry and issues for management visibility. Financial Reporting - Prepare various Reports tailored fit to business unit’s requests.

    Other tasks assigned from time to time. Every career at Manulife / John Hancock provides the opportunity to learn new skills and move your career forward.

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