Sr. Finance Accountant (Senior-level)
TASQ Staffing Solutions
Quezon City, NCR, Philippines
6d ago

Position Description Senior Financial Accountant


Senior Financial Accountant (Senior-level)


REPORTS TO : Financial Controller


LOCATION : Off-shore

SCOPE : National

PREPARED BY : Financial Controller

Financial Controller

Business Context and Main Purpose of the Job

Working within the finance department, for the Financial Controller, this position will be responsible for managing the day to day accounting, analysis and reporting, including assisting and overseeing the month-end reconciliations.

This position will be responsible for the preparation of the annual financial statements and other statutory reporting requirements, such as tax returns, for both internal and external reporting, as well as managing the audit process and helping with the implementation of new accounting standards.

In addition, this position will play a key part in managing and developing the off-shore finance team.

Main Accountabilities


  • Month end close including preparation of balance sheet reconciliations, accruals, provisions, acquisition accounting, including providing analysis and commentary of significant movements month on month.
  • General ledger reconciliations and cost centre maintenance
  • Banking reconciliation and requirements are completed
  • Maintenance of Fixed assets & other schedules
  • Review of transactional information to ensure all information is captured and reported accurately.
  • Reporting

  • Preparation of internal accounting papers, documenting the impact of any new transaction or accounting standard on the business.
  • Ensure all financial reporting deadlines are met and reporting procedures are up-to-date with legislated requirements
  • Preparation of monthly PAYG, BAS, GST and FBT returns
  • Year End

  • Update and manage year-end compliance timetable
  • Prepare internal recharge documents and invoices / advice papers
  • Preparation of the annual Statutory Financial Statements, including managing the coordination of the annual audit process.
  • Preparation of annual income taxation returns
  • Preparation of YTD balance sheet reconciliations, accruals and provisions
  • Work with the team to ensure a clean and timely year-end audit
  • General Administrative

  • Report and liaise directly with Finance Controller and other member of the finance team, assist with ad hoc duties.
  • Responsible for managing and developing the off-shore finance team.
  • Escalate and report system related issues and errors to system accountant.
  • Customer Service

  • Building relationships and responding to all internal / external customer queries;
  • Dealing with internal and external stakeholders in a professional manner in order to achieve resolution on any practice issues.
  • Key Skills & Competences

    Relevant Experience / Qualifications

  • 5+ years of experience
  • Dynamic, independent and driven individual
  • A collaborative, proactive team player.
  • Analytically minded, able to see the bigger picture
  • Working knowledge of accounting process, Australian Accounting standards, financial and KPI reporting
  • Strong Excel skills
  • A proven team leader, able to motivate and lead a small team
  • Proficient in Excel
  • Highly motived, self-driven, personality
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills
  • Uses initiative to identify and resolve issues
  • High attention to detail
  • Tertiary qualifications in Finance, Commerce or related discipline
  • Qualified member of CA or CPA
  • 5+ years post qualification exposure in an Australian accounting environment highly desirable
  • Experience in Retail or Medical industry essential
  • Experience managing teams preferred
  • NetSuite experience preferred
  • Strong stakeholder management experience with the ability to strong relationship while managing expectations within a fast paced environment.
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