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Senior Financial Accountant

Date: 03-Nov-2021

Location: Angeles City, Philippines

Company: Canon

Purpose

Finance & Accounting provides other divisions with financial information to enable them to make effective business decisions. F&A also implements and monitors effective financial controls.

 

The role of the Sr. Financial Accountant is to support Treasury, Canon AU GL and Tax process by audit the quality output of the team members and help the Sr. Process Lead delegate workload to the team.

 

The Senior Financial Accountant is also responsible for preparing, accurately recording, analyzing and reporting on a timely basis the company’s financial performance using generally-accepted accounting principles, Canon accounting principles and local statutory/tax requirements to provide other divisions with financial information to enable them to make effective business decisions.

 

Prepare and record, on a timely and accurate basis, the company's financial performance using Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, Canon Accounting Principles and Local Statutory /Tax requirements.

 

Help provide feedback to juniors in the team and provide coaching/feedback if opportunity arises

Essential duties

Financial / Commercial

  • Be involved in assisting with audit & compliance requirements

 

Customer

  • Ensure all transaction out of Treasury, GL and Tax under Canon Australia
  • Ensure all queries are handled promptly and professionally

 

Process

  • Ensure all reconciliations are completed in accordance with monthly timetable
  • Identify any issues on reconciliations as they arise. Escalate any

material issues to management.

  • Liaise with relevant F&A staff and other Canon staff to clear outstanding items on reconciliations
  • Review and document own work processes and procedures and suggest improvements for same
  • Ensure all journals are completed in accordance with monthly reporting timetables
  • Ensure all reconciliations are completed in accordance with monthly timetables
  • Identify any issues on reconciliations as they arise. Escalate any material issues to management
  • Participate in any projects where required

 

Performance measures

  • Customer Satisfaction
  • Accuracy of data and reports
  • Prompt and effective administration of duties. Meeting SLAs
  • Policy Adherence
  • Contribution to overall efficiencies of tasks through continuous improvement initiatives
  • Improved employee engagement.

 

 

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s/College Degree in Accounting or equivalent
  • Professional License (Certified Public Accountant) is required
  • 4-7 year(s) of working experience in the related field, has team management experience
  • Background in Australian Taxation
  • Computer literacy (minimum Intermediate Excel, Intermediate Access)
  • Excellent communication skills verbal and written
  • Good level of initiative, self-motivated and eager to acquire knowledge      
  • Eye for detail
  • Efficient time management

 

Skill Sets

  • Analytical and strong leadership capabilities
  • Strong decision-making skills
  • Demonstrated verbal and written communication skills
  • Adept with MS and Google applications
  • Project management
  • Adept reporting skills
  • Customer-centric and results oriented individual