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General Ledger Specialist
Posted 16 Mar 2023
Bonifacio Global City, Metro Manila - Philippines
Req Id 261729
A career at our company is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 58,000 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in Healthcare, Life Science and Electronics. For more than 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others.
As General Ledger (GL) Accounting Specialist (Sr. Accountant) in Manila Shared Service Center, you handle and perform the GL operations task of the assigned entity on a daily basis including month end close (MEC) activities, to ensure realization of service objectives within set guidelines/policies. You manage your processes and tasks to provide internal customers with financial data/reports, manage accounting processes, post to the general ledger, handle payroll and benefits (whenever applicable to the entity), manages inventory reporting also and Capital Variances, maintain master data and reconcile/maintain accounts. In addition, you are responsible for preparation of reports as required by the local finance and Group Accounting, performing financial analysis and (pre-)audit tasks. You handle escalations, perform advanced processing for specific GL activities of a more complex/sensitive nature and provide support on user testing on ERP / GL related tasks in addition, you leverage your expertise to constantly seek out better ways of performing processes, to contribute to process excellence initiatives, to support operational performance reporting activities. Works and collaborate well with local entity finance in resolving issues pertaining to the process.
Who you are:
- Bachelor’s degree holder in finance, accounting or related field required
- Master’s Degree in Finance / Accounting or CPA accreditation preferred (but not required, optional)
- At least 4 to 5 yrs. of experience in General Ledger Accounting Operations
- 2-4 years experience in accounting and reporting
- Profound accounting knowledge required (IFRS, GAAP, Tax)
- Experience within a Shared Services Center preferred
- Experience with SAP or other ERP system required
- Fluent English language skills required
- Willing to be based in Manila, Philippines (Local Hire)
What we offer: We are curious minds that come from a broad range of backgrounds, perspectives, and life experiences. We celebrate all dimensions of diversity. We believe that it drives excellence, innovation, and human progress. We care about our customers, patients, and our rich mix of people. This diversity strengthens our ability to lead in science and technology. We are committed to creating access and opportunities for all and empower you to fulfil your ambitions. Our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons. Join us in building a culture of inclusion and belonging that impacts millions and empowers everyone to bring their curiosity to life!