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Accountant (Shared Services)

Req id:  39133

Makati City, National Capital Region (NCR), PH

OpenText is a global leader in information management, where innovation, creativity, and collaboration are the key components of our corporate culture. As a member of our team, you will have the opportunity to partner with the most highly regarded companies in the world, tackle complex issues, and contribute to projects that shape the future of digital transformation.

OpenText enables the digital world as the global leader in Enterprise Information Management, both on-premises or in the cloud. We embrace all things digital and are committed to being the Best Place to Work for our Employees in over 140 locations around the world. 

We obsess over our customers to ensure they are wildly successful in embracing the Digital World. Our customers entrust us with their most important information, we need to be their most trusted partner. What we do, we do well. What we create, we do purposefully to impact the world. If you believe in this and are passionate about enabling the Digital World then let OpenText turn your career vision into reality. 

The Opportunity:

The Accountant is responsible for maintaining accounts and records in various general accounting functions and performs basic accounting activities. This involves collecting and analyzing financial data, preparing, and posting journal entries to the general ledger, performing month-end close activities, and account reconciliations. The role also prepares reports to ensure that transactions are accounted for 1) following generally accepted accounting principles and company policies and procedures, and 2) internal controls in compliance with SOX initiatives.


The role also supports the Accounting Supervisor and Manager in various various accounting and closing tasks. Resolves basic to medium issues. Provides ideas, research, and support for process improvement and problem solving.

You Are Great At:

  • Preparation of monthly journal entries.
  • Preparation of monthly account reconciliation for both non-key and key accounts using an account reconciliation tool.
  • Perform and meet month-end closing tasks.
  • Assist in the preparation of fluctuation and trend analysis and provide relevant explanations for any variance.
  • Assist in providing the internal and external auditors, and other stakeholders the audit requests, relevant financial reports, and other ad-hoc requirements.
  • Effectively engage and collaborate with relevant colleagues, customers, and stakeholders with speed and quality.
  • Responsible for ensuring agreed KPI targets/ SLA are met.
  • Responsible for ensuring all transactions processed are in compliance with internal controls.
  • Responsible in staying current and up to date to any applicable new Accounting Standards in accordance with GAAP.
  • Support in developing training and knowledge sharing to new hires and aid less experience team members.
  • Assist the team on regular process review and identify opportunities for process improvement and efficiency.
  • Actively participate to any team meeting, quarterly business review, regular meetings with controllers, and other meetings as required.
  • Participate to various employee engagement activities and GSSC programs


What It Takes:

  • Candidate must possess at least a Bachelor's/College Degree in Accountancy, Business or Finance related courses
  • CPA Preferred
  • Preferably with 2-5 years relevant experience in RTR (Records to Report) function or General Accounting.
  • Thorough knowledge and demonstrated skills in matters related to accounting and financial policies, procedures, and reporting.
  • Analytical, critical, and creative thinking to identify problem and propose resolution based on broadly defined methodologies and techniques
  • Strong attention to detail, and good documentation and organizational skills
  • Ability to effectively prioritize work to meet deadlines.
  • Exhibits good oral and written communication skill and effectively communicates with people of diverse interests and levels of authority
  • Strong team player
  • Computer literate with high proficiency in MS Office applications.
  • Experience in using SAP is preferred
  • Experience in using Blackline is preferred
  • Basic US GAAP accounting knowledge
  • Willing to work flexible hours


At OpenText we understand and value diversity in our employees and we are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We hire the best talent regardless of race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, disability, marital status, sex, age, veteran status or sexual orientation. We draw on our diversity and collective genius as we continue to shape a better future for our customers and be the Best Place to Work for our employees- nothing is off the table at OpenText. If you require accommodation in completing the application process please email

OpenText's efforts to build an inclusive work environment go beyond simply complying with applicable laws. Our Employment Equity and Diversity Policy provides direction on maintaining a working environment that is inclusive of everyone, regardless of culture, national origin, race, color, gender, gender identification, sexual orientation, family status, age, veteran status, disability, religion, or other basis protected by applicable laws. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or recruiting process, please contact us at

We believe that our values are the compass that steers us in the right direction and helps us stay true to our mission. These values will not only guide our everyday decisions but also influence our strategic direction and the way we work. They reflect who we are as individuals and as a collective force, uniting us in our shared purpose. 

We create economic growth that is inclusive and sustainable. 

The world’s most trusted companies trust OpenText, and we demonstrate this in our actions as individuals, as a company, and as technology. 

We build global communities of purpose and challenge by supporting each other to exceed expectations and solve complex problems. 

We set high standards and exceptions, to learn, to be better. 

We tap into our creativity to deliver incredible experiences for customers, to ourselves, and for our planet. 

We believe a workplace should be human above all else. We ask excellence of our employees and reward it by creating an environment that is welcoming, challenging and that encourages real growth and development, not empty platitudes, or trinkets.” - Mark Barrenechea, CEO & CTO

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