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Lead General Accountant

Req id:  17225

Makati City, National Capital Region (NCR), PH



As the Information Company, our mission at OpenText is to create software solutions and deliver services that redefine the future of digital. Be part of a winning team that leads the way in Enterprise Information Management. 



The Opportunity:

Leads a functional RTR team comprised of Senior and intermediate accountants performing basic and advance accounting and bookkeeping activities, such as preparing and posting entries to general ledger, account reconciliations, report preparations, and closing activities.  Supports Controllers in understanding accounts movements and resolving any reconciling items, and various data and supporting schedules needed for audit or reporting. Resolves medium to complex issues. Can also be called upon to participate in special projects throughout the year.

You are great at:

  • Lead the team in ensuring on-time and quality preparation and completion of various accounting regular tasks such as journal entries, account reconciliations and reports.
  • Support the supervisor in reviewing and posting journal entries
  • Support the supervisor in reviewing account reconciliations.
  • Provides expertise, research, and knowledge on resolving issues and report generations.
  • Supports the team to perform analysis on account movements.
  • Ensure compliance on statutory requirements
  • Support Controllers for audit requests, various reports, and other ad-hoc requirements.
  • Serves as primary back-up for Supervisor.


What it takes:

  • Candidate must possess at least a Bachelor's/College Degree in Accountancy
  • CPA Required
  • Preferably with at least 8 years of experience in finance or accounting function. Preferably from big 4 audit firm.
  • Ability to work independently with minimum supervision while meeting the critical deadlines
  • Ability to identify problem and propose resolution. With RCA/ Six Sigma background would be an advantage.
  • Strong analytical skills and detail oriented
  • Good documentation and organization skills
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Adept in MS Excel. Macro function knowledge is an advantage.
  • Solid understanding of US GAAP - preferred
  • Experience in SAP and BlackLine is required



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. Should you require accommodations during the selection process, please contact accomodationrequests@opentext.com).


Our growing team is mapping the future of Information Management, and we continue to make new discoveries that expand its boundaries. Join us and be part of a winning team, where the opportunities for your career are limitless. 

From its innovative start as a research project by University of Waterloo professors in 1991, OpenText has grown into a global company with offices in more than 35 countries. Our high- performance culture has forged our growth and is an excellent fit for people looking to push themselves to learn and do more.

It’s our time to lead, and as part of our team, it will be your time too. Our continued growth will provide you the opportunity to explore, learn and chart an exciting career path while enjoying a good work-life balance. 

If you thrive in a dynamic work environment, there is always a new horizon to explore. We are proud to offer excellent benefits, challenging work and competitive financial rewards. 

Our employee programs prioritize employees’ well-being and that of their families. We offer a comprehensive benefit plan, education assistance, a wellness/fitness reimbursement and time off to volunteer. 

Social events 
With offices around the world and flexible work arrangements, OpenText strives to make sure all our employees feel connected. Teamwork extends to our social lives too from local social events to company-wide activities, we want our employees to take time to relax and have fun.  

Corporate Citizenship  
Corporate Citizenship is more than a program for us, it is engrained in our purpose, impact, and approach to doing business. Through numerous volunteer initiatives, we support education and innovation for global change.

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