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Lead Project Accountant

Req id:  34287

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:

The Lead Accountant for Project and Process Improvements will lead, facilitate, and drive continuous improvement initiatives, efficiency and effectiveness-driven projects, and automation implementations across finance processes. The role provides support towards continuous improvement like Six Sigma to create and enhance value for customers and stakeholders.   
You are great at:

  • Manage projects, track, and report progress to completion of projects such as the transition of processes from Corporate Accounting and/or Controllership to GSSC (Global Shared Service Center) or vice versa in relation to business growth.
  • Track and lead training requirements for the learning and development of each team member.
  • Lead process automation to improve efficiency in business processes.
  • Lead and manage the integration of newly acquired entities, new processes, and system transformation.
  • Develop and manage process improvement initiatives and collaborate with functional teams and PMOs to drive quality performance.
  • Initiate and lead other projects/activities that would support the strategic plan for the team and the transformation of the processes.
  • Lead the Business Continuity Plan and recovery procedures for GSSC.
  • Research and development for organizational needs and growth.
  • Supports other assignments and ad hoc matters as required.

What it takes:

  • Candidate must possess at least a Bachelor's/College Degree in Accountancy,  Business, or Finance related courses.
  • Requires at least 8+ years of combined experience in professional accounting and operational excellence preferably in a shared service or BPO industry.
  • Must be an excellent communicator both verbal and written, with strong negotiation and conflict resolution skills, and has demonstrated ability to influence leaders through insightful and data-driven recommendations.
  • Experience in Leading Operational Excellence, Business Reporting, Problem Solving, and Project Management tools such as Six Sigma, Kaizen, Design Thinking, Agile, and Research.
  • Ability to negotiate and compromise among business partners with competing priorities.
  • Ability to work with multiple priorities, handle several projects, and work independently with minimum supervision while meeting critical deadlines.
  • Willing to work flexible hours.



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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. 

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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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