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Manager, Accounts Payable

Req id:  8925

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: 

Reporting to the Director, Procurement Operations & AP, the Manager, Accounts Payable will lead a transactional team to oversee the efficient, timely and accurate payments processing to vendors.  They will play an integral role in ensuring all aspects related to administrative vendor account management are achieved seamlessly. The Manager, Accounts Payable will strive to continuously improve the overall processing throughput capacity and accuracy to meet (and exceed) key operational metrics, month end close deadlines and SOX compliance at increasing scale.  Lastly, the incumbent will support efforts to strengthen the requisitioning experience for buyers across the company. 


You are great at: 

  • Manage a team of administrative staff responsible for timely, up to date and accurate invoice processing and all aspects of administration for a portfolio of vendors
  • Responsible for adhering to tight AP month end close schedules including cash clearing, accruals, preparation and review of GL account reconciliations, variance analysis, cleanliness of AP sub ledger and assistance with financial reporting for senior management
  • Collaborate with the global Procurement department to ensure compliance of the Source to Pay processes as outlined in the Approvals and Authority policy
  • Manage the scanning of invoices to the ERP solution
  • Manager queue of inquiries from the IT ticketing office related to AP
  • Ensure all internal, external, corporate and statutory audit requirements are addressed
  • Ensure the appropriate internal controls are in place to prevent erroneous or fraudulent expense reporting by developing and maintaining policies and procedures documents
  • Implement best practices to drive quality and efficiency
  • Facilitate the swift integration of all Accounts Payables processes for new acquisitions
  • Collaborate with colleagues and key stakeholders to identify processing issues, designing and implementing related solutions with strong controls to ensure operations remain streamlined in a continuous improvement environment
  • Works collaboratively with co-workers to build effective relationships to achieve common company goals and objectives
  • Impart core knowledge while continually mentoring, guiding and supporting team members
  • Responsible to support other initiatives as required to deliver on the S2P mandate


What it takes:

  • Undergraduate degree in Accounting, Business or similar
  • 10+ years of Accounts Payable experience preferably in a global software services/high tech environment
  • 5+ years of managing a staff of 5 or more in a processing environment
  • Team player, with a culture of learning together mindset with peers and leaders
  • Experience in SAP considered an asset
  • Strong working knowledge of Accounting principles, GAAP and SOX controls
  • Demonstrated success at high level analytical, critical thinking and organization skills
  • Expert knowledge of MS office skills, specifically MS Excel
  • Must be self-motivated, flexible, deadline-oriented and focused on delivery as agreed to
  • Proven track record of successfully driving positive change, and ability to analyze processes and implement improvements
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills with all levels, both internally and externally
  • Excellent problem solving, analytical skills and attention to detail with the ability to drive actions/recommendations and meet deliverables



At OpenText we understand and value diversity in our employees and 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. If you require accommodation at any time during the recruitment process please email accommodationrequests@opentext.com. Applicants have rights under Federal Employment Laws including but not limited to: Family and Medical Leave Act (FLMA)Equal Employment Opportunity  and Employee Polygraph Protection Act


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.

Explore your career and your potential. Become an OpenText Voyager.

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