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Operational Excellence Accounting Manager

Req id:  38812

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 Accounting Manager for Operational Excellence develops frameworks and integrates a culture of continuous improvement to create a better future for our company. Use LEAN expertise to ensure employee happiness, customer satisfaction, and company effectiveness. Inspire the rest of the organization to embrace these changes with enthusiasm.

The role requires someone who can collaborate with process owners to enhance operating processes across the organization. This will enable the company to successfully expand its operations, optimize efficiencies, and ensure compliance and risk management. The individual must also be able to encourage accountability and responsibility for processes throughout the business. A commercial mindset is essential, one that can balance governance and best practices with agility and flexibility. The ideal candidate should be able to adapt to a fast-moving, innovative, and dynamic business environment.


You Are Great At:

  • Lead and own projects by identifying and analyzing preliminary business needs and conducting Cost Benefit Analysis, identifying causal factors and potential solutions, overseeing the implementation of solutions and tracking and reporting progress, and documenting end-to-end project details..
  • Build change management frameworks & implement operational excellence standards across the organization.
  • Drive a continuous improvement mindset (e.g. through training) and ensure accountability through governance setups
  • Challenge the status quo to constantly improve ways of working across the organization.
  • Drive improvements also based on benchmarking with other internal and external best practices.
  • Support for interfacing with internal and external customers, stakeholders, vendors, and consultants during and until a project is finalized and turned over.
  • Execute and educate on process improvement initiatives using Lean / Six Sigma tools.
  • Act as operational excellence SPOC in cross-functional project teams / excellent stakeholder management
  • Support efficiency improvement by establishing a solid foundation and implementing a standard way of working to sustain performance.
  • Collaborating with process owners across different regional and functional teams to facilitate effective process development. Such development aligns with business objectives and supports regional and business client-facing solutions, delivery, and contractual needs as well as internal operating requirements.
  • To mitigate, report, and escalate risk and compliance effectively and to undertake regular reviews, ensuring that processes comply with regulations and documentation is relevant and updated.
  • Defining, implementing, measuring, and improving standard work processes that will drive customer experience, operational efficiency, and performance improvement. Analyzing and improving existing processes to ensure consistently great customer outcomes.
  • Reviewing processes end-to-end, through the eye of the business, customers, and other key stakeholders, and supporting the introduction of innovation/technology into the process, where appropriate and commercially viable, to deliver impactful results.
  • Developing a review and feedback mechanism to continuously improve and update our processes and ensure lessons learned and evolving best practices (including external best practices) are adopted.
  • Ensuring new processes are fully embedded and undertaking audits to confirm this post-implementation.
  • Constantly develop your personal toolkit of process improvement techniques, and actively share learnings across the business to support regional business accountability and a business-wide environment of continuous improvement.


What It Takes:

  • Demonstrated passion and 3-5 years experience in operational excellence and/or continuous improvement roles and the ability to solve problems.
  • Six Sigma Black Belt Trained, Certified Preferred
  • Must have in-depth knowledge of Shared Services/ BPO setup.
  • Possesses outstanding analytical and problem-solving skills as well as a strong ability to dissect business needs to identify opportunities.
  • Excellent communication skills and exposure to international assignments and/or client engagement with the ability to communicate at all levels.
  • Excellent writing and reporting skills to transform conversations and the current working procedures into documented business processes.
  • Ability to work cross-functionally with stakeholders to drive critical business decisions.
  • Advanced working knowledge of Word, Excel, and PPT. Working knowledge of MS Project 



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