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Sr. Accountant

Req id:  31071

Makati City, National Capital Region (NCR), PH

 

OPENTEXT - THE INFORMATION COMPANY

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

 

The role also assists the Accounting Supervisor and Manager incorporate accounting support tasks. Resolves medium to complex issues. Provides ideas, research, and support for process improvement and problem-solving. This role can also be called upon to participate in special projects throughout the year.
 

You are great to:

 

  • Preparation of monthly journal entries.
  • Preparation of monthly account reconciliation for key accounts using an account reconciliation tool.
  • Perform and meet month-end closing tasks .
  • Perform trend analysis such as P&L and B/S Assurance. 
  • Provides the internal and external auditors, and other stakeholder’s audit requests, relevant financial reports, and other ad-hoc requirements.
  • Effectively lead engagement and collaborate with relevant colleagues, customers, and stakeholders with speed and quality.
  • Perform assigned tasks in new account or entity migration and transition.
  • Responsible for ensuring agreed KPI/ SLA are met.
  • Responsible for ensuring all transactions processed are in compliance with internal controls. 
  • Responsible for staying current and up to date on any applicable new Accounting Standards in accordance with GAAP.
  • Assist in the implementation and documentation of internal control processes and related procedures to ensure compliance with internal controls and SOX requirements.
  • Supports in developing training and knowledge sharing to new hires and aids less experienced team members. 
  • Assist the team with regular process reviews and identify opportunities for process improvement and efficiency. 
  • Actively participate in any team meeting, quarterly business review, regular meetings with the Corporate Accounting team, and other meetings as required. 
  • Participate in 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 5-8 years of 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 problems and propose resolutions. 
  • Strong attention to detail, and good documentation and organizational skills.
  • Proven ability to perform in a fast-paced environment and effectively prioritize work to meet deadlines. 
  • Exhibits good oral and written communication skills and effectively communicates with people of diverse interests and levels of authority.
  • Experience in SAP is required.
  • Experience in using Blackline is preferred.
  • Basic US GAAP required.
  • Knowledgeable in SOX is preferred.
  • Willing to work flexible hours.

 

 

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 accommodationrequests@opentext.com.

 

Subject to applicable laws and regulations, OpenText’s global vaccination policy requires all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to enter an OpenText office. Accommodations may be available for specific roles.


OPENTEXT - THE INFORMATION COMPANY

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. 

Perks 
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. 

Benefits 
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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