SUBSIDIARY ABS-CBN Shared Services
POSITION General Ledger Specialist
WORK LOCATION National Capital Region
DATE POSTED August 13, 2021

BUSINESS SUMMARY

ABS-CBN Shared Service Center Pte. Ltd. (SSC) is a captive service provider for ABS-CBN Corporation and its local, regional and global subsidiaries. The parent company of SSC is ABS-CBN Corporation.

SSC is primarily engaged in providing support services for Finance and Accounting, IT, HR, and Order Management and Fulfillment. The service center is a foreign company duly organized and incorporated under the laws of Singapore with a branch located at Eugenio Lopez Jr. Communications Center (ELJCC), Eugenio Lopez Drive, Quezon City.

The facility at ELJCC has about 300 employees and has been operational since September 1, 2009. The company is expected to significantly increase its headcount over the next five years with the impending service expansion.

SSC is mainly interested in sharing best practices at IBPAP given the company's unique background in the Broadcasting Industry. The company is looking forward to get in touch with other shared service organizations to benchmark on processes, systems and service expansion strategies. The center is on its journey from a developing organization to a mature captive shared services catering not only to ABS-CBN companies but also to its affiliates in the Lopez Conglomerate.

RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Performs general ledger (GL) functions of assigned entities/accounts.
    • Handles and completes month-end closing activities and annual audit requirements.
    • Prepares and analyzes monthly trial balance/financials before closing of period.
    • Prepares monthly and quarterly schedules and cleanup of assigned accounts.
    • Prepares interim and year-end audit requirements.
    • Prepares GL-initiated journal vouchers (JV) entries and posting of JV entries from other process owners.
    • Remains familiar with the relevant accounting standards, government or banking regulations, specifically those impacting the activities of assigned entities/clients.
    • Provides assistance to other team members and management team when required.
    • Participates in the inter-department cross trainings and deployment to ensure continuity of service.
    • Works within existing procedures and processes ensuring clear and concise documentation is created and maintained as such procedures and processes evolve over time.
    • Able to generate new and innovative solutions to complex problems and proposes improvements to processes.
    • Participates and assists the Manager in the overall attainment of the Financial Reporting Team Service Level Agreements, Key Performance Indicators/Operational Performance.
    • Ensures strong control environment by upholding compliance standards, internal controls and best practices.
    • Escalates service issues internally and with external providers to ensure customer satisfaction is maintained.
    • Delivers a high level of Customer Service through a positive customer focused attitude.

REQUIREMENTS

    • Candidate must possess at least a Bachelor's Degree in Accountancy or any finance-related course or equivalent
    • With at least 2 years work experience in Financial Reporting/General Accounting
    • Candidates with at least 1 year relevant work experience are also encouraged to apply
    • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) is a plus
    • SAP experience is required
    • Advanced MS Excel skills (pivot tables, V-look ups, macros)
    • Ability to keep oneself abreast with generally accepted accounting procedures
    • Ability to liaise effectively with stakeholders, particularly Finance Officers and auditors
    • Good analytical skills
    • Excellent communication & organization skills
    • Detail oriented coupled with the ability to learn quickly
    • Ability to work under pressure and with time constraints
    • Customer focused and team oriented
    • Candidate must possess at least a Bachelor's Degree in Accountancy or any finance-related course or equivalent
    • With at least 2 years work experience in Financial Reporting/General Accounting
    • Candidates with at least 1 year relevant work experience are also encouraged to apply
    • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) is a plus
    • SAP experience is required
    • Advanced MS Excel skills (pivot tables, V-look ups, macros)
    • Ability to keep oneself abreast with generally accepted accounting procedures
    • Ability to liaise effectively with stakeholders, particularly Finance Officers and auditors
    • Good analytical skills
    • Excellent communication & organization skills
    • Detail oriented coupled with the ability to learn quickly
    • Ability to work under pressure and with time constraints
    • Customer focused and team oriented

Preference will be given to candidates who APPLY ONLINE.