SUBSIDIARY ABS-CBN Shared Services
POSITION Senior Finance Service Owner
WORK LOCATION National Capital Region
DATE POSTED October 02, 2019

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

     
    1. Cost and Budget Controller is responsible to assist the Management Team in budget preparation and aligning it with the budget process, ensure their compliance to company systems, structures and standards:
    • Provide assistance by communicating effectively the approved and agreed budgets to all concerned Departments.
    • Controlling and approving the operational expenses on a daily basis and aligning them with finance and budget control procedures.
    • Responsible in using an accounting system that will record all actual costs after the approval of the documents.
    • Preparing financial reports that will compare actual costs with budgets, showing variances, disclosing the reasons for them, and taking any appropriate action based on the analysis of the variances reports
    • Responsible in making the variance analysis report summary regularly.
    • Provide advice, guidance, direction, and authorization to various department personnel to carry out major plans and procedures, consistent with established policies.
    • Work closely with various business groups in SSC to maintain a focus on current and future financial needs in order to satisfy business growth.
    • Assists to evaluate project costs and ensures that they remain within budgetary limits.
    • Perform other related functions that may be assigned from time to time.
     
    2. SSC Finance Officer and Analyst Function
    • Monitor and assist in monthly and year-end closing activities to ensure recording of expenses and service revenue and review financials before closing of books.
    • Financials for SSC Management
      • a) Total SSC Actuals VS Budget
      • b) Per Function Actuals VS Budget
      • c) Balance Sheet
      • d) CAPEX
      • e) Employee Cost Analysis (Salaries, Headcount, Overtime)
    • Financials for CSG Monthly Reporting
    • Headcount Tracking
      • Coordination with HR
      • Coordination with the FH
      • Integration Restatements
    • Approvals:
      • Via LN and SAP: MR/PR,TAF/ITF,SRO,PC/CC/IO Creation
      • Manual: PCV, RFP, Cellphone Line (New/Renewal), Manual TAF/ITF
    • Budget Re-Allocation
      • Hardware Review and Budget Transfers
      • Incremental budget needs
      • OBAF/Manual CAF
    • SSC Budget Preparation
      • Cost of Services
      • Employee Cost
      • GAEX
      • CAPEX
      • Depreciation
      • Software amortization
      • Coordination with the Functional Heads
      • Manual encoding of P&L and CAPEX budget in Orcale
    • Assist in providing CAPEX needs/requests and acquisitions (Computers, IP Phones, etc.)
    • Integration related costing, tasks and queries.
    • Assist in accounting and reviewing of productivity savings
    • Service Fee Revenue queries and request (pricing scheme, monitoring of billing and collection)
    • Adhoc request from MD and FH (meetings)

REQUIREMENTS

    • Must be a graduate of BS Accountancy.
    • Must be a Certified Public Accountant (CPA).
    • At least 3 years of relevant work experience in the areas of Financial Reporting, Consolidation, External/ Internal Audit or General Accounting or in any Finance process oriented environment (e.g. Shared Service Center).
    • Strong financial reporting experience, preferably with exposure in internal/external audit and/or controllership and/or finance service delivery.
    • Knowledgeable on Philippine Financial Reporting Standards (PFRS).
    • Must have strong background in drafting/reviewing financial statements.
    • Knowledge on SAP (or any ERP e.g. Oracle) and Microsoft Office.
    • Proven strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
    • Ability to interact with all levels within the organization, including senior leadership / management.
    • Detail oriented with the ability to multi-task and effectively handle changing requirements and priorities.
    • Proven organizational, interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills. Good presentation skills.
    • Experience in supporting cross-functional teams.
    • Must be a team player and collaborator, translating prior knowledge and experience into strong and productive relationships.
    • Amenable to work on extended hours.

Preference will be given to candidates who APPLY ONLINE.