Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Manila


Role profile

Job Title: General Accounting Accountant
Work Location: Paranaque City, Philippines

The General Accounting Accountant is responsible for performing transactions and activities related to General Accounting, Intercompany Accounting and Fixed Assets Accounting for specific business sector(s) and countries serviced by GFS-Asia Pacific (Manila) in J&J.
Reporting relationship

Reports to directly :
General Accounting Team Lead
Principal accountabilities

Financial Master Data Team
Perform and maintain master data which includes GL Accounts, Cost Center, Internal Order, Exchange Rate, Fixed Assets and Standard Cost.
Prepare and reconcile Cash and Fixed Assets Balance Sheet accounts.
Prepare and analyze (as needed) reports required by the Sectors/Countries or as per J&J policy.
Optimization Team

Prepare and post non-closing related journal entries (ex. prepayment amortization, accrual).
Prepare, post and reconcile Intercompany transaction and prepare Intercompany reports for submission to Corporate consolidation.
Closing, Consolidation and Reporting Team

Prepare and post closing-related journal entries (ex. sales reserves, provisions, inventory adjustments, inventory revaluation, advertising & promotion equalization).
Perform depreciation, allocations, assessment, distribution runs.
Perform initial P&L analysis as required by the Sectors/Countries.
Prepare and reconcile Balance Sheet accounts other than those owned by GFC.
Prepare and submit reports for Corporate consolidation.
Customer Service

Deliver service excellence and maximize customer service and satisfaction and ensure that service levels and targets are met.
Ensure that issues are properly documented, prioritized, tracked, and resolved, and ensure proper and timely escalation of issues so that they are resolved to meet internal and external expectations.
Engage with customers on a regular basis to provide status updates and follow-through on issues and action plans.
Audit and Compliance

Ensure processes comply and are in accordance with J&J controls guidelines and policies.
Maintain documentation to satisfy internal and external audit requirements, and ensure current processes, systems, databases and information security are up to date and comply with current legislation.
Assist in audit and legal compliance as required.
Act as 1st level support for any Audit/Compliance activities (ex. SOX, Records Management).
Continuous Improvement

Identify, initiate and execute opportunities for continuous process improvements.
Assist Account-to-Report Team Lead and/or Process Manager in implementing business process improvement initiatives to the team as required.

University degree in finance related field or equivalent
1-3 years experience in General Accounting (GA) function is preferred, although candidates with experience only in Accounts Payable (AP) or Accounts Receivable (AR) function will also be considered; fresh graduates may also be considered
Professional certification (e.g. CPA) preferred
Experience in shared services center of a multinational corporation desirable
Ability to read, write and speak English
Additional information

The above is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, efforts or working conditions associated with the job. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current job, management reserves the right to revise the job or to require that other or different tasks be performed when circumstances change (i.e., emergencies, changes in personnel, workload, rush jobs, or technological developments).

Primary Location
Philippines-National Capital-Manila-
Johnson & Johnson International (Singapore) Pte. Ltd. - ROHQ
Job Function
General Accounting
Requisition ID

About the company

If you’re thinking about taking your career to a place where you can be seen for the talent you bring to your work, where you’ll have a chance to be the driver of your own career, and where others share your passion for caring and success, then we invite you to explore Johnson & Johnson. BE VITAL in your career and make a unique mark. Join the approximately 129,000 men and women who work within our companies and touch the lives of more than a billion people around the world every day.

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