Assistant Accountant (SO2)

Finance And Back Office Pasig City, National Capital Region



Reporting to the Group Accountant and working closely with the broader Finance team, this role will be responsible for Accounts Payable & Receivable activities as well as the management of cashflow and other general accounting support across the group.

Role Clarity:

This position is operational in its focus. There is a need for highly developed communicate skills and stakeholder management. Superior attention to detail and a strong collaborative work style is fundamental.

Supervision Received/Guidance Available

A largely autonomous role with the provision of guidance and mentoring from the Group Accountant/Financial Controller, as required or requested. An assertive pragmatic approach is required to support a diverse group of stakeholders and manage competing demands


Accounts Payable

  • Timely and accurate processing of all non−stock related invoices
  • Payment to suppliers based on trading terms
  • Reconciliation of supplier statements
  • Liaising with suppliers
Accounts Receivable
  • Processing of invoices and credit notes where necessary
  • Processing of all debtor receipts
  • Account reconciliations
  • Timely and accurate cashflow management and reporting (Historical and Forecast)
  • Management of petty cash
General Administration/Adhoc Duties
  • Administration of Corporate credit cards and related expenses
  • Maintenance of fixed assets register and annual stock take
  • Assistance to Group Accountant
  • Ensure that the workplace is maintained at a safe and healthy level
  • 3 − 5 years Finance experience
  • Exposure to SAGE ERP system (advantageous)
  • FCMG related work experience
Knowledge and Skills
  • Ability to produce accurate outcomes under the pressure of mandatory reporting timeframes
  • Understanding of (and ability to apply) Australian Accounting standards
  • ERP systems
  • MS Office
  • Customer service
  • Driving outcomes
  • Communication − interpersonal, verbal and written
  • Engaging with others
  • Attention to detail
Personal Attributes
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Initiative and genuine motivation to develop.
  • Faultless attention to detail. Superior organisational skills.
  • Resilience, and the ability to work effectively with competing demands.
  • An 'all hands−on deck' attitude.
  • Creativity and problem−solving ability.
  • Ability to build meaningful relationships with a variety of stakeholders.