Accounting Assistant, Intercompany

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Job Description

Role and Responsibilities

The Intercompany Accounting Assistant is responsible for performing intercompany transactions and reconciliations for the North America scope serviced by Johnson & Johnson's Global Finance Center - Asia Pacific (Manila).

Responsibilities will include (but are not limited to):

Inter-company (IC) transactions

  • Invoice inter-company transactions
  • Participate in IC reporting and IC closes
  • Prepare IC netting information and initiate wire transfers
  • Respond to escalated IC queries and issues
  • Review IC invoices and requests for invoices for compliance with J&J corporate policies using independent discernment to assure adherence to the policy
  • Voucher, maintain and handle IC payables for all J&J entities that are customers of GFS - Asia Pacific (Manila)
  • Work closely with required parties to research and resolve differences with IC accounts

Customer Service

  • Deliver service excellence and improve customer service and satisfaction
  • Develop effective working relationships with key partners (external / internal customers, co-workers)
  • Ensure that service levels and targets are met as per Service Level Agreements (SLA)
  • Perform problem tracking and ensure that issues are properly documented, prioritized, tracked, and resolved within the SLA
  • Ensure proper and timely escalation of issues so that they are resolved to meet internal and external expectations
  • Use a considerable amount of discretion in bringing up issues to appropriate parties - co-workers, team leads and process managers

Continuous Improvement

  • Identify opportunities for continuous process improvement and innovate solutions so the team can operate in an efficient and cost effective manner

Audit and Compliance

  • Comply with J&J related policies and procedure i.e., Worldwide Procedure (WWP), Internal Control Handbook (ICH), global process and any legal and regulatory requirement that J&J is obliged to adhere to

  • Bachelor's degree in Accountancy or finance-related course
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) a plus but not a requirement
  • At least 0 to 1 year of accounting-related experience (AP/AR/GA); intercompany accounting experience is an advantage
  • Experience in a shared services center of a multinational corporation an advantage but not a requirement
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Flexibility to adapt to needs of diverse cultures and business disciplines
  • Ability to prioritize own workload
  • Displays ownership of tasks and deliverables, coupled with a sense of urgency to meet deadlines and timetables
  • Ability to work and communicate with management on resolutions of issues or decision making
  • Excellent data entry and processing skills - eye for detail and accuracy
  • Experience with SAP or other ERPs an advantage
  • Willing to work on weekends and Philippine holidays (as needed)
  • Willing to work on graveyard shifts
  • Willing to be assigned in Parañaque City, Metro Manila

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