The Branch Comptroller handles the financial transactions of the company. His day-to-day work typically includes handling tax-related duties, overseeing the business’ payroll, collecting and paying bills, handling discrepancies, and maintaining a budget. He may need to develop and implement accounting procedures for their organization as well; this includes training subordinates in the department and other individuals in the organization as well.
- Manages and oversees the entire Accounting Department.
- Ensures timely consolidated financial statements and closing of accounts.
- Performs cash flow forecasting and works closely with operations in analyzing margins, variances and cost.
- Analyzes financial discrepancies and recommends effective resolutions to proper authorities.
- Stays abreast on industry changes and current tax/accounting laws.
- Updates job knowledge by participating in training opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.
- Maintains customer confidence by observing the Data Privacy Act.
- Provides technical training and development to Direct Reports. Assures accountability is maintained at all times.
- Performs other tasks that may be assigned by his Immediate Superior in case of business need.
- Candidate must possess a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting and a licensed Certified Public Accountant.
- At least 2 year(s) of work experience in a similar role.
- Thorough knowledge of accounting and financial procedures.
- Proficient in the use of basic applications in a Windows-based environment, including Outlook, Word and Excel. Moderate keyboard skills at 40 WPM and 80% accuracy.
- Excellent customer experience and problem-solving skills.
- Effective English communication skills, both oral and written. Can speak the local dialect and/or Filipino.
- Action orientated. Should be able to follow up on feedback to ensure positive outcomes.
- Knowledge and skill of modern office practices, procedures, equipment and standard clerical techniques.
- Sufficient knowledge of modern management techniques and best practices. Leadership and human resources management skills.
- Efficient facilitation skills. Should be able to facilitate group discussions.
- Ability to meet department metrics, sales targets and production goals.