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Senior Accountant

8x8

8x8

Accounting & Finance
Manila, Philippines
Posted on Wednesday, June 19, 2024

At 8x8 Inc. [Nasdaq:EGHT] we put communications at the heart of our business and build technology that allows people to connect anytime, anywhere they are in the world, and on any device. XCaaS - the 8x8 Experience Communications Platform - brings together Employee and Customer Experience, enabling hybrid workforces across the globe to connect, collaborate, and delight customers, while providing businesses with real-time communications analytics, intelligence and unique insights.

Learn more on our company website at www.8x8.com follow our pages on LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.

The Senior Accountant will provide overall support for the accounting department at 8x8 Philippines. This position plays a primary role in the monthly, quarterly, and annual close cycles as well as help ensure the accounting records are maintained in full compliance with Company regulations and the Fiscal Code provisions.

Responsibilities

Accounting:
Create and monitor of all Business Partners into SAP B1 Accounting system
Prepare, resolve & reconcile intergroup billing issues
Check and prepare General journal for staff claims and/or Petty cash expenses according to the accounts type in accounting system
Prepare monthly AR, AP and recurring expenses adjustment journal for review and approval before month end.
Ensure all entries are allocated correctly to the chart of accounts and cost centre.
Review weekly and monthly cash position on time
Prepare monthly bank reconciliation & revaluation report for approval
Prepare monthly closing such as Trial balance APAC, Commentary analysis, data of IG TP cost plus report and all related financial & SOX reports package for the month end closing date
Prepare AR – AP Aging, roll forward and reconcile report
Maintain a proper document control system, such as raising system change request form if needed
Meet financial accounting objectives such as the coordination and completion of annual audits
Maintain proper records of all Fixed assets registered
Coordinate with Regional team on monthly payment plan and cash flow forecast
Liaise with external auditors, tax consultant, banker or external consultant
Any ad-hoc assignment

Statutory and SOX Compliance:
Prepare VAT / Withholding Tax / Other Tax matters to submit on time
Prepare data for group audit and statutory audit
Prepare SOX report as per calendar schedule.
Provide SOX sampling request as needed
Work with Tax team on any tax queries / tax audit by the authority
Review VAT and W-Tax report to meet submission deadline.
Review transfer pricing computation and cross charge
Coordinate with external auditors to ensure proper compliance with all regulations for group and statutory audit and meeting of filing timeline
Support SOX control processes and documentation, and reporting and sampling request per time schedule

Billing and Credit Collection Responsibilities:
Lead credit collection process to achieve country monthly collection target.
Monitor AR Aging and work with Accounting Assistant and Sales Team on collection
Work with Sales/Support/Accounting Assistant to resolve customer billing disputes.
Review and work with Accounting Assistant to ensure accurate updates of all receipts and any discrepancies are resolved.
Maintain good relationship with customers finance to understand any specific billing requirement to facilitate smooth process

Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, ACCA or equivalent.
Must have at least 3 – 5 years of relevant working experience in similar position with audit + commercial background is advantage for this position
Able to multi-task and work under tight datelines & pressure

Good command of written and spoken in English
Good interpersonal and communication skills to engage effectively with colleagues across divisions
Proficiency in SAP, MS Office applications (Word, Excel)
Well organized, strong analytical thinking, data-oriented, proactive, and able to handle detail.


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