Accounting and Compliance Officer


  • To maintain the records of the organization’s financial transactions
  • To ensure that the organization is compliant with government requirements concerning staff benefits and the filing and processing of its tax paperwork with the BIR
  • To file and settle payments related to staff benefits and the organization’s taxes in a timely manner

Term of Employment:


Reports to:

Policy Manager, PETA Asia


Makati, Philippines (campaign headquarters)

Primary Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Distribute cash advances, reconcile petty cash, and scan receipts for daily submission
  • Perform a physical audit of cash on hand daily
  • Process the credit card reports of PETA representatives monthly
  • Compile, explain, and submit reconciliation reports of foreign currencies monthly
  • Prepare check requests for reimbursement, payment, and advances
  • Organize and file all needed receipts and reports once approved
  • Keep financial reporting documents and other related documents on hand for possible audits
  • Maintain a list of government registration renewals and fees and assist with procedures to ensure that payments and the relevant paperwork are submitted on time
  • File and make payments for employee benefits with government agencies—including but not limited to PhilHealth, Pag-IBIG, and SSS—and handle processing related to them as needed
  • Understand and keep abreast of information about statutory benefits and requirements as well as BIR processes and requirements
  • Assist with the preparation of BIR reports, including monthly expanded and compensation withholding tax forms, and ensure that they are submitted on time
  • Work with the organization’s finance office to ensure compliance with financial reporting requirements
  • Perform occasional outdoor errands, such as settling payments at banks
  • Perform any other duties assigned by the supervisor


  • Must be a resident of the Philippines
  • Must hold a degree in accounting, business administration, human resources management, or a related field and have at least three years of working experience
  • Strong computer skills, especially in using Microsoft Office
  • Demonstrated excellent written and verbal English skills
  • Proven ability to handle confidential information with discretion
  • Solid knowledge of Philippine business processes and staff benefit and BIR requirements
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Proven ability to multitask, work well under pressure, and meet deadlines
  • Must be a team player
  • Commitment to the objectives of the organization

How to Apply

Deadline for this position is: February 1, 2022

To apply for a position with People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) Asia, please complete this application form. Because of the high number of submissions that we receive, applications are not accepted by other means. Depending on your experience and your country of residence, some positions may require you to work as an independent contractor. Independent contractors are not employees and are not entitled to benefits.