Accounting and Compliance Officer

Objectives:

  • 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:

Full-time

Reports to:

Policy Manager, PETA Asia

Location:

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

Qualifications:

  • 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: December 1, 2022

To apply for this position, please click below. Because of the high number of submissions that we receive, applications are not accepted by other means.