Finance | Manila, Philippines | Full Time
IDP Education Limited is an ASX listed company that is 50% owned by 38 Australian universities and headquartered in Melbourne, Australia. IDP’s core business lines include student placement to Australia, US, UK, Canada and New Zealand institutions, English-language testing and training.
We are setting out to be the world's leading platform and connected international student community through building tons of new products to put our customers at the heart of everything we do.
For over 50 years our global network of 93 offices has been helping students to achieve their goals through studying abroad. By pursuing a global education at the beginning of their careers, we help them experience life-changing opportunities. For more than 5,000 employees in more than 50 countries, IDP Education is a specialist employer of choice in major cities across the globe.
If you share our passion in helping people to pursue their dreams through education and thrive in an innovative agile digital culture then come and join us as we undergo our digital revolution.
Finance Officer is responsible for performing important operational accounting tasks for the IDP Philippines business. The role works closely with the Senior Finance Officer, Philippines operational colleagues and global shared services to fulfill duties
Perform accounts payable - ensuring documentation approvals, vendor payment, reconciling supplier statements
Manage expense reimbursement process – ensure compliance to company policy
Retain vendor contracts and check that vendor payments are aligned to contracts
Actively provides meaningful contribution to P2P project to process improve AP and expense reimbursement processes
Assist with petty cash control and reconciliation – check and retain supporting documents and approvals.
Prepare manual invoices to bill clients, working with global IDP colleagues
Assist with Banking of cash collected, monitor/control receipt issue with admin and IELTS teams.
Timely and complete scanning of accounting operations documents (invoices, vouchers, approvals) to global shared services accounting team
Continually review tasks and seek to maximise efficiency of process by highlighting opportunities to improve with finance manager and implementing agreed improvements – work with colleagues in implement electronic processes
Act as a backup for other accounting operations processes
With senior finance officer, effectively document accounting operations processes
Prepare monthly tax including WHT, VAT submissions and liaise with revenue department contacts for routine matters
Interest in developing financial analysis skills working with senior finance officer reviewing revenue and expense trends
Assist in the group accounts and local Philippines accounts close off at month end / year end – calculating accurate accruals, and general ledger entries
Assist senior finance office and finance manager ensure accuracy and completeness of group accounts compared to local Philippines accounts by performing reconciliations and other analysis
Undertaking any other duties as directed by the Senior Finance Officer
WHAT WE'RE LOOKING FOR
- Bachelor degree or equivalent and post-graduate certifications in Finance / Accounting preferred.
- Bring a superior customer service attitude and showing positive work behaviors and an excellent team player.
- Operating proactively with minimal supervision
- Very reliable and consistent performer
- Able to effectively handle multiple priorities
- Embraces change and process improvement with positive attitude
- Ability to develop and maintain internal and external relationships.
- Very good English Skills.
- Ability to use Excel effectively and efficiently
- Knowledge of Oracle systems.
- Some compliance knowledge especially tax and legal an advantage
WORKING AT IDP
IDP Education’s ongoing success comes from our highly committed and caring employees around the globe.
We encourage teamwork in order to leverage our people's diverse talents and expertise through effective collaboration and cooperation throughout our business.
We strive to provide a working environment where people are encouraged to excel, be creative and seek new ways to solve problems, take initiative, generate opportunities and be accountable for their actions.
We believe in developing dynamic, inclusive work places that encourage and celebrate cultural differences and views, and provide opportunities for personal, professional and career development all around the world.
We respect diversity in our people: their ideas, work styles and perspectives as well as offering flexibility to ensure employees enjoy a satisfying balance of work and personal life.
Benefits: 13 & 14th Month Pays, Medical, Life Insurance, Vacation and Sick Leaves