Assistant Financial Controller

Job Description

In this role, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Ensure business processes are aligned to secure that the Procure to Pay (P2P) process is aligned with business objectives of PO compliance, effective internal control, payment on-time and that vendor settlement issues are resolved timely to avoid delays in delivery of critical third party goods/services
  • Support Internal and external audit activities and to drive the timely resolution of internal control and audit issues
  • Oversee Internal controls SOX & IFRS support: Safeguard that processes/procedures are strictly adhered to and report/escalate non-compliance in processes/procedures
  • Tax returns preparation and Tax Compliance in declaration/reporting, accounting and transfer
  • Working with External Tax Consultants
  • Treasury Management: Cash management and optimization, facilities negotiation, maintaining banking relationship
  • Support Adhoc finance business support requests.

To succeed in this role, you should have the following skills and experience

  • 3-5 years’ work experience in similar position within a matrix multinational commercial organization. Audit experience will be an added advantage
  • Minimum qualification required; Bachelor’s degree (Finance/Accounting) and Professional qualification (CPA/ACCA)
  • Competence in SAP ERP system
  • Solid knowledge of IFRS and local regulations
  • Excellent knowledge of accounting and financial processes
  • Good analytical, problem-solving skills
  • Well-organized with ability to prioritize and First time right mindset
  • Intercultural mindset and good communicator in a matrix setting
  • Establish good working relationship with internal and external partners
  • Self-motivated with a desire to continually learn, develop and support cross-functional teams within the organization.
Over 125 years ago, Frederik and Gerard Philips started a small light bulb company in Eindhoven. Little did they realize that it would become a global force of innovation, committed to improving billions of lives worldwide. But it did. Today, Philips is a world leading health technology company with a vision to make life better for people worldwide through meaningful innovation. Making good on this promise depends on our passionate, inspirational, collaborative and diverse team. We have over 80,000+ brilliant people around the world but are always looking for more. Like-minded, motivated, focused minds to join us in creating a healthier, more connected society while transforming themselves personally and professionally. Working at Philips is more than a job. It’s an experience filled with unexpected moments that will transform you in lasting and positive ways. Help us improve the world for the better while building a career that no one could have planned for. Even you.