Finance Controller

Foodpanda Philippines, Inc.

  • Makati, Philippines
    29th Floor, 29th Floor, Pacific Star Bldg. | Makati Avenue corner Sen. Gil J. Puyat Avenue, Makati, Metro Manila, Philippines, Makati, Metro Manila, Philippines
    Metro Manila
  • 100,000.00 - 120,000.00 PHP / monthPHP100,000.00120,000.00100,000.00MONTH
  • Full time
Posted 5 months ago and deadline of application is on 30 Dec
Recruiter was hiring 3 hours ago

Finance Controller

Foodpanda Philippines, Inc.

Job Description

“There is no love sincerer than the love of food.” – George Bernard Shaw

Do you love food and convenience put together? Then you will definitely love foodpanda!

foodpanda (small ‘f’) is the world’s favourite way to order food online from the comfort of your home or office. Whether it’s getting your hands on your favourite pasta, kebab or pizza, we believe that no one should have to suffer from hunger attacks ever again.

However, this doesn’t happen without some really awesome people. We are looking for a Finance Controller to join our growing team in Makati! You will be directly reporting to the Head of Finance. The role will take ownership for all aspects of financial operations, controls and reporting in Food Panda Philippines, Inc.

As the Financial Controller, you will ensure that all processes and controls are strong and constantly improved, with a highly efficient month end process, accurate budgeting and forecasting. Working closely with the Head of Finance, you will also assist in strategic financial decision-making as well as other functions in asset management, procurement and IT operations / security.

Role Description

  • Espouse a culture of excellence, integrity and continuous improvement within the team.
  • Oversee a team of 10 in the finance and accounting functions specifically: month-end process, payables, payroll, treasury, financial reporting, collections, cost monitoring and control.
  • Ensure that management books are timely submitted and is compliant with the Global Accounting Policy.
  • Cash flow management including but not limited to daily review of cash position and cash requirement forecasting.
  • Monthly forecasting of P&L, balance sheet and cash flow and monitoring of cash in particular throughout the month
  • Review and monitor tax reports to ensure that it’s accurate, complete and timely submitted.
  • Variance analysis and commentary to explain monthly results versus forecast / budget / prior year and provide early warning on deviations
  • Support in the annual budget process, monitoring and maintenance of all supporting spreadsheets Manage projects in process streamlining/improvement with focus on maximization of available application tools, risk evaluation, and documentation of procedures
  • Manage projects in process streamlining/improvement with focus on maximization of available application tools, risk evaluation, and documentation of procedures

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accountancy or equivalent, CPA / CA at least 5 years’ experience in MNC or consulting firm
  • At least two years’ experience as Finance Controller / Finance Manager or equivalent.
  • Preferably has financial audit experience at least as Senior / Supervisor from Big 4 firms
  • Proficiency in general accounting principles, regulatory standards and tax and statutory compliance requirements
  • Ability to work well under pressure, detail-oriented and employs a proactive approach to problem-solving
  • Possesses attitude of integrity and excellence and agility for change
  • Good organizational and problem solving skills with impeccable work attitude towards meeting deadlines amidst heavy workload
  • Attentive to details and confidentiality
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills

Perks and Benefits

  • Paid Holidays Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacation Leave Paid Vacation Leave
  • Paid Sick Leave Paid Sick Leave
  • Maternity & Paternity Leave Maternity & Paternity Leave
  • Medical / Health Insurance Medical / Health Insurance
  • Employee Discounts Employee Discounts
  • Mobile Phone Discount Mobile Phone Discount
  • Transportation Allowances Transportation Allowances

Required Skills

  • Auditing and Compliance
  • General Accounting
  • Attention to Detail
  • Taxation
  • Problem Solving
  • Communication Skills

Licenses and Certifications

  • Certified Public Accountant

Preferred Courses

  • Accountancy
  • Accounting
  • Finance

Jobs Summary

Job level
Mid-Senior Level / Manager
Job category
Accounting and Finance
Educational requirement
Bachelor's degree graduate
Recruiter response to application
Once in a while 
Office Address
29th Floor, Pacific Star Bldg. | Makati Avenue corner Sen. Gil J. Puyat Avenue, Makati, Metro Manila, Philippines
1 opening

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About Foodpanda Philippines, Inc.

foodpanda (part of Delivery Hero) is the leading global online food delivery marketplace, active in 11 countries and territories. We have the largest food network in the world with more than 150,000 restaurant partners and a global leader in the space with 291.5 million orders processed (2017). The company enables restaurants to become visible in the online and mobile world and provides them with a constantly evolving online technology. For consumers, foodpanda offers the convenience to order food and the widest gastronomic range from where they can choose their favorite meal on the web or via app. In the Philippines we remain strong as the leading online food delivery platform with the aim to work with the top-notch talent in the market that could drive the business to unparalleled growth.
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