Philippines, Makati, Global Business Solutions+

General Accounting Team Lead (Closing and Reporting)

At Henkel, you can build on a strong legacy and leading positions in both industrial and consumer businesses to reimagine and improve life every day. If you love challenging the status quo, join our community of 50,000 pioneers around the globe. The teams in our corporate functions enable the best in our dynamic businesses and in our people to maximize our company’s potential. With our leading brands, our cutting-edge technologies and our disruptive solutions, you will have countless opportunities to explore new paths and develop your skills. Grow within our future-led businesses, our diverse and vibrant culture and find a place where you simply belong. All to leave your mark for more sustainable growth.

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  • Oversee day to day Closing and Reporting operations and processes in accordance with the Service Level Agreement and ensure department procedures are followed
  • Ensure delivery of performance targets (KPIs and SLAs); Develop strategies to achieve the team's goals, objectives, and projects
  • Evaluates process improvement opportunities and update documentation with desired controls as needed 
  • Communicate with Business Units and Local Country Partners; Troubleshoot errors and responding to inquiries, as needed; Investigates and resolves or recommends problem resolutions
  • Monitors performance and team objectives' progress against standards and provides feedback and training for the staff's development
  • Maintains hands-on knowledge of all processes performed by assigned team members and where needed support in processing to meet deliverables


  • Bachelor's Degree in Finance or Accountancy-related courses; CPA licensure is highly preferred
  • With at least six (6) years of relevant work experience in General Accounting; Preferably obtained from a multinational or shared service center (SSC) working environment
  • People Management Experience of at least three (3) years is required 
  • Proficiency in MS Office applications and SAP is required
  • Excellent command of spoken and written English
  • Must be proactive, organized, and solutions-oriented; With collaboration and stakeholder management skills
  • Amenable to work on a regular day shift (7:00 AM to 4:00 PM) and at least five (5) days of night shift (8:00 PM to 5:00 AM) for month-end closing activities and ten (10) days for quarter-end closing activities

At Henkel, we come from a broad range of backgrounds, perspectives, and life experiences. We believe the uniqueness of all our employees is the power in us. Become part of the team and bring your uniqueness to us! We welcome all applications across different genders, origins, cultures, religions, sexual orientations, disabilities, and generations.

JOB ID: 23057348
Contract & Job type: Full Time, Regular
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