Pasig City, Philippines

Senior Finance Analyst

Full-time / part-time
Mid-Senior Level
Finance & Accounting
Ortigas Center
Pasig City

Job description

The Senior Finance Analyst will coordinate between Group Finance and the Manila Leadership. The Senior Finance Analyst will be the first point of contact for all financial matters in the Philippines. They will act as a business partner to the wider Philippines business, including management of the annual budgeting process, production and presentation of high-quality monthly management information and analysis to aid the development and growth of the business. They will be supported in this by the Philippines Financial Reporting Accountant and Financial Operations Team but are expected to be immersed in the detail.

Ensure good working relationship with various internal and external stakeholders (internal clients and group offices, auditors, bankers etc), including the Group Finance function; the Company’s auditor.


Tasks (what does the role do on a day-to-day basis)

Financial Reporting and Compliance

  • Issue timely and accurate Management Information to all stakeholders including detailed and meaningful variance analysis against comparative and budgets;
  • Recommend and monitor benchmarks against which to measure the performance of company operations;
  • Provide ad-hoc financial analyses, in particular for capital investments, pricing decisions, and contract negotiations;
  • Review Financial Statements, Sales Tax/ VAT/ Corporation Tax Returns / local PH PEZA requirements and all other external returns and filings produced by the in-house finance team, alongside ensuring all relevant reporting requirements and tax filings are complied with. Responsible for then ensuring filings are made with the relevant authorities;


Financial Planning and Analysis:

  • Lead the preparation and implementation of –
    • the annual budgeting exercise for the Philippines;
    • cost centre reporting;
  • Review and/or provide inputs to the design of the rolling forecasts that will eventually be produced and presented on a monthly basis;
  • Enhancing automation through leveraging the accounting and CRM system.
  • Highlight any potential risk of financial losses
  • Manage the production of reports on the financial health of the business to the Board;
  • Manage related department projects that require financial assistance and planning;
  • Manage meetings with internal and external stakeholders as required.


Education/ Professional Qualifications:

·         Bachelor's degree in accounting or business administration, or equivalent business experience. Preference will be given to candidates with the Certified Public Accountant or Certified Management Accountant designations

Background Experience:

·         Equivalent business experience and a demonstrated track record of progressively responsible experience for a major company or division of a large corporation.


·         Experience working in a finance function operation across a multi-jurisdictional environment with working knowledge of a number of different reporting and compliance frameworks. Experience producing and presenting detailed management information

Supervisory and Leadership:

·         Experience managing a medium to large size team


·         Fluent in both Filipino and English

Additional information

At IQ-EQ we want you to reach your full potential. We offer an inclusive and diverse environment to support your career aspirations. With a strong emphasis on continuous learning and a holistic approach to your professional and personal development. We also offer opportunities across our service lines and our international network of offices.  

Company description

IQ-EQ is a leading Investor Services group which combines global expertise with an unwavering focus on client service delivery. We support fund managers, global companies, family offices and private clients operating worldwide.

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