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Cathay Pacific Jobs – Finance Officer

Website Cathay Pacific Airways

Job Description:

To support the Finance Manager and local business units to ensure robust control and compliance of financial operations in addition to conducting accounting and finance activities in line with established company policy and local regulatory requirements. This is a junior level position.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Support the Finance Manager/Supervisor to complete accurate and timely filing of tax returns, audits, declarations, applications/renewals of all required licenses and other financial-related matters to local authorities
  • Fully comply with all applicable laws and regulations, including maintenance of necessary accounting records as per local requirements
  • Handle Finance Purchase Order creation and issue invoices as required
  • Process local invoices including Flight-to-Settle invoices
  • Work with the sales teams to stay informed of the financial status of agents to minimise exposure and losses
  • Manage and maintain accurate local inventory and asset registers
  • Prepare declarations and deposits of accounts to banks, Chamber of Commerce and other local bodies as required
  • Prepare Value Added Tax, withholding tax, noise, airport and other tax declarations and payments in accordance with local legislation
  • Ensure vendor details and delegation of authority list is up-to-date in SAP at all times
  • Ensure rates in SAP Flight-to-Settle module are correct and inform Head Office Purchasing department of required changes as necessary
  • Ensure the company’s principle accounting policies are followed, such as the Finance Manual (Head Office), Outport Accounting and Internal
  • Control Manual (overseas countries) and Credit Control Policy and Guidelines
  • Ensure proper authorisation of contracts and expenditures
  • Support regular audits (at least annually) on finance processes to identify any breaches of, or risks to, company policies
  • Ensure timely and accurate recordings of revenue, expenses and balance sheet items in the general ledger
  • Ensure compliance with established credit policy for appointing new agents and work with the sales teams to evaluate potential new agents in line with this policy
  • Assist Sales and Finance Managers to obtain necessary security from agents
  • Compile monthly and annual accounting schedules, bank reconciliations and other account reconciliations
  • Ensure preparation of cash flow forecast summarising cash movements within the port

Job Requirements:

  • A good team player with strong interpersonal skills and can interact with all levels within the organisation and region
  • Demonstrable experience in improving current work practices and implementing new ideas
  • Experience in SAP is an advantage
  • Sound understanding of local country’s business practices
  • Analysis and Problem Solving
  • Planning and Organising
  • Solid written, oral communication, negotiation and presentation skills
  • Developing Professional Expertise
  • Strong planning, problem-solving and organisational skills and is able to prioritise and manage multiple tasks and deadlines
  • Strong understanding of Cathay Pacific policies and procedures
  • Work-related experience in Finance/Accounting is an advantage however fresh graduates are welcome to apply
  • Experience in the airline industry is an advantage
  • Continuous Improvement and Innovation

Job Details:

Company: Cathay Pacific Airways

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Manila, Philippines

Application Deadline: N/A

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