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Senior Analyst, Accounting

Makati City, Philippines

Category: Finance and Accounting Job ID: 26090

Responsible for the end-to-end accounting processes of a cluster or group of small subsidiaries; from the preparation of journal entries, and running of SAP Month-end close processes up to the preparation and analysis of financial statements.  Responsible for the reconciliation, analysis, and substantiation of all accounts owned by SSC Finance for the cluster or group of small subsidiaries, ensuring validity and up-to-date balances.

Month-End/Year-End   Close Process for a Cluster or Group of Small to Medium Subsidiaries

  • Prepare and align month-end/year-end close checklist with the cluster or subsidiaries and coordinate full compliance with the local team and other SSC process owners.
  • Own the month-end/year-end close process and ensure completion of all required processes and entries within the 3-day close period.
  • Prepare month-end journal vouchers for assigned accounts.
  • Review all journal entries and ensure correct accounts are used, compliance with policy and threshold, and availability and accuracy of supporting documents and approvals based on delegation of authority.
  • Post all journals in SAP   including journals owned by Local and other SSC Process teams.
  • Perform all month-end close SAP activities/transactions/processes including allocation, and reconciliation of required accounts and sub-ledgers.
  • Conduct validation of BPC balances vs SAP and ensure zero variances for each metric including COPA and PxPxC, analyze and resolve any variances.
  • Prepare and analyze financial reports (income statement and balance sheet) ensuring the reasonability of each P&L line item, and providing reasons for any major variances.
  • Review and discuss the financial reports with local subsidiaries.
  • Run all Year-End processes and ensure all balances forwarded to the following year are correct.
  • Prepare SSC-owned Year-End Schedules required by Corporate Accounting and Tax
  • Coordinate the accounting operations of the different entities ensuring completion and compliance with accounting policies and procedures.
  • Perform specific tasks as required by the cluster or subsidiaries.
  • Be a Subject matter expert in key processes of General Ledger


  • Performs Fixed asset processes like IO creation, capitalization, transfer, or retirement for the assigned cluster or group of subsidiaries.
  • Ensures compliance with fixed asset policies for all requests submitted to the general ledger team for processing.


  • Analyze and reconcile all accounts owned by SSC, for the assigned cluster or group of subsidiaries, ensure all balances are substantiated, and recommend, coordinate, and support the local team in the clearing of old balances.
  • Perform bank reconciliation for a cluster or group of subsidiaries, analyze coordinate, and support the zeroing out of all reconciling items or balances in the bank clearing accounts.

SOAR and Internal and External Audit

  • Ensure all processes and entries are compliant with the appropriate accounting policies and procedures.
  • Conduct SOAR Testing and recommend action plans to eliminate or mitigate any control issues.
  • Support and provide reports and schedules required by Global Internal Audit
  • Support and provide the required schedules for external audit and statutory requirements.

Process Improvements

  • Review processes and recommend improvements using Lean Tools
    • Lead cross-functional initiatives to practice Lean Six Sigma methodologies or its equivalent.

Performs other tasks that may be assigned by immediate manager or supervisor

Required Skills / Experience / Competencies:

  • A bachelor's degree in Accountancy is required, preferably a CPA
  • Intermediate MS Excel Skills
  • Strong Analytical Skills
  • Excellent English communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Self-driven
  • Good Working knowledge/experience in SAP and ERP Systems
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities. 
  • Ability to operate efficiently under continuous change. 
  • Previous experience in multi-cultural teams 
  • Exposure to Internal Controls

Job Requirement

  • Permanent, Full-time employment, Onsite work; once a week work-from-home upon regularization
  • Work Hours: 8:00 AM- 5:00 PM or 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM (Mondays to Fridays)
  • Overtime might be required depending on the critical deliverables.

What's in it for you

You’ll have the opportunity to grow your career, develop your skills, and work in an inclusive, family-like environment. At SC Johnson, we strive to create a positive, inclusive, and unique workplace. We strongly believe SCJ people are able to achieve their best when they can collaborate and work together in person.

You can also enjoy various benefits that include:

  • Competitive pay (up to 14th-month pay, pension fund, etc.)
  • Health care benefits, such as paid sabbaticals, a fitness center, and more
  • A family-oriented program
  • Personalized career development plan
  • Independence and Autonomy


With operations in more than 70 countries and 13,000 employees, SC Johnson is a fifth-generation family company that makes household cleaning and professional products, and products for home. Our supportive and inclusive company culture encourages personal and professional growth. And makes you feel valued from day one.

Apply now to join us and go further with our family.

Inclusion & Diversity

We’re a global business, with people from every culture, ethnicity, race, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age and ability. We recognize the breadth of human experience, and we work to celebrate it. It is our goal to build a diverse, inclusive and supportive work environment where all people can thrive.

We’re committed to ongoing efforts that help us attract, hire, and retain diverse talent who want to build a positive, inclusive environment. Read more about our ongoing initiatives at

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