Finance and Accounting Manager

About Quipper:

As the leading all-in-one learning management system, we're on a mission to bring the best education to every corner of the world.

With engaging content aligned with the Department of Education's K-12-approved curricula, we empower every type of learner and make education accessible and exciting for everyone. But we're not just a company that cares about growth and profit – we care about making a positive impact in our community and beyond.

That's why we've created a highly innovative, exciting, and collaborative working environment that fuels our double-digit growth annually. You'll have the opportunity to work with a diverse group of top talent with experience in leading technology and e-commerce companies, including international top MBA grads, ex-Bigtech, ex-FMCG, and ex-Consulting firm leaders.

But most importantly, you'll be part of a team that's passionate about our mission. We believe that education is a basic right that should be available to everyone, no matter where they live or what their background is.

By joining us, you'll have the chance to bring your unique skills and talent to our team and make a real impact on education worldwide.

Apply today and help shape the future of learning with Quipper!

About the Role:

Quipper Philippines Inc. seeks a qualified candidate for the position of Philippines Finance and Accounting Manager to support the the Company by taking responsibility for FA related matters across the team from daily financial transactions, disbursement process, develop financial statement, budgets preparation, wire request, maintain company inventory, support company audit process, etc. and providing strategic recommendation to the members of the executive management team.

The Philippines Finance and Accounting Manager will be ensuring that all accounting processes align with current financial legislation. Analyzing financial data and creating reports for management, stakeholders, and external parties, such as client, bank, investors, potential investor, and tax authorities. Maintaining accurate and complete financial records and participating in audits or reconciliations, as needed. Assisting other departments as they develop strategies, establish objectives, and make decisions that could have a financial impact on the business.

The Philippines Finance and Accounting Manager will work remotely and work closely with the Global Finance Manager in Japan. This role will be reporting to the Head of Business Operations and Strategy.

The position not only requires an in-depth knowledge of Financial and Accounting related matter, leadership, communication, and planning skills but she/he must have strong prioritization skills and feel comfortable in taking initiative to deliver the company financial status.


The Philippines Finance & Accounting Manager is to undertake the following tasks:

  • Manage the daily activities of the financial transactions (sales, purchases, receipts, payments) and ensuring that all major company, month-end, and year-end report are completed accurately and on time
  • Oversee and manage the general accounting functions, including, but not limited to accounts payable, accounts receivable, general ledger, and taxes
  • Ensures that spending meets approved budgets and adheres to the objectives, restrictions, and in accordance with operating procedures
  • Develop financial statement to parent company to assist in monthly, quarterly, and annual close process in a timely manner
  • Develop and manage company inventory report
  • Develop and manage regular, annual, and multi-year budgets that are adequate for the company’s needs including preparation of periodic budget forecasts
  • Develop comparison report budget vs actual and oversees any necessary adjustments to future projections and budgets
  • Ensuring compliance with all statutory accounting; external & internal audit and tax compliance
  • Assist in accounting system transformation
  • Tracking cash flow and financial planning as well as analyzing the company’s financial strengths and weaknesses and proposing corrective actions
  • Providing leadership, direction and management of the finance and accounting team in the country
  • Develop, implement, and review all strategic SOP and Policy related to Finance and Accounting that work to minimize financial risk
  • Represent company to banks, financial partners, institutions, investors, public auditors, and officials
  • Identify, acquire, and implement systems and software to provide critical financial and operational information
  • Works with other department heads to monitor each department and make recommendations to increasing budget efficiency
  • Perform other tasks required by Head of Business Operations & Strategy

Who are we looking for:

As our ideal candidate, you have a solid background in leading Finance and Accounting teams and thrive in a fast-paced, high-volume transaction environment. Your expertise in accounting procedures and end-to-end financial transaction management will be crucial in maintaining accuracy and efficiency within our Finance and Accounting Process process.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accountancy, Finance, or related courses; CPA certification is highly preferred.
  • At least 7 years of General Accounting Experience, with at least 5 years in a leadership role overseeing the Finance and Accounting Team, preferably in FMCG, eCommerce, Technology, or a high-volume transaction environment.
  • Proven track record of effectively leading and managing a team, with strong mentoring, coaching, and people management skills.
  • Proficiency in Accounting Software (Xero), Google Suite, or Microsoft Office (Excel) with willingness to learn new technologies.
  • Demonstrated experience in ensuring accuracy, efficiency, and timely collections within the accounts receivable process.
  • Extensive knowledge of general accounting principles and procedures, with the ability to oversee and manage daily financial transactions from start to finish.
  • Meticulous attention to detail and excellent analytical skills.
  • Exceptional communication, influencing abilities, emotionally matured, and capable of engaging with stakeholders at all levels of the organization.
  • Able to work with minimum supervision and highly proactive team player
  • Flexible to work in a hybrid work set up and able to report to the Makati Office at least once a week.

Competencies Required:


  • Flexibility
  • Initiative
  • Self-Learning
  • Attention to Communication
  • Results Orientation
  • Analytical Thinking
  • Project Management
  • Customer Orientation
  • Building Collaborative Relationships
  • Proficiency in Data Processing


  • Attention to Detail
  • Technical Skills
  • Timeliness
  • Accuracy
  • Book Keeping
  • Analysis
  • Decision Making


  • Focus
  • Leadership
  • People Management
  • Communication
  • Process Thinking
  • Maturity

Job Type: 
Full-time, Regular

Work location: 
Hybrid (working most of the time remotely except for once a week reporting to the Makati office)

Work schedules: 
Mondays to Fridays, 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM Philippine Time

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