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Finance Officer – APAC

Date : 16/02/2024
About the role

Black & White Engineering is a multi-award-winning engineering consultancy, with nearly 400 employees in teams based in our UK, European, Middle East and Asia Pacific offices. We have been providing a wide range of Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing (MEP) engineering consultancy services since 2007.

Our engineering expertise reaches across all sectors of the construction industry, providing pragmatic and practical design solutions to ensure our projects are spatially and operationally efficient. Our design process fully considers the installation and maintenance practicalities on site.

As a business, our ambition is to be a leading global MEP consultancy and as a purposeful employer, our Finance Team is critical to our overall success. Our Manila operation is one of two global design hubs that support the delivery of projects across our operating regions and is a key component to our success.

The purpose of this role is to coordinate and perform tasks in line with the local reporting requirements in coordination with the local Finance team. In addition, there will be group related tasks in coordination with the Group Finance Team and the CFO to ensure reporting standards are delivered to, consistently and accurately.

The ideal candidate will hold an appropriate degree in Accounting / Finance or an equivalent professional qualification and should have relevant experience in Financial Accounting. Moreover, the ideal candidate will be responsible for the running of finance systems and associated projects, takes responsibility for critical business finance function, monitoring of financial projects and reporting facilities.

You are encouraged to escalate recommendations and plans to ensure that we are providing best-practice support to our teams, in the delivery of your responsibilities and in the smooth running of the Finance function.


Finance Support – Manila Office

    • Manage account entries, documents, payments & finances for the Company
    • Assist in the preparation of financial statements, tax returns, & other reports
    • Uploading of AP documents such as vendor invoices, statements of account, and billing statements
    • Assist in Finance Monthly Closing as needed. This includes recording adjustments for prepayments, accruals, depreciations etc.
    • Maintenance of Vendor Master Data and Customer Master Data
    • Preferably with experience in Bank reconciliation, Account reconciliation of balance sheet accounts, Flux analysis, Intercompany Accounting

Finance Support – Singapore Office, Malaysia Office, Indonesia Office, etc.

    • Prepare and post journal entries, manage and organize business documents, and provide assistance in payments & finances
    • Perform monthly closing tasks as assigned
    • Maintain Vendor Master Data, Customer Master Data, and Reference Data
    • Reconcile accounts as needed

Preparation and uploading of external and intercompany invoices in timely manner

Liaison with auditors for statutory compliance and statutory returns

  • 5 + years proven working experience in the accounting and finance
  • Strong background and knowledge in ERP System- preferably Microsoft Dynamics 365 Finance & Operations
  • Excellent report-writing and English communication skills
  • Highly organized individual with strong attention to detail
  • Solid proficiency in Microsoft Office applications particularly Excel
  • Self-starter demonstrating commitment, a strong work ethic and a “can do” attitude
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Analytical thinker with strong conceptual and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to liaise with relevant stakeholders and authorities in Manila and overseas
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting / Finance or related field
Our Values
  • Accountability: Everyone is accountable.
  • Integrity: We are straight-talking, respectful, and fair.
  • Simplicity: Both in our approach and solutions.
  • Supportive: We are approachable, inclusive, and we recognise success.
  • Quality: We strive to get it right first time, every time.