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Financial Accounting Manager

Job Location: ​Taipei​


Company description

Ferrero is a family-owned company with a truly progressive and global outlook and iconic brands such as Nutella®, Tic Tac®, Ferrero Rocher®, Raffaello®, Kinder Bueno® and Kinder Surprise®. As the love for our brands continues to grow, so too does our global reach. Represented in more than 50 countries, with products sold in more than 170, the Ferrero Group is loved by generations around the world. The secret to our global success? 38,767  dedicated employees who celebrate care and quality to craft a business, careers and brands we are proud of. Join us, and you could be one of them.

Diversity Statement

Ferrero is committed to building a diverse and inclusive culture in which all employees feel welcomed and appreciated and have the same opportunities. We believe all of our people are equally talented in their own way. In nurturing the curiosity and natural abilities of our employees, we provide them, generation after generation, the means to succeed personally and professionally, enabling them to craft their journey at Ferrero. The diversity of our talents is what makes our work environment multicultural, innovative and highly rewarding.

About the Role:

Responsible for the Accounting function in Taiwan to ensure correctness of financial statement, compliance with deadlines set by the various authorities as well as implementation and review of relevant controls.
Point of contact for the relevant authorities in Taiwan

Main Responsibilities:

•    Monitor fixed asset register for Taiwan
•    Check payment for Taiwan
•    Check bank reconciliation for Taiwan
•    Review monthly schedules for Taiwan
•    Review payroll and bonuses accrual/ manual journal for Taiwan
•    Review monthly schedules for Taiwan
•    Review provision for damaged stock / good return
•    Check and validate recordings of sales, inventory, and rebate entries
•    Review bank reconciliation for Taiwan
•    Review staff reimbursement entries for Taiwan

•    External Audit: prepare audit schedules, review audit report & liaise with auditor on audit matters for Taiwan
•    Internal audit: prepare schedules to internal auditors; implement internal control recommended by internal auditor
•    Arrange year-end stock count with external auditor for Taiwan

•    Review schedules to tax consultant for Taiwan 
•    Review tax computation and returns for Taiwan
•    Liaise with tax consultant on tax matters for Taiwan
•    Liaise with tax consultant on BEPS documentation for Taiwan
•    Prepare the tax report requested by LUX for Taiwan
•    Review year end income tax provision for Taiwan prepared by tax consultant
•    Review VAT filing

•    Determine seasonal credit limits for Taiwan 
•    Update credit limit in SAP for Taiwan
•    Request credit insurance coverage via Euler Hermes website for customers of Taiwan
•    Release credit hold in SAP for Taiwan
•    Prepare monthly credit management report of Taiwan to local credit committee / LUX
•    Ensure outstanding AR for Taiwan is followed up timely by SOM team
•    Ensure AR settlement is updated timely and accurately in SAP by SOM team
•    Update and review exception report for change of customer master and credit limit for Taiwan
•    Ensure eGUI compliance

•    Manage property & liabilities insurance for Taiwan
•    Coordinate with the insurance company on claims matters

•    Ensure sufficient funds are available to meet ongoing operation
•    Forecast cash flow positions, related borrowing needs, and available funds for investment/transfer to IHC for Taiwan
•    Maintain banking relationships
•    E-banking administrator

•    Follow up the dispute claims with customers
•    Validate DN issued by customers regarding trade deduction
•    Prepare ageing analysis of suspense account for Taiwan

•    Perform ad hoc assignment/project 
•    Maintain VAT matrix in SAP for Taiwan
•    Create new customer code in SAP for Taiwan
•    Assist in formulating & implementation of accounting policies and procedures to enhance operational efficiency and effectiveness
•    Manage fixed assets count and update SAP for Taiwan

Who we are looking for:

•    Minimum 7-10 years of relevant work experience is required
•    Audit experience is preferred
•    Graduate in related discipline
•    CPA
•    SAP knowledge
•    Good knowledge of Excel
•    People management is a plus
•    Fluent in written and spoken English & Mandarin

How to be successful in the role and at Ferrero:

Consumers, quality and care are at the heart of everything we do. So, to be successful at Ferrero, you’ll need to be just as consumer and product centric as we are - dedicated to crafting brilliant results for consumers around the world. 

Requisition ID
Job function
Finance, Administration & Contrôle
Taiwan, Province of China
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