Continental Corporation A2R Team Lead in Manila, Philippines

About Continental With sales of €40.5 billion in 2016, Continental is among the leading automotive suppliers worldwide and currently employs more than 230.000 employees in 56 countries. As a division in the Continental Corporation, ContiTech is one of the world's leading industrial specialists. Its customers can be found in key industries such as machine and plant engineering, mining, the agricultural industry, and the automotive industry. With around 46,000 employees in 44 countries, the company uses its development and material expertise for products and systems made of rubber, polyamide, metal, textile, and electronic components to combine these with individual services. ContiTech also offers functional and design-oriented living solutions and is always searching for customer-friendly and environmentally-friendly answers – going well and truly beyond its roots as a producer of rubber products. With sales of approximately €5.5 billion (2016), this international technology partner is active with core branches in Europe, Asia, North and South America.

Auto req ID 84359BR

Job Title A2R Team Lead

Country Philippines

Posting Location Manila, GBS

Job Description

The General Accounting Team Lead is responsible for the day to day leadership of the General Accounting Team that delivers general accounting services globally. This includes overseeing his/her area of responsibility to ensure error free processing, problem resolution, and delivering performance that meets or exceeds service level agreement.

Financial Statement Accuracy/Data Integrity

▪ Manage data integrity and preparation of financial information to ensure completeness, accuracy, timeliness and accessibility

▪ Compliance and quality control review (i.e., preparation and review of account analysis/reconciliations, Journal entry review and approval and adherence to accounting policies and procedures

• Work with local Finance contacts during GL close to ensure adequate completeness, accuracy, timeliness, accessibility and consistency to corporate policies and IFRS

• Execute internal control procedures to ensure that company assets are adequately protected including but not limited to review of reconciliation of General ledger account


▪ Ownership of team's performance metrics including but not limited to setting, evaluating and reporting

▪ Coordinate and execute periodic close of general ledger which includes maintaining close schedule, monitoring of system closing jobs and resolution of identified issues and communicating to customers.


▪ directly supervise staff; provide performance feedback and coaching to team members

▪ Resolve issue escalations and assist others as required

▪ Responsible for staff training and education

▪ Foster communication and teamwork within and across organizational boundaries


▪ Identify, present and execute solutions for process improvements and/or adhoc responsibilities as assigned


▪ Ability to interview, hire and train employees

Job Requirements


• Strong knowledge and understanding of USGAAP and IFRS requirements

• Understanding of internal control elements

• Project management experience

• Ability to plan, organize, assign and direct work

• Highly analytical

• Interaction/Communication/Interpersonal skills

• Ability to meet strict deadlines

• Strong Excel skills

• Flexible to new ideas and ways of accomplishing tasks

• Functional knowledge of the general accounting process


• BS Accountancy preferably Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

• 8+ years’ work related experience

• SAP expert in General ledger (FICO); knowledgeable in other SAP accounting modules (AR, AP, MM)

• Complex account resolution skills

• Knowledgeable in MS office suite

• Preferably with experience in process improvements

• Ability to reconcile complex accounts

• Background in AR/AP/ICO preferred

• At least 2 years supervisory/managerial experience in a BPO or shared service industry

• Experience with working with international teams required

• Advanced customer relationship and stakeholder management skills


  1. Vision – Innovation

  2. Entrepreneurship – Customer Orientation

  3. Entrepreneurship – Quality Orientation

  4. Execution – Problem Solving

  5. Drive – Initiative

  6. Learning – Coaching Others

  7. Interaction – Fostering Teamwork

  8. Interaction – Motivating Others

What we offer

Allowances: Transportation, meal, telecom and deminimis

Reimbursements: medical/optical and critical transportation

Health: HMO, Group Life Insurance and Investment fund

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