Sr Accountant

Date: May 21, 2024

Location: Muntinlupa City, National Capital Region (NCR), PH, 1781

Company: W. R. Grace & Co.

Job Description

  • Responsible for the full spectrum of controlling and accounting functions for a set of Grace legal entities in multiple countries. 
  • Has ownership of the Trial Balance and statutory accounts for the assigned legal entities.
  • Responsible for implementation and enforcement of internal controls.
  • Responsible for compliance with applicable local legal, statutory, tax,  corporate secretarial, and government regulations.
  • Acts as backup to General Accounting function when required.
  • Facilitates the implementation process of corporate policies.

Major Responsibilities

  • Preparation and sign off the Financial Statements of Grace’s entities assigned (country-level, Legal & Management).
  • Manage relationships with Grace’s headquarters, regional centers of expertise, global shared services center, service providers, and business leaders.
  • Ensure compliance with all Corporate Accounting Policies and Procedures, and Generally Accepted Accounting Principles.
  • Manage the period-end close process for multiple entities (i.e., journal entries, reconciliations, compliance, fixed asset transactions, etc.)
  • Maintain/implement strong internal controls and ensure the integrity of all financial and accounting transactions.
  • Manage financial audits with external auditors and implement recommendations for procedural improvements.
  • Complete and timely submit tax and other required governmental filings.
  • Effectively partner with other Grace functions (i.e. Treasury, Tax, FP&A, A/P, A/R, HR).
  • Manage relationships with outside consultants, tax service providers, and Corporate Secretaries.
  • Other tasks as required by business needs.

Required Experience

  • 10 years of progressive experience in Accounting/Finance.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance. 
  • CPA or Master’s Degree in Accounting/Finance or related field.
  • Experience working for U.S.-based public multinationals.

Preferred Competencies

  • Manufacturing experience in the chemical industry.
  • Big-4 experience in auditing.
  • Excellent leadership, organizational, verbal, and written communication skills.
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong attention to detail and organization skills; able to see the big picture.
  • Sound Microsoft Office skills, and SAP knowledge.


  • Guaranteed 14th month Pay
  • Above-market Retirement Plan Design
  • LinkedIn Learning Access
  • Established Performance Incentive Program
  • HMO coverage for employees on day 1 (with pandemic coverage)
  • Free HMO coverage for up to 3 qualified dependents
  • Educational Assistance


Dignified Workplace Commitment: Grace is committed to providing a dignified and inclusive work environment for all employees and welcomes and encourages diversity. This means that all employees are entitled to be treated in a respectful, professional, and inclusive manner, regardless of gender, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability, religion, or any other aspect of their identity.