Chief Accountant

  • Accounting & Finance
  • Makati, Philippines

Chief Accountant

Job description

The Chief Accountant is ensures that payroll, administrative & tax requirement and  financial statements are done in full compliance with the local laws. He/she also handles accounting estimations at month & year end (Depreciation of assets, inventory, debtors). He/she manages the accounting team and the way the financial statements are prepared.

About Us

Leflair is the go-to destination for smart buyers who wish to purchase branded and quality products at great price, while enjoying the same exclusive shopping experience as in luxury stores.

Leflair provides its members with exclusive access to the world’s best brands at up to 50% off retail. Every morning, we begin flash sales for women, men, kids, and home.

Job Description

  • Build and manage a team to achieve all financial and accounting requirements.

  • Set up processes to ensure AP, AR SLAs are successfully achieved

  • Manage cash flow, Payables, Receivable and Inventory

  • Submit reports to relevant authorities (Tax reports, accounts for audit purposes)

  • Review and prepare financial statements

  • Be the main contact and bear the responsibility on financial statements towards the state and C-levels

  • Lead initiatives & motivate team to continuous improvement


  • Certified Public Accountant

  • 5 - 7 years experience in accounting, including 2 years minimum managing an accounting department in retail. E-commerce and/or startup is a plus

  • Expert knowledge of Philippines Tax standards, local and international accounting standards as well as auditing standards and procedures in the Retail industry

  • Experience in working  with a centralized management ERP (Oracle/Netsuite) for accounting is a plus

  • Strong knowledge of retail regulations

  • Expert analytical and project management skills

  • Expert to coach and manage team performance

  • Outstanding communication skills in all forms (written, oral, email, telephone and presentation)

  • Strong listening skills and judgement to make wise decisions in the interest of Leflair

  • Strive for impact and high performance. Hunger for success with a committed motivation to getting things done

  • Passion for excellence, eagerness to learn and willingness to work hard

What We Offer In Return

  • Chance to work in a developing industry with skyrocketing growth rates

  • High performing environment where results are more important than effort

  • Competitive salary and promotions based on employee skill set and success

  • A chance to work with high energy, international and innovative teams

  • Freedom in a responsible, collaborative and creative environment

  • Access to our Employee Stock Options

This is a full-time position with competitive salary depending on experience of the applicant.


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