Smartly is a rapidly growing company known for our innovative solutions and dynamic team. We are expanding our global Finance team and are looking for a Senior Accountant to join our Manila office, with responsibility for the accounting of our APAC entities. This role offers a unique opportunity to work in a vibrant, fast-paced environment and to contribute to the growth and efficiency of our finance operations across multiple jurisdictions.

As our APAC Senior Accountant, you will be a pivotal member of our Global finance team, responsible for a broad range of accounting activities within the APAC region. You will report to our Helsinki-based team lead and collaborate closely with internal and external stakeholders to ensure compliance with local tax, statutory accounting, and audit requirements. 

This role demands a seasoned accounting professional with a strong understanding of Philippine financial reporting standards/IFRS, and ideally experience in Singaporean and Australian accounting and tax practices.

As a Senior Accountant at Smartly, you will...

  • Oversee the end-to-end accounting and tax filings for the entities in our APAC region, currently covering The Philippines, Singapore and Australia
  • Ensure compliance with local tax laws and statutory requirements in the APAC region
  • Prepare our APAC region GST/indirect tax submissions
  • Assist with statutory reporting and support annual audit processes
  • Prepare and ensure timely and accurate financial reports for our APAC entities
  • Participate in group accounting and consolidation efforts, including monthly reporting under Finnish Accounting Standards and annual reporting under IFRS
  • Act as a central point of contact for internal teams such as HR, Payroll and  Legal, ensuring seamless coordination for in-region compliance-related activities.
  • Liaise with external auditors, tax advisors, banking partners and regulatory bodies as needed
  • Identify opportunities for process automation and improvement within the finance function
  • Support the in-housing of subsidiary accounting tasks from external service providers
  • Provide guidance and support to junior finance colleagues
  • Collaborate with the EMEA-based finance team to align on best practices and process enhancements

We're definitely looking for you, if you...

  • Have a bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Are a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in the Philippines or equivalent qualification
  • Have a minimum of 5+ years of end-to-end accounting experience, with exposure to international operations
  • Have experience in Singaporean and Australian accounting and tax practices, and international financial reporting standards
  • Have strong organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment
  • Have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, in English
  • Are proficient in G-suite, MS Office (Excel) and familiarity with accounting software such as NetSuite is an advantage
  • Experience with group accounting and consolidation is a plus



Meet Smartly

Smartly is the AI-powered advertising technology company transforming ad experiences for brands and their consumers. Our comprehensive advertising platform seamlessly integrates the capabilities of media, creative, and intelligence to power more than 800 billion impressions and generate more than 300 billion creatives annually, delivering tangible business outcomes for brands and advertisers. We are the only company managing creative and media for 700+ brands worldwide and $5B in ad spend across the largest media platforms, including Facebook, Google, Instagram, Pinterest, Snap, and TikTok. Our end-to-end technology, unmatched access to media platforms and exceptional customer service help Fortune 500 brands to reach and engage consumers and learn what performs best.

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