Makati City,

For Pooling - Business Ops Team Lead (Accounts Payable)

Job ID




Areas of Interest



Makati City - National Capital Region - Philippines


The purpose of this position is to provide oversight on the daily operations of the Accounts Payable and Expense team. Responsible for supervising financial, administrative, and analysis support in completing payments; control expenses by receiving payments; processing, verifying, and reconciling invoices. Ensures operational efficiency and quality service of the team.

  • Collaborating with internal departments to gather, analyze, and interpret relevant financial data
  • Receiving, processing, verifying, and reconciling invoices
  • Comparing system reports to balances and verifying entries
  • Charging expenses to accounts and cost centers, as well as controlling petty cash spending
  • Verifying vendor accounts, paying vendors, and resolving purchase order, invoice, or payment discrepancies
  • Issuing purchase order amendments and stop payments
  • Schedules pay checks and ensuring payment is received for outstanding credit; generally responding to all vendor enquiries regarding finance
  • Monitoring payroll expense claims, including salary advances, and overtime payments
  • Reconciling account transactions with the general ledger
  • Performing recordkeeping, preparing financial reports, analyses of accounts and producing periodic reports (daily, weekly, monthly, and other defined cadence)
  • Keeping informed of regulatory requirements and best practices within CBRE and externally
  • Provide backup for vendor AP and other functions within the expense team as needed

  • Manage, drive, and develop a team of analysts and acts as the Single Point of Contact (SPOC) for the country and affiliate assignment
  • Lead, mentor, and inspire the team in the competencies, knowledge, and behaviors required to achieve set operational tasks and targets
  • Provide training, coaching, and feedback as applicable to assist team members to achieve full competence in their role as well as deliver quality service to clients
  • Conduct induction for new team members and provide training on policies and procedures as required
  • Effectively implement process improvement initiatives where required to improve procedures and processes
  • Generate, publish, and analyze operational reports on defined frequencies
  • Conduct internal and client business reviews to discuss performance, manage metrics, and drive customer experience
  • Perform workforce planning to ensure proper coverage to meet SLA objectives
  • Identify required competencies and responsible for talent mobility to meet the demands of the business
  • Manage recruitment and retention process to ensure that the assigned scope is properly staffed
  • Responsible for driving continuous improvement initiatives to optimize operations and deliver business value

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Bachelor's degree (BA/BS) from 4-year college or university required
  • Bachelor's degree in Accountancy, Finance, or related courses is preferred
  • Experience of 3 to 5 years in a Shared Services Center or Business Process Outsourcing environment, particularly in Accounts Payable and Expense processes
  • Minimum of 3 years of related experience in Finance and Accounting related roles
  • Microsoft Office proficient
  • Understanding of basic accounting and audit standards
  • Intermediate to advanced knowledge in Excel
  • Knowledge of Coupa, Salesforce, Peoplesoft, ServiceNow will be added advantage

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to interact with different enterprise stakeholders, clients, and business partners
  • In-depth knowledge of accounts payable principles, accounting standards, and industry regulations
  • Extensive experience in account reconciliation
  • Keen attention to detail
  • Results-oriented with an analytical mindset; strong problem solving and interpersonal skills
  • Strong time management and organizational skills
  • Ability to provide efficient, timely, reliable, and courteous service to customers
• Ability to effectively present information

  • Requires knowledge of financial terms and principles
  • Ability to calculate intermediate figures such as percentages, discounts and/or commissions
  • Conducts basic financial analysis
  • Requires critical thinking, analytical, and quantitative skills to comprehend, interpret, resolve complex problems
  • Emphasis on Excel and PowerPoint with ability to use query and report generation tools

Makati City,

CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE: CBRE), a Fortune 500 and S&P 500 company headquartered in Dallas, is the world’s largest commercial real estate services and investment firm (based on 2020 revenue). The company has more than 100,000 employees serving clients in more than 100 countries. CBRE serves a diverse range of clients with an integrated suite of services, including facilities, transaction and project management; property management; investment management; appraisal and valuation; property leasing; strategic consulting; property sales; mortgage services and development services. Please visit our website at .

We are in particular need of Building Maintenance Technicians and Maintenance Managers.  Folks that have current hands on experience with HVAC, refrigeration, plumbing, electrical, PLC’s, robotics, conveyor systems, carpentry, automation, controls and/or general maintenance.  And we need Managers that can direct these employees.  

We have job openings in many locations here in the US.  We offer a competitive salary and benefits including some matching 401K, vacation, etc.  All our jobs are full-time and permanent.  

Similar jobs