Financial Accountant

Cavite, Philippines
Finance – Finance /
Permanent - Regular Full-time /
About Appen

Appen is a leader in AI enablement for critical tasks such as model improvement, supervision, and evaluation. To do this we leverage our global crowd of over one million skilled contractors, speaking over 180 languages and dialects, representing 130 countries. In addition, we utilize the industry's most advanced AI-assisted data annotation platform to collect and label various types of data like images, text, speech, audio, and video.

Our data is crucial for building and continuously improving the world's most innovative artificial intelligence systems and Appen is already trusted by the world's largest technology companies. Now with the explosion of interest in generative AI, Appen is helping leaders in automotive, financial services, retail, healthcare, and governments the confidence to deploy world-class AI products.

At Appen, we are purpose driven. Our fundamental role in AI is to ensure all models are helpful, honest, and harmless, so we firmly believe in unlocking the power of AI to build a better world. We have a learn-it-all culture that values perspective, growth, and innovation. We are customer-obsessed, action-oriented, and celebrate winning together.

At Appen, we are committed to creating an inclusive and diverse workplace. We are an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Key Responsibilities

    • Support Accounting Service team leader and Group Finance Manager on timely, accurate GL accounting recording and reporting, including month-end closing delivery.
    • Proactively and collaboratively carry out financial analysis to ensure General Ledger accounting records and results are validated and explained to commercial and operational substance.
    • Owns group-wide employee costs related GL accounting including journals and balance sheet account reconciliation, including related p/l and balance sheet trend analysis.
    • Owns project related cost of sales GL accounting, including subledger data review, GL journal recording and associated accounts reconciliations.
    • Owns corporate income and expense recording, monitoring and reporting (e.g. interest, share-based payments, FX contract fair value adjustment).
    • Facilitate month end cost analysis including cost allocation and intercompany matrix validation.
    • Initiate and support financial control continuous process and productivity improvement.
    • Support accounting service team leader providing guidance to junior team members or other finance functions regarding financial accounting treatment and GL related finance process.
    • Support ad hoc financial request activities such as audit, management reports and compliance request.
    • Assist the Finance Manager and Finance functional leaders with ad hoc requests.
    • Support other activities critical in achieving organizational goals and objectives.

    • Solid accounting knowledge and experience in corporate financial accounting and reporting environment
    • Attention to detail and a strong analytical mindset
    • Proactive ownership
    • Deadline driven attitude
    • Great communication & stakeholder management skills
    • Willing to coach junior members
Appen is the global leader in data for the AI Lifecycle with more than 25 years’ experience in data sourcing, annotation, and model evaluation. Through our expertise, platform, and global crowd, we enable organizations to launch the world’s most innovative artificial intelligence products with speed and at scale. Appen maintains the industry’s most advanced AI-assisted data annotation platform and boasts a global crowd of more than 1 million contributors worldwide, speaking more than 235 languages. Our products and services make Appen a trusted partner to leaders in technology, automotive, finance, retail, healthcare, and government. Appen has customers and offices globally.