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Financial Analyst

Manulife and John Hancock
Quezon City, Philippines
Closing date
Aug 7, 2024

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Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
We are a leading financial services provider committed to making decisions easier and lives better for our customers and colleagues around the world. From our environmental initiatives to our community investments, we lead with values throughout our business. To help us stand out, we help you step up, because when colleagues are healthy, respected and meaningfully challenged, we all thrive. Discover how you can grow your career, make impact and drive real change with our Winning Team today.

Working Arrangement


Job Description


Operations - Finance operations which are transaction in nature but has financial impact (e.g. invoicing, credit card refund, fund sighting, fund pricing). Accounting Operations - responsible in preparing, uploading of entries, to facilitate month-end activities. Reconciliation of accounts and balance sheet items for audit and regulatory requirements. Financial Reporting - for submission to regional team for consolidation of reports and for regulatory submissions. Management Reporting - to support needs of internal and external parties. BAU - provides back-up and first pass review of processes performed by more junior team members. Performs ad-hoc tasks as assigned by the Business Units Process improvements - identify opportunities for improvements in existing processes or processes in migration. Migration - support migrations and cross-trainings within the team

Impact: Reporting directly to Asia Finance Shared Services Team Lead, the financial specialist is primarily accountable for daily operations, month-end tasks such as booking of period-end close entries and ensuring all entries are posted before the General Ledger is closed.

  • Must have a degree in Finance or Accounting, CPA is preferred.
  • 4 - 5 years of working experience with progressive responsibility within the Accounting and management reporting field, at least 2 of which in a BPO or Shared Service Industry
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel, MS Access, Business Objects applications, Lawson, Hyperion Essbase.
  • Has strong attention to details.
  • Good command of written and oral English.
  • Demonstrates unwavering commitment and resolute decision making.

  • Excellent analytical, research and problem-solving skills
  • Comprehensive knowledge in expenses management, payment systems and operations
  • Solid interpersonal skills to interact with, establish relationships with the international business units.
  • Makes decisions in the absence of rules and /or in complex situations
  • Strong time management skills with the ability to be flexible to changing environments
  • Ability to work independently and willing to collaborate with other team members


Error in Journal entry set ups will result to misstatements of Financial Statement. Delivery of financial reports and analyses under tight deadlines. Create and continuously develop more effective controls to ensure accuracy of reports.

Position Dimensions (Organizational Impact):
  • The Financial Analyst role processes various journal entries that reflect in Company's Financial Statements which will eventually be used by the Senior Management for their decision making.

Candidates should be willing to report in Diliman, Quezon City

Candidates should be willing to report in a morning shift

Band Level 5

About Manulife and John Hancock

Manulife Financial Corporation is a leading international financial services group that helps people make their decisions easier and lives better. With our global headquarters in Toronto, Canada, we operate as Manulife across our offices in Asia, Canada, and Europe, and primarily as John Hancock in the United States. We provide financial advice, insurance, and wealth and asset management solutions for individuals, groups and institutions. At the end of 2022, we had more than 40,000 employees, over 116,000 agents, and thousands of distribution partners, serving over 34 million customers. At the end of 2022, we had $1.3 trillion (US$1.0 trillion) in assets under management and administration, including total invested assets of $0.4 trillion (US $0.3 trillion), and segregated funds net assets of $0.3 trillion (US$0.3 trillion). We trade as 'MFC' on the Toronto, New York, and the Philippine stock exchanges, and under '945' in Hong Kong.

Manulife is an Equal Opportunity Employer

At Manulife/John Hancock, we embrace our diversity. We strive to attract, develop and retain a workforce that is as diverse as the customers we serve and to foster an inclusive work environment that embraces the strength of cultures and individuals. We are committed to fair recruitment, retention, advancement and compensation, and we administer all of our practices and programs without discrimination on the basis of race, ancestry, place of origin, colour, ethnic origin, citizenship, religion or religious beliefs, creed, sex (including pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions), sexual orientation, genetic characteristics, veteran status, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital status, family status, disability, or any other ground protected by applicable law.

It is our priority to remove barriers to provide equal access to employment. A Human Resources representative will work with applicants who request a reasonable accommodation during the application process. All information shared during the accommodation request process will be stored and used in a manner that is consistent with applicable laws and Manulife/John Hancock policies. To request a reasonable accommodation in the application process, contact

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