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Location: Makati City, Metro Manila

Date Posted: 2023-08-29

Hiring Organization: KMC Solutions | XTN-0BD1744

Career Category: Accounting & Finance

Without the strength of the accounting team here at CCL /Culimer USA, we wouldn’t be able to offer the industry-leading service we’re known for. We’re seeking an experienced controller to oversee this high-performing team. The ideal candidate will have experience as an accountant in our industry, preferably in a senior role. As a strong communicator and skilled financial analyst, this person will streamline our budgeting, payroll, and financial reporting processes. The controller will also produce thorough financial-status reports for senior managers to help improve our operational efficiency and aid in our continued growth.

Our financial controller is a numbers whiz with an impeccable accounting background, a strong communicator, an effective leader and a strategic planner. S/he has outstanding ethics and business acumen.

Objectives of this role

  • Provide comprehensive financial updates to senior managers by evaluating, analyzing, and reporting appropriate data points
  • Guide financial decisions by applying company policies and procedures to current economic landscape
  • Develop, implement, and maintain financial controls and guidelines
  • Achieve budgeting goals with proper scheduling, analysis, and corrective actions
  • Help develop and support short- and long-term operational strategies


  • Maintain internal safeguards for revenue receipts, costs, and team and organizational budgets and actual expenditures
  • Establish (in coordination with CFO) financial and operating benchmarks, budgets, program monitoring, and reporting standards on biweekly, monthly, and annual basis
  • Implement consistent accounting policies, practices, and procedures across all programs, adhering to national and local legal standards while remaining knowledgeable of proposed legislation
  • Develop and enforce internal controls to maximize protection of company assets, policies, procedures, and workflows
  • Oversee and support accounting team with dynamic leadership that creates an environment of trust and productivity
  • Additional controller duties as needed

Key Success Indicators

  • On time delivery of superior and error free work
  • Growth of individual members of accounting team

Required Skills and Qualifications

  • Six or more years of professional accounting experience
  • Strong understanding of GAAP and financial data analysis
  • Working knowledge of United States national and local tax regulations and compliance reporting
  • Experience in managing payroll
  • Shown history of streamlining accounting department
  • Must be highly organized, structured and flexible

Preferred Skills and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) in business, accounting, or related field
  • Five or more years of experience as a senior-level accounting or finance manager
  • Professional certification, such as CPA (certified public accountant) or CA (chartered accountant)

About Culimer USSA LLC

Culimer is a supplier of SuperFrozen and other food ingredients for use primarily in sushi, but also across the Prepared Foods and Seafood departments of large food operators.

Culimer leverages the product development of CCL and supplies only clean, all-natural, sustainable, traceable, and ethically sourced ingredients which satisfy the needs of the top end of the food market in North America.

Customers include supermarkets such as Whole Foods, HEB, HY-Vee, and more. Restaurant chains such as Kura Sushi, Nobu, Blue Sushi, Bamboo Sushi, sbe, etc. Food Service clients include Sysco, PFG

Food safety and risk management are core attributes of the company and we are one of the most certificated sushi ingredients suppliers in the world. GFSI certification is the heartbeat of the company.

Culimer is on a path to B Corp certification and we are a people, planet, profit-approach organization that meets the highest standards of verified social and environmental performance, public transparency, and legal accountability to balance profit and purpose.

About Culinary Collaborations LLC

CCL is the parent and original company where it all began. Founded as a purchasing brokerage, it specialized in sourcing the best ingredients possible for Wegmans Food Markets and ensured they were compliant, certified, wholesome and safe. CCL soon evolved to a full service brokerage handling many ingredients, and most of those were unique to CCL.

CCL supports Wegmans Food Markets ongoing and services not only Sushi Dept, but also Prepared Foods, Seafood Dept, Packaging, and Grocery/Private Brand.

CCL's core mission is to enrich society through food. It was found with an express mission to raise the levels of to-go sushi in North America. CCL supplies only clean, all-natural, sustainable, traceable, and ethically sourced ingredients which satisfy the needs of the top end of the food market in North America.


KMC Careers

If you're a rockstar at what you do and looking to be a part of our amazing story, we want to hear from you!

We offer attractive salaries and benefits plus you get to work in some of the Philippines' best flexible workspaces. Our employees also get to enjoy exclusive discounts, rewards and freebies, and invites to our monthly events. We are always recruiting for roles in IT & Development, Marketing, Business Administration, HR & Recruitment and Legal & Finance Roles.

KMC provides quality employment opportunities for job-seekers looking for a career that is both challenging and fulfilling. We are also committed to providing equal opportunities at every selection stage. We do not discriminate due to age, gender, sexual orientation, ethnicity, nationality, and religion.

Work with Us. Grow with Us.

KMC Solutions offers a variety of career opportunities in Metro Manila, Cebu and Clark & Iloilo. We are always looking for talented and enthusiastic individuals who are ready to make their next big career move.

Our Culture

At KMC, we foster an inclusive and positive workplace for all. We push our members to succeed in everything they do through our collaborative work environment. We encourage our community to work hard and reach their full potential while delivering results that matter for our members and you as professionals.

We host amazing and quality events and implement people-centric policies to work flexibly. We ensure that everyone in our expansive network is engaged, from our internal employees and those who work on behalf our offshore partners.

Life within KMC: Work Hard Party Harder

At KMC, we work hard and we are committed to putting our best foot forward in everything we do. Everyone is encouraged to be an individual while also working for the collective good of the KMC Community. We believe mistakes are opportunities and that you should not present a solution without a problem.

We also know when hard work deserves to be recognized so we reward our employees with monthly parties, free trips and much much more!