Hire remote accountants from the Philippines for a streamlined workflow and increased technical capacity  

Looking to hire accountants? Whether you’re an accounting firm in need of additional support to scale your operations or a start-up looking for a business launchpad, we can help you source accounting professionals according to your needs (e.g., hire accountants to do taxes for you).  For the past 20 years, accounting roles have been one of the top outsourced jobs in the Philippines. 

Over 175,000 CPAs (Certified Public Accountants) and roughly 8,000 more in related roles join the formal Philippine workforce annually. Both experienced and even fresh graduates have very high proficiency and considered to be highly employableThey’re all known for their outstanding work ethic, proficiency, and extensive work experience which are highly sought after by both local and international accounting firms. 


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Accounting Professionals Work Experience 

The Emapta accounting talent pool consists of accounting graduates from Philippine Universities and/or Colleges and are highly proficient in written and spoken English. Many of them have extensive experience working with big international firms both from Australia and the US. It’s also good to note that some accountants have also worked abroad early in their career and have gained exposure to international level accounting processes and tools.   

We can help you how to hire an accountant in the Philippines based on their respective experience levels: 


Junior Accountants

Fresh graduate to 1 year of relevant work experience with respective training and experience from both local and/or international accounting firms and top accounting software and tools.  


Knowledge in MS Office: Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook 


Familiarity with SAP application 

Familiarity with Xero 

Familiarity with DEAR 

Online Document Management (ODM) 


Journal entry preparation 

Updating finance 

Updating financial statements and reporting 

Maintaining accounts receivable and accounts payable 



Previous Roles Held 

Intermediate Accountant 

Accounting Associate 

Finance Analyst  


Experienced Accountants

1 to 3 years of relevant work experience, proficient in top accounting software and tools, and is typically made in charge of more complex responsibilities as well as coaching fresh graduates. 


Advanced knowledge in SAP and Xero 

Income, Statement of Cash Flow, Financial Analysis, Management Reports, Budget Reports and Tax Reports. 

Proficient in: QuickBooks, MS-DOS/FOXPRO, Envoy V5, SAP, Al-Ameen, Oracle 


Booking of accruals, prepayments, and reversals based on agreed schedule 

Ensure timely month end close as per plan 

Maintain and update the fixed asset register 

Ensure completion of Overhead, Balance Sheet, and CAPEX Report on the 5th working day of the month 

Previous Roles Held 

Accounting Supervisor 

Accounting Associate 


Senior Accountants

3 to 5 years of relevant work experience, proficient in top accounting software and toolsand is typically responsible for training and supervising over fresh graduate and junior accountants.   


Proficient in Taxation of Philippines and Australia 

Advanced knowledge in preparing Financial Reports: Statement of Financial Position, Statement of Comprehensive 

Proficient in: QuickBooks, MS-DOS/FOXPRO, Envoy V5, SAP, Al-Ameen, Oracle 

Proficient in SAP 

EBS (12.0.4) and Xero Certified


Preparation of monthly financial reports covering balance sheet, profit and loss, internal management reports and cash flow statements 

Managing the general ledger including reconciliation of the monthly balance sheet items, banking and inter-company transactions 

Completion of the monthly accruals, journals, fixed assets and depreciation schedules 

Weekly cash flow reporting 

Accurate processing and calculation of commissions  

Assist with the preparation of monthly, quarterly & year-end reporting, audit and compliance  

Assist with the annual budgeting and forecast process 

Previous Roles Held 

Senior Accounting Officer 

Accounting Supervisor 


All accountants are fully qualified and experienced in performing: 

Accounts receivable and accounts payable

Expenses review and processing

Financial reports analysis

Client billing

Assisting end of month processes

Maintaining accounts records, and customer and vendor records


Accounting Tools and Software   

Typically, accountants in the Philippines are proficient and have intermediate experience in using the leading accounting software or cloud-based tools such as: 


Freshbooks accountants Quickbooks myob oracle for accountants saasu xero accountants


How much does it cost to hire an accountant in the Philippines? Comparing to their onshore counterparts, outsourced accountants can save you up to 72% in labour costs with the low cost of living in the Philippines. 

Contact us to get your accountant salary estimate and learn more about outsourcing in the Philippines today! 

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