Josephine Santos Certified Public Accountant

Doha Qatar

josephine_delossantos@yahoo,com I                +974 70102178              I     member


certified public accountant
More than 25 Years of Accounting Background in Progressive Roles on all phases of Accounting with Taxation Related Updates and Auditor’s Team worker
Payroll Master                                                                               Operations Reporting and Analysis

Inventory Planning & Control                                                 Supplier Relations

Bank Relations & Negotiations                                               Accounts Receivable & Payable Management

Financial Planning & Reporting                                              Bookkeeping


professional experience
International Academy for Intercultural Development (IAID)February 2012–Present
Accounts and Operations Officer for the academy for afterschool activities for dance, music arts based in Doha, Qatar which caters to more than a thousand multi-cultural clientele for all age brackets ranging five (5) years old to adults.


Responsible for all accounting related transactions and processes including Payroll preparation, Audit requirements, financial, operational reports, analyses and assist the operations for all events and activities.

§  Help in the implementation of in-house next-generation internal automated operational system for academy

§  Facilitated in the online banking system for automatic payroll crediting in accordance to Qatar’s Labor law requirement for Workers Protection System(WPS)

§  Assist in obtaining the Overdraft facility for the academy and annual increase of Credit Line limit of the same



First Philippine Realty (Lopez Group of Companies)         September 2005–January 2012
Senior Accounting Supervisor for the company with two (2) properties (Benpres Building & Eugenio Lopez Center, Philippines) for leasing and maintenance with 50 employees plus Outsource companies for security and janitorial services.
§  Received TAXATION RELATED certifications for Value Added Tax (VAT), Expanded Withholding Taxes and Corporate Taxes.

§  Official Company Representative to the LARGE TAXPAYERS SERVICE(LTS) for the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) in the Philippines various activities, seminars and updates

§  Trainee and participant for ISO 9001:2000 Awareness (Quality Management System), Transition to ISO 9001:2008 , Awareness on Establishing, Implementing and Maintaining a QMS using ISO 9001:2008

§  Participated on Lopez Group of Companies activities like Run for Pasig River, Knowledge

Channel KaRunungan, Red Cross Blood donations, La Mesa Dam Conservation Marathons , etc.






First Balfour (Lopez Group of Companies)                                    August 2004 – August 2005
Contractual Accounting Supervisor assigned in Benpres Building as Service Provider for INAEC(now First Philippine Realty)



Rustan Coffee Corporation (Exclusive Franchisee of Starbucks, Philippines)

March 1998 – August 2004
Store Accountant and Team Leader for District 7                                                   –    May  2001 to August  2004

Sales Accounting Supervisor   (OIC)                                                                              –   January 2001 to April 2001

Sales Accounting Assistant                                                                                            –   November 1999 to April 2000

Treasury Assistant                                                                                                             –   March 1998 to October 1999
TEXMAFIL PHILIPPINES INC.                                                         May 1990 – February 1998
Company Accountant for an Indent Selling Company who sells rubberized elastic garters used for intimate and sports apparels.
§  Responsible for all Regulatory Requirements for Mayor’s Permit, BIR Registration, Social Security System (SSS) and Human Development Mutual Fund(HDMF).

§  Payroll, Bookkeeping and Auditor’s compliance for regulatory purposes.

§  From Manual Bookkeeping to Computerized Accounting Software


education and licenses
Bachelor of Arts, Major in Accountancy, March1989 • Saint Louis University, Baguio City, Philippines

Certified Public Accountant Licensure Board Passer, October 1989 • Philippine Regulation Commission, Manila

Professional Civil Service Exam Passer, July 1989  • Civil Service Commission, Baguio City, Philippines



technology skills
Proficient in Excel with background on Word, Presentations, Great Plains, DACEasy, SURE Balmori, Peachtree and SAGE50 Accounting Softwares.