Richard Kristoffer Manapat

Richard Kristoffer Manapat

Work History

Work History
Dec 2007 - Present

Management Trainee for Finance

Unilever Philippines
  • Channel Marketing Assistant Manager for Indirect Distribution Channel (Oct 2009 - present)
    • Strengthened the internal controls of the Unilever loyalty program for Sari-Sari Store Owners
    • Re-designed the scorecard of the Unilever loyalty program for a more dynamic reporting of performance per site
    • Modified the Unilever loyalty program points web system
  • Customer Marketing Development Finance Business Partner (Sept 2008 - Sept 2009)
    • Prepared monthly trade spend analysis on all the activities of the Sales Department
    • Partnered with the Customer Marketing Development department in all efforts to meet company's targets (increase sales, manage budgets, reduce costs, etc.)
    • Championed the Opsolight+ Regional Tool which facilitated various processes for Unilever Philippines (forecasting process of trade investments, pre and post evaluation of trade investments and approval process of trade investments)
    • Headed the Integrated Business Planning of the Sales Department which includes: audit of 2009 trade activities, creation of 2010 Jobs To Be Done, and the final design of 2010 customer and channel activities.
    • Evaluated trade promotions to measure effectiveness and return on investment
  • Financial Accounting (June - August 2008)
    • Introduced Days Sales Outstanding to the Sales Department as the primary measure of customer's accounts receivable performance
    • Designed the Accounts Receivable policy of Unilever Philippines
    • Cleaned 80% of hanging inventory in transits from 2007 to 2008 and developed a system to correct this issue
  • Supply Chain Finance Business Partner for Deos, Hair and Oral (March - May 2008)
    • Prepared monthly margin and variance analysis for the Deodorant, Hair and Oral Categories
    • Partnered with Supply Chain to highlight inefficiencies and explore possible cost-savings projects for the company
    • Created the automated Transfer Pricing Tool for the deodorant category
    • Developed the monthly Cost of Goods Sold Report to aid the commentary process for variances in COGS
    • Created capital expenditure proposals for various deodorant projects
  • Brand Building Finance Business Partner for Laundry (Dec 2007 - Feb 2008)
    • Prepared monthly P&L analysis for the Laundry Category
    • Post Evaluated all 2007 brand projects
    • Consolidated the Strategy Into Action of Unilever Philippines for the year 2008
    • Standardized and simplified the Management Accounting Reports for the 3 Business Units of Unilever
    • Automated the Carat Reporting process to facilitate faster submission to the region
Apr 2006 - May 2006

Intern for Reloads

Globe Telecommunications
  • Conceptualized different incentives to increase loyalty and penetration of AutoloadMax Retailers
  • Launched new load packages for G-Cash Convert 2 Load to target the SEC DE market
  • Recommended promotions to boost G-cash as a loading medium for prepaid subscribers
Apr 2005 - May 2005

Intern for Market Research

Chikka Asia, Inc.

Created market study on mobile usage, behavior and competitive environment on China, India, Indonesia, and Korea to assess the feasibility of introducing Chikka services to these countries.

College Co-curricular Activities

UP Career Assistance Program College of Business Administration - School of Economics 

  • Chairperson, AY 2006-2007
  • Director for Publications, AY 2005-2006
  • Assistant Director, Publications Department, AY 2004-2005

UP College of Business Administration Registration Volunteer Corps 

  • Marshals Coordinator, AY 2006-2007
  • Apprentice, Marshals Department, AY 2005-2006, 1st Semester

UP Harvard Project for Asian and International Relations 

  • Vice President for External Affairs and Publicity, AY 2006-2007

UP Junior Philippine Institute of Accountants

  • Vice Chairperson for Promotions, JPIAWeek Ad Hoc, AY 2005-2006
  • Co-chairperson, Membership Committee, AY 2005-2006, 1st Semester
  • Editor-in-Chief, Networks Ad Hoc (Official Newsletter/Magazine and Website of UP JPIA), AY 2004-2005, 2nd Semester
  • Online Editor, Networks, AY 2004-2005, 1st Semester
  • Co-chairperson, People, Events & Public Relations Committee, AY 2003-2004, 2nd Semester

College of Business Administration - Commission on Elections

  • Publicity Team, 2nd semester, AY 2005-2006

Quezon Medalya ng Karangalan Foundation, Inc.

  • Awardee and Member, January 2006 – present

Seminars Attended

  • John Maxwell Leadership Seminar, Philamlife Bldg, UN Ave, 2008
  • Unilever Business Week 2006, Philippine Plaza Hotel, Manila, October 2006
  • Procter & Gamble Singapore Pantene Case Presentation and Advertising Training Seminar, P&G Office, Novena Square, Singapore, June 2, 2006
  • 11th Ateneo Intercollegiate Marketing Seminar (AIMS), Oakwood, November 26-27, 2005
  • 1st GLOBE Telecom Future Business Leaders’ Conference (Graduate To Globe), Island Cove, Cavite, November 18-20, 2005
  • Accountancy Students’ Seminar and Extra-curricular Training (ASSET), Villa Cristina Hotel and Resort, Antipolo, September 2-4, 2005


  • Ten Outstanding Students of the Philippines - NCR, 2007
  • Member, The International Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, 2005
  • Megaworld Leadership Grant, 2004
  • MEG Magazine 50 Young Achievers, 2004
  • Included in the book, Lucban’s First (The Unsung Heroes of Lucban), 2002
  • Recipient of President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo Citation Award, 2002
  • Recipient of Manuel Quezon Medalya ng Karangalan, 2002


  • Recipient of UP Oblation Scholarship
  • Recipient of Foundation for East Asian Development Scholarship


2002 - 2007

University of the Philippines
  • Cum Laude
  • UP CBA Leadership Award
  • Security Bank Student Excellence Award
  • UP CBA Special Service Achievement Award for UP CAP CBA-SE and UP CBA RVC
  • Zuellig Foundation Excellence Award, 2007
  • Champion, Strategic Marketing Competition, 2006
  • Champion, Procter & Gamble Brandwars Marketing Competition, 2006
1998 - 2002

Manila Science High School
  • Silver Medalist
  • Researcher of the Year
  • Dancer of the Year
  • 1st Star Awards for Co-curricular Activities
  • 1st Grand Awards, INTEL International Science and Engineering Fair, Lousiville Kentucky, USA, 2002


Nov 2007 - Present

Certified Public Accountant

Professional Regulation Commission