Accountant

Accounting Hong Kong, Hong Kong


Description

What does an exceptional Financial Accountant, Finance do?

The primary responsibility of the Financial Accountant is to produce accurate financial results and ensure appropriateness of the month-end processes for Hong Kong as well as to provide reporting and other support to the stakeholders as per needs basis.

 

Reporting Relationships:

At LHH, we believe great talent makes a great organization.  As a Financial Accountant, you will report to the Finance Director.  This position does not have any direct reports.

 

Other key stakeholders:

      Office and Resource Manager

      Consultants

      External customers and vendors

      VP Accounting

      Finance Director

      Finance colleagues in other countries

 

What you’ll do?

People Accountabilities

      Embrace Teamwork within own department

      Develop and build strong working relationships with colleagues across the LHH business to support the achievement of company objectives.

      To live and promote values and mindsets of LHH business

People accountabilities are measured by demonstration of LHH values.

Financial Accountabilities

      Lead month -end closing and year end closing, maintain all reporting requirements are met

      Handle full sets of accounts (including AP, AR, invoice preparation, balance sheet and intercompany reconciliations, posting accounting transactions, bank payments);

      Liaise with external auditors for annual audit and other ad hoc.

      Ensure finance and accounting policies, procedures and processes are properly adhered to

      Assist in improvement in financial and accounting process

      Prepare monthly variance analysis and provide summary explanation

Key Performance Indicators

      Accuracy of prepared results and reporting

      Adherence to reporting deadlines

      Management of stakeholders

      Adherence to Group Policies & Controls

      Appropriate resolution of

      accounting/financial reporting issues

      Contribution to improvement of existing processes (efficiency, accuracy, etc.)

 

Required Experience/Characteristics

      Degree in Accounting, Finance or Business

      Minimum of 5 years of relevant accounting experience

      Work independently and a good team player

      Strong time management skills and effective in prioritizing work and following through on commitments

      Strong Proficiency in MS Excel

      Excellent communication skills with fluency in both Cantonese and English

It would be great if you have

      At least 5 years’ experience in an overall accounting role responsible for a particular country

      Experience in a commercial finance role

      Experience of implementing processes and procedures to generate best practice in operations and finance

      Experience in HR consultancy and outplacement helpful but not essential

      Experience with multi-national company preferred

      High level of attention to detail

      Ability to build strong relationships

      Operate with a high degree of autonomy in line with policies and procedures

      Ability to manage competing priorities and adapt to a fast-changing environment

 

 About LHH

The world of work is changing fast.

Profound changes at profound speed.

 

But whereas many see change as an existential threat,

a select few see it as an opportunity to make a difference.

An opportunity to deliver lifelong employability to a generation of talent in transition.

An opportunity to develop leaders, recognizing the capabilities needed for today,

while nurturing the expertise needed for the future.

And an opportunity to look beyond what’s right for a company, to what’s right for society as a whole.

 

And out of the few that see these opportunities, there are even fewer placed to actually deliver them.

At Lee Hecht Harrison, we have the scale, the expertise and the insight, not only to identify these opportunities, but to realize them.

 

Transforming workforces though career transition, talent development and strategic advisory.

Developing future skills, flexibility and foresight, delivered with a distinctly human heart.

 

We’re obsessively passionate, and quantifiably effective.

Making a difference to everyone we work with and for. And delivering it on a global scale.

 

Because opportunities aren’t there to be observed.

They’re there to be taken.

 

This is LHH.

This is Opportunity, delivered.

www.lhh.com