Accounting Manager| Corporate Statutory Accounting – Asia/Pacif/Australia Region – Suite 1108 11th Floor Cityplaza One

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Job Number 20026235
Job Category Finance and Accounting
Location Asia/Pacif/Australia Region| Suite 1108 11th Floor Cityplaza
One| Hong Kong S.A.R.| Hong Kong| Hong Kong S.A.R.
Brand Corporate
Schedule Full-time
Relocation? No
Position Type Management

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JOB SUMMARY

The Accounting Manager supports the Director| Accounting| Hong Kong in the
Continent’s accounting operations. Key responsibilities include ensuring the
completeness of legal subsidiary ledgers for which he/she is assigned in order
to facilitate timely income tax return information and separate auditable
entity financial statements| financial statement preparation| coordination of
audits and review and analysis of unaudited entities. This position is also
responsible for providing subject matter expertise on the local financial
statement and audit requirements. He/She will closely work with and support
Continent tax and entity functions and general administration.

CANDIDATE PROFILE

Education and Experience

Minimum of 4 years public accounting and/or commercial accounting experience.

Proven manager with ability to lead a team toward the accomplishment of organizational goals and objectives and promote a positive working environment

Previous experience in dealing with management will be an added advantage

Preference for Big 4 external audit background as well as accounting experience with major multinational corporation

B.S Degree in Accounting| Finance or related discipline.

CPA or advanced degree preferred.

Knowledge and Skills

Excellent interpersonal and management skills to supervise and positively influence fellow associates in the team

Develop and maintain close partnerships with business/operational counterparts

Good organizational skills; effective in prioritizing work and following through on commitments

Strong analytical skills and problem solving skills

Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and work independently; strong time management skills

Ability to make decisions in a timely manner and under pressure. Comfort with challenging status quo to improve effectiveness

A good team player to promote collaboration in work environment

Fluency in English and Chinese

Attributes

High degree of initiative; highly motivated self-starter

Creative thinker regarding process improvement and systematic process analysis

Customer service orientation with both internal and external customers

Supports| manages| and initiates change within the organization| taking steps to remove barriers or to accelerate its pace

Willing to travel

CORE WORK ACTIVITIES

Ensure that all month-ended| quarterly-ended and yearly-ended closing are completed accurately and properly reflected in the Profit and Loss accounts and Balance Sheets for all Hong Kong entities are in accordance with Corporate policies and guidelines in a timely manner

Ensure meeting all closing deadlines as set by Corporate Office. Improve financial governance and compliance with existing and any new reporting requirements under US GAAP| IFRS and local regulations

Manage processes and procedures for producing foreign subsidiary financial statements and supporting schedules required for all local reporting requirements

Ensure completion of audits for all Hong Kong entities is in a timely manner and in conjunction with local filing deadlines. Develop and implement ways to improve audit processes. Manage annual statutory audit fees to achieve budgeted levels

Assist tax department with the timely and accurate completion of local tax returns

Provide support and expertise related to entity accounting issues in support of proposed above-property and shared service activities/initiatives

Monitor IP integration project status to ensure the new structure is set up effectively for OFB billing function with proper contract assignment and accounting for the entity book is complying with accounting standards

Lead| coach and develop fellow associates to build the team core competence

Assists in the preparation for annual external audit

Provide/Attend training sessions in overseas when required

Perform other duties as assigned

MANAGEMENT COMPETENCIES

Leadership

Adaptability – Maintains performance level under pressure or when experiencing changes or challenges in the workplace.

Communication – Conveys information and ideas to others in a convincing and engaging manner through a variety of methods.

Problem Solving and Decision Making – Identifies and understands issues| problems| and opportunities; obtains and compares information

from different sources to draw conclusions| develops and evaluates
alternatives and solutions| solves problems| and chooses a course of

action.

Professional Demeanor – Exhibits behavioral styles that convey confidence and command respect from others; makes a good first impression and represents the company in alignment with its values.

Managing Execution

Building and Contributing to Teams – Participates as a member of a team to move toward the completion of common goals while fostering cohesion and collaboration among team members.

Driving for Results – Sets high standards of performance for self and/or others; assumes responsibility for work objectives; initiates| focuses| and monitors the efforts of self and/or others toward the accomplishment goals; proactively takes action and goes beyond what is required.

Planning and Organizing – Gathers information and resources required to set a plan of action for self and/or others; prioritizes and arranges work requirements to accomplish goals and ensure work is completed.

Building Relationships

Coworker Relationships – Interacts with others in a way that builds openness| trust| and confidence in the pursuit of organizational goals and lasting relationships.

Customer Relationships – Develops and sustains relationships based on an understanding of customer/stakeholder needs and actions consistent with the company’s service standards.

Global Mindset – Supports employees and business partners with diverse styles| abilities| motivations| and/or cultural perspectives; utilizes differences to drive innovation| engagement and enhance business results; and ensures employees are given the opportunity to contribute to their full potential.

Generating Talent and Organizational Capability

Talent Management – Provides support and feedback to help individuals develop and strengthen skills and abilities needed to accomplish work
objectives.

Learning and Applying Professional Expertise

Applied Learning – Seeks and makes the most of learning opportunities to improve performance of self and/or others.

Business Acumen – Understands and utilizes business information to manage everyday operations and generate innovative solutions to approach business and administrative challenges.

Technical Acumen – Understands and utilizes professional skills and knowledge in a specific functional area to conduct and manage everyday business operations and generate innovative solutions to approach function-specific work challenges.

General Finance and Accounting -The ability to apply knowledge of local Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (local GAAP)| current company accounting policies and procedures| general accounting and financial reporting| auditing| accounts payable| and accounts receivable practices to ensure property maintenance of business unit and/or company financial information.

Basic Competencies – Fundamental competencies required for accomplishing basic work activities.
– Basic Computer Skills – Uses basic computer hardware and software (e.g.|
personal computers| word processing software| Internet browsers| etc.).
– Mathematical Reasoning – Adds| subtracts| multiplies| or divides quickly|
correctly| and in a way that allows one to solve work-related issues.
– Oral Comprehension – Listens to and understands information and ideas
presented through spoken words and sentences.
– Reading Comprehension – Understands written sentences and paragraphs in
work related documents.
– Writing – Communicates effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs
of the audience.

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