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Brief summary of role:

Handle all accounting and compliance aspects of work for the FT entities in Hong Kong and Singapore.

In this role you’ll:

  • Be responsible for full set of account to ensure timely completion of all month-end and year end closing activities
  • Analyse and correct discrepancies to ensure the accuracy and completeness of general ledger and compliance on an ongoing basis
  • Prepare monthly reconciliation, provide insightful and analytical analysis on GL accounts, and prepare forecast and budget for assigned Cost Centers
  • Maintain the Fixed Asset record and perform annual Fixed Asset count
  • Liaise with external auditors and internal/or external tax representatives for statutory audit and GST/Corporate tax filing to ensure full compliance of statutory requirements
  • Review Transfer Pricing computation to ensure the correct execution of FT intragroup services agreement
  • Maintain and ensure lease and sublease calculations are in compliance with IFRS16
  • Identify process improvement opportunities and implement enhancement to strengthen financial controls
  • Coordinate with Group Accounting Services team in Manila for finance related matters and assist in solving queries from stakeholders    
  • Participate or lead in ad-hoc tasks and projects assigned
  • Support credit control functions to meet collection target
  • Coach and develop junior staff
  • Perform other functions as required

You'll bring to the role....

  • A technically strong qualified accountant with an audit background
  • Experience in a similar senior accountant role with major multinational preferred
  • Good working knowledge of IFRS and Tax in Asia region
  • Self-starter who is motivated to work under own initiative, positive and hands-on attitude, detail-minded, curious and with strong sense of responsibility, willingness to learn, strike for improvement and with analytical and proactive approach to problem solving
  • Strong organisational, analytical, communication and interpersonal skills and able effectively communicate with stakeholders at all levels of an
  • A team player who can build and maintain effective working relationship across the business community
  • Able to work under pressure to tight deadlines in a dynamic and changing environment
  • Fluent in English with proficiency in Mandarin is as added advantage
  • Hands on experience in project management
  • Proficient in Oracle and knowledge in MS Office is a plus
  • Immediate availability is preferred

What’s in it for you? Our Benefits

Our benefits vary depending on location, but we are committed to providing best in class perks across all our offices as well as an inclusive environment to develop your career. Examples of our benefits include; generous annual leave allowances, flexible working (including working from home), medical cover, enhanced maternity & paternity packages, subsidised gym memberships and Giving Back opportunities. Full details of our benefits can be found here.

Further Information

The FT is committed to providing an inclusive working environment for all. We are an equal opportunities employer who seeks to recruit and appoint the best talent regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, socio-economic background, religion and/or belief. We also promote flexible working and will consider specific requests around flexibility for all roles where it can be accommodated. Please let us know if you require any adjustments as part of the application process or to enable you to attend an interview. If you would like to discuss your requirements, or have any questions, please contact a member of our HR team who will be happy to help. 

 

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