About us

First Digital is a digital asset focused trust, custody, financial technology company at the vanguard of the emerging digitalization of assets, where the full value for your worldly assets can finally unite like other digital data. Our best-in-class custodian and near-banking layer enables previously unattainable options for payments, asset management and access to products that can help enhance financial inclusion.  

Our infrastructure – including FDUSD, Asia’s 1st home grown blockchain-based USD stable-coin – Developed to help economies, institutions and developers gain access to technology breakthroughs and capitalize on the digital evolution of finance, trust, and technology.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead all core day-to-day accounting operations across the Group, including billing, AR, AP, GL, cost accounting, and revenue recognition.
  • Take a leadership role in the month-end and year-end close process, including preparing financial statements and internal management presentations.
  • Ensure the timely delivery and accuracy of reports across the Group, adhering to Hong Kong and international Accounting Standards, with a focus on improving the quality of reports and analysis.
  • Coordinate the preparation of statutory accounts for all group entities per the relevant accounting principles and the legislation in which they operate.
  • Manage the annual audit and tax engagements, including tracking and communicating internal deadlines and responding to requests.
  • Manage relationships with financial institutions and key partners.
  • Contribute to the analysis of financial results, including trends, performance metrics, and benchmarks.
  • Oversee the development and implementation of financial policies and procedures.
  • Assist in bespoke project tracking, coordination, and maintenance.
  • Review, monitor, and manage budgets.
  • Oversee and manage a team of professionals.
  • Perform additional ad-hoc accounting functions as required by the business.

Requirements:

  • A degree in Accounting / Finance / Economics / Business or related field
  • Active membership in professional certification body (i.e., HKICPA / CIMA / ACCA)
  • 5+ years post-qualified experience in finance functions, preferably with experience within a dynamic high-growth company under high-pressure conditions.
  • Demonstrable knowledge of Hong Kong / Malaysia Accounting Standards, financial reporting, tax regulations, and industry legislation.
  • Mastery in MS Office (especially Excel formulas / Power Query), accounting software, and databases.
  • Excellent attention to detail with the ability to unravel complex accounting queries.
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to work comfortably in a highly collaborative team environment.
  • Ability to comprehend and communicate financial records for external stakeholders.
  • Experience with Fiduciary Accounting or Fund Accounting is a plus.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. This job description is intended to convey information essential to understanding the scope of the job and the general nature and level of work performed by job holders within this job. However, this job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of qualifications, skills, efforts, duties, responsibilities or working conditions associated with the position. First Digital Trust reserves the right to amend this job description at any time.

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