Assistant Accounting Executive - R2R
Hong Kong

Job Reference: HKX-FIN-07671

Location: Hong Kong

Closing Date: 30/09/2019

Department: Finance

Division: Global Support

JOB SUMMARY:

 

The Record to Report (R2R) team manage all of the key accounting and reporting processes, ensuring accuracy and timeliness as well as maintaining appropriate controls throughout.  The team forms part of Informa’s Asia Finance Shared Services Centre where the work of many countries across Asia is centralized and the team continues to grow and develop.  The R2R Assistant Accounting Executive will have the opportunity to work across a range of areas, experiencing the growth in the region and gaining exposure to the accounting standards and rules in a range of different jurisdictions.

 

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

  • Maintain full and accurate accounting data in system
  • Prepare journal entries as necessary
  • Review and adjust bad debt provisions
  • Monitor and process revenue, costs, accruals, prepayments, etc
  • Calculate and report any ‘below the line adjustments’ at month-end (e.g. dividends, interest, minorities, etc)
  • Agree and process intercompany recharge transactions.  Reconcile monthly and liaise with counterparties globally to resolve any differences or queries
  • Prepare monthly management accounts and provide details and analysis as agreed with the Business Partners
  • Reconcile portfolio/event costs and revenues to ensure accurate and timely reporting of portfolio/event performance
  • Perform daily bank reconciliations for all accounts in the shared services remit
  • Prepare AP and AR reconciliations
  • Monitor, reconcile and clear control accounts
  • Prepare monthly balance sheet reconciliations
  • Liaise with the local teams across Asia on finalizing numbers
  • Support tax specialists with information and analysis as required
  • Assist in month-end closing
  • Assist with internal and external audit requests
  • Identify and recommend process improvement opportunities
  • Ad hoc reporting

 

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Degree in a business or finance discipline and commenced professional accounting qualification
  • Minimum of 2 years relevant work experience
  • Proficiency in MS Office programs
  • Knowledge of Oracle is an advantage
  • Proficiency in spoken and written in both English and Chinese (Cantonese & Mandarin) is required.  Ability in other Asian language is an advantage
  • Good communication skills, strong attention to detail and the ability to work under time pressure are essential

This job description sets out the duties of the position at the time that it was drawn up. Such duties may vary from time to time without changing the general character of the duties or level of responsibility entailed.

 

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