Join us as our Accounting Manager



Tanner De Witt is looking to recruit a motivated team leader to join our independent Hong Kong law firm as our Accounting Manager.

Key requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree or Higher Diploma in Accounting
  • Minimum 15 years’ experience in sizable company handling full set of accounts
  • Must have experience managing a team
  • Must be able to motivate people, mediate conflicts, encourage and train juniors
  • Attentive to details, strong analytical skills, interpersonal skills and sense of responsibilities
  • Experience in using accounting computer software, such as Peachtree, Aderant and Affinity, is an advantage
  • Proficient in MS Excel & Word
  • Good command of English and Cantonese
  • Member of HKICPA/ACCA is an advantage
  • Relevant experience in law firms is preferred
  • Immediate availability is preferred

Key responsibilities

  • Work with a team of Accountants as a “team captain”
  • Handle and review daily accounting operations such as issue cheques, handle petty cash and staff claims, update bank balances, review bank reconciliations and update exchange rates on the system 
  • Prepare, review and analyse weekly, quarterly, half yearly and yearly reports to ensure accuracy and completeness
  • Timely on payments to the relevant parties within the firm
  • Able to handle payroll and IRD salaries tax return forms
  • Maintain organized filing system for accounting records
  • Maintain good accounting and operation controls to comply with audit requirements
  • Attend to queries raised by partners and colleagues
  • Liaise with external auditors and other professional parties on annual audit
  • Liaise with external parties such as banks, government bodies, clients and vendors
  • Assess current practices and procedures, and make recommendations for improvements
  • Ability to communicate and co-ordinate with relevant internal and external parties with regards to new accounting software implementation
  • Undertake ad-hoc duties as assigned

Key qualities

  • Polite, responsible, well organised, detail-oriented and conscientious
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Work well as a respectful member and leader of the team
  • Maintain good relationships with colleagues
  • Ability to thrive on new challenges
  • Determine system improvements and implement change as necessary
  • Guide other departments by researching and interpreting accounting policy and applying observations and recommendations to operational issues
  • Maintain financial security by establishing and monitoring internal controls

Attractive company benefits, remuneration and annual leave.

Please apply by sending your CV and cover letter stating your suitability and expected salary to [email protected]

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