Accounting Manager (15+ years’ experience)

26Jan2021

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 and encourage and train juniors
  • Attentive to details, strong analytical skills, interpersonal skills and sense of responsibility
  • Experience using accounting computer software, such as PeachTree, is an advantage
  • Proficient in MS Excel & Word
  • Good command of English and Chinese
  • Member of HKICPA/ACCA is an advantage
  • Relevant experience in law firms is preferred
  • Immediate availability is preferred

Key responsibilities

  • Work with your team of Accountants as a “team captain”
  • Handle full set of accounts and bank reconciliations independently
  • Handle general daily accounting entries, full spectrum of office accounting support, month-end closing, monthly reports, loan applications
  • Maintain routine accounting operations such as issuing cheques & updating bank balances, bank reconciliations
  • Communicate clearly and timely on payments to the relevant parties within the firm
  • Maintain organized filing system for accounting records
  • Maintain good accounting and operation controls to comply with audit requirements
  • Liaise with external auditors and other professional parties on annual audit
  • Assist others in handling accounting-related work
  • Maintain reimbursements, petty cash and petty cash records
  • Update system exchange rates weekly
  • Undertake ad-hoc duties as assigned

Key qualities

  • Polite, responsible, detail-oriented, and conscientious
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Work well as a respectful member and leader of a 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 email careers@tannerdewitt.com to apply.  A detailed summary of the job requirements will be provided to applicants short listed for interview.

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