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Chinese Job-Management Accountant

  • £Competitive depending on experience
  • Permanent
  • Greater London
  • Ref: 19808

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Your New Job Title: Mandarin Chinese Speaking Management Accountant

The Skills You'll Need: Mandarin speaking preferred, English must be fluent, good accounting experience, excellent in Microsoft Excel

Your New Salary: Competitive depending on experience

Location: West London


Who You'll Be Working for: A well-established Chinese company's overseas branch


Job Responsibilities:

  • Working flexibly as part of the finance team to deliver a full and professional management accounting service; ensuring departments operate within the company’s financial controls, policies and procedures.

  • Analysing and reporting on financial status including income statement variances and communicating financial results to the key stakeholders.

  • Analysing the variance between financial forecasts and actual performance and reporting to Head of Finance and key stakeholders.

  • Maintaining timely clearance of Account Receivable collection and ensuring Account Receivable balance to be cleared accurately and timely; and following up Account Receivable reports and any outstanding issue.

  • Producing the monthly management accounts for each department and support the central financial reporting team based in China by supplying data and management information.

  • Assisting reconciliation and working with departments to produce their annual budgets and corporate planning and ensuring that they are aligned with targets for revenues, cost and contribution.

  • Overseeing and abiding local tax and government regulations and assisting the annual audit.

  • Completing monthly closing procedures and updating the reporting monthly and regularly, subject to the change to the business and operational plan. 

  • Ensuring all data is processed in accordance with current applicable accounting standards and that all relevant deadlines are met.

  • Supporting Head of Finance and the management team to improve the system and procedures.

  • Assisting ad-hoc projects and analysis as may reasonably be required.


Job Requirements:

  • Experience of management accounting, including daily accountancy, monthly management accounts, the preparation of budgets, forecasts, settlement, tax, cost management, and managing financial compliance.

  • Operating in an internally customer facing role providing a financial information and advice to non-financial colleagues.

  • Experience in managing financial compliance in different countries.

  • Experience in working for an international business and working with finance colleagues outside of the UK.

  • Experience in working for an international business which the head office is a mainly Chinese speaking working environment.

  • Extensive accounting experience, part qualified ACCA or equivalent

  • Experience with posting journals, accruals

  • Conscientious and responsible, excellent interpersonal skills, confident multi-level communication and cooperation

  • Advanced MS Excel skill and Oracle or SAP experience is preferred

  • Attention to details, proactive can-do attitude


Job status: Full-time Permanent

Start date: ASAP

Working hours: 9:00 to 6:00

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