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Mandarin Chinese speaking Accountant (Financial Institution)

  • Highly competitive depending on experience + benefits + bonus
  • Permanent
  • Central London
  • Ref: 19911

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Your New Job Title:  Mandarin Chinese speaking Accountant (Financial Institution)

Your New Salary:  Highly competitive depending on experience + benefits + bonus

Location:  Central London

Status: This is eventually a permanent position but you will start as 6 months temporary due to HQ policy. You would be able to transfer to permanent employee depending on satisfactory performance


What you'll be doing each day:


The candidate should be an accountant qualified in England and Wales and will work alongside the existing financial controller.  


The job duties associated with this role include but will not be limited to:


  • Performing month end exercise including journal entries, bank reconciliations, intercompany schedules, revenue and expense accruals and variance analyses and liaison with the financial control team in Hong Kong and Beijing
  • Assisting to prepare and file tax returns and regulatory reports in compliance with requirements set by applicable tax authorities and regulators
  • Assisting to deal with queries from the senior management, business units, auditors, tax authorities and regulators
  • Being involved in developing management accounting and cost controlling system
  • Accounting documents filing and record keeping
  • Cashiering function including bank payments and receipts and petty cash management
  • Employee expenses reimbursements processing and controlling
  • Maintain fixed assets schedule
  • Assisting with group-wide projects involving finance
  • Ad hoc financially related operational work


The skills you need to succeed:


  • Fluent in English and Mandarin (written and spoken)
  • Strong Microsoft Excel skills
  • Have knowledge of the IFRS accounting standards;
  • Have good knowledge of income tax and VAT law of the UK and preferably of the EU
  • Previous working experience in a FCA (formerly FSA) regulated firm preferred;
  • Good numerical skill and able to handle and analyse large volume of data
  • Good initiative and strong ethics, good interpersonal skills, ability to work independently and also as part of a team



  • University graduate in Accounting and/or Finance
  • Qualified or partial qualified accountant with ACA, ACCA or CIMA accreditation
  • Post qualification practical accounting experience

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