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Mandarin Chinese speaking Accountant - Financial & HO Reporting

  • up to £55k, depending on experience
  • Contract
  • Central London
  • Ref: 20018

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Your New Job Title:
Mandarin Chinese speaking Accountant - Financial & HO Reporting

The Skills You'll Need: Fluent is Mandarin and English, must have Previous accounting experience within banking because this role covers sector specific reporting, Using Mandarin to prepare financial data and reports for business management.

Your New Salary: up to £55k, depending on experience

Location: Central London

Reporting To: Head of Finance

 

Who You'll Be Working for: Our client is a well-established and fast expanding bank.

 

What You'll be Doing Each Day:

  • Responsible for all Head Office reporting in Mandarin in an accurate and timely manner;
  • Co-ordinate the formulation of the HO and local business plans/budgets/strategy and monitor progress towards their achievement, drawing attention to important trends, and to opportunities to maximize earnings and to minimize risk;
  • Co-ordinate with Head Office and locally in London with Head of Finance and other Finance team members the formulation of the key reports to be completed and proactively support the planning and production of all Head Office and internal reports and monitor progress towards their achievement, drawing attention to important analysis of results and KPIs and trends;
  • Build key relationships with HO Finance and communicate with HO teams weekly/monthly or as considered appropriate to better understand HO policies and requirement and to act as the lead contact within the London Finance team to explain the business and financial information as requested;
  • Improve the insightful analysis to promote understanding of finance and accounting issues by other division heads and staff in London and Head Office;
  • Complete quarter-end and year-end business forecasting as requested by HO or management;
  • Prepare KPI assessment information, explain movement to management;
  • Develop reporting, budgeting and forecasting process and procedures;
  • Coaching and training of new team members (junior reporting staff);
  • Where and when required, help monitor the capital adequacy, liquidity, large exposures and performance of all entities in London.
  • Liaise with the external auditors and assisting in preparing statutory and regulatory financial statements.
  • Identify, report and escalate material risk events, including conduct risk events and conflicts of interest, or losses to the Head of Department;

The Skills You'll Need to Succeed:

  • Good language skills of written and spoken English and Chinese, fluent Mandarin speaking is required
  • Professional qualification in accounting/finance discipline
  • Experience working at a similar level, within accounting, banking or auditing fields, preferably in the financial services sector
  • An in-depth knowledge of accounting standards and theory, and financial management principles and techniques, including planning, forecasting and budgeting, and the ability to apply them effectively in banking environment
  • Proficiency for making financial evaluations and judgments and an ability to present recommendations, both oral and written
  • Excellent IT skills including MMS office and Excel

 

Job status: 6 months fixed term

Start date: ASAP

 

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