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Mandarin speaking Job-Financial Accountant-m-London

  • £Highly competitive depending on experience + benefits + bonus
  • Permanent
  • Central London
  • Ref: 20029

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Your New Mandarin Job Title: Mandarin speaking 
Financial Accountant - Financial Institution, London

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

Location: Central London

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

To be successful in this role our client has said it is essential that candidates: 

  • are fully qualified accountant
  • have working experience in Banking / Finance Service
  • speak fluent Mandarin Chinese

If that means this job isn’t a match for you please view our other vacancies for one that may be a better fit.

What you'll be doing each day:

  • The job duties associated with this role include but will not be limited to:
  • Adequate understanding in accounting treatment for different financial products and basic knowledge of cash equities, derivatives (such as TRS, Options, Futures, IRS and Structured products) and corporate finance;
  • Involved in daily PnL for equities and financial products
  • Prepare daily journals for the equities and financial products
  • Support business on a daily basis, ensure completeness of all transactions, prepare journal entries, generate accounting posting and prepare periodical financial reporting;
  • Be able to handle queries from senior management and auditors related to financial reporting issues and accounting treatment of products;
  • Perform month end posting and reconciliations as well as other periodical ad hoc reporting to front desk/senior management;

The skills you need to succeed:

  • Excellent command of both English and Mandarin;
  • Solid practical accounting experience gained in accounting / product control / audit field;
  • Has understanding of the accounting standards for financial instruments;
  • Knowledge on equities products; knowledge and practical experience in dealing with structured products/fixed income products/derivatives is highly preferred;
  • Previous working experience in a FCA (formerly FSA) regulated firm preferred;
  • Initiative with good interpersonal skills, be able to work independently and at the same time in a teamwork environment;
  • An organised individual with good communications skills and the ability to prioritise tasks and manage conflicting deadlines
  • Good numerical, analytical and Excel skills;


  • University graduate in Accounting and/or Finance
  • Qualified Accountant
  • MS Office Skills: Use of Excel, Word, Power Point.
  • Student or Member of CPA or CFA is preferred

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