Accounting Manager

  • Company: SSC P&C Hong Kong
  • Location: Hong Kong
  • Business group: Perfumes & Cosmetics
  • Contract type: Permanent Job
  • Function: Finance
  • Experience required: Minimum 5 years
  • Reference No.: SSCPC00481
  • Date of publication: 2019.02.01

Position

Purpose of the Job:

 

  • Lead the GL team in taking care of multiple legal entities for LVMH Perfumes and Cosmetics Maison in Hong Kong and Macau
  • Handle daily GL accounting functions including month-end financial reporting and year-end audit.
  • Drive process improvement for Finance team under Shared Services Centre (SSC).
  • Ensure an excellent partnership with other teams / departments for month-end closing and consolidation reporting to HQ.
  • Handle projects and new launch of accounting standards as required.

 


Profile

Responsibilities:

  • Supervise a team of 4 accountants to handle daily GL accounting functions and period end financial reporting for multiple legal entities
  • Improve systems, policies and procedures on an on-going basis and maintain proper documentation
  • Work closely with Brand Controllers and HQ reporting teams
  • Lead projects and new launch of IFRS as required
  • Handle year-end audit, tax compliance, company secretary matters and legal entity incorporation
  • Provide and support commentary to HQ for working capital variance
  • Support controlling team in budget process.

 

Key competencies:

  • Solid experience in team management and give guidance and support when necessary
  • Proactive, good team player, business and process vision.
  • Self-motivated and strong sense of responsibility with can-do mindset
  • Independent, well-organized, detail-oriented and commitment to accuracy
  • Excellent interpersonal and presentation skills and analytical mindset
  • Able to cope with multi-brands organisation structure, work under pressure and meet tight reporting deadlines in a fast-pace working environment
  • Fluent in English, Cantonese and Mandarin

 

Technical skills:

  • High level IFRS and accounting knowledge
  • Proficient in MS Office applications
  • Experience in using Dynamics AX system is definitely an advantage
  • Project management experience is a plus
  • Retail experience is a plus

 

Profile:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or related discipline with Certified Public Accountant qualification.
  • Minimum 10 year experience with 5 years in team management, process improvement and financial closing.

Additional information

Relationships:

  • Internal: SSC teams, Commercial teams of brand(s), HQ reporting team and other intercompany finance contact
  • External: Auditors and company secretary firm
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