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Accountant

  • FIN - Financial Services
  • Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of China
  • Cathay Pacific
  • Application Deadline
    01 Jun 2022
Role Introduction

Reports to: Passenger Sales Accounting Manager

Credit Control is a very essential section of Revenue Accounting to ensure amount billed are properly settled and amount settled are reconciled with bank remittance.

Key Responsibilities

Ensure update of Account Receivable (AR) / General Ledger (GL) / Bank GL records

  • Overview completeness and correctness of AR records
  • Overview completeness and correctness of GL/Bank GL records
  • Follow up issues with Customers / Global Acquirers / Payment Gateway
    Providers
  • Review GL account balances
  • Ensure sufficient Bank Account balance for fund deduction by Multiple Currency Plan

Analytic tasks

  • Review analysis on debtor’s status
  • Review analysis on unreconciled bank settlement
  • Review analysis on GA settlement exchange difference
  • Review analysis on GA credit card commission fee

Handle system development tasks

  • Follow up with vendors on system development issues
  • Review development process and prepare test cases
  • Complete checking of User Acceptance Test in Test Environment
  • Complete checking of Pre-Production Test in Production Environment
  • Monitor Production data during post-production maintenance period

Handle user profile for system access

  • Review user profile access right
  • Review regular user access health check

Period end tasks

  • Prepare Debtor’s Ageing Report
  • Review Debtor’s status and process bad debt provision
  • Review unclaimed coupon status and process unclaimed revenue provision
  • Prepare SIAC Ticket Recon Report and GL adjustment
  • Prepare Interim and Year-end Schedules

Annual Budgetary tasks

  • Prepare budget on Sales In Advance Carriage (SIAC)
  • Prepare budget on Unclaimed Revenue
  • Prepare budget on Misc Revenue

Staff Development and Performance Management

  • Conduct coaching session to ensure appropriate skill set of staff
  • Review staff development programs as appropriate
  • Recommend appropriate training courses for staff development
  • Review staff performance and provide constructive feedback
Requirements

  • A degree holder in Accounting with professional designation in Accountancy preferred
  • Minimum 5 years' relevant experience of which 3 years' experience in supervisory role. Audit experience with recognized audit firms a definite plus
  • Strong analytical mind and interpersonal skills
  • Strong skills in MS Office applications, especially in Excel
  • Experience in using SAP advantageous
  • Good command of spoken and written English and Cantonese/Chinese
  • Able to work under pressure and being flexible when necessary to meet deadlines
  • Willing to challenge the status quo and improve work processes
Personal & Application Information

Cathay Pacific is an Equal Opportunities Employer. Personal data provided by job applicants will be used strictly in accordance with our personal data policy and for recruitment purposes only. Candidates not notified within eight weeks may consider their application unsuccessful. All related information will be kept in our file for up to 24 months. A copy of our Personal Information Collection Statement will be provided upon request by contacting our Data Protection Officer.

Please note that with effect from 1 June 2022 onwards, all Cathay employees and contractors who work in Cathay City and all other Cathay Group Company premises in Hong Kong must have received a third dose of COVID 19 vaccine.  Being tested regularly for COVID-19 is not an option. Consideration will be given to those who are unable to get vaccinated for valid medical reasons.

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