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Assistant Financial Reporting Manager / Financial Accountant – Financial Reporting

  • FIN - Financial Services
  • Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of China
  • Cathay Pacific
  • Application Deadline
    01 Nov 2021
Role Introduction

Reports to: Financial Reporting Manager

The Assistant Financial Reporting Manager / Financial Accountant will play a pivotal role in the Cathay Group Financial Reporting Team in the provision of summary & detailed financial analysis, and insightful statutory and management reporting for Shareholders & Directors.

More experienced candidates will be considered for the role of Assistant Financial Reporting Manager.

Key Responsibilities

  • Ensure timely and accurate production of monthly management reports including consolidating data from various sources for meaningful variance and other analysis
  • Support in the planning, coordination and production of interim and annual group and entity level financial statements, accounting schedules and related external reporting deliverables
  • Determine appropriate accounting treatment and internal policy for transactions in accordance with accounting standards and management reporting needs
  • Oversee centralised group-wide lease management and accounting for IFRS16
  • Implement internal control processes to enhance quality, consistency, and accuracy of reporting
  • Assist in addressing queries from external and internal auditors
  • Partner with the Financial Planning and Analysis team to provide financial analysis in support of forecasting and budget initiatives
  • Lead the execution of monthly system closing
  • Streamline intercompany reconciliations
  • Handle full sets of statutory accounts for investment holding subsidiaries
  • Drive improved efficiency and effectiveness across related processes
  • Coach, guide and review work of team members
  • Perform ad hoc assignments as and when required

Qualifications / Experience

  • Degree holder and Qualified Accountant (CPA or equivalent)
  • Audit experience with internationally recognised audit firms a definite plus
  • Minimum 5 years' relevant experience of which 2 years' experience in a supervisory role
  • Experience in preparing audit schedules, audit responses and financial statements preferred
  • Experience in using SAP advantageous
  • Strong analytical mind and interpersonal skills
  • Strong skills in MS Office applications, especially in Excel
  • Good command of spoken and written English and Cantonese/Chinese
  • Takes accountability for executing tasks to a high standard
  • Able to work under pressure and be flexible when necessary to meet deadlines
  • Takes the initiative to look at process and efficiency improvements
  • Proactively seeks guidance and asks thoughtful questions
  • A good team player working collaboratively with others
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 December 2021, all employees must be vaccinated in order to access Cathay City and all other Cathay Group Company premises in Hong Kong. Consideration will be given to those who are unable to get vaccinated for valid medical reasons.

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