Senior Accountant

工作地点: 深圳, 广东省, 中国

Financial reporting and analysis

  • Complete monthly P&L and Balance sheet reports under US GAAP within monthly close timetable deadlines.
  • Resolve issues and unreconciling items in the accounts within the timeframe given in the company policy.
  • Identify discrepancies between GL and sub-modules in PeopleSoft and liaise with the Systems team and AP Hub to have these resolved.
  • Provide explanations on key variance fluctuations.
  • Submit monthly pack of balance sheet reconciliations in accordance with company policy.
  • Prepare monthly reconciliations for local GAAP adjustments or alternate account balances.
  • Prepare financial report on a quarterly basis for the country manger meeting.
Internal controls

  • Ensure compliance of internal control policies in respect to local office activities.
  • Assist internal audit team during internal audits.
  • Advise manager of any change/breach to controls in the procedure manuals.
  • Update on a regular basis SOX control documentation to reflect the local office activities.
Accounting operations

  • Act as first point of contact for any financial issues that arise locally and resolve or redirect/elevate as appropriate.
  • Advise finance hubs or specialist teams if any issues arise that may impact their areas.
  • Provide recommendations on improvements to operations (efficiency, system or control based).
  • Advise systems teams of any changes to chart of accounts structure or local statutory related requirements that impact the financial systems.

Billing and Accounts receivable

  • Issue commercial and PRC tax invoices to customers and maintain PRC tax invoice registration with Tax Bureau
  • Prepare monthly sales reconciliation and debtors aging reports
  • Prepare monthly journal entries based on US GAAP or PRC GAAP to recognize the revenue
  • Prepare monthly sub-ledger reconciliation in PeopleSoft
  • Monitor the cash collection from customers and update in PeopleSoft

Accounting entries
  • Prepare and enter monthly accounting entries based on MGAP or local accounting policies, as applicable.
  • Prepare year end local GAAP statutory accounting entries to ensure US and local accounts reflect audit adjustments.
  • Reconcile prior period closing balance with current period opening balance once roll forward has occurred
  • Liaise with HR on support and format of payroll related entries.
  • Ensure all accounting entries are adequately supported and completed in accordance with company policies.
  • Prepare audit memos on specific accounting matters, e.g. :office dilapidation, leasehold improvement, free rent amortisation, pension accrual, vacation accrual and obtain approval from relevant accounting group on related accounting entries.
  • Ensure all AP hub postings under G/L reflect the correct accounts, amounts, departments, geography etc.
  • Prepare and analyze all inter-company transactions within the region and allocation from Corporate office.
  • Review and confirm the monthly netting report provided by the Corporate office for each business unit.

Financial and Tax (Income Tax and VAT) filings
  • Ensure local filing obligations are filed on time.
  • Ensure year end financial books are closed within legal deadlines.
  • Ensure statutory accounts, tax computations and other legal documentation is available for review by Management and Tax with sufficient time prior to Directors and Shareholders' meetings.
  • Liaise with Tax Team on timely submission of all tax filings and claims.

Annual financial statements and statutory audit
  • Preparation of annual audit pack and supporting documentation.
  • Preparation of annual financial statements.
  • Work pro-actively in order to have accounting pack ready for the auditors during their visit.
  • Respond to auditors' queries and work with auditors to have the audit completed within the agreed timeframe.
  • Act as principle contact for statutory audit.
  • Provide status reports and summaries during the audit process.
  • Attend board meeting for financial statements approval.

Cash flow forecasts
  • Preparation of weekly/monthly cash flow forecast.


The Local accountant has overall responsibility for the financial activities in their respective entities.
The financial activities covered by the local accountant are:
  • Financial reporting and analysis for entities in Shenzhen, Beijing and Shanghai (US and local GAAP)
  • Internal controls
  • Accounting operations: Billing and Accounts receivables
  • Accounting entries (General ledger)
  • Financial and Tax filings
  • Annual financial statements and statutory audit
  • Cash flow forecasts

#LI-IO1

  • Degree holder in Accounting & Finance with professional qualification
  • Minimum of 3 years' relevant experience in a multi-national corporation environment
  • Proficiency in PeopleSoft System a plus
  • Good knowledge of PRC GAAP, billing and statutory filings; and US GAAP a plus
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and organizational skills
  • Detail-oriented and able to work under tight deadlines and manage multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Fluency in both written and spoken English is a MUST
  • Audit experience in Big 4 a plus
  • Willing and able to travel occasionally


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