Finance

Chief Financial Officer/ Finance Director - Manufacturing & Trading

Client Description:

Our client is a well-established manufacturing and trading company with strong positioning and branding in its own industry. They are now looking for a high caliber financial professional to join their company.

Responsibilities:

  • Directly reporting to Managing Director, the successful candidate shall be responsible for overseeing and managing the financial and accounting operations
  • Monitor the month-end accounts closing and consolidation, and perform financial and management reporting, budgeting, treasury and financial analysis
  • Study the feasibility of IPO and be the key project owner to kick off and manage the whole IPO project
  • Work closely with the Finance team in PRC for the IPO issue
  • Develop and maintain strong relationship with banks and ensure smooth operations of trade finance and banking facilities
  • Liaise with auditors and external professionals in relation to finance matters
  • Perform other ad hoc duties as assigned by management

Requirements:

  • Degree holder in Accounting, Finance or related disciplines with possession of HKICPA, ACCA, CFA or other relevant qualifications
  • A minimum of 15 years' experience in finance capacity with at least 10 years in managerial level with solid experience in HK listed companies
  • Exposure to manufacturing and/or trading industry is a must
  • Regional exposure to China market is a must
  • Solid experience in leading the IPO project is definitely a plus
  • Good command of written and spoken English, Cantonese and Mandarin
  • Occasional travelling to China is required
  • Candidates with more experience maybe considered as Finance Director

Accounting Officer (Accounts Receivable)

Client Description:

Our client is a well-established company focusing on providing technology solutions and operational support services to corporate clients. They are now looking for an independent accounting professional to join their team.

Responsibilities:

  • Reporting to the Accounting Manager, the successful candidate shall be responsible for handling all the accounts receivable matters including preparing and issuing invoices to clients, following up clients regarding overdue payments, depositing cheque payments and issuing receipt upon receipt of payment
  • Monitor account receivables aging and provide clients with invoice reminders and warning letters to overdue accounts
  • Issue credit hold notifications
  • Update sub-ledger and maintain accurate records for clients payment status
  • Weekly report outstanding status to direct report

Requirements:

  • Diploma or above in Finance or Accounting
  • A minimum of 4 years’ related experience 
  • Self-initiative with strong negotiation and interpersonal skills to communicate with clients about invoice/ overdue issues
  • Demonstrate strong organisational and problem-solving skills with multi-tasking abilities
  • Excellent communication skills in both spoken and written English and Chinese

Accounting Manager - Retail

Client Description:

Our client is a well-established retailer.  To cater with their business needs, they are looking for a Finance and Accounting professional to their Finance team.

Responsibilities

  • Reporting to Financial Controller, the successful candidate shall work closely with Accounting team and manage daily accounting matters and lead month-end/ year-end closing to ensure compliance with local accounting standards and Group policies
  • Perform analytical review and lead regular management reports to meet tight reporting timelines
  • Manage balance sheet and perform regular reviews
  • Manage forecast and budget exercises
  • Supervise buying income booking function   
  • Coordinate and liaise with internal and external auditors
  • Work closely with operating departments in various projects to implement proper internal controls and provide financial advice
  • Participate in finance & accounting projects as required by the Group and Regional office
  • Participate in Group’s system enhancement projects

Requirements: 

  • Degree holder in Accounting/ Finance/ Business with qualified accounting professional
  • At least 8 years' relevant experience with 3 years' in supervisory level
  • Experience in month end closing, management reporting, financial analysis, auditing and internal control  
  • Work experience in large sized Retail / F&B chain/ FMCG companies  
  • Strong analytical mind and control sense with good business acumen
  • Solid experience in SAP and HFM and system implementation experience is highlight preferred 
  • Good interpersonal skill and able to communicate effectively with all levels
  • Good command of spoken and written English and Chinese

Finance Manager (FP&A) - Retail/ FMCG

Client Description:

Our client is a well-established retailer.  To cater with their business needs, they are looking for a FP&A professional to their Finance team.

Responsibilities:

  • Reporting to Director of Finance, the successful candidate shall be responsible for providing sound financial advice and added value analysis to operating departments
  • Prepare accurate and timely management reports, forecast and budget, etc.
  • Identify and analyze financial status by comparing actual results with plans, budgets and forecast so as to make suitable recommendations to management
  • Review contracts / agreements, business case, tender and make recommendations for investment decision in compliance with business units' objectives, particularly for Capex investment.
  • Act as Finance representative in various projects to implement business initiatives
  • Participate in ad hoc projects for strategic business development

Requirements:

  • Degree holder in Business, Accounting or Finance discipline prebably 
  • A minimum of 8 years’ experience in FP&A/ Accounting/ Auditing, preferably with FMCG/ retail industry experience
  • Possession of professional qualification such as ACCA, CFA, CPA or equivalent 
  • Strong project management skills with extensive knowledge on business procedure and operating system
  • Strong analytical mind and problem solving skills with good business acumen
  • Independent, strategic, dynamics and down-to-earth
  • Good command of spoken and written English and Chinese

Accounts Clerk (Account Payable) - Technology Services Provider

Client Description:

Our client is a well-established company focusing on providing technology solutions and operational support services to corporate clients with offices in HK, Singapore and Japan.. They are now looking for an independent accounting professional to join their team.

Responsibilities:

  • Reporting to Accounting Manager, the successful incumbent shall be responsible for handling daily accounting operation, i.e. data entry, accounts payable, expenses and payments
  • Maintain petty cash records
  • Assist in bank reconciliation and month-end closing schedules
  • Handle internal filing system of financial records
  • Support other work in team as requested

Requirements:

  • F.5 graduate with LCCI I or higher
  • A minimum of 2 years’ relevant experience
  • Detail minded, initiative, responsible and well-organised
  • Strong at Microsoft Excel and with SAP Business One experience is definitely an advantage
  • Good command of written and spoken Chinese and English 

(Senior) Financial Analyst - Retail/FMCG

Client Description:

Our client is a well-known company in retail industry. In order to cope with company needs, they are looking for a Senior Financial Analyst to join their finance team,

Responsibilities:

  • Reporting to the FP&A Manager, the successful candidate shall be responsible for conducting financial analysis and preparing management reports on regular basis
  • Prepare annual and quarterly budget and forecast 
  • Provide analysis on profitability of existing stores to support renewal decision and perform feasbility study on potential stores
  • Monitor and review expenses of stores and ensure appropriate control being in place
  • Support business cases, projects and cost-benefits analysis 
  • Perform other ad hoc project as requested by management

Requirements:

  • Degree holder in Accounting or Finance discipline, qualified accountant is preferred
  • Professional of HKICPA or equivalent
  • A minimum of 4 years’ experience in financial analysis/management accounting, ideally from retail or FMCG industry
  • Proficient in using Excel, Word and Powerpoint
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with good business acumen
  • Good command of written and spoken Chinese and English
  • Candidates with lesser experience maybe considered as Financial Analyst

Senior Accountant

Client Description:

Our client is one of the market leader in Greater China providing real-time mission critical forex / bullion trading platform solutions for clients.  They are looking for an experienced Accounting/Finance Professional to join their company.

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the full spectrum of finance/accounting duties of the company and its subsidiaries
  • Handle full set of accounts including book-keeping, month-end closing, invoicing AR/AP, bank reconciliation, MPF, and tax filing, etc.
  • Prepare management reports in a timely manner
  • Manage cash flow and forecasts
  • Liaise with external auditors, consultants or agents in HK and PRC concerning tax or accounting matters
  • Advise the management on business performance and support financial analysis and ad hoc projects

Requirements: 

  • Degree in Accounting, Finance or related disciplines with qualification of HKICPA or ACCA or equivalent preferred  
  • A minimum of 3 years' related experience in handlig full-set accounting
  • Proficient in MS Office, Chinese Word processing, and accounting system such as MYOB or QuickBooks
  • Good understanding and experience in dealing with HK and PRC (WOFE) tax matters
  • Must be sensitive to deadlines, detail-oriented and possess good analytical skills
  • Good command of written and spoken Chinese and English 

(Senior) Finance Manager - Trading company

Client Description:

Our client is a well-established trading company, the market leader in its own industry. They are now looking for a high caliber Finance professional to join their company.

Responsibilities:

  • Directly reporting to MD, the successful candidate shall be the key person responsible for liaising with banks on the operation of trade finance and bank facility etc.
  • Develop and maintain strong relationship with banks
  • Prepare LC and TR accurately and on time 
  • As the key person to manage company's cash flow
  • Assist in preparing annual budget and forecast
  • Liaise with auditors and external professionals in relation to finance matters
  • Perform other ad hoc duties as assigned by management

Requirements:

  • Degree holder in Accounting, Finance or related disciplines
  • A minimum of 5 years' experience in trade finance from either banking or commercial sector 
  • Possession of CFA or CPA is highly preferred
  • PRC exposure is definitely a plus
  • Solid knowledge and hands on experience in trade finance, bank facilities, shipping, taxation and related regulatory frameworks
  • Good command of written and spoken English, Cantonese and Mandarin
  • Occasional travelling maybe required
  • Candidates with more experience maybe considered as Senior Finance Manager

Accountant - Retailer

Client Description:

Our client is a well-established fashion retailer. To cope with their fast expansion, they are looking for an Accountant.

Responsibilities:

  • Reporting to the Finance Manager, the successful candidate shall be responsible for preparing the annual budget, monthly/ quarterly forecasting and financial reporting of the assigned brands
  • Responsible for financial analysis, credit control and monthly analytical reports
  • Assist in system implementation and set up data warehouse
  • Prepare month end closing journals and reports on timely and accurate basis
  • Assist Finance Manager on annual/bi-annual activities, e.g. stock take, cycle count & cash count and implement initiatives to drive operation efficiency
  • Assist in other ad hoc projects

Requirements:

  • University degree holder, major in Accountancy
  • Qualified accountant, member of recognized professional bodies
  • Minimum 3 years relevant working experience with at least 1 year at supervisory level, preferably in sizeable organisation
  • Mature, independent and able to work under pressure
  • Analytical and detailed oriented
  • Good interpersonal skill and strong sense of responsibility
  • Proficiency in English and Chinese
  • Good PC knowledge and skills, especially Excel
  • Knowledge of SAP system is a plus
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Business Controlling Manager - FMCG

Client Description:

Our client is a leading FMCG company. To cope with business needs, they are looking for a financial business partner to join their company. 

Responsibilities:

  • Reporting to Finance Director, the successful candidate shall be responsible for leading a team of financial accounting and FP&A of assigned business unit
  • Act as a business partner to support the business unit to enhance competitive edge over competitors and identify areas where the business unit can be streamlined to increase efficiency
  • Ensure the financial accounting team to deliver key accounting, control, and reporting timely and accurately
  • Prepare budget, forecast, profitability and ROI analysis
  • Overview and manage Net Operating Capital and EBIT
  • Work closely operation teams to provide advices not limited to sales and marketing but also other aspects on supply chain etc. and build business case and strategies driving business
  • Initiate and implement process improvement, corporate finance strategies and policies

 Requirements:

  • Degree in Accounting or other related discipline
  • A minimum of 10 years' experience in business controlling, financial planning and analysis and financial accounting 
  • Experience in FMCG/ Consumer goods industry 
  • Solid people management with strong business acumen
  • Sensitive to numbers with excellent analytical skills
  • Strong presentation and interpersonal skills
  • Experience is using SAP and/or Hyperion is highly preferred
  • Good command of both written and spoken English & Chinese

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