JOB SUMMARY :
The Record to Report (R2R) team manage all of the key accounting and reporting processes, ensuring accuracy and timeliness as well as maintaining appropriate controls throughout.
The team forms part of Informa’s Asia Finance Shared Services Centre where the work of many countries across Asia is centralized and the team continues to grow and develop.
The R2R Finance Operations Specialist will have the opportunity to work and supervise across a range of areas, experiencing the growth in the region and gaining exposure to the accounting standards and rules in a range of different jurisdictions whilst also supervising more junior members of the team and deputizing for the R2R Finance Process Lead.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES :
Maintain full and accurate accounting data in system
Prepare and review journal entries as necessary
Review and adjust bad debt provisions
Monitor and process revenue, costs, accruals, prepayments, etc
Calculate and report any below the line adjustments’ at month-end (e.g. dividends, interest, minorities, etc)
Agree and process intercompany recharge transactions. Reconcile monthly and liaise with counterparties globally to resolve any differences or queries
Prepare and review monthly management accounts and provide analysis as agreed with the Business Partners
Reconcile portfolio / event costs and revenues to ensure accurate and timely reporting of portfolio / event performance
Perform and review daily bank reconciliations for all accounts in the shared services remit
Prepare and review AP and AR reconciliations
Monitor, reconcile and clear control accounts
Prepare and review monthly balance sheet reconciliations
Liaise with the local teams across Asia on finalizing numbers
Support tax specialists with information and analysis as required
Assist in month-end closing
Assist with internal and external audit requests
Identify and recommend process improvement opportunities
Ad hoc reporting
Supervise more junior members of the team in the above and support their continued development
POSITION REQUIREMENTS :
Degree in a business or finance discipline and / or full professional accounting qualification. CPA / ACCA / HKICPA / finalist is required
Minimum of 4 years relevant work experience
Proficiency in MS Office programs
Knowledge of Oracle is an advantage
Proficiency in spoken and written in both English and Chinese (Cantonese & Mandarin) is required
Good communication skills, strong attention to detail and the ability to work under time pressure are essential
Supervisory experience is a must
This job description sets out the duties of the position at the time that it was drawn up. Such duties may vary from time to time without changing the general character of the duties or level of responsibility entailed.