The CFO at Blackstone comprises of Finance, Internal Audit, Risk Management, Treasury and Tax functions. International Finance manages the financial, regulatory and tax reporting requirements of all Blackstone Group entities based outside the US.
International Finance is based in London, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Mumbai, Singapore and Tokyo. Our vision is to be :
Flawless at Control
Value-add Business Advisors
Hong Kong Finance is responsible for maintaining the legal books and records of Blackstone’s asset management sub-advisory entities in Hong Kong.
And it also provides a value-add end-to-end support to all the Businesses of Blackstone Hong Kong. In particular it is responsible for :
Maintaining adequate controls for the financial reporting requirements of Blackstone Hong Kong entities under US and local GAAP
Ensuring that Blackstone is compliant with all Hong Kong regulatory reporting, tax and audit requirements related to the Hong Kong entities
Managing cash-flow and working capital requirements including oversight of Accounts
Payable, Accounts Receivable and Payroll in conjunction with the relevant global function
Implementing and executing strategic and / or re-engineering initiatives of the Firm across Asia
Providing relevant management information to Businesses, Governance bodies (e.g. Boards), global Financial Planning & Analysis and Expense Reporting Groups
The individual will be supporting the team’s operations across a wide spectrum of functions. Specifically, the individual will be mainly responsible for month-
end closing procedures of Hong Kong, China and Korea entities.
Prepare / Review accounting entries for month-end
Prepare / Review monthly closing procedures and quarterly reporting for consolidation into the firm’s global results
Manage Blackstone’s Center of Excellence based in Gurgaon, India, to complete month-end closing
Analyse trends in business results
Monitor and review accounting reports for accuracy and completeness. Reconcile and resolve any accounting discrepancies
Review employees’ and vendors’ compliance with internal and regulatory financial policies
Establish, maintain, and coordinate the implementation of appropriate accounting control procedures
Prepare / Review all regulatory / statutory financial filings
Coordinate with independent auditors for statutory audits and tax filing procedures
At least 2-3 years of working experience in Audit or Tax accounting practice of Big 4 as well as additional 1-2 years of commercial experience in financial institutions
Preferably a certified public accountant (CPA)
Excellent written and verbal communication skills, fluent in Mandarin is an advantage
Highly proficient in Microsoft Office
Preferably experienced in using Oracle / Coupa / Concur or comparable accounting systems
Attention to detail and control minded
Quick learner, able to prioritize and multitask where required
Ability to work in a fast paced / demanding environment
Eager to learn and must operate with the highest level of integrity
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation, national origin or any other category protected by law.