Financial Accountant (Chinese Communication)

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Lutine Bell are supporting a Large Chinese Insurance Organisation who are looking to appoint a Financial Accountant who is fluent in Chinese (either Mandarin or Cantonese). About the role: The Financial Accountant will take responsibility for managing the delivery of efficient controls and processes across finance operations. Your day-to-day responsibilities will include establishing best practice, process improvements and embedding strong controls. The role will report to the Senior Finance Manager.

Main Responsibilities: To support the Finance Department on tasks across finance operations to deliver efficient and effective outcomes Take lead to implement system enhancement and migration projects Responsible for the preparation, completion and consolidation of the Month-end, Quarter end and Year-end accounting, including financial reports for our holding company, analytical analysis and commentary Reconcile the inter-company balance sheet payables and receivables accounts, settling balances and clearing receipts and payments Contribute to the planning of annual audit and handle the queries from auditors Contribute to the planning of annual budget, forecast and cashflows Participate in Cash flow and Liquidity management Prepare and complete Corporation Tax and other tax matters as requested Preparation of Solvency II QRT quarterly and other regulatory reports Oversee the development and documentation of appropriate procedures and policies Maintain filing and records in accordance with departmental procedures and best practices Deliver ad-hoc report requested by the management Requirements: 5 years’ experience in financial reporting role, previously worked within the Insurance industry is preferred A bachelor’s degree in accounting and finance or a related field Accountancy qualification (ACA, ACCA, CIMA, CA) or equivalent Experience in owning the business model and running financial planning activities including annual budget and re-forecasts Strong numerical and analytical skills Ability to work on own initiative with minimum supervision Have awareness of control environments within financial systems and ability to address weakness Willing to work overtime to meet the deadline of the assigned tasks Excellent interpersonal skills and strong verbal and writing communication skills, good level of Mandarin language is a plus Excellent Microsoft Excel skills