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Accountant, Hong Kong

Requisition ID:  46417
Business Unit:  Fitch Group
Category:  Finance
Location: 

Central, HK

Date Posted:  Mar 28, 2024

At Fitch, we have an open culture where employees are able to exchange ideas and perspectives, throughout the organization, irrespective of their seniority. Your voice will be heard allowing you to have a real impact. We embrace diversity and appreciate authenticity encouraging an environment where employees can be their true selves. Our inclusive and progressive approach helps us to keep a balanced perspective.  Fitch is also committed to supporting its employees by advancing conversations around diversity, equity and inclusion.  Fitch’s Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) have been established by employees who have joined together as a workplace community based on similar backgrounds or life experiences.  Fitch’s ERGs are available to connect employees with others within the organization to offer professional and personal support. 

 

With our expertise, we are not only creating data and information, but also producing timely insights from every angle to influence decision making in this ever changing and highly competitive market. We have a relentless hunger to innovate and unlock the power of human insights and to drive value for our customers. There has never been a better time to make an impact and we invite you to join us on this journey.

Finance Analyst, Management Accountant
 

Finance team is currently seeking a Management Accountant based out of our Hong Kong office.

Finance team in Hong Kong is APAC Regional Finance hub supervising and supporting the finance functions of Fitch’s rating and non-rating business in the region, working closely with Group Finance team in London/New York and local Finance team in other Asia countries.

 

What We Offer:

  • Work as regional Finance staff supporting other country Finance team as well as undertaking regional Finance initiatives
  • Great Leadership exposure and reporting to the Regional Controller - APAC
  • Work in a real diversity and inclusive culture  
  • Flexible work environment with a hybrid working model

 

We’ll Count on You To:

  • Journal posting, transaction data input/upload, AP clearing, expense claim processing, banking/treasury transactions and clerical work for APAC offices
  • SAP support for APAC countries including managing master data, create transactions, problem solving (supporting SAP technical team), test new features and provide training as necessary.
  • Provide regional finance reports and analysis to Regional Controller - APAC
  • Back-up role as necessary in the absence or vacancy of country Finance staff
  • Support month-end closing, year-end audit

 

What You Need to Have:

  • Education degree in accounting is a preferred.  Professional qualification in accounting is a plus.
  • A minimum 4 years’ experience in accounting/finance at multinational companies
  • Good communication skills.  English fluency and working level Mandarin capability.
  • Proficiency in SAP FI-CO module
  • Flexible and versatile mindset to be able to handle wide range and different nature tasks. Team player.
     

What Would Make You Stand Out:

  • Work experience with various internal & external counterparts in APAC countries including HK, China, Australia, Japan, Korea and AESEAN countries. 
  • Previous experience using accounting software such as Oracle.

Fitch Group is a global leader in financial information services with operations in more than 30 countries. Wholly owned by the Hearst Corporation, we are comprised of three main businesses: Fitch Ratings | Fitch Solutions | Fitch Learning.

For more information please visit our websites:  www.fitchratings.com www.fitchsolutions.com www.fitchlearning.com

Fitch is committed to providing global securities markets with objective, timely, independent and forward-looking credit opinions. To protect Fitch’s credibility and reputation, our employees must take every precaution to avoid conflicts of interests or any appearance of a conflict of interest. Should you be successful in the recruitment process at Fitch Ratings you will be asked to declare any securities holdings and other potential conflicts prior to commencing employment. If you, or your immediate family, have any holdings that may conflict with your work responsibilities, you may be asked to divest yourself of them before beginning work.

Fitch is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by law.

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