Overview

Job Location:
Beijing, China

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Job Responsibilities:

This position will primarily be focused on Complex Accounting and full cycle monthly closure procedures. An advanced professional and single process owner for accounting disciplines. Responsibilities include partnering with external auditors, tax partners, banking relationships as well as collaborate with global team members to assure timely consolidated processes are met to produce accurate trial balances. In addition to researching and resolving variances as assigned. This position would work closely with the accounting team to assure all duties is completed timely and accurately.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 

  • Lead and perform complex accounting and analysis of revenue, cost of revenue, variance analyst, local tax requirements and management reporting.
  • Lead contact for local audits and statutory requirements, consolidations of financial statements, and tax filings.
  • Analysis and reconciliations of general ledger accounts assuring reliable and accurate financial records. Resolving and research discrepancies and fully resolving any variances.
  • Perform and lead monthly financial accounting entries and reconciliations in an accurate and timely manner
  • Research, document issues and present management with suggested solutions on accounting matters that arise.
  • Execute internal controls.
  • Create and approve various journal entries and reconciling assigned balance sheet accounts.
  • Reviewing and approving staff member operational journals and reconciliations and assigning task as needed.
  • Reviewing Accounts Payable operation coding to assure compliance with company expense recognitions policies
  • Collaborate with Global team members on intercompany transactions/ accounting issues, and challenges.  Working towards solutions and process efficiencies.
  • Lead and assure accurate Payroll accounting functions in collaboration with Payroll team members.
  • Ability to be a self-starter and work independently as well with team members in a global environment with multiple currencies
  • Interact with accounting staff in other countries / helping to drive corporate policies with other locations.
  • Exposure to modern financial reporting technologies and business intelligence tool.
  • Work closely with team to assure completeness and accuracy with AP, AR and cash management and forecasting.
  • Manage various local tax compliance reporting and filing and assure filings are completed and submitted in a timely fashion.
  • Receives, researches and resolves a variety of internal and external inquiries concerning accounting items and business inquiries, including communicating the resolution to appropriate persons in a professional and clear manner.
  • Subject matter experts on various accounting requirements.
  • Performs other duties as required to support Accounting Department.

QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIRED SKILLS:
 

  • 5+ years prior experience with a mixture of private and public experiences.
  • BS degree in Accounting or professional qualification.
  • Ability to proactively develop clear solutions to moderately complex problems
  • Understand technical and business implications of processes performed.
  • Knowledge of Workday FIN is not required but would be advantageous.
  • Ability to work with multiple systems in a global multi-currency environment.
  • Ability to communicate clearly with all clients and employees on a global basis and providing truly exception customer service.
  • Strong Excel with heavily involvement with pivot tables and VLOOKUPS. Organizational skills required.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong technical skills, analytical and problem-solving skills. 
  • Ability to propose and implement a solution.
  • Strong General Ledger and Accrual Accounting understanding.
     
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Open to change and willing to learn new skills
  • Ability to follow up on pending issues

REPORTING

Department:  Accounting

Reporting to:   Accounting Manager/Controller

Additional Job Details:

Position Summary:

The Finance Analyst provides financial analysis and planning including budgets and forecasts, revenue and profitability analysis, sales performance, operating metrics, and ad-hoc analysis.  It is expected the position will actively and frequently engage with accounting, finance, and operation teams in multiple geographies. This role will be responsible for analyzing variance reports and preparing presentations for regular management reviews.

In addition to accounting experiences and skills, the successful candidate will be a self-starter, a demonstrated leader, a collaborative team player, and an excellent communicator.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manage proper accounting of business activities and support month end financial closing
  • Preparation on monthly P/L, Balance Sheet, Cash-Flow analysis
  • Conduct analysis on expense structure to ensure spending effectiveness and productivity
  • Participates in analyzing financial performance and provides analysis, observations and recommendations to budget owners on KPIs and service line/project/program/
    customer performances
  • Participates in developing appropriate KPIS, financial reports and finance dashboards for each service delivery area to measure key drivers and results
  • Assists in the development of budgets, forecasts and projections
  • Conducts sound assessments of business drivers with their effects on financial performance, create financial models/analyses and analyze key drivers of business problems. Works with operational leadership to formulate potential solutions and to track implementation of solutions to ensure accountability and measure success
  • Performs market, customer, competitor, cost and risk analysis on projects and programs
  • Directs preparation of studies, reports, and analyses in areas such as budgets, forecasts, financial plans, statistical reports, cash flow projections, and business forecasts.  Establishes databases of pertinent information for use in analyzing future plans and forecasts
  • Supports service delivery leaders in understanding monthly financial status, results and variance reporting and in identification of opportunities for improvement
  • Develops financial portion of business cases and financial projections of business proposals
  • Provides support to the service delivery team on presentations, ad-hoc analysis, and other strategic initiatives as requested.
  • Assists in development of pricing, compensation, and expense models (including documentation of underlying assumptions) as well as contractual terms that ensure profitability of proposals and provide clear specifications of deliverables and incremental revenue for additional services and performance
  • Develops a high degree of business/finance functional knowledge in the region
  • Performs other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS

Education, Experience, and Competencies

  • At least 5 years of financial analyst experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting or business administration required, CPA is a plus
  • Strong business acumen, able to communicate/translate between operation and finance functions
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills and possess a strong attention to detail
  • Understanding of financial reporting processes
  • Willingness to accept ownership, responsibility, and accountability
  • Ability to interact effectively with all levels of management.
  • Able to consistently meet deadlines in a dynamic work environment
  • Strong organizational and project management skills.
  • Terrific learner and team player with can-do attitude, be creative and always open to new ideas
  • Experience with large ERP systems and business intelligence reporting tools beneficial, experience with WorkDay Financials and PowerBI advantageous
  • Both strategic thinker and details-oriented doer
  • Fluent in English speaking and writing
  • Advanced Excel and PowerPoint skills, SQL skill is a plus