Accounting Associate

Full-time
Intermediate (3-6 years)

Posted 

Technical Skills

  • Accountancy
  • Accounts Payable
  • Balance Sheets
  • Bank Reconciliation
  • Compliance
  • Filing
  • Microsoft Exchange Server
  • Mutual Funds
  • Reconciliations
  • SAP
  • Settlements

Job Description

Accounting Associate

Location: Hong Kong, HK

Job Summary

Contributes to the accounting operations by preparing reports and handling regular transactions within the Company policies and guidelines to ensure smooth process and correct payments.

Roles and Responsibilities

Policy Payment processing

Performs account payment duties assigned by Accounting Manager/Assistant Accounting Manager in order to ensure timely compliance with account payable guidelines

  • Ensures payments are handled in compliance with Company/Group Policy
  • Prepares/checks accounting voucher and payments including cheque issuance, demand draft and wire transfer
  • Distributes the cheques, bank draft to the requested parties/departments
  • Prepares/checks accounting journal entries related to policy payment
  • Ensures the wire transfer and bank draft payments are approved by the signers and being processed by bank
  • Checks works done by team-mates and ensures procedures/ system controls being properly complied with
  • Performs reconciliations on daily batch payment tasks
  • Filing

Mutual fund settlement processing

  • Prepares / checks mutual fund settlement payments and accounting journals for mutual fund settlement payments and receipts
  • Confirms Foreign Exchange transactions with Bank
  • Reviews and investigates bank reconciliation items of UL settlement transactions
  • Performs reconciliations on UL account payables and prepares / checks journal adjustments
  • Prepares new funds set-up in payment file, Citidirect and journal templates

Reply the enquiry

Performs duties and handle the enquiry in order to support the Agency & provide services  to the clients

  • Answers the telephone enquiry from call center/service center related to matters on policy payments
  • Replies enquiry from Agency related to matters on policy payments by HK Finance email box
  • Takes follow up actions if required

Report processing

Maintains report to support Accounting Manager in making timely decisions based on accurate data

  • Prepares / checks Balance Sheet Reconciliations for accounts responsible by the team

Other responsibilities

Performs other responsibilities and duties periodically or ad-hoc tasks assigned by Accounting Manager/Assistant Accounting Manager in order to meet operational and/or other requirements

Job Requirements

  • University/College graduate with major in Accountancy/Finance field plus 4 years of relevant experience or Form Five graduate with LCC higher Certificate plus at least 6 years of relevant experience
  • Proficiency in MS Office, having knowledge of accounting software “SAP” will be a define advantage
  • Independent, detail-minded, adaptive, able to work under pressure and meet tight deadline
  • Good interpersonal and communication skill with the ability to interact with all levels
  • Good command of spoken and written English and Chinese

We offer an attractive remuneration package to the successful candidate.  Please submit your application by clicking “Apply Now” for our processing.

All personal information provided by applicant will be treated in strict confidence and used solely for recruitment purposes.  The personal information will be used strictly in accordance with AIA’s personal data policies, a copy of which will be provided upon request.  It is possible that information about the applicant or the applicant’s application will be shared with AIA and its related companies.  AIA will retain all applications for a period of up to 24 months after which the documents will be destroyed.

Employment TypeFull-time
Career LevelIntermediate (3-6 years)
Education LevelBachelor
QualificationAIA Professional Accountancy Qualification
LanguageEnglish, Cantonese
AIA Group LimitedInsurance and Reinsurance

AIA Central, 1 Connaught Rd Central, Central

directions_walk13 mins walk from Admiralty Station