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HK - GF - Asia Accounting Policy, Lead Analyst

Full-time
Intermediate (3-6 years)

Posted 

Technical Skills

  • Accountancy
  • Financial Reporting
  • Financial Statements
  • IFRS
  • Microsoft Exchange Server
  • US GAAP

Job Description

HK - GF - Asia Accounting Policy, Lead Analyst

Location: APAC-HKG-Hong Kong-Hong Kong

Job Purpose:

  • The Asia Accounting Policy Group is focused on researching technical accounting matters under US GAAP and IFRS. Clients include the CFO and controllers group, financial reporting, ICG and GCB business and senior management. The Asia Accounting Policy group is part of the Asia Regional Controllers organization, with matrix reporting to the Global Head of Accounting Policy

Responsibilities:

  • Analyze/document transactions to deliver timely accounting recommendations and alternatives supportable under GAAP, while balancing business priorities and Citi’s financial reporting and reputational risk
  • Support local efforts for implementing new accounting standards.  Communicate new and emerging accounting standards and issues to internal clients (finance, risk and business) through written and verbal communication
  • Follow development and assist in implementation of new accounting standards at the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB), Emerging Issues Task Force (EITF), Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and International Accounting Standards Board (IASB)
  • Support Regional Controller projects to strengthen the control environment, ensuring consistent application of Citi’s accounting policies
  • Assist in ongoing reviews/improvements of existing disclosures and develop disclosures for new standards in Citigroup's financial statements

Qualifications

  • Demonstrated track record with at least 4 years of experience in finance roles with large financial institutions, with involvement with technical accounting issues
  • Excellent interpersonal and client service skills and ability to work closely and confidently with many different levels of management
  • Ability to write and communicate clearly and precisely is fundamental to the accounting policy role
  • A fast thinker, who is adaptable and possesses the ability to work effectively under pressure in a rapidly changing environment in order to meet deadlines and keep clients out of trouble
  • Degree holder
Employment TypeFull-time
Career LevelIntermediate (3-6 years)
Education LevelBachelor
LanguageEnglish
CitibankFinancial Services, Retail and Commercial Banking

50/F, Champion Tower 3 Garden Road Central, Hong Kong

directions_walk12 mins walk from Admiralty Station