Accountant, Finance

Accountant, Finance
FWD spans Hong Kong, Macau, Thailand, Indonesia, the Philippines, Singapore, Vietnam, Japan and Malaysia, and has a representative office in Shanghai, China. In Hong Kong, FWD offers life and medical insurance, general insurance, employee benefits, and financial planning. FWD is focused on creating fresh customer experiences, with easy-to-understand and relevant products, supported by digital technology. Through this customer-led approach, FWD aims to become a leading pan-Asian insurer that changes the way people feel about insurance.

Established in Asia in 2013, FWD is the insurance business of investment group, Pacific Century Group. The life insurance and general insurance operating entities have been assigned strong financial strength ratings by international rating agencies. While FWD Life Insurance Company (Bermuda) Limited (Incorporated in Bermuda with limited liability) has been affirmed ‘A3’ by Moody’s and ‘A’ by Fitch, FWD General Insurance Company Limited has also received ‘A’ rating from Fitch, all with a stable outlook.

In Hong Kong & Macau, FWD has been providing quality services to around 530,560+ customers with over 830+ staff.

If you are looking for a company where can fuel your inspiration and cultivate your expertise, join us on our exciting journey.

The Job
Assist in the month end closing and balance sheet reconciliation
Produce accurate and timely financial reports on Group IFRS basis, local statutory basis and HKFRS basis to management, Group office, regulators and other external bodies as appropriate
Prepare Group reporting pack in accordance with the Group’s requirement
Prepare regulatory submissions to the Insurance Authority
Support annual audit and liaise with external auditors on accounting issues
Prepare annual audited financial statements, tax filing and government surveys
Assist in maintenance of the chart of accounts and reporting structure in compliance with the application of Group IFRS, local statutory, and HKFRS basis
Support evaluation and implementation of new accounting pronouncements/standards to ensure compliance of Group IFRS, HKFRS and local regulations
Support the department by assisting in special projects on an as needed basis

The Person
Degree in Accounting, Finance or related disciplines
3 years or above in accounting/auditing and reporting; knowledge of the life insurance industry is preferred
Holder or finalist of a recognized professional accounting or finance qualification (e.g. CA, CPA, ACCA, HKSA, CIMA, CGA, CMA, ASCPA, AICPA etc.) is preferred
Strong computer skills (Excel, PowerPoint, Words, etc.) are required; previous experience in PeopleSoft system is preferred but not required
Good communication skill and a team player
Good analytical, problem solving and time management skills
Fluent in English and Cantonese

We offer 5-day work, 20-22 days annual leaves, excellent learning & development opportunities and an attractive package to the right candidate.

Information collected will be treated in strict confidence and used solely for recruitment purpose. The company will retain all applications no longer than 24 months of which will be destroyed thereafter. When there are vacancies in any of our subsidiaries, holding companies, associated or affiliated companies of, or companies controlled by, or under common control with the Company during that period, we may transfer your application to them for consideration of employment. We are an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, disability or family status in employment process.

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