Mayer Brown

Senior Accounts Officer (Client Accounts & Branch Operations)

Job Post Information* : Posted Date 1 month ago(7/8/2022 5:10 AM)
ID
2022-4633
# of Positions
1
Pos. Category
Accounting and Analysis - Accounting Clerk/Bookkeeper
Office Location
Hong Kong - Central
Pos. Type
Regular Full Time

Overview

Mayer Brown is a leading global law firm with offices in 27 key business centres across the Americas, Asia, Europe and the Middle East. With approximately 200 lawyers in each of the world’s three largest financial centres — New York, London and Hong Kong — we are uniquely positioned to advise leading companies and financial institutions on their most complex legal needs. We have deep experience in high-stakes litigation and complex transactions across industry sectors, including our signature strength, the global financial services industry.

 

We are a collegial, collaborative and diverse firm where highly motivated individuals with an unwavering commitment to excellence receive the opportunity, support and development they need to grow, thrive and realise their greatest potential. We also encourage all our people to use their skills to support the wider community through our pro bono and community volunteering programmes. At Mayer Brown the principles of mutual respect, dignity and understanding are central to the way we work and help to provide an environment where diversity and inclusion are embraced.

Responsibilities

  • Handle client matter related accounting functions such as recording disbursements, recording and processing collections / payments
  • Handle banking transactions such as arranging / monitoring timeliness of incoming / outgoing fund and daily reconciliations
  • Ensure compliance of Firm policies and other relevant rules and regulations such as Anti Money Laundering Regulations and Solicitors' Accounts Rules
  • Handle requests and enquiries from both internal and external clients
  • Liaise with bankers, Partner, other relevant departments to accomplish regular duties and ad hoc tasks
  • Proactive in exploring ways to improve work efficiency of the team
  • Support ad hoc analysis and assignments when required

Qualifications / Person Specification

  • Degree holder in Finance or Accountancy or other relevant disciplines
  • Minimum 8 years' experience in handling in-house banking transactions, preferably with law firm client matter related experience
  • Proficient in popular Windows-based computer programs. Hands-on experience in using accounting software such as Aderant is an advantage
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills with confidence to interact with people at different levels both internally and externally
  • Good team player, mature, able to work independently under pressure and meet tight deadlines
  • Strong time management and problem solving skills, able to handle multi-tasks and self-motivated with "can do" attitude
  • Good command of spoken and written English and Chinese (Cantonese and Mandarin)

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