Mayer Brown

Accounts Supervisor

Job Post Information* : Posted Date 3 weeks ago(1/20/2023 2:12 AM)
ID
2023-4796
# of Positions
1
Pos. Category
Accounting and Analysis - Accountant
Office Location
Hong Kong - Wong Chuk Hang
Pos. Type
Regular Full Time

Overview

Mayer Brown is a leading global law firm with offices in 26 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

  • Liaise with bankers on bank account opening and maintenance matters
  • Handle bank reconciliation, prepare month end journals and perform ledger analysis
  • Assist in the preparation of monthly partner distribution ad handle partner related matters
  • Check and record supplier invoices and staff claims in Aderant on a timely basis
  • Ensure the compliance of approval matrix for office expenses
  • Process payments before payment due date and handle queries made by internal and external parties 
  • Ensure the completeness of transactions recorded in bank ledger
  • Assist the management of petty cash floats and corporate credit cards
  • Monitor and provide funding to regional offices in Asia
  • Participate in implementation of Chrome River Invoice and other global system initiatives
  • Assist the preparation of monthly cash flow forecast
  • Ensure adherence to the month end close  timelines
  • Assist with ad-hoc assignments related to treasury function (e.g. KYC review and issue of new credit card, etc.)

Qualifications / Person Specification

  • Bachelor degree holder in Accounting, Finance or relevant discipline
  • Minimum 12 years' experience in MNC environment (preferably from a legal or professional services industry)
  • Experience to communicate issues with the banks
  • Experience to operate transactions through HSBCnet
  • Knowledge in Aderant/Chrome River (Expense and Invoice) is an advantage
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Word
  • Good communicatio skills with attention to details
  • Good command of spoken & written English and Mandarin
  • Candidates with less expereince would be considered as Senior Accounts Officer

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