Job ref no.: CT3114387-01#7382

Financial Manager (6 Month contract)

Clifford Chance LLP

Group Reporting – with the support of Global Shared Service Centre (GSSC), to ensure timely completion and submission of monthly/quarterly/yearly accounts as per Group's closing timeline. To perform monthly actual v budget/forecast analysis and comment on the drivers for variances. Also to ensure that all required controls in operational process are adhered to in compliance with Group's policies and procedures.
Cash Management – working closely with the billing team for revenue target and be able to explain big gaps in billing and collection. To closely monitor cash-flow positions and timely settlements of invoices. To arrange for inter-company funding transfers as necessary.
Annual Statutory Accounts/Audits – to identify management accounts to statutory accounts adjustments and prepare the annual financial statements in compliance with Hong Kong GAAP. Organise audit plan with the auditor and facilitate with the statutory audit in April/May. Discuss and resolve audit queries and findings and target for an unqualified opinion.
Budget & Forecast – to collaborate with all departments and assist in the preparation of annual budget and quarterly re-forecast. Continuous monitoring of variances between actuals and budget and provide explanations.
Innovation & Process Improvements – Review the processes and challenge the status quo. Have a strong change mindset for more effective and efficient processes.
Others , notably:
  • Supervisory of one senior accountant.
  • To assist with ad hoc analysis on revenue or cost as required;
  • To assist in payment process and client accounts process if necessary
  • To participate in Finance Projects as assigned by Managers. monitor and review the financial performance of the office reporting any issues directly to the local management team.


  • Familiar with accounting operations, process, tools & norms.
  • Proficiency in Excel. Experience in HFM, and Hyperion Planning is preferable (or similar budgeting system).
  • Good accounting knowledge of Hong Kong GAAP and IFRS and is able to apply technical requirements in operations.
  • Collaborative mindset, can maintain positive & productive working relationships within Finance team and the organization.
  • Excellent communication and are good at building relationships at all levels.
  • Highly adaptive individual who embraces dynamic changes. Innovative and passionate about process improvement.

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