Job ref no.: CT3116128-01#5054

Senior Accountant

gategroup Trading Hong Kong Limited

  • 5-day week
  • 13-month pay
  • Dental plan
  • Medical plan

DeSter is the leader in onboard equipment and food presentation concepts for people on the move. We’ve become the partner-of-choice for the Travel Industry¹s Onboard Service equipment solutions and rapidly expanding within the Foodservice market. We offer best-in-class innovative solutions, which we achieve through understanding the client¹s needs and blending those needs with the emerging global design trends, our in-house design expertise, our flexible production capabilities and our openness to collaborate with clients.


Job Summary:

Responsible for the daily accounting for specified deSter & Harmony (foreign) legal entities (incl.statutory bookings) within the framework of the laws and established policies. Giving advice or suggestions for improvement. Responsible for the delivery of management information particularly the working capital and production related developments and kpi’s (stock, AP, stock revaluation). Responsible for the relationship and timely deliverables towards external auditors and tax authorities. Providing assistance on various subjects to the finance organization (VAT, accounting, system setup). Responsible for budget and actual reporting in the group HFM and SAP BW systems. 

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Finance responsibilities for above companies

    • Communication with other departments in order to support the changing processes within these departments so that integration into the financial portion continues to run and can be improved

    • AR (creation of manual invoices)

    • AP (review invoices posting, getting approvals, operational, overhead and internal)

    • GL (journal posting, BS accounts reconciliation)

    • Cash (review payment run, cash forecasting, funding requests)

    • Payroll journal entries

    • Annual statutory accounts with support from local controller

    • Giving support for VAT (queries, audits, (foreign) returns)

    • Giving support for Corporate tax (queries, audits, (foreign) returns)

    • Stock review and revaluation (monthly)

    • Budget

      • In HFM

      • In the local accounting system

    • Monthly group reporting

      • In HFM

      • In the local accounting system

    • Ensure relevant regulation is followed and accounting is aligned with law changes

    • Provides support to other colleagues on:

      • Group systems (HFM, SAP BW) and local systems

    • Provides when needed training to other entities / staff 



  • Bachelor’s degree or similar by experience

  • Member of HKICPA / ACCA

 Work Experience:

  • Minimum 4 years relevant experience

 Technical Skills: (Certification, Licenses and Registration)

  • Good computer skills, especially in Excel


  • IFRS

Language / Communication Skills:

  • Fluent in English (verbal and written)

  • Good knowledge in Chinese

  • Ability to manage multi-tasking, prioritize and meet strict deadlines


Other competencies:


  • Understanding of business structure

  • Deliver results in high pressure environment (manage deadlines)

  • Take initiative, take ownership of issues, check received information to achieve correct result

  • Makes a full contribution to successful team performance

  • Strong communication with other departments

  • Stress resistant

  • Punctual


Job Dimensions

Geographic Responsibility: Situated in Hong Kong; entity focus mainly Hong Kong and Dubai

Type of Employment: Full-time

Travel %: N/A

Exemption Classification: (United States only – Exempt, Non-exempt) N/A

Internal Relationships: local finance members deSter (accountants, controllers, AR, AP), Global Finance Director, accounting service center, controllers of other gate entities, HR, supply and demand, factory

External Relationships:External auditors, Suppliers, tax authorities


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Job ref no. CT3116128-01#5054
  • N/A
Job Function
  • Kowloon Bay
Employment Term
  • Permanent
  • Full-time
  • 4 years - 9 years
Career Level
  • Non-management level
  • Degree