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Date:  12 Sep 2023
Job Req ID:  2877
Company:  John Swire & Sons (H.K.) Limited


John Swire & Sons (H.K.) Limited


A highly-diversified and global corporation, the Swire Group’s businesses encompass property, aviation, beverages and food chain, as well as marine and trading & industrial activities. Its core businesses are mainly focused in Asia, with its key operations in Hong Kong and the Chinese Mainland. Within Asia, Swire's activities come under the Group's publicly quoted arm, Swire Pacific Limited, which is the largest shareholder in two Hong Kong listed companies: Swire Properties and Cathay Pacific Airways.


John Swire & Sons (H.K.) Limited is the holding company of the publicly-listed conglomerate, Swire Pacific Limited. Our Group Finance Department is now inviting candidates to apply for the following position:




This role will support Group Accountant on the preparation of statutory and management reporting of Swire Pacific head office.



  • Prepare monthly reporting, consolidation journals and management report schedules to comply with regulatory requirements
  • Prepare interim and annual schedules, and budget reports for the Group
  • Proficient with business procedures and flows of the Group, consolidate data, and identify and resolve any issues 
  • Prepare annual packages and other schedules for London office reporting purpose
  • Reconcile different report presentations, prepare and review flash reports for management review
  • Facilitate enhancement in systems and perform UAT 
  • Perform other ad-hoc studies and analysis 


To be successful in this role, you must have:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in accounting or related disciplines, with at least 5 years of experience in auditing, financial and management accounting. External audit experience preferred 
  • Professional qualifications such as ACCA, HKICPA or equivalent 
  • Strong analytical skills, good sense to numbers and details and able to work independently
  • Excellent communication skills in both written and spoken English and Chinese, able to collaborate well with team members 
  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite with advanced knowledge of Excel
  • Experience in using consolidation systems (such as Oracle HFM / CCH Tagetik solution)



At Swire, we are committed to creating an inclusive and supportive working environment for all our people regardless of their age, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, relationship, family status, disability, race, ethnicity, nationality, religious or political beliefs. We believe in creating an environment where people feel comfortable at work and are able to realise their full potential.


We offer a competitive package to the right candidate. If you meet the qualifications and are interested in this position, you can send your application by clicking ‘Apply Now’. We will contact all shortlisted candidates.

The Swire group is an equal opportunity employer. All applications will be used exclusively for selection purposes and handled confidentially by authorised personnel only. Your application may also be considered for other suitable positions within the Swire group (please indicate clearly on your application if you would not like to be considered for other positions within the group.) Following the data privacy ordinance, all unsuccessful applications will be destroyed after an appropriate time.

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