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Accountant / Assistant Accountant

Date:  27-Jul-2022
Job Req ID:  2309
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 Ltd. Our Group Finance Department is now inviting candidates to apply for the following position:



Accountant / Assistant Accountant



•    Handle full set of accounts and month-end closing 
•    Prepare information for monthly, budget, interim and annual reporting
•    Perform budgeting and forecasting and other routine reports for management review
•    Work on monthly updates of Group forecast model 
•    Assist Financial Accountant in statutory audit and tax filing
•    Liaise with operating units for any queries or ad hoc analysis 
•    Support consolidation and changes of accounting systems 
•    Assist in other ad-hoc duties and tasks assigned



•    Bachelor’s degree in accounting, business or related disciplines with at least 2 years of full set accounting experience. Candidates with more experience will be considered Accountant
•    Holder of ACCA, HKICPA or equivalent qualifications. Student member will also be considered
•    Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and Word Processing applications
•    Knowledge of SUN Accounting System and consolidation systems such as HFM or Tagetik, will be desirable
•    Independent, responsible, and able to meet deadlines
•    Good communication skills in both spoken and written English and Chinese (Cantonese and Putonghua)


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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