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Financial Planning Manager

Date:  6 Sep 2023
Job Req ID:  2874
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:


Financial Planning Manager



  • Collaborate with different divisions to collect information, and take lead to prepare the monthly report to the Board
  • Contribute in preparing and reviewing the Group's monthly management accounts, budgets, interim and annual accounts, and other reports
  • Evaluate and establish suitable accounting treatments and internal policies for transactions, to ensure compliance with accounting standards and management reporting requirements
  • Take charge in presentations of budget, interim and annual analyst briefings, credit reviews, and other related financial information
  • Review and advise on the enhancement of the department function's process and systems
  • Perform other ad-hoc studies and analysis as required


To be successful in this role, you must have:

  • A Bachelor’s degree or above in related disciplines, with professional qualifications such as HKICPA, ACCA, CFA or equivalent
  • At least 6 years of relevant experience in financial and management accounting. External audit experience from professional services firm is preferred
  • Sound experience in financial modelling 
  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite with advanced knowledge of Excel
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and the ability to build relationships with stakeholders
  • The self-motivation, and are organised with strong analytical skills
  • Excellent command of both written and spoken English and Chinese 


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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