• Accountant

    Location HK-Hong Kong (Asia Headquarters)
    Job ID
    Position Type
    Permanent Full-Time
    Pentland Asia

    Asia Banner


    Building a family of brands, for the world to love, generation after generation


    Pentland is the name behind some of the world’s best sports, outdoor and fashion brands.


    We own Berghaus, Canterbury of New Zealand, Speedo, Boxfresh, Ellesse, KangaROOS, Mitre, Prostar and Red or Dead. We are also the global licensee for Lacoste Chaussures and Ted Baker footwear, the UK licensee for Kickers, and are shareholders in other companies such as Hunter, Butterfly Twists, Heidi Klein and Tracksmith.


    We’re a third-generation, family-owned business – and we retain strong family values. We care about people, and that’s what drives our day-to-day work. Last year the Great Place to Work® Institute recognised Pentland Brands the 11th Best Workplace in the UK and the 16th Best Workplace in Europe. Our global headquarters is in the UK and we employ 2,000 people across 20 countries around the world.


    We believe that doing business the right way, with respect for people and the environment, is essential for ensuring our long-term sustainability - generation after generation. The Pentland values are at the heart of what we do and how we interact with the world around us.


    For further information, please visit www.pentland.com.


    Job Purpose:


    Reporting to the Assistant Manager - Finance Shared Services (FSS), this position is responsible for the accounts payable function, cashflow forecast, intercompany accounting and other ad hoc reporting. This role will lead a small team and ensure payments are settled in a timely and accurate manner. In addition, he or she will closely monitor the company cash-flow and manage the intercompany transactions and reconciliation.


    Needs to Do:

    • Supervise and review the daily work of the team
    • Check and post the vouchers prepared by the team
    • Streamline the team’s work processes
    • Ensure payment is made in a timely and accurate manner.
    • Review vendors ledgers and ensure all queries are resolved in a timely manner
    • Responsible for cash flow forecast for the company
    • Work closely with branch offices/intercompany in reviewing the budget request and fund transfer
    • Coordinate with Group Treasury Department for the fund requirement.
    • Handle the full set of accounts of one of the group companies
    • Produce month-end schedules timely and accurately with follow-up actions
    • Responsible for intercompany reconciliation, monthly intercompany recharge and other FSS tasks
    • Work closely with the Financial Planning and Analysis teams for month-end closing
    • Support ad-hoc tasks/projects as assigned




     What you need to have


    • Degree in Accountancy
    • Over 3 years’ experience in a supervisory role in Accounts Payables
    • Good communication skills
    • Good MS Excel skills
    • Knowledge in SAP and concur will be an advantage

     What we need to see in you


    • A team player with strong interpersonal skills
    • Independent and self-motivated, with good problem-solving skills
    • Inquisitive
    • Organised, detail oriented and capable of multitasking
    • Able to meet deadlines


     This overview gives you a feel for what you’ll be doing day to day but it’s not an A to Z.



     www.pentland.com                                     https://careers-pentland.icims.com/                                    



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