Job title: Finance & AML/KYC Manager (Elite Law Firm): 6+ Years
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Location: Hong Kong
Industry:
  • LEGAL: Law Firm
Expertise:
  • Accounting & Finance
Skills:
  • Account
  • Finance
  • Accounts Payable
  • Accounts Receivable
  • AML
  • KYC
  • Conflict checks
Salary type: Annual
Salary from: HKD $540,000.00
Salary to: HKD $600,000.00
Job published: 05-10-2018
Job ID: 33514
Contact name: Aloris Lam
Phone number: +852 3462 2745
Contact email: aloris.lam@staranise.com.hk

Job Description

This elite boutique law firm is hiring an experienced finance professional with law firm industry experience, who also has strong exposure to compliance (AML/KYC and conflicts checks). Acting independently you will provide the full spectrum of accounting and compliance support and services to the firm's offices in Central, Hong Kong.  AML/KYC and/or conflict checks specialists from law firms who have a material level of finance (book keeping) experience would also be ideal for this role. 

This is a wonderful opportunity for a mid to more experienced accounting or compliance professional to work with lawyers from top tier and magic circle law firms, in a more cozy, relaxed and friendly setting, and in the heart of Central.

Responsibilities

  • Work closely with the managing partner and external professional advisers to ensure the smooth and robust operation of the firm's accounting function 
  • Undertake the full spectrum of book keeping and general accounting support for the firm's office 
  • Ensure and maintain strict, clear and consistent separation and application of client account and office monies
  • Prepare AR aging reports to assist Credit Controllers with debt settlement activities
  • Perform analysis on billing cycle and produce monthly revenue reports and accounts 
  • Approve AP processing and payment requests
  • Handle reconciliations and wrap up all month-end procedural requirements
  • Support annual budgeting, year-end audit and tax return
  • Assist in preparing reports and other ad hoc duties when required

Requirements

  • Degree holder in Accounting, Finance or related discipline
  • Minimum 6 years' accounting experience gained from international law firms or professional service corporations
  • Strong familiarity with the Hong Kong Law Society's accounting rules and professional conduct and ethics 
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, team-orientated
  • Highly organised, attentive to details, able to meet deadlines
  • Good command of English, Mandarin and Cantonese
  • Less experience will be considered as a accounting assistant
  • Experience in AML/KYC would be a very strong advantage