Financial Control – Accounting and Analysis – FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING

Job Description

Some careers have more impact than others.

If you’re looking for a career where you can make a real impression, join HSBC and discover how valued you’ll be.

HSBC is one of the largest banking and financial services organisations in the world, with operations in 64 countries and territories. We aim to be where the growth is, enabling businesses to thrive and economies to prosper, and, ultimately, helping people to fulfil their hopes and realise their ambitions.

We are currently seeking an experienced professional to join our team in the role of Financial Control – Accounting and Analysis – FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING.

Principal responsibilities

Service Delivery

  • Review of accounting journals/entries and related system maintenance.
  • Preparation/Review of B/S, P/L Schedules and consolidated final accounts per US GAAP /IFRS/HI GAAP.
  • Preparation & consolidation for ad hoc. financial and non-financial reports based on customer requirement.
  • Review and Approval of all journals.
  • Review variance analysis and other investigation.
  • Drive new projects/assignments/process: Identify, Drive, Build & operate it as BAU.

Risks & Controls

  • Responsible for maintaining documentation per RCA and SOX requirement.
  • Ensure SOPs are updated and tested by backups.
  • Adherence to Group policies, IFRS reporting requirements, audit, controls and compliance requirements.
  • Ensure testing of processes per BC plan.
  • Robust back up planning for uninterrupted service delivery.

Customer/ Stakeholder

  • Excellent communication skills to be able to understand and provide satisfactory service delivery to In-Country team.
  • Respond to queries from senior group level management as appropriate.
  • Pro-active approach to be able to deal with new requirements, ad-hoc requests and unusual variances.


  • Support transitions of new processes.
  • Execute Transformation and Integration Initiatives.
  • Deliver process improvement / efficiency. Identify opportunities for process re-engineering/ improvement and drive changes independently.


  • Support Organizational changes and goals to set an example for the team.
  • Achieve efficiency in operations and maintain work-life balance.
  • Create an environment within the team which fosters knowledge sharing and open forums.
  • Conduct learning sessions in the team to create a strong knowledge base so the team understand why they are doing something.


  • Post graduate.
  • Working experience over 5yrs, with no less than 2 yrs experience of managing small (5 +) teams in specialized functions
  • Prior experience in Accounting/Reporting processes is a must
  • Experience of working with processes involving US GAAP / HIGAAP/ IFRS understanding
  • Professional Accounting / Finance Qualification, such as Chartered Accountant / Certified Accountant
  • CPA, ACCA , CIMA etc. is a must.
  • Accounting knowledge of CAS, IAS & IFRS is preferred.
  • Working knowledge of month end closure in the Banking Sector is preferred.
  • Very strong MS Office skills to interpret high data volume and facilitate automation, such as Excel, word and PowerPoint, especially strong at Excel and Access.
  • Strong analytical skills for variance analysis.
  • System knowledge of Oracle / Hyperion / FTP / HUB is a plus.
  • Excellent at written and reading English, can communicate in oral English.
  • Must be detail oriented and possess strong analytical skills.
  • Good communication skills for ensuring smooth day to day interaction with In-Country teams
  • The ability to work to a high degree of accuracy under pressure and handle multiple tasks in an efficient manner.
  • Experience of working with colleagues and stakeholders cross-border in a multinational organization.
  • Proven track record of leading by example in terms of values and behavior.

Candidate with less relevant experience or skills may be offered a lower Global Career Band than stated above.

Due to the urgent hiring need, candidates with immediate right to work locally and no relocation need will be prioritised.

You’ll achieve more when you join HSBC.

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