Assistant Finance Manager

Gap Inc.
Hong Kong, Hong Kong
18 Jun 2022
21 Jul 2022
About Gap Inc.

Our brands bridge the gaps we see in the world. Old Navy democratizes style to ensure everyone has access to quality fashion at every price point. Athleta unleashes the potential of every woman, regardless of body size, age or ethnicity. Banana Republic believes in sustainable luxury for all. And Gap inspires the world to bring individuality to modern, responsibly made essentials.    

This simple idea-that we all deserve to belong, and on our own terms-is core to who we are as a company and how we make decisions. Our teamis made up of thousands of people across the globe who take risks, think big, and do good for our customers, communities, and the planet. Ready to  learn fast, create with audacity and lead boldly? Join our team.

About the Role

- Monitor GL team in HK for statutory accounting, periodic reporting, balance sheet reconciliation, coordinating statutory audit, tax return and compliance for North Asia companies. This role will support forecasting as well.
- Subject matter experts in finance operation and policies and accounting treatment.
-As regional finance contact point to liaise with US head office and other Asia sourcing offices

What You'll Do

  • Owner for month end closing. Organize and maintain appropriate accounting books and records.
  • Supervise a small team of 2-3 person on day to day operation
  • Prepare regular management reports, cash flow forecast and balance sheet reconciliation
  • Spot errors and suggest ways to improve efficiency and spending
  • Ensures the integrity of accounting information
  • Prepare management accounts, provide requested materials and liaise with auditors in preparation of statutory financial statements
  • Lead internal and external audits to ensure compliance
  • Analyze account information
  • Complete regular tax filing, transfer pricing documentation and other related tax compliance to local and foreign tax authorities. Key contact person to work with corporate
  • Compile and regional role in company finance policy and accounting treatment according to headquarter requirement as well as local GAAP principals
  • Regional representative for continuous System or process improvement, this will include defining user requirement, process development and monitoring implementation.
  • Understand business process, interface among different systems and end to end implications
  • Review and recommend modifications to accounting systems
  • Support Finance Manager on budget & forecast of operating expenses and variance analysis with actuals.

Who You Are

  • Degree holder in Accounting with accounting qualification of HKICPA or equivalent.
  • Minimum 8 years' relevant experience in statutory & management reporting. Experience with MNC and Big 4 is a plus.
  • Proficient in Oracle/ Essbase and excellent PC skills on MS Excel and Powerpoint
  • Experience with track record in system implementation and process re-engineering
  • Experience in working with multiple legal entities under different legal umbrellas preferably with some regional exposure (China, Philippines, or Vietnam)
  • Exposure to forecasting is a plus
  • Knowledge of Sarbanes-Oxley requirement is preferred
  • Good knowledge of US, HK GAAP
  • Proficiency in both written and spoken English, fluent in spoken Mandarin

Other Requirements
  • Be proactive, able to work independently and under pressure to meet project/ reporting deadlines
  • Good interpersonal, communication skills & analytical skills
  • Take ownership and accountability of the result and always strive for improvement
  • Ability to accept new challenges and not limited to defined job scope, roles and responsibilities.
  • A strong team player with the ability to have a good overview of the big picture
  • Willing to speak up and lead small projects

Gap Inc. is an equal-opportunity employer and is committed to providing a workplace free from harassment and discrimination. We are committed to recruiting, hiring, training and promoting qualified people of all backgrounds, and make all employment decisions without regard to any protected status. We have received numerous awards for our long-held commitment to equality and will continue to foster a diverse and inclusive environment of belonging. This year, we've been named as one of the Best Places to Work by the Human Rights Campaign for the seventeenth consecutive year and have been included in the 2021 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index for the fourth year in a row.

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