Mandarin /Cantonese Speaking Accountant

England, London, South East London
£50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Flex Benefits +Working from Hom
05 Jun 2019
03 Jul 2019
Aston Nicholls
Contract Type
Level of qualification

A qualified Mandarin / Cantonese speaking accountant based in South East London. Working in the property asset management sector, liaising and working heavily with China & Hong Kong stakeholders. This person will be responsible for the UK accounts reporting to the finance team in Hong Kong.

Client Details

One of the biggest property portfolios in the world, across Hong Kong Shanhai, London and other key cities throughout the world including London. Offices include assets in commercial property, mining and hotels. Considerable assets are made up of investment funds, bonds and stocks.


Sole responsibility over the UK accounts /Statutory accounts and handling industry and property accounts within the UK

Preparation of the financial statements & monhtly management accounts

Assisting in budgets, preparation of monthly comparison of budget to actual

preparation of VAT returns

Daily monthly bank recs, broker reconciliations, daily cash reports and bank transfers across Asia

Running year end audits, contribution of drafting statutory reports

Liaising with stakeholders in China and Hong Kong (with the ability to speak Cantonese and/or Mandarin).


Mandarin / Cantonese /English essential for this role (desirable to have both)

CPA qualified / ACCA /ACA/CIMA or equivalent

Experience with handling property, industry accounting

Experience working in a small family team environment within the UK function

Legal right to work in the UK

Job Offer

Salary < £60,000 plus bonuses

Huge flexibility offered (working from home, negotiable hours)

Pension up to 8% matched

Supportive team culture

Ability to connect with Hong Kong / Chinese colleagues

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