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What you’ll be doing...

This role will be a part of the team charged with excellence in Accounting, Compliance, and Reporting. As a key contributor for the financial accounting and reporting function you will support the APAC region as well as compliance and statutory reporting, including regional and country-based monthly financial packages. You’ll also ensure APAC compliance with US GAAP, Sarbanes Oxley, and Verizon policies. You’ll support accounting issues, projects, ad-hoc reporting and financial analysis as well as the annual external audit for the region.

  • Ensuring quality central financial accounting for the APAC region, in addition to controlling and reporting, including consolidated profit & loss reporting.

  • Performing complex analytical assignments and preparing accounting-related treatment as an individual contributor for multiple countries. Leading complex accounting and compliance projects with little or no direction.

  • Performing internal financial reporting and analysis, including supporting the APAC monthly close. Analyzing and interpreting data to make recommendations on possible courses of action.

  • Supporting Finance transformation-focused initiatives within APAC and involvement across international.

  • Performing external audit coordination for APAC centrally-based audit activities (just put in 1 of the 3 openings).

  • Serving as the primary point of contact for external auditors in APAC, including coordinating quarterly, interim, and year-end audit activities.

  • Providing subject matter expertise on Generally Accepted Accounting Principles GAAP) to support the proper treatment of business transactions for both US and other applicable countries.

  • Effectively engages to successfully complete multiple and diverse deliverables; is accountable for the related accounting treatment, completeness and accuracy of the work product.

  • Responsible for escalations from internal customers and responses to customer inquiries, ensuring issue and error resolution while analyzing issue drivers and taking mitigating actions. Interacting with key stakeholders outside of accounting.

  • Ensures compliance and adherence with controls for internal policies and external regulations. Identifying and implementing continuous process improvement efficiencies, enhancing relevant processes (e.g., monthly balance sheet account reconciliations on an ad-hoc basis, assists in researching differences). Working closely with internal teams and service providers to implement them.

  • Identifies opportunities to increase the leveraging of systems and applications by the user community to enhance business systems optimization for the overall process to minimize manual work‐around and stand‐alone systems.

What we’re looking for...

You'll need to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree or four or more years of work experience.

  • Four or more years of relevant work experience.

  • Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles both US GAAP, local GAAP/IFRS, SEC requirements and SOX compliance.

  • Working knowledge of accounting systems and applications such as SAP, CPM/Essbase, and Blackline.

  • Experience preparing general ledgers and report queries for multiple countries.

Even better if you have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Accounting, Finance or related field.

  • Written and oral fluency in English and Mandarin is essential to service our stakeholders internally and externally.

  • Strong interpersonal and teamwork skills.

  • Attention to detail and strong organizing and planning skills.

  • Effective time management skills.

  • CPA certification (or local equivalents such as ACCA, ACA or CIMA).

  • Multinational Corporation Finance exposure together with “Big 4” Accounting/Advisory/Audit experience.

  • Demonstrated Shared Service Center experience within a global, publicly traded company.

  • Experience running continuous improvement projects and conducting root cause analysis.

  • Experience in the technology or telecommunications industry.

  • Willingness to travel.