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Head of Technical Accounting ( Welcome Big4 Partner)

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One of the industry leading business is looking for a Head of Technical Accounting role (Welcome Big4 Partner).

One of the industry leading business with global footprints is looking for a Head of Technical Accounting role.

  • Conduct research and provide support for the compilation of financial statements, reporting, and disclosures in compliance with US GAAP, IFRS reporting requirements, and relevant regulations.
  • Proactively address technical accounting concerns/issues of major business units and offer practical solutions and advice.
  • Manage and provide guidance on technical accounting issues for newly acquired/invested companies, ensuring alignment with the company's accounting policies.
  • Collaborate with corporate finance, legal departments, and other teams on projects including capital transactions, M&A activities, and provide relevant technical accounting advice during deal processes.
  • Assist in valuation related to business combinations, fair values of investments, impairment issues, stock-based compensation, financial instruments, and hedge accounting.
  • Aid in financial reporting to major shareholders, investors, and stakeholders on a quarterly and annual basis.
  • Coordinate and liaise with internal business units, auditors, appraisers, legal counsels, and other professional service providers.
  • Stay updated on US GAAP and IFRS developments and share knowledge on accounting topics and deal experience with finance personnel within the company.
  • Maintain group accounting policies, organize training, and conduct sharing sessions on the implementation of new policies and accounting standards.
  • Handle ad hoc assignments and special projects.


  • University degree with CPA qualification.
  • Minimum 15 years of experience at a Big 4 accounting firm, preferably with a background in a technical accounting role within a SEC registrant (candidates with less experience will be considered for an AD position).
  • Excellent understanding of US GAAP and IFRS.
  • Ability to independently research and resolve technical accounting issues, offering feasible and practical solutions.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills in English and Mandarin.
  • Working experience in Mainland China and/or a deep understanding of the Chinese business environment is preferred.
  • Passionate about the internet industry.
  • Adaptability to a fast-changing, dynamic working environment and openness to change.
  • Self-starter with strong self-motivation, able to work with minimal supervision.
  • Strong character, interpersonal skills, project management skills, and organizational abilities.
  • The role is based in Hong Kong, with occasional business travel required.

Apply today by clicking on the link. For more information, please contact Karrie Wong at Robert Walters on +852 2103 5383 or Karrie.Wong@robertwalters.com.hk.

Contract Type: FULL_TIME

Specialism: Accounting & Finance

Focus: Financial Accounting

Industry: Accountancy

Salary: Attractive Package + Bonus

Workplace Type: On-site

Experience Level: Senior Management

Location: Central and Western District

Job Reference: PP433J-1B6253AC

Date posted: 11 July 2024

Consultant: Karrie Wong

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