IFRS17 Programme Management, Project Accountant - HSBC Insurance IFRS17 Programme Management, Project Accountant -  …

in Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Permanent, Full time
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in Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
IFRS17 Programme Management, Project Accountant - HSBC Insurance
Join our fast-growing Asia Wealth Management teams

HSBC Insurance provides a comprehensive range of life products and services to suit the every possible need of our personal, commercial, corporate, institutional and private banking customers. As a leader in new life insurance business the business serves this diverse client portfolio through a wide network of banking, consumer finance and insurance subsidiaries throughout the Asia-Pacific region.

We are currently seeking a high caliber professional to join our team as IFRS17 Programme Management, Project Accountant .

Principal responsibilities ​
  • Maintaining estimates, reconciling with actuals and tracking costs against budget for full life of programme
  • Running cost deep dives including slicing and representing costs based on multiple dimensions
  • Agreeing capitalization policy for IFRS17 project costs, maintaining both Profit and Loss and balance sheet views
  • Reaching agreement with FIN and TAX on recharge and allocation methodology. Liaise with Group Finance to effect the actual Group recharges
  • Managing total programme costs within agreed CIB approvals and rolling 5 year AOP submission and to manage current and rolling AOP data collection, analysis and submission at group and site level
  • Establishing cost centres structures for 2019 across departments and ensuring programme manages to accurately plan costs
  • Ensuring 2019 AOP lands correctly in all business entity and functional budgets
  • Budgeting and monitoring both direct and indirect charges and managing consultancy invoicing, payment and accruals process.
  • Support tracking of FTE approvals and monthly forecasting process, FTE onboarding and costs
  • Streamline actuals reporting of FTE and Costs

  • Graduate or postgraduate degree in Finance, Accounting or a related field
  • Extensive experience in budget preparation, including version control and tracking changes with explanation
  • Extensive experience in recording, reconciling and reporting estimated costs against actuals and budget including obtaining, validating and drafting business explanation for variances
  • Excellent skills with spreadsheets including ability to work with multiple files, creating pivots, writing macros, conditional formatting
  • Experience of working on large cross geography programmes from a cost and FTE tracking and reporting perspective
  • Solid stakeholder management skills with ability to communicate internally and externally
  • Excellent organizational, problem solving and communication skills
  • Ability to develop cohesive working relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure with competing and changing priorities
  • Ability to document and implement clear cut robust processes with requisite controls
  • Proven and demonstrable knowledge of best practice within Business Analysis standards, tooling and process
  • Excellent team player, able to lead others into action, and with ability to work under minimal supervision
  • Ideally has an HSBC experience
  • Articulate in English
You'll achieve more when you join HSBC.

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Company Overview

HSBC is one of the world’s largest banking and financial services organisations. We serve more than 39 million customers through four global businesses: Retail Banking and Wealth Management, Commercial Banking, Global Banking and Markets, and Global Private Banking. Our network covers 66 countries and territories in Europe, Asia, the Middle East and Africa, North America and Latin America.

We aim to be where the growth is, connecting customers to opportunities, enabling businesses to thrive and economies to prosper, and ultimately helping people to fulfil their hopes and realise their ambitions.

Whether you are looking for a first job or taking the next step in your career, we offer many ways for you to realise your ambitions. Come and work with us and you'll have opportunities to make connections all over the world and help build the bank for the future.