Finance Officer, Beijing, China (CHI-1715-2)
Region
East Asia
Country / Territory
China
Location
Beijing
Department
Finance
Job Category
Finance
Pay Band
Pay Band 5
Vacancy Description
Contract: Indefinite | Location: Beijing, China | Salary: Pay band 5 (from CNY 9,000 per month) | Start Date: As soon as possible | Deadline for Applications: 19 December 2018 (23.59 UK time)
 
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Finance Officer, Beijing (CHI-1715-2)

 

ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT/TEAM

The British Council has had a presence in China since 1943, and since 1979 we have been operating as the Culture and Education Section of the British Embassy and Consulate-Generals in Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Chongqing, and Wuhan. We are excited with the opening of our first English centre in Mainland China in September 2017, which will be based in Nanjing.

 

WHAT YOU WILL BE DOING AND WHY

Your role as a Finance Officer is to perform functions of Hub financial services for Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivables and General Accounting. You will be responsible in managing and executing payments to vendors and travel manager transactions. On top of that, you are tasked to park or post journals and ensure bank statements are up-to-date for month-end closing.

 

WHAT IS INTERESTING ABOUT IT

You can take pride in the fact that you will be part of a team that enables the British Council to meet its objectives and gives all our customers an exceptional experience. You will also be able to join regular professional development, training and skills programmes to develop your experience and skills.

 

WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR

To be considered for this position, you must have a University degree preferably in Accounting, Finance or related fields. It is essential that you have a finance/accounting work experience, middle level Excel skills and must be able to demonstrate customer service. It is also preferred that you have language proficiency in Chinese-C2 (HSK 6, or equivalent) and English-B2 (APTIS, IELTS6 or equivalent).

 

NEXT STEPS

 

For more information please see Role profile and British Council Generic Behaviours

 

This is an interesting, absorbing role where you can work to support us building awareness of the British Council in delivering to the needs of our customers.

 

ABOUT THE BRITISH COUNCIL

 

The British Council is the UK’s international organisation for cultural relations and educational opportunities. We create friendly knowledge and understanding between the people of the UK and other countries. We do this by making a positive contribution to the UK and the countries we work with – changing lives by creating opportunities, building connections and engendering trust.

 

Valuing diversity is essential to the British Council’s work. We aim to abide by and promote equality legislation by following both the letter and the spirit of it to try and avoid unjustified discrimination, recognizing discrimination as a barrier to equality of opportunity, inclusion and human rights.

 

All staff worldwide is required to ensure their behavior is consistent with our policies.

 

The British Council is a full member of Keeping Children Safe (KCS) and has achieved level 1 child safe certification. We believe that all children have the right to be protected from all forms of abuse as set out in article 19, UNCRC, 1989 and that every child matters - everywhere in the world. In line with the British Council's Child Protection policy, any appointment is contingent on thorough checks including criminal record checks, in line with legal requirements.