Finance Officer, Shared Service (Procurement), China (CHI-PROC-0012)
Region
East Asia
Country / Territory
China
Location
Beijing
Department
Finance
Job Category
Procurement
Pay Band
Pay Band 5
Vacancy Description
Contract: 6-month fixed term (with possibility to extend) | Location: Beijing, China | Salary: Pay band 5 (from CNY 9,000 per month) | Start Date: As soon as possible | Deadline for Applications: 12 May 2019 (23.59 UK time)
 
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Finance Officer, Shared Service (Procurement), China (CHI-PROC-0012)

 

ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT/TEAM

The vision is to establish a globally aligned Procurement function, equipped with the necessary skills and tools alongside a clear remit to deliver better value for money. This enhanced Procurement function will provide proactive, expert procurement support, allowing the business to focus on their core skills and deliver value in their specialist area.

 

Procurement will be developing a greater level of engagement with the business units and establishing a strong business partnering approach.

 

WHAT YOU WILL BE DOING AND WHY

You will responsible to deliver business focused transaction in procurement, accounting and related financial services to customers in China as per agreed Service Level Agreement. You will manage and deliver the procurement and related accounting transactions of the procure to pay process on behalf of the business, ensuring compliance with finance and procurement policies and improved purchasing data accuracy.

 

WHAT IS INTERESTING ABOUT IT

You will manage critical due diligence checks to ensure the information provided is correct and the relevent policies have been complied with; initiating sourcing activities with Procurement team where required and chasing completion of Goods Receipt and Invoice Receipt and other potential procurement admin task. This role sits along other BSS Shared Services in Finance and is trained to provide mutual backup and support for GSS Shared Finance Services.

 

WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR

You should have at least five years of payroll and HR experience. University degree in Business Administration, Finance or related discipline are desirable.

 

BENEFITS OF WORKING AT THE BRITISH COUNCIL
- Enjoy more than 20 days of Annual leave (depending on role grade)
- Year-end bonus and annual bonus scheme

- Supplementary pension saving scheme

 

Our work makes a lasting difference by building more inclusive societies and supporting people’s prospects.

 

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NEXT STEPS

 

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

 

 

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.

 

KINDLY TAKE NOTE

While various measures have been put in place by the government to help curb pollution in China, there are still potential health issues associated with the poorer air quality. The British Council does its utmost to provide a working environment that minimises employees’ exposure to pollutants, however, anyone wishing to work in the cities of Shanghai, Beijing, Guangzhou or Chongqing should be aware of the situation.