Exams Finance Manager, China (CHI-FIN-0015)
Region
East Asia
Country / Territory
China
Location
Beijing
Department
Finance
Job Category
Finance
Pay Band
Pay Band 6
Vacancy Description
Contract: 3 years (renewable) | Location: Beijing, China | Salary: Pay band 6 (from CNY 15,800 per month) | Start Date: As soon as possible | Deadline for Applications: 21 May 2019 (23.59 UK time)
 
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Exams Finance Manager, China (CHI-FIN-0015)

 

ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT/TEAM

Our work in China is of great importance to the global British Council operation, both politically and commercially. With more than 750 staff across our offices in China, we operate a wide  range  of  programmes  in  English,  exams,  arts,  and  education    in partnership with local authorities and partners. We achieve significant impact and reach through our programmes which have engaged millions of young people and thousands of professionals and policy makers across China, including 900,000 people who have taken an exam with us within the past year, be it an English language exam, such as the IELTS exam, or a professional exam, such as the ACCA qualification.

 

WHAT YOU WILL BE DOING AND WHY

You will be responsible for the accuracy, timeliness and reliability of the accounting ledgers and all finance reports for BC Education Consulting (Beijing) Company Limited, a subsidiary of the British Council based on China’s accounting standards (PRC GAAP). You are tasked to review, coordinate and collect all the supporting financial documents necessary for reliable book keeping and comply with statutory tax requirements

  

WHAT IS INTERESTING ABOUT IT

You will support the finance team to deal with all the local tax, legal, auditing and  compliance issues for the new subsidiary in order to avoid any present or future risk This role covers the financial duties in the Beijing headquarters and the 3 branches in Guangzhou, Chongqing and Shanghai with the support of Finance Officer.

 

WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR

You should have at least three years of experience in a commercial entity and familiar with Chinese fiscal regulations.  University degree in Accounting, Finance or related is essential for this post.

 

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.

 

Together, we can do more.

 

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.