Regional Head of Hedge Accounting

Location Hong Kong
Job-type Permanent
Salary Negotiable
Contact Melissa Ko
Email email Melissa
Reference A021648 (AKWI-028113_1653029922

My client is one of the leading banks globally, looking for a leader who has strong capability to manage different stakeholders on technical and non-technical aspects. The candidate must have the solid understanding of hedge accounting and treasury, able to adapt to the changes and manage different senior stakeholders.

Direct Big 4 candidates from Financial Services Consulting/Advisory teams are welcome but needed to be skillful at managing clients' tasks and able to translate the accounting activities.

What you will do:

  • Lead the regional team and provide guidance on different discussed topics across the units and be accountable for implementing a globally consistent set of processes and control
  • Report to global head and discuss the future proof hedging framework
  • Partner with the different business units closely, including but not limited to treasury team to facilitate a sustainable and efficient risk management framework
  • Coordinate the necessary actions to implement hedging models compliant with the internal modelling requirements applicable to PC hedging activities in Asia regions
  • Work with the global team to integrate the recommended changes and processes needed to deliver a globally consistent and compliant hedging framework
  • Maintain internal control standards, including timely implementation of assurance, internal and external audit points

What you need to have:

  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Finance, Economic
  • Solid knowledge of accounting principles applicable to hedge accounting and good understanding of financial markets
  • Excellent stakeholder management skills
  • Prior experience in product control will be a plus
  • Prior experience in managing a team is a MUST
  • Excellent / Fluent / Native in English
  • Minimum 10 years' relevant work experience in financial services industry