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Senior Accounts Officer (Financial Accounts)Mayer Brown
Senior Accounts Officer (Financial Accounts)Mayer Brown
Job Highlights
  • prepare, review and analyse financial results
  • oversee and manage the working capital
  • compliance of working capital management policy
Job Description


  • Report to Senior Accountant in Finance & Accounts Department
  • Prepare, review and analyse financial results and provide value-added analysis
  • Oversee and manage the working capital (including unbilled work in progress, unpaid debts and trust monies) of Hong Kong and regional offices
  • Monitor the compliance of Firm policies in relation to working capital management and other relevant rules and regulations
  • Respond request, question / comment from business units
  • Monitor, review and enhance internal control and efficiency of financial reporting procedures and applications
  • Coordinate with the local and global teams to prepare regular reports / analysis
  • Liaise with the relevant departments to accomplish regular duties and ad hoc projects
  • Identify issue and root cause, investigate and propose appropriate actions to relevant areas
  • Prepare annual budgets, forecast & planning for business units Participate / lead on project / system implementation


  • University graduate in Accountancy or other relevant disciplines  
  • Member of Professional Accounting bodies is an advantage
  • Minimum 5-7 years experience in MNC, preferably with at least 2-3 years experience in audit, financial analysis, supervisory role, monthly management reporting, forecast and budgeting
  • Preferably with 2 - 3 years law firm experience in handling client matter related financial analysis and management reporting
  • Strong problem solving skills, self-initiated and well organized
  • Good command of spoken and written English and Chinese (Cantonese and Mandarin)
  • Good interpersonal skills and confident to interact with different levels of personnel, both internally and externally
  • Good business acumen with strong sense of analytical mind
  • Good team player and able to work independently under pressure with tight deadlines
  • Outgoing, diligent and creative with “can do” attitude.
  • Proficiency in operating different computer systems, Microsoft Office, Word, Excel and programming language e.g. VBA, SQL not a must but will be an advantage


We are an equal opportunity employer and welcome applications from all qualified candidates. Information provided will be treated in strict confidence and only be used for recruitment-related purposes.

At Mayer Brown, we understand that our people are our greatest asset. Attractive salary, fringe benefits and excellent career development opportunities will be offered to the right candidates.


Applicants for employment are required to provide the Firm with data about themselves ("Personal Data") to enable the Firm to assess his/her suitability for the position applied for and to decide the compensation and benefit package to selected applicants.  Failure to provide Personal Data will result in the Firm being unable to process his/her application.  Personal Data held by the Firm will be kept confidential but the Firm may transfer such data to any of the Mayer Brown Practices* (which may be updated from time to time) and/or third parties performing services for the Firm, on a confidential basis and solely for the Firm's use and benefit in accordance with our Privacy Policy.  It is the Firm's policy to retain Personal Data of unsuccessful applicants for future recruitment purpose for a period of six months.  You may re-apply any time after six months.  Please contact our Regional General Counsel (Asia) at 16th-19th Floors, Prince's Building, 10 Chater Road, Central, Hong Kong, for your right to access or correct your Personal Data retained by the Firm or for any other queries about this Statement or our Privacy Policy.


* The Mayer Brown Practices are: Mayer Brown LLP and Mayer Brown Europe-Brussels LLP, both limited liability partnerships established in Illinois USA; Mayer Brown International LLP, a limited liability partnership incorporated in England and Wales (authorized and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority and registered in England and Wales number OC 303359); Mayer Brown, a SELAS established in France; Mayer Brown Mexico, S.C., a sociedad civil formed under the laws of the State of Durango, Mexico; Mayer Brown, a Hong Kong partnership and its associated legal practices in Asia; and Tauil & Chequer Advogados, a Brazilian law partnership with which Mayer Brown is associated. Mayer Brown Consulting (Singapore) Pte. Ltd and its subsidiary, which are affiliated with Mayer Brown, provide customs and trade advisory and consultancy services, not legal services.


Additional Information
Career Level
Years of Experience
5 years
Employment Type
Full Time, Permanent
Five-day work week, Life insurance, Medical insurance, Overtime pay, Performance bonus
Company Website
Company details

Mayer Brown is a distinctively global legal services provider, uniquely positioned to advise the world’s leading companies and financial institutions on their most complex deals and disputes. With extensive reach across four continents, we are the only integrated law firm in the world with approximately 200 lawyers in each of the world’s three largest financial centers—New York, London and Hong Kong —the backbone of the global economy. We have deep experience in high-stakes litigation and complex transactions across industry sectors, including our signature strength, the global financial services industry. Our diverse teams of lawyers are recognized by our clients as strategic partners with deep commercial instincts and a commitment to creatively anticipating their needs and delivering excellence in everything we do. Our “one-firm” culture—seamless and integrated across all practices and regions—ensures that our clients receive the best of our knowledge and experience.