Head of China and Hong Kong (Business Solutions – Accounting & Tax)

Job Descriptions
  • Act as Legal Representative and General Manager for Boardroom China Limited.
  • Jointly responsible for developing and reviewing overall business plans and strategies for BU that are aligned to the organization’s overall strategic direction.
  • Jointly responsible for strategic planning and development of the BU’s performance. Develop and implement quality management strategies and plans (including resource, systems, timescales and financials) for BU’s annual business plans.
  • Translate clients’ needs for excellent solutions delivery.
  • Oversee the preparation of budgets and monthly forecasts for the BU.
  • Jointly responsible for managing BU’s overall targets and proactively monitor actual performance against target.
  • Responsible for overall client servicing and accountable for any jobs lost due to controllable reasons, e.g. poor client service, missing deadlines, poor quality of work.
  • Responsible for ensuring that commitment to clients is followed up in a timely manner, that the clients are satisfied. In addition, to continually engage with clients.
  • Perform a high-level review and provide value-add to the work to be submitted to clients.
  • Jointly maintain good client relationship with close client communication, in order to assess customer satisfaction for possible improvements and identify possible expansion of services.
  • Review fees and propose fee increase where appropriate.
  • Work with business development team to develop and execute go-to-market initiatives.
  • Develop an in-depth knowledge of existing and potential clients, their industry and key contacts to maintain a pipeline of leads.
  • Meet prospective clients and ensure fee proposals and all follow-through is completed from “cradle to grave” process.
  • Invest time into training staff to enable them to carry out their roles effectively and efficiently.
  • Provide BU’s staff with regular feedback and evaluation.
  • Assist Senior Management in following up on assigned actionable items in a timely manner.
  • Provide up to date and accurate management reporting and attend Management meetings on an ad-hoc and regular basis.
  • Work with on any new information technology initiatives for innovation or to improve productivity.
Job Requirements
  • At least 15 years professional accounting experience with a minimum of 5 years’ experience in a managerial capacity.
  • Experienced in servicing a portfolio of international and large multinational clients.
  • Ability to take a strategic view and isolate key issues.
  • Ability to analyse, disseminate and effectively communicate complex information.
  • Create and innovate solutions to challenges and opportunities.
  • Ability to understand business challenges and business view.
  • Excellent negotiation, communication, persuasion, team working and partnership working skills.
  • Strong project management and financial management skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently, with limited guidance, and possess leadership skills to provide appropriate supervision and leadership to other team members.
  • An action-oriented and motivated go-getter who is focused on taking actions to achieve positive results for the organization
  • Able to multi-task and work under pressure