GL Accountant

Shanghai, Shanghai, China
Corporate Functions


Posted: 2019 年 6 月 18 日
Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number: 200052498
Team up with Apple, one of the most influential technology leaders in the industry. Join the Apple Finance organisation and make a positive impact on a Company that is known for its impressive lineup of products, including iPhone, iPad, Mac and iPod. At Apple, you’ll share in a dedication to excellence by coworking with extraordinary managers, all with one unified vision—creating innovative products that delight customers. We do this by hiring quality individuals with integrity, personal accountability, collaboration, excellence, and enthusiastic thinking. If you exemplify our values and want to be part of something big, contact us today. Apple’s Global Business Solutions (GBS) organization operates four shared service centers around the world today. As a regional GBS hub, we continually strive to provide high standards of performance and to support the striking growth in Great China region. We seek a high calibration Finance professional to become part of this global team.

Key Qualifications

  • More than 6 years of related commercial working experience in terms of accounting and reporting, of which at least 4 years are in an MNC environment. Retail industry is a plus.
  • Experience with the SAP system and system implementation or support experience would be a plus.
  • Good command of both English and Chinese language, written and spoken
  • Knowledge of US GAAP and China GAAP
  • Meticulous and strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Possession of a passion for business process excellence
  • Customer-oriented with excellent interpersonal and communication skill
  • Mature, responsible, self driven and able to work independently
  • Strong team player and enjoy working in a fast-paced and dynamic environment
  • Hands-on and detail focus.
  • Big Four experience will be a plus


Accounting and Close You will manage accounting activities relating to month-end and quarter-end close to ensure timely and accurate financial reporting compliant with US GAAP and China GAAP.  You need to maintain accuracy, completeness and integrity of GL accounts and possess knowledge of general principles relating to regulatory compliance and be proficient enough to identify challenges presented by the operation flows on accounting treatments or tax compliances. Being part of an organization that promotes excellence, you will ensure the robustness of the processes and internal controls as well as taking personal leadership to maintain the highest standard of controls and compliance. You will be required to ensure proper documentation on procedures and controls are in place. Prepare periodic Balance Sheet Reconciliation and properly account for related operational costs and accruals. Tax Compliance External reporting & internal Apple reporting Statutory filing and compliance Tax filings and compliance Identify opportunities for streamlining and standardization Effective and rigorous communication with stakeholder SLAs , Business Partnering and Business Expansions Ensure deliverables that align with key performance metrics and service level agreements (SLAs) with key stakeholders. You will behave as a reliable business partner and strong accounting advisor to various business functions and work collaboratively with them to achieve optimum solutions on the relevant operation flows. With manager’s support and supervision, you will also participate in systems and process improvement initiatives and projects discussion, provide decision support on to-be model. Participate in transition or expansion projects. Adapt to process change within Record to Report and to make recommendations to support business growth and changes in business models in the region. In project implementation, you will execute test scripts for User Acceptance Test (UAT) to ensure system meet requirements (provide quality assurance). Projects and new business models Drive and/or participate in transition and expansion projects Make recommendations to support business growth and changes in business models in the region External agents Be a key coordination point with company auditors and tax agents, drive the resolution of any key control issues Drive the working relationships with key agents, to ensure fiscal and tax compliance Innovations You will drive process improvements through innovation and challenge status quo with support from manager so as to build consistent best-in-class systems and processes. This includes working in close collaboration with team members and other functional teams in implementing changes and driving consistency as well as identifying standardization and simplification opportunities.

Education & Experience

Degree in Accounting/Finance, CICPA is a plus Every day, people do amazing things at Apple, What will you do? Apple is an Equal Opportunity Employer that is committed to inclusion and diversity. We also take affirmative action to offer employment and advancement opportunities to all applicants, including minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities. Apple will not discriminate or retaliate against applicants who inquire about, disclose, or discuss their compensation or that of other applicants.

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