An accounting manager develops and implements systems for gathering, analysing, verifying, and reporting certain types of financial information. Typically, an accounting manager is a part of a larger group (or managerial staff) that includes other mid-level business managers.
- Hires, trains and coaches subordinates.
- Enforces company policies, rules, and procedures.
- Prepares and regulates annual budgets, schedules expenditures and undertakes corrective actions when budget problems occur.
- Keeps track of business financial status by closely monitoring revenue, expenses, and future budget changes while evaluating financial data.
- Prepares reports and charts on finances.
- Guides other departments by applying observations and recommendations to their financial operations.
- Understands current and proposed legislation, enforces financial regulations, and recommends new, efficient procedures to help the company avoid legal challenges.
- Updates business information by participating in any educational opportunity that can advance the company’s current financial model.
An accounting manager typically has a bachelor’s or master’s degree in a finance-related degree, as well as experience in the field.
The salary ranges from HK$267,610 to HK$635,248.