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Company Description

Informa is a leading international events, intelligence and scholarly research group.

We’re the specialist’s specialist. Through hundreds of powerful brands, we work with businesses and professionals in specialist markets, providing the connections, intelligence and opportunities that help customers grow, do business, make breakthroughs and take better informed decisions.

Informa is listed on London Stock Exchange and a member of FTSE 100, with over 11,000 colleagues working in more than 30 countries.

Job Description

Role Profile

Reporting into the Senior Accountant this is a key operational role which is accountable for delivering an accurate, high value consistent accounting service for your specific division/s. You will be a high performing individual that embraces and drives change management processes whilst showing effective collaboration with your team and business counterparties. You will also ensure that all company policies are adhered to and that... specific duties are carried out within set time limits whilst providing an excellent level of service to all Informa customers and colleagues.

Key Responsibilities

The Assistant Accountant is expected to assume but not limited to the following key responsibilities plus any other reasonable duties as required:
• Process cash operation related activities include but not limited to process journal entries, reconciling bank items and assist in banking admin tasks
• Process intercompany transactions
• Capitalising assets
• Liaise with Finance Operations and Cash Operations for reconciliation queries
• Checking sub ledgers from internal departments
• Perform reconciliations of balance sheet accounts
• Prepare, reconcile and analyse where appropriate aspects of the monthly Management Accounts for specific product areas; this may cover multiple divisions. Reconcile revenue to information and explanations from the business and between the accounting system
• Analyse and solve ad hoc problems using your knowledge of the business and the systems
• Assist with other tasks may assigned to Central Activities team or ad hoc duties as needed, including covering workload in other teams
• Tax & Compliance duties as required by your SSC


• Recognised qualification/Accounting degree is an advantage
• 2 years relevant accounting experience or preeminent fresh graduate in related major of accounting
• Fluent English and Mandarin
• Good knowledge and understanding of R2R processes within your area
• A good knowledge of SAP/Oracle system
• Knowledge of best practice in an R2R environment
• Able to work independently and work towards hitting deadlines and priorities
• Proficient skills in Excel, Word and Outlook are essential

Colleague Responsibilities
• General duty of care to colleagues
• Work collaboratively across teams
• Act as a role model to others
• Provide help and a buddy system to other members of the team depending upon your level (SSC Specific)

Skills & Abilities
• Good communication skills with the ability to build good relationships with a wide range of stakeholders, internal departments and key contacts
• Proficient skills in Excel, Word and Outlook are essential
• Remain approachable under pressure
• Act with integrity, tact and diplomacy
• Work as part of a team
• Ability to complete a variety of related tasks
• Pro-actively solve problems
• Excellent Customer Service skills
• Good time management skills
• Ability to be flexible within role
• Excellent oral and written communication skills
• Organised, diligent with attention to detail

Additional Information

We know that sometimes the 'perfect candidate' doesn't exist, and that people can be put off applying for a job if they don't fit all the requirements. If you're excited about working for us and have most of the skills or experience we're looking for, please go ahead and apply. You could be just what we need! We believe strongly in the value of diversity and creating supportive, inclusive environments where our colleagues can succeed. As such, Informa is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, colour, ancestry, national origin, religion, or religious creed, mental or physical disability, medical condition, genetic information, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital status, citizenship, or other protected characteristics under local law
Shanghai China


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