Senior Accountant-General Ledger

Reference No: 12759

What's the role?

We’re looking for a results-driven GL Accountant to join our high-performing team in Shanghai. We’re all about delivering outstanding customer service. If you are too, this could be the perfect stepping stone to more opportunities in the next stage of your career.

Who is Hilti?

If you’re new to the industry, you might not have heard of us. We provide leading-edge tools, technologies, software and services for the global construction sector. We have a proud heritage, built over 75 years, and a worldwide reputation for pioneering products and exceptional service. With some 29,000 people in more than 120 countries, we’re a great place for you to show us your worth as you learn, grow and carve-out your career.

What does the role involve?

As a GL Accountant:

Execute G/L accounting and month-end closing process
Analytical review of financial statements
Execute balance sheet and P&L reconciliations
Internal control procedure
Ensure accurate G/L master data
Monitor accrual and prepayment to ensure accuracy and completeness
Manage fixed asset processes and conduct physical count, ensuring accurate fixed assets record
Deferred tax computation
In charge both internal and external audit
Be expert of one certain GL function
Be back up for other legal entity
Lead or contribute region and global project

Once you join Hilti, you’ll see why people stay. Indeed, 82% of people who joined us two years ago are still with the company.

What do we offer?

We’ll give you everything you need to excel in your role, including ongoing training and lots of responsibilities from the start. In return for your exceptional performance and consistent results, you’ll receive one-to-one career mentoring, as well as exciting opportunities to move around the business.

Why should you apply?

We have an excellent mix of people, which we believe makes for a more vibrant, more innovative, more productive team. So, if you’ve never worked in construction, that’s fine with us. Success at Hilti is down to teamwork and ability, regardless of your background.

What you need is:

  • Bachelor degree in accounting, preferably qualified accountant of CICPA or an overseas accounting institute.
  • No less than five years work experience including three years audit experience in Big Four.
  • Fluent English, spoken and written
  • Good communication skills.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Highly-motivated and a self-starter.
  • Work effectively under pressure.
  • A team player.
  • Strong ambition for personal development & career goals.
  • Leadership potential



Drive the execution of key financial steering processes, such as annual budgeting, rolling forecasts, monthly closing, management reporting, defining compensation scheme; etc.