Are you an enthusiastic team player with office administration, finance, and fantastic organizational skills? This is an exciting opportunity to join a highly successful global organization and make a significant contribution to developing business in the China market.
SBD Automotive www.sbdautomotive.com is a rapidly growing global automotive technology research consultancy. Established over 20 years we provide our clients across the automotive industry with actionable insights and analysis in the fields of Connected Car (Infotainment, Telematics, In-Vehicle Apps, etc.), Safe Car (ADAS, active safety, autonomous vehicle, V2X), and Secure Car (automotive security and cybersecurity). We work with 95% of the world’s leading vehicle manufacturers as well as suppliers, associated industries, and governments in more than 70 countries.
Our recently established China office, SBD Automotive (Shanghai) Consulting, together with our UK headquarters, and offices in Japan, USA, India, and Germany serve our clients worldwide. We are actively expanding our footprint in China; you will have the opportunity to actively establish the office administration and finance processes and procedures and contribute to our business growth and expansion in the China market.
As we continue to expand there are excellent prospects for developing your career further.
Our new Shanghai office requires an experienced person to support us in establishing our Chinese business in a professional and organized manner in the areas of office administration and accounting/bookkeeping.
Your main responsibilities will include:
Independent and reliable management of office and administrative tasks
Checking and approval of invoices
Preparation and processing of expenses, invoices and expense sheets and monthly reporting to our external Accountants
Processing payroll, payments, and undertaking daily banking
Ensuring an efficient and professionally run office, including scheduling of diaries, travel planning, and administrative processes
Organising internal and external meetings and providing administrative support for events and their follow-up
Communicating in Chinese and English in email correspondence and by telephone including colleagues, customers, partners and the parent company in the UK
Providing team support through coordination and sharing of information
You will be working with in a small, flexible and friendly team; the following skills and knowledge are therefore particularly important:
Ability to manage and prioritise your own workload
A “hands-on” flexible attitude and willingness to respond to the demands of a start-up office
At least two years’ experience in office administration. Financial administration experience preferable but not essential.
Knowledge and experience of Windows operating systems and Microsoft Office applications, especially Excel and Word
Fluent Chinese and excellent spoken and written English
Excellent communication skills
SBD Automotive is an equal opportunity employer.
Please submit a brief cover letter and CV highlighting your relevant experience to email@example.com quoting FOAChina in the e-mail subject title.