Terminal 1

(Contract) Financial Controller / Accountant

Hong Kong Full-time


Terminal 1 is a fast-growing startup, where highly qualified programmers, data scientists, and recruiters work together to provide Hong Kong’s most efficient technical recruitment service. Our goal is to use machine learning to match skilled candidates with their ideal jobs.

We are looking for a Financial Controller, to provide executive financial input to senior management. If you are interested in a career in a technology startup where you will work together with technologists and data scientists, this is the role for you. You will report directly to the CEO and will manage the company’s accounting. You will also be expected to step outside the traditional role of an accountant and play a pivotal role in the development of innovative products that are at the heart of the company’s IP. This is a runway position, with enormous potential for career growth.


  • Work with data scientists and technologists to develop innovative products that will shape the future of recruitment (details on this will be shared during the interview)
  • Manage financial accounting of the company, including day to day accounting as well as monthly and quarterly closing procedures.
  • Manage the company’s accounting for payroll.
  • Update and maintain our Accounting Handbook, developing strong guidelines to help improve internal controls as the company scales.
  • Work cross-functionally to produce financial intelligence that will support business decision making.

About You:

  • Your ideal career move involves working in a fast scaling startup.
  • You are a strong communicator and are excited to keep the company of data scientists and programmers who want to change the recruiting industry.
  • You are proactive, flexible, and capable of improvising on tasks.
  • You have a degree in Accounting or Finance with a Chartered Accountant qualification
  • 2+ years of relevant experience, preferably with Big 4.
  • You want to get into the trenches and recruit the best talent for our clients.


  • Open and collaborative working culture characterized by cultural and professional diversity.
  • Attractive remuneration.
  • Unlimited paid leave.
  • Flexible working hours.
  • Health insurance.

You can create your Terminal 1 profile using the link https://t1.gl/aa
Note: We prefer someone willing to commit to a full-time position, although highly experienced people wanting to work part time will be considered.

Terminal 1 Badge & Skills
Accounting / Finance
Accounting / Finance
Level 2
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