Deputy Chief Financial Officer

Job Title: Deputy Chief Financial Officer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Kuala Lumpur
Salary: RM Attractive
Contact Name: Christine Ow Yong Hwei Chen
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 15, 2021 09:30

Job Description

About our client

Our client manufactures specialty fats and provide food R&D services to the market. 


About the role

HIGHLIGHTS: Must have experience in food production/specialty fats/palm oil industry.

Assist the CFO in developing the finance organization from being an established reporting/ compliance function and service provider to becoming partners in supporting operations and enterprise decision making.

You'd be required to lead and guide a talented team of finance professionals - Financial Controller, Head FP&A, Treasury Manager and Strategy Business Finance Partner. This will include overseeing all aspects of financial accounting and reporting, harnessing the financial planning and analysis capabilities to deliver outcomes that support and optimise business decisions, and Treasury duties including optimal cash management and managing banking and credit relationships.


Your responsibilities

  • Lead the finance organization including the overall functional agenda and ensure alignment with Group objectives.

  • Own the finance function strategy ensuring consistency with corporate policies and objectives.

  • Engage with the business team to develop challenging business performance targets and support business in defining the corrective measure to address performance deviations.

  • Build relationships with financial service providers in the marketplace, e.g., Banks, Insurers, Auditors

  • Create positive organizational engagement, supporting an open working culture with clarity on roles and responsibilities, challenging goals, flexibility and room for new ideas, and rewards for good performance and team commitment.


You will have

  • Diversified experience in Finance covering Controller, FP&A, and Treasury would be useful.

  • Quality of experience more important than length. We are looking for a resilient leader who has spearheaded/ partnered in organization-wide change.

  • Palm oil industry, particularly specialty fats would be ideal. However, food industry experience or manufacturing in general would also be suitable.

  • Large and multicultural team management experience will be an advantage. This is a senior role leading a team of relatively high diversity in culture, age, and experience.


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