Financial Controller

Job Title: Financial Controller
Location: Singapore
Salary: SGD12,000 - SGD15,000
Contact Name: Stephanie Ting
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Job Published: September 15, 2016 15:37

Job Description

About our client

Consumer Products company with a strong APAC presence.

About the role

Our client is looking for a financial controller with matrix reporting into the company’s CEO, COO and CFO based in Shanghai, Hong Kong and Singapore respectively.

Your responsibilities

Team Management

  • Provide leadership, mentorship, training and supervision of direct reports (3), identify skill gaps as well as training requirements

Budget Process & Controls

  • Participation in planning, budgeting / forecasting process of expenses for all aspects.
  • Participation in Strategic Plan revenue reviews with local business heads and HQ
  • Develop, implement and maintain effective accounting systems, financial procedures / policies and internal control mechanism including local capex and expenses control 
  • Ensure compliance of these internal controls

Daily / monthly / quarterly

  • Oversee the smooth and efficient running of the Finance Division, in the area of transaction processing
  •  Assist in monitoring, analysing and assessing performance against plans for general expenses
  • Review and reconcile P&L received from HQ with expectations of local Business Heads
  • Provide advice to the business / HR with regards to financial matters / technical billings / treaty implications etc

System Management

  • Provide information for GAP analysis in order to achieve seamless automatic interface between finance and technical systems as well as to coordinate with IT to troubleshoot any systems issues
  • Identify ways to streamline and improve manual processes via macro automations / Microsoft excel formulae.

You will have

  • Degree and professional qualification preferred
  • Excellent inter-personal skills who can communicate across all levels in the organization
  • Previous experience in FMCG or other consumer industry related product will be advantageous
  • Strong negotiating and influencing skills, able to present at multi-level and cross-functions
  • Flexibility to Travel at least 50%