Regional Finance Manager, APAC

Job Title: Regional Finance Manager, APAC
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Selangor
Salary: RM7,000-RM9,999
Contact Name: Christine Ow Yong
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 11, 2020 17:30

Job Description

About our client

Our client is a well-known US multinational company.


About the role

You will be supporting the Regional Finance Director, responsible for maintaining a SOX-compliant Finance function for Asia Pacific to oversee and consolidate US GAAP management reporting, Budgeting and Forecasting, finance operations throughout the region, audit and tax issues, including statutory reporting. 


Your responsibilities

Accounting, Financial Reporting and Planning

  • Review and coordinate monthly and quarterly financial reporting deliverables, including commentaries and balance sheet reconciliations by local Finance teams.

  • Responsible for all closing tasks, forecast and budgeting of the Asia Head Office cost centre.

  • Preparation and consolidation of regional monthly reports of consolidated US GAAP numbers.

  • Preparation and consolidation of monthly forecasts, quarterly present views and annual budgets.

  • Overseeing the preparation, audit and timely submission of statutory accounts for the APAC countries.

  • Overseeing the timely submission of statutory filings (including tax) for the APAC countries.

  • Ensure compliance to WMG internal control standards and audit requirements across the region.

  • Coordinates, advises and guides finance teams in the region.

Business Partnership

  • Working closely with the Director, Revenue and Deals Strategy, prepare, consolidate and review management reporting (income analysis) for business performance evaluation.

  • Propose and formulate management reports to identify, explain and support strategic decisions by business team.

Collaboration with other support functions

  • Review, recommend and implement systematic finance process improvements to internal control processes and environments across the region.

  • Promote and support strategic or company-wide projects.

  • Participation in ad-hoc project/working groups required at certain junctures in the process.


You will have

  • Degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics or related field.

  • Professional qualification with a recognized global or international accounting body (CPA, ACCA etc).

  • Extensive experience in finance and accounting, including exposure to Asia finance operation.

  • Experience of data analysis with the ability to analyse complex information to provide insight and propose relevant strategic action plans.

  • Experience working in the media/creative sector would be advantageous.

  • Demonstrated understanding of Asia financial environment and best practices.

  • Experience dealing with complex financial accounting processes and procedures.