Regional Financial Controller

Job Title: Regional Financial Controller
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Selangor
Salary: RM15,000 and above
Contact Name: Christine Ow Yong
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 13, 2020 13:07

Job Description

About our client

Our client is a UK multinational company.


About the role

The Regional Financial Controller provides 100% compliant solutions across all territories, whilst at the same time ensuring a framework of excellent financial control, financial reporting and cash flow management that facilitates the business to meet its commercial growth targets. The role is a key member of the Senior Regional Management Team and will be expected to provide excellent operational support to the businesses across the region.

The candidate must act with integrity at all times and to provide an environment in which the financial department can continue to develop to meet the needs of the growing organisation.

This role has overall responsibility for the Australasia region. The finance team for the region includes approximately 15 staff members. You will be supporting the Regional Finance Director.


Your responsibilities

  • Effective management and mentoring of the regional finance team:

  • Mentor and develop team on a continuing basis.

  • Identify and manage underperformance to seek continuous improvement.

  • Identify how to make the team more effective/ efficient.

  • Contractor payroll

  • Ensure that the team is setup to deliver best in class contractor payroll.
  • Financial Control

    • Responsible for ensuring excellent financial control across all entities in the region.

    • Excellent balance sheet control.

    • Ensure corporate tax compliance across all territories (corporate tax, sales taxes, withholding taxes).

    • Ensure personal tax (and related) compliance across all territories (personal income tax, social security requirements etc).

    • Statutory compliance for all financial and auditing requirements.

  • Financial Reporting

    • Responsible for all aspects of financial reporting including P&L reporting to Group, Balance Sheet reporting, Statutory reporting etc.

    • All apsects of other reporting to Group, Regional Management etc.

  • Working Capital Management

    • Working capital management is critical to the Company Global business.

    • Debtor management – invoicing and debtor management.

    • Cash management – Management of local banking facilities and interaction with Group.

  • Budgeting and Forecasting

    • Responsibility for annual budgets, 6 month reforecasts and monthly rolling forecasts.

  • Business Support

    • Provide full support for all pricing/ bids and tenders across the region.

    • Provide full support for all new country incorporations and growth of businesses in new areas.

    • To support the Regional MD and RD’s in developing and driving regional strategy.

  • Regional Figurehead

    • To be a key regional representative of Company Global Group for the APAC region.

    • To be the main point of contact for all Group departments.

    • To be key contact for all 3rd parties for all aspects of financial management.


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, financial planning and analysis 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 human resource consulting sector would be advantageous.