CFO - Life science sector, aiming for HK IPO

Shànghǎi Permanent HK$137,050 - HK$228,417
  • Fast growing business with close to 1 billion RMB revenue
  • active in M&A and backed up by Top Tier PE firms

About Our Client

Our client is one of the key players in the life sciences sector providing one stop solution to the biopharma customers in order for them to maximize business performance, businesses ranging from equipment, service to consumables. The client has fostered strong relationships with many of the major biopharma players with strong cash flow and revenue. Given the strong performance, our client has secured big funding from top tier PE funds and is aiming for IPO in HK in the coming 12-18 months with current valuation over 10 billion RMB.

Job Description

Reporting to the CEO/Founder, the key responsibilities of the CFO include:

  • Set up financial manage and control systems in order to meet the compliance requirement of HK IPO standard, streamline financial and business processes in order to minimize business risks.
  • Manage and lead the overall finance/accounting activities including costing, budgeting, reporting and internal controls to improve operating efficiency.
  • Develop operating strategies, annual planning, budgeting and forecasting and cash flow plans to meet business requirements.
  • Work with business teams on big projects including contract review, pricing, ROI and P&L predictions.
  • Analyze financial and operation results on return on capital, cash flow, cost control, profit margin and ROI and provide management reporting to leadership team.
  • Lead M&A activities and provide financial insights, modelling, valuation and risk analysis to facilitate decision. Heavily involve in integration post M&A to ensure group control and processes are implemented.

The Successful Applicant

The right applicant is preferred to have similar experience working as CFO in a sizeable business with manufacturing, R&D and sales activities, had experience of working in a fast growing environment and helped build up team and processes and policies from scratch. Ideally the candidate has experience of leading IPO in HK/A stock market, with ability to work with investors, agencies and authorities. Someone who has worked at a group level with diversified business lines with M&A experience in China and/or cross boarder as the company is looking to expand to overseas markets. It is key that the CFO has strong business insights, can work independently in a result driven manner with quick learning skills. It is expected that the CFO will need to be resilient, hard working, self driven with strong entrepreneurship skills.

What's on Offer

You will work with a highly professional leadership team (a lot of them worked in big multinational companies before) and the vision is to become the leading player in this sector with major market share. Promising business performance and IPO is right around the corner. You will be offered with competitive package and stock scheme.

Jane Zhou
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+8621 6062 3066

Job summary

Finance & Accounting
Financial Director / CFO
What is your area of specialisation?
Healthcare / Pharmaceutical
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Consultant name
Jane Zhou
Consultant phone
+8621 6062 3066
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