Finance Director / Controller - Manufacturing

Hong Kong Permanent
  • Huge Growing Potential
  • Regional Exposure

About Our Client

Our client is an European MNC, market leading manufacturer. Due to their growth in the region, they are looking for a Finance professional to join their leadership team.

Job Description

  • Provide leadership for ongoing evaluation of short and long-term financial objectives
  • Oversee the development and continuous improvement of the company's internal financial reporting package, cost accounting data, margin analysis and cash flow projections
  • Establish and maintain strong relationships with Leadership Teams so as to identify their needs and seek full range of business solutions
  • Lead and evaluate the accounting, finance and IT teams for continuous improvement of the efficiency and effectiveness of the group as well as provide individuals with professional and personal growth
  • Be an advisor on all matters relating to capital purchases, risk management, real estate and facilities
  • Matters of corporate governance, tax compliance and reporting and overall compliance organization
  • Ensure the Company's financial results are presented in a timely and accurate manner, with proactive commentary included to support decision making
  • Develop tools and systems to measure important financial and operational information, and drive performance metrics against both the annual budget and Company's long term strategy
  • Provide analytical insight into the financial condition of the organization including cash flow analysis and forecasts
  • Lead all finance functions, including treasury, tax, audit and information requirements for the Board
    Serve as a principal financial liaison to legal counsel to ensure all contracts and agreements are prepared in accordance with financial goals and standards
  • Maintain and improve internal controls and financial procedures, and coordinate annual financial audits and preparation of all tax returns and documentation
  • Safeguard the Company assets and oversee the financial systems and routines to strengthen the control environment
  • Serve as a key member of the Executive Management team that operates within the overall objectives and budgets of the Company
  • Assure adequate liquidity for continued operations, capital expenditures and acquisitions
  • Assure proper foreign exchange hedging strategies
  • Direct the production of understandable and actionable financial management information to support decision processes and continuous improvement
  • Set overall guidelines and review for balance sheet elements so as to manage financial investment and risk
    Highlight opportunities for cost/financial improvements and effectively provide both advocacy and progress tracking toward successful resolution

The Successful Applicant

  • This position requires strong interpersonal, relationship and influencing skills to complement an entrepreneurial, opportunity driven culture which enhances financial planning, analysis and controls
  • Ability to communicate and serve well at all levels throughout the organization and associated companies, both nationally and internationally
  • High level of integrity and dependability with a strong sense of urgency and results-orientation
  • Strong problem solving, creative skills and the ability to make sound decisions based on accurate and timely analyses
  • Preferred MBA, CPA or other financial designation
  • The candidate must have a total of 10+ years of finance and accounting with experience in a leading public accounting firm or a major regional firm and having experience in a senior finance position in an international or global corporate environment
  • Managerial experience in manufacturing industry is likely the best fit
  • Experience in successfully managing and developing the full potential of employees and teams
  • Strong financial and technical acumen to advise long-term growth strategy
  • Must be an outstanding leader with a track record of building and growing a company to the next level.
  • Partner with senior management in Production, Logistics/ Distribution, Sales, and Marketing within the organization
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English, Cantonese and Mandarin are mandatory.

What's on Offer

An excellent opportunity to join a market leading European MNC with huge growing potential.

Barry Kwok
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+852 2848 9576

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Barry Kwok
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+852 2848 9576
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