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Country CFO

Keywords / Skills : CPA, CA, Accountancy, CFA, Strategy, Financial Planning and Analysis, Accounting, Finance

15 - 20 years
Posted: 2019-03-28

Job Description
You will report directly into the Group CFO, and work very closely with the Group CEO to assess organizational performance against both the annual budget and company’s long-term strategy.

Strategy:

  • Develop tools and systems to provide critical financial and operational information to the Group CEO and make actionable recommendations on both strategy and operations.
  • Assist in establishing yearly objectives and meeting agendas, and selecting and engaging outside consultants (auditors, investment advisors etc).
  • Oversee long-term budgetary planning and costs management in alignment with company’s needs and goals.
Executive Management:
  • Serve as a member of executive leadership team.
  • Participate in key decisions pertaining to strategic initiatives, operating model and operational execution.
Financial Planning and Analysis:
  • Prepare and maintain regular financial planning reports; Monthly profit and loss forecast (vs. budget); Short and long-term cash flow forecasts.
  • Complete analysis of financial results; develop recommendations (strategic and tactical).
  • Develop and execute analysis of various business initiatives (e.g., M&A, opening new operations, asset acquisition, new service launches).
  • Develop and maintain capital budget.
  • Assist in development of financial planning and analysis exercises/reports.
Accounting and Administration:
  • Oversee the finance department to ensure maintenance of all accounting systems and function, including upgrading & / migration of accounting software to achieve a single platform system for the region.
  • Ensure maintenance of appropriate internal controls and financial procedures.
  • Ensure timeliness, accuracy, and usefulness of financial and management reporting.
  • Oversee the preparation and communication of monthly and annual financial statements.
  • Coordinate audits and proper filing of tax returns and all other related statutory requirements.
  • Ensure legal and regulatory compliance regarding all financial functions in the region.
  • Oversee preparation of month-end, quarter-end and year-end financial statements.
  • Review all month-end closing activities including general ledger maintenance, balance sheet reconciliations and corporate/overhead cost allocations.
  • Enhance and implement financial and accounting systems, processes, tools and control systems
  • Serve as final point of escalation for Accounts Receivable/Accounts Payable issues.
  • Serve as a key point of contact for external auditors; Manage preparation and support of all external audit.
Planning, Policy, and Investor Relations:
  • Coordinate the development and monitoring of budgets.
  • Develop financial business plans and forecasts.
  • Participate in corporate policy development as a member of the senior management team.
  • Represent the company to financial partners, including financial institutions, investors, foundation executives, auditors, public officials, etc.
Finance:
  • Oversee cash flow planning and ensure availability of funds.
  • Oversee cash, investment, asset management and all treasury responsibilities.
  • Oversee financing strategies and activities, as well as banking relationships.
  • Develop and utilize forward-looking, predictive models and activity-based financial analyses to provide insight into the organization’s operations and business plans.
Leadership responsibilities:
  • Managing work allocation, training, problem resolution and staff performance evaluations.
  • Coach and train Finance staff in FP&A, budgeting/reforecast process, advanced level Excel.
  • Partners with Group CEO to communicate the group/local policies, procedures, programs, and regulations to finance staff.

Skills/Experience:
  • CPA or CA Qualified, and Accountancy Degree from a Reputable university
  • CFA or Master’s Degree would be advantageous
  • 15 - 20 years of financial management experience, with at least 5 years in a CFO stewardship position with SGX-Listed companies
  • Some regional experience will be useful
  • Proven change and transformation management leader
  • Innovative and unafraid to propose new measures
  • Proven people leader with gravitas to influence strategically
  • Commercially Savvy and Strong Business Acumen
  • Excellent stakeholder management and presentation skills
  • Stable and progressive track record reflecting capabilities of upskilling team and business performance
Only successful candidates will be notified.

For interested applicants, kindly send your updated resume to ClaireC@charterhouse.com.sg or contact Claire Chua at +65 6950 0381 for more information.

EA License No: 13C6338 | Registration No. R1108933



About Company

Charterhouse is an Australian owned executive recruitment consultancy, which has expanded its operations in Singapore in mid 2006. Charterhouse was formed by bringing together a number of the industry's most successful, experienced and professional, permanent and contracting recruitment consultants. By merging their vast, international experience the vision was to create a business built upon not just meeting expectations but consistently exceeding them, through dedication, passion and integrity.

Charterhouse offers specialist services within the Accounting, Banking & Finance, Sales and Marketing, Technology, Industrial, Manufacturing and Engineering fields.

4 Battery Road
Bank of China Building #33-01
SINGAPORE 049908
Tel: 65 6435 5600
Fax: 65 6438 1600
Email: apply@charterhouse.com.sg
Website: www.charterhouse.com.sg
Agency License Number: 16S8066
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