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Finance Operations Manager

Keywords / Skills : new entity setup, Freight, Logistics

8 - 13 years
Posted: 2018-08-01

Nationality
Singapore
Industry
Courier/ Freight/ Transportation
Function
Finance & Accounts
Role
Finance Manager
Posted On
1st Aug 2018
Job Description
Scope & Deliverables

Finance in Business
  • Serve as Finance Manager for the new venture in its starting up phase, with key deliverables such including but not limiting to: 
o Budget and expense monitoring,

o Business P&L and Balance Sheet

o Setting up and implementation of the venture’s own finance & accounting system (via 3rd party service provider or software licensing) – and vendor management

o Business accounting and invoicing

o Employee payroll management (via external vendor)

o Ensure annual audit is in place for the venture by end 2018

New Entity Set up & Implementation
  • Finance workstream lead for new entity set up through active management and coordination with internal stakeholders (eg. Tax, Treasury, Legal, Commercial, etc) as well as relevant external stakeholders 
  • Lead day-to-day engagements with internal and external finance stakeholders to identify financial and implementational risks and benefits for all parties, provide risk mitigation recommendations 
  • Develop detailed Finance-related implementation plan and achieve cross-functional and cross-business support, including identification of critical path items as early as possible 
  • Escalation of potential financial and commercial complications, effective monitoring of critical path items 
  • Specific Finance implementation deliverables include but not limited to: tax registration with local governments, entity registration, capital injection from parent company, establishment of new venture’s finance & accounting systems, manual of authorities, etc 


Requirements
  • Experience in projects or business initiatives with new entity set up and implementation 
  • Prior experience as a finance-in-business or equivalent 
  • High capability understanding in-country and cross-border tax implications and transactions 
  • A great team player with a proven ability to build and sustain strong relationships and network (Both internally and with 3rd parties) 
  • Great communicator with ability to articulate business needs and commercial requirements to relevant Finance stakeholders in a clear and succinct matter 
  • Proven track record in working effectively and collaboratively with multiple internal (and ideally, external) stakeholders and gaining support 
  • Highly desired: Understanding of road freight and logistics. A prior finance role in freight logistics would be relevant experience 
  • High desired: Experience of working and leading with an ambiguous remit, with the ability to challenge the red-tapes and norms, and able to think critically out of the box 
EA License No: 16S8115

Registration ID: R1438107

About Company

Our business:
We are a leading international resourcing consultancy with thirteen offices across Europe and Asia Pacific (London, Amsterdam, Eindhoven, Brussels, Munich, Düsseldorf, Zurich, Singapore, Sydney, Kuala Lumpur). Our clients are global market leaders in the IT, Telecommunications, Oil & Gas, Pharmaceutical and Finance & Risk sectors.

Our success is built on a strong set of values and a history of working in close partnership with clients and contractors to provide long term staffing solutions. We take a strategic approach based on trust, knowledge and support to supply expert consultants of the highest calibre.

Working at Michael Bailey Associates:
Commitment, resilience, innovation, passion, honesty and integrity are the attributes that we look for in our employees. In return, we are committed to fully supporting our team as they develop their careers.

As a well-established international company, we offer outstanding career opportunities at all levels. We invest heavily in training, technology and infrastructure to create a working environment that drives success, and we offer a competitive rewards and incentives package.

Contracting for us:
We are committed to providing the best support available for our contractors. With dedicated Account Managers working in partnership with clients and contractors, our reputation is extremely positive with both clients and contractors, enabling us to attract and retain the best talent available.
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