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Business Controller, SEA & Japan

Job details

Location: Singapore
Job Type: Permanent
Discipline:
Reference: AF/KL/BC/070220C
Posted: 6 months ago
Consultant: Kelly LIM
Consultant Email: email Kelly
Consultant Phone:

Job description

Our client is a global engineering, management and development consultancy group. We are looking for a Head of Finance for the East Asia unit with strong business acumen and entrepreneur mindset.

Reporting to the Regional Finance Manager and working along with Unit General Managers and Operation team, this role is responsible for driving growth and profitability and promoting best practices across the region to deliver operational and financial objectives.

Responsibilities:

Management

  • Preparation and evaluation of business plans and project proposals along with regional general manager
  • Lead financial evaluation and due diligence of potential acquisition targets, strategic initiatives and complex trading arrangements
  • Assist General Manager and Sector Leaders with preparation and evaluation of Business Plans
  • Regular meetings with General Manager and Sector Leaders to assist in review of Unit and Sector finance issues, recognising and managing corrective/opportunistic actions. Provide information for stakeholders as required
  • Assist in preparation and review of proposals, including assessment of financial aspects of contracts to facilitate invoicing and payments, and identify grounds for additional fee

Projects/Contracts

  • Conform and comply with project and country compliance with Group Directives including insurances, trade licenses and registrations as required 
  • Regular meetings with Country Managers to assist in the review of projects, recognise corrective actions, identify claims for additional fees and changes to staff requirements
  • Attend monthly project control meetings for major and risky projects
  • Assist in preparation and review of proposals, including assessment of financial aspects of contracts to facilitate invoicing and payments, and identify grounds for additional fee

Financial and Statutory

  • Financial and statutory reporting, manage the production and filing of statutory accounts, monthly schedules, quarterly reporting, and internal/external audit in the region
  • Supervision of the production of annual budgets and forecasts
  • Review monthly balance sheet reconciliations and prepare quarterly statutory packs
  • Monitor financial control environment for entities in the region and ensuring compliance with group systems, processes and procedures, Group financial policies, principles and controls by entities in the region
  • Oversees and manage credit management, taxation, treasury, internal controls and internal/external audit in the East Asia Unit
  • Controlling financial performance by monitoring and improving project profitability, staff utilisation and overheads control, and cashflow management
  • Management and co-ordination of Country Accountants with active role in appointments, training and performance development
  • Take ownership in working capital to ensure there is a proper understanding of capital employed with WIP billed and debts collected promptly 

Only successful candidates will be notified.

For interested applicants, kindly send your updated resume to KellyL@charterhouse.com.sg or contact Kelly Lim at +65 6950 0366 for more information.

EA License No: 16S8066 | Registration No. R2089955

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