Senior Finance Manager
This senior role will provide support to manufacturing operations and Research Design & Development in Malaysia.
Reporting to the Financial Controller, you will have ultimate responsibility for significant parts of the finance controlling, internal control and tax and treasury functions of the companies operations and the regional shared service centre.
Leading the finance team, you will ensure the integrity of financial reports in compliance with local and international GAAP.
Key responsibilities include implementing budgetary and expenditure control measures that are aligned with business objectives as well as formulating and implementing financial and accounting policies.
•Management and development of people within your team – a key objective will be to develop the potential of individuals within the team.
•To ensure the control environment is robust, e.g. effective segregation of duties, eliminating the risk of fraud or collusion (internal and external) in areas of spend etc
•Responsible for the company finance and accounting policies and procedures
•Responsible for maintaining the company's general ledger and related accounting practices, including payables, receivables, inventories, fixed assets and month end accounting recs
•Monthly detailed management reporting and KPI analysis to local directors and group finance team
•Cash flow forecasting
•Tax & Transfer Pricing Compliance
•Legal and Company Secretarial Compliance
•Liaison with external organisations - banks, auditors and government organisations such as MIDA in Malaysia.
•Analysis of subcontractor activity and financial statements
•Liaison with HQ finance teams, attending month end review meetings and presenting company results.
•Development and oversight of APAC shared service centre
•Oversight of SAP Centralise PO team
•Ad hoc Project Work
•Qualified accountant, ACCA, ICAEW, CPA with experience in a controlling role
•At least 10 years of working experience of which 5 years in the senior position.
•Technically strong on Malaysia accounting standards and taxation knowledge.
•SAP experience or other systems implementation
•Excellent personal and business presentation skills, in particular the presentation of financial information to non-finance managers and senior directors
Highly developed communication and influencing skills
Energetic, engaging and positive approach
Ability to work with limited instruction and oversight from Controller
Good with change, both creating and managing it
Drive for results
Good leadership and able to work in matrix management style environment
Strong team player and sound management skills
Assertive, prepared to see through plans and overcome objections
Able to drive projects especially in shared services