Regional Financial Controller - Manufacturing
Sucession planning for a Finance leadership role
International player within the Chemical industry
About Our Client
Our client is a Fortune 500 Chemicals Multinational with strong presence across Asia Pacific and Europe regions. As part of their long term planning for top-tier talents, they are now looking for a Financial Controller to oversee the regional functions for both its manufacturing and sales and distribution entities in the region.
Reporting to the Regional CFO and dotted to APAC President, you will be in a high visibility role in driving the APAC Finance functions including both the manufacturing as well as sales & trading entities. You will play be a trusted Finance business partner to the General Managers, Country Sales Directors, Head of Operations and Supply Chain across the region in providing insights and driving key business decisions. You will oversee the APAC FP&A, costing and reporting functions and drive the strategic planning and investment evaluations. You should be an advocate for continuous improvement works and partake in centralization/system upgrade projects. As part of the company's vision to look for a sucessor into a senior finance leadership role, this individual will be groomed to manage the full spectrum of APAC Finance function.
The Successful Applicant
Ideally, you should be a degree qualified CPA/CA, with at least 10-15 post graduation experience, of which the initial years would be in a Big 4 environment. A self-motivated leader and team player, you are pro-active and independent. You have excellent interpersonal, communication and negotiation skills; and are comfortable dealing with all levels of staff across borders. You possess a willingness and ability to be 'hands-on' and are meticulous. Experience in Shared Service transition and SAP system knowledge will be a great plus. Industry experience within the Manufacturing industry managing costing function will be necessary.
What's on Offer
- Team-based environment with strong management support
- Succession planning role
- Excellent remuneration which commensurate with experience