Senior Manager - Finance
As a Senior Manager Finance & Accounting of the Company, you'll combine our financial objectives with your extensive accounting and leadership experience to provide an effective and robust finance function.
You will direct the development and execution of the strategic planning for finance related matters. You will provide vision and leadership to a high-performing team, giving motivation, direction and helping people build their skills.
Develop financial plans, identification of critical success factors and recognizing trends.
Develop action plans, implement new processes and dedicate or assign resources to tasks as appropriate to attack weaknesses in operations and exploit strengths
Provide technical accounting/financial advice and knowledge to others within the finance discipline
Monitor, tracks and reports financial results against budgets and historical results;
Responsible for timeliness of monthly closing process, accuracy of monthly results and timeliness and quality of financial plans and forecasts
Responsible for statutory accounting/audit/reporting as well as reporting under IFRS for group consolidation purposes.
Manage the corporate accounting functions, including payroll, AP, billing/AR, GL etc,
Identifies opportunities to save costs
Manage the treasury function, including cash flow forecasting and reporting, efficient working capital and cash management practices
Develop local financial and accounting policies and procedures aligned to Global policies. Ensure adequate internal control systems and processes commensurate with the operational needs.
Ensure timely compliance with all regulatory requirements (e.g. company law matters, direct and indirect taxes, STPI, Customs, etc).
Manage all tax obligations, including transfer pricing and other tax laws. Keeps up-to-date with new pronouncements and ensures all statutory requirements are met. Pro-actively seeks tax optimization opportunities to ensure that Global guidelines and ethical boundaries are respected.
Actively interface with other controllers/CFOs to maximize knowledge sharing throughout the firm
Build strong internal relationships
Help people to develop through effectively supervising, coaching and mentoring all levels of staff
Conduct performance reviews and contribute to performance feedback for all levels of staff
Drive people initiatives, including recruiting, retaining and training staff
Maintain an educational program to develop personal skills on an ongoing basis.
Understand, follow and communicate workplace policies and procedures to all levels of staff
Technical skills requirements
In-depth experience, 9-10+ yrs in a similar role preferably in a Shared Services.
Chartered Accountant is a must. Additional qualifications could include ACS
Working skills and knowledge of financial modules of ERP systems (e.g. PeopleSoft, Oracle Financials etc).
Excellent problem solving and decision making skills
Well developed collaboration, presentation and influencing skills
Structured communication skills and a professional presence