Executive vacancies

Date Posted
Ref.PJM844
Job TitleFinancial Director, AS Watson THAILAND
LocationThailand

Our client is a major global retailer with over 3000 stores world wide operating across grocery, health & beauty and electronic categories.

Based in Bangkok and reporting directly to the Managing Director, you will lead a team in formulating, monitoring and improving financial & operational controls and procedures on an on-going basis, and addition to developing the Corporate Strategy with the MD. As a business partner, you will also be responsible in supporting the Senior Management Team in reviewing and executing financial matters as well as strategic planning & decision-making.

The role:

• Hire, train, manage, and develop the local finance team.
• Ensure key financial processes are effective, efficient, and well controlled.
• Ensure accurate and timely reporting of financial information (local GAAP and HK GAAP), both for management and statutory accounts.
• Develop, and prepare Corporate Strategy, with the MD and taking guidance from Corporate Headquarters.
• Support the management teams in effective decision making using analytical tools.
• Member of Property Investment Committee, Audit Committee, Management Board, IT Steering Group, and other trading meetings as appropriate
• Liaison with local JV partner on reporting and relationship management
• Prepare quarterly forecasts and annual budgets.
• Strengthen controls throughout the business through working with the Audit Manager.
• Liaise with regulatory agencies such as the local tax bureau.
• In liaison with corporate tax department, maximise local tax efficiencies / savings.
• Work with Treasury to make efficient and secure use of cash funds.
• Support colleagues and MD in ad hoc analysis to drive the business.
• Ensure capital is efficiently invested through analytical tools and commercial understanding.
• Manage working capital to maximise return on investment.
• Develop management accountancy function, providing a full analytical service to respective internal customers.

• Prepare quarterly forecasts and annual budgets.
• Strengthen controls throughout the business through working with the Audit Manager.
• Liaise with regulatory agencies such as the local tax bureau.
• In liaison with corporate tax department, maximise local tax efficiencies / savings.
• Work with Treasury to make efficient and secure use of cash funds.
• Support colleagues and MD in ad hoc analysis to drive the business.
• Ensure capital is efficiently invested through analytical tools and commercial understanding.
• Manage working capital to maximise return on investment.
• Develop management accountancy function, providing a full analytical service to respective internal customers.
• Manage the development of close working relationships with regulatory agencies.

Background Experience:
• Qualified accountant, with at least 8 years of experience gained from multinational environment must be in retail/FMCG industry.
• Prior working experience in international organizations would be an advantage
• Understanding of business structural options and application.
• Experience in Oracle Financials and ERP implementation preferable.
• Strong business acumen and track record of achievement / results.
• Ability to work under pressure and meet tight schedules.

Personal Attributes:
• Strong interpersonal and analytical skills
• Excellent computer skills, e.g. Excel, Word, Access, PowerPoint etc.
• Strong communication and presentation skills
• Excellent organizational and planning skills.
• Passionate management style and a strong desire to lead and perform
• Team player with the ability to impact and influence at senior levels
• Mature, self-motivated, creative, with high personal integrity

Contact Emailsuzanne@harlingmenzies.com
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