Regional Finance Director (SEA)

Location Singapore
Contact name: Karthik Balakrishnan

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Job ref: 1941

Regional Finance Director (SEA)


Our client is a global MNC and specialises in cutting edge technology and products with a legacy spanning over 100 years.


Reporting into the APAC CFO, your responsibilities will be as below:


  • Support and advise regional MD in Singapore and the country managers on all finance matters and monitor the country objectives through performance monitoring.
  • Manage country finance heads for 10 markets in the region and ensure controls, governance and other key goals are achieved
  • Support group M&A activities that applies to the Asia region
  • Oversee and govern projects in the region and ensure reporting compliance, project progress and completion timelines are met.
  • Ensure all Group legal entities operating in the cluster/country are included and reported in Group accounts perimeter; align all units in the country on accounting standards applicable within the Group; check that reported information reconcile with local statutory account
  • Budget / CL / Rolling forecasts- challenge country/sites in order to propose a consolidated financial situation in line with management expectations.
  • Financing & Treasury - Drives the process in his perimeter. Ensures cash optimisation and project financing.
  • Tender Controlling follow project controlling from tendering to cash collection, including support, challenge and validation.


Ideal Candidate

  • You must have worked in a large global multinational organisation as a finance leader ideally based in Asia for a company that is in the project based industry. Understanding of commercial aspects of a project right from tendering stage until closure will be vital.
  • You must be a CA/CPA equivalent and should have overseen all areas of accounting, finance, governance and business partnership with the business.
  • Having managed a team in the region would be a big plus.
  • Travel up to 30% in the region would be necessary.
    • Stakeholder management skills with strong cross functional regional and local teams will be essential.