Regional Finance Manager (HealthCare)

Location Singapore
Discipline: Accounting & Finance
Contact name: Karthik Balakrishnan

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Job ref: 2116

Regional Finance Manager (HealthCare)


Our client is a leading global MNC in the device and instruments business and has their regional headquarters for Asia Pacific based in Singapore.


. Financial Management

• Ensure monthly/quarterly and early closing and reporting activities for the Australia legal entity and ensure all statutory compliances are adhered to

• Ensure the accounting processes and reporting enables seamless alignment with tax related obligations such as income tax, FBT and GST.

• Provide strategic direction and management of an effective general ledger structure within SAP ensuring it balances the requirements for transparent and accurate financial data as well as the needs of the business. Continuously review the Chart of Accounts structure to ensure it facilitates the most optimal opportunity to track, analyse and present financial data within the business.

• Manage the preparation of financial and other complimentary reports used within the company.

• Lead the preparation of monthly ‘Hyperion’ reporting to parent company for Australia, ensuring the packages are complete, accurate and timely.

• Periodic ad-hoc analysis or reporting as required. Financial Controls and Governance

• Drive the foundations and execution of strong financial controls and governance through, but not limited to, the following actions:

• Working in collaboration with Senior management, ensure adequate internal controls, segregation of duties, and clear, practical & robust delegation of authority levels are maintained and complied with across the business.

• Operate the Capex database, ensuring its functionality and the appropriate levels of authority are maintained.

• Ensure the integrity and completeness of Capex submissions from the business, including the review of business cases and the spend is within budget.

• Prepare a weekly cash report for the APAC Head of Finance, outlining the main drivers underpinning the degradation or improvement in cash – i.e the ‘why’ through an analytical based review of the movements in key balance sheet accounts (e.g., pre-ordering of inventory, extended payment terms to customers, capex investment, tax payments, dividends and customer financial solutions).


Tax Management

• Manage the full tax obligations of the Australian and New Zealand operations including compliance with local legislation.


Successful Applicant:


Experience/Education • Tertiary business qualification - Bachelor of Business/Accounting or similar. • CPA qualified or similar.

• A minimum of 7+ years’ work experience in finance role is mandatory, with experience in similar sized organizations and similar industries

• Experience managing a third party accounting firm is a big plus.

• Candidate managed Australia finance and accounting operations would also have an advantage as this role manages the Australia entity.


Singapore Citizen or PR only!