A Senior Finance Director Asia job has become available at a global retailer in Middle East, North Africa, and Asia with a portfolio of leading international and home-grown brands across sport, food and health sectors.
About the Senior Finance Director Asia Role: You will be holding end-to-end responsibility for running finance, procurement and admin functions, and lead and play a key role in strategic direction, as well as commercial decisions for the Asia region.
Manage the annual budget and forecasting process for the region
Manage cash flow for the region and lead discussion with banks to enhance credit lines as per cash flow forecast while ensure utilisation of existing credit lines
Deliver timely and accurate monthly accounts for all companies in region with commentary highlighting significant issues impacting performance
Ensure that all business processes and procedures are regularly reviewed and optimal for the changing demands of the business
Review, report and take appropriate action of debtor and unbilled revenue balances
Take full responsibility for managing the external audit and tax process in the region
Demonstrate robust negotiation skills and management of procurement process including tendering, negotiation, and awards for big projects such as store roll out
Drive a culture of feedback and coaching in the Business Unit by providing feedback on an ongoing basis, identifying development needs, and coaching the employees on the areas of improvement
To succeed in the Senior Finance Director Asia job, you will need to have regional experience in retail, possess sound technical skills as well as the ability to be a Finance Business Partner, adding commercial understanding to key stakeholders.
Degree in Accountancy or ACCA/CIMA/CPA and have at least 15 years of relevant work experience in retail
Proficiency in finance and accounting software, e.g. SAP
Experience working across multiple levels (including Senior Managerial level) and across functions
Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a multinational, matrix organisation
Good understanding of and experience in retail operations
Experience operating in an international environment and managing remote teams. A hands-on approach is essential with experience of leading a finance function
A proven track record in managing numerous projects at the same time Flexibility for travel across the MENA/ASIA Region
This company is going through an expansion and transformation stage. The transformation programme across the region will look into up-scaling the company for better growth, excellence and revenue.
If you are driven, ambitious, determined and want to take the next step in your career, this is the role for you. Great career progression opportunities await the right person in this exciting Regional Finance Director job.