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Global Finance Controller

Singapore   |   Full Time

Our partner is a technology company that makes great products for parents. Their platform is Asia's and Africa's largest website and app for parents. Every month they affect the lives of 33 million+ mothers living in these regions. They have offices across Singapore, Thailand, Philippines, India, Malaysia, Vietnam, Sri Lanka and Africa. Additionally, you will get the opportunity to travel to these markets or work with colleagues from these countries. 

Their brand speaks to every stage of a woman’s journey – from the time she graduates from university and starts building her career, when she’s starting her own family and looking into potential schools for her kids. 

About the role

This role will be based in our Singapore Global Headquarters and report to the SVP, FInance and work closely with our senior management team.

  • Main responsibilities include the full spectrum of finance and accounting processes and preparation of management and financial reporting, managing operational budgeting and forecasting, analysis of financial risk, conducting regular review of business processes and identifying areas of improvements

  • Control and manage the Group’s operating cash flow and budgets with an objective to optimise costs, overheads, revenue; Maxime available cash and working capital optimization 

  • Support the completion of month end and year end audited accounts and filing of accounts and taxes on a timely basis. Liaise with external auditors, tax authorities, accounting and payroll service providers and other government agencies

  • Support in improving/set up of appropriate and efficient reporting and analytical frameworks, support various teams in preparing timely monthly management reports which highlight key business drivers and issues accurately

  • Identify and develop additional group internal control processes

  • Bring thought leadership and up to date technical knowledge to the team

  • Provide strategic financial insight and advice in order to drive performance within the business

  • Focus on streamlining and improving processes, with the objective of improving efficiency and accuracy

  • Build strong relationships with various stakeholders and enhance internal controls for the respective business units in each market and be involved in roll out of new systems and processes to enhance finance capabilities

  • Work on reviewing and vetting various contracts, other documents with external / internal legal teams

  • Proactively provide senior business leaders with high quality financial analysis, insight and judgement to aid commercial and strategic decision making

  • Monitor current KPIs, highlighting trends and analysing causes of unexpected variance

  • Work with country teams to ensure all our compliances are up to date as required by country laws and internal corporate governance standards

  • Lead / support other finance/commercial/accounting related projects as required by the business from time to time

What are they looking for

  • Possess Degree in Finance, Accountancy, business or equivalent

  • Minimum 5+ years of hands-on finance experience

  • Good story teller and excellent presentation skills 

  • Exhibits strong verbal and written communication; ability to summarise financial information for presentation to senior management

  • Experience in commercial or strategically oriented finance roles

  • Meticulous, organised and good attention to details

  • The ability to anticipate, identify, and resolve complex financial issues

  • Good communication skills as this role will require you to work closely with cross functional teams and business leaders

  • Analytical and project management ability

  • Ability to thrive in a fast paced environment

What can you expect

A fast paced environment to learn and grow in your career with a market leader with ambitious growth plans. Opportunities to learn about and work in different areas of finance and become a well rounded finance professional. Dynamic and supportive work culture. A passionate team of people working tirelessly to help women across South East Asia and beyond.

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