Ogilvy

Commercial Director, Asia

Posted Date 2 weeks ago(14/06/2022 11:21 PM)
Job ID
2022-12187
# of Openings
1
Department
Finance

Overview

Position Overview:

Reporting to the Regional Deputy CFO, this role will be an integral part of the Finance Management Team and partner with the Business unit heads.  This role is to provide commercial decision support as well as ensuring regulatory compliance.  This is a high profile and demanding role that comes with significant responsibility and requires a committed individual with a strong commercial flair to drive the business through its next phase of development.

Responsibilities

Responsibilities:

  • Oversee and manage financial accounts of the Group including managerial reporting to regional headquarter
  • Manage strategic financial planning, budgeting, resource, and capacity planning
  • Ensure prompt and accurate financial and management reporting packages meeting corporate standards, listing rules and regulatory requirements
  • Add value to operational excellence through the enhancement of existing procedures and controls
  • Monitor and ensure compliance with local accounting, tax and statutory requirements
  • Analyze and interpret business performance to provide the management team with appropriate advice to aid decision making
  • Engage in the fee proposal and tender process, to review legal and contractual agreements and liaise with external legal counsel and clients as appropriate

Qualifications

Required Skills & Experiences:

  • Reporting & Analysis
    • Strong analytical skills and capable of identifying problems for management discussion
    • Understanding of processes and systems to ensure timely and efficient report preparation, including preparations of annual budget, quarterly forecast and others ad hoc assignments
    • Comprehend information and analyses required by management and effectively communicate this information with relevant parties
    • Proactive improvement of reporting and analysis systems and processes (e.g. automation, introduction of new tools, etc.
    • Experience with forecasting and budgeting
  • Process and Controls
    • Familiar with internal controls and SOX requirements
    • Capable of reviewing and enhancing workflow, systems and procedures to identify issues to improve operational efficiency and enhance operational risk management
  • Operational Support
    • Innate sense of business and financial risks and capable to take prompt measures to minimize such risks
    • Experience handling legal document review and tax issues
    • Experience conducting international business with knowledge of across different countries
    • Experience with fee proposals and negotiation
    • Experience and capable to partner with senior management
  • Collaboration
    • Collaborate with the accounting team to ensure timely preparation of management financial information and reports to regional team and head offices
    • Provide operation support for the business units
    • Build a team which can work under pressure and meet deadline

 

Qualifications:

  • Degree in accounting or finance and recognized professional qualifications
  • Possess a 15+ years working experience
  • Familiar with international accounting standards and Corporate Tax concept
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to interact with all levels
  • Excellent management and leadership skill
  • Proficient in application for analytics, budgeting & planning, management reporting.
  • Fluency in English; Well versed in a local language will be a plus

We offer 5-day work with attractive salary, fringe benefits and good career prospects to the right candidates.

 

All information will be treated in the strictest confidence and used for recruitment purposes. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interview.

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