Finance Director

  • Competitive
  • Shanghai, Shanghai Shi, China
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Pure Search International Singapore Pte Ltd , EA Licence No: 12S5954
  • 15 Jan 18 2018-01-15

Our client is an International Hedge fund based in China looking to grow their presence, we are searching for a forward-thinking finance professional with the experience of working in a fast-pace environment with a mix of financial markets experience together experience of leading a diverse team.

The FD needs to have prior experience of product control and accounting in a buy or sell side environment, specifically, they need to understand fixed income or equity products to a detailed level.

Currently the firm trade cash and derivative products, with an ever-evolving market we are searching for a strategic, yet hands on FD to take the firm to the next level. 


The role will report to the local CEO with oversight for:

  • Finance (including legal entity control, accounts payable, payroll, reporting and planning)
  • Tax
  • Middle Office (I.e. Product Control)
  • Capital and Cash Management
  • Office Management


Skills and experience
We are seeking a candidate with 15+ years’ experience in accounting and financial services.  During your career you would have had a range of finance and management experiences that demonstrate that you know how to: control a trading business that is dynamic and growing; manage, motivate and develop local staff; build robust and efficient processes; apply key accounting and tax principles; partner the business in key business development initiatives; and manage key stakeholders (CEO, Trading, Local Management Team, head & regional offices, external regulators and advisors, bankers, brokers and auditors)


Personal Competencies

You will be expected to be an active participant in the management of the business, to be entrepreneurial and commercial whilst maintaining close focus on risk and controls.  Positive outlook and ability to motivate and set goals for your team, you will develop a strong collaborative culture across the infrastructure team.

 EA No: 12S5954 / MOM No: R1766313