Finance and Admin Manager

  • attractive compensation
  • Singapore
  • Permanent, Full time
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  • 10 Jan 18 2018-01-10

Our client is a well-established French fashion retail company, founded in Paris in 1948, with more than 50 years of heritage and well acknowledged for their leather goods and fashion accessories. We are looking for a Finance & Administration Manager (based in Singapore). Working closely with the GM of Singapore & Malaysia (based in Singapore) and the Regional Financial Controller APAC (based in Hong Kong), you also manage Accounting (1 accountant in Singapore and 1 accountant in Malaysia), HR and Administration functions.

Your Key duties are: 

Finance function (50%):
- Build solid accounting foundations for the growing Singapore market by setting up effective and full accounting system and procedures
- Optimize the existing controlling and reporting tools, processes and procedures to harmonize the financial practices and provide the sales and top management with more business analysis and visibility
- Manage Forecast, Budget control, Tax(Guarantee efficient tax compliance and mitigates the exposures and risks of the company)and Treasury
- Liaise and act as a solid interface with the HQ, the Region and the external parties (banks, auditors, compliance, etc.)
- Build ad-hoc business analysis to support the management, the sales teams, etc. and advising senior management regarding expansion projects

Human Resources function (30%):
- Administrate the Compensation & Benefits
- Formulate & implement the HR policies and procedures
- Coordinate the Performance Review and Appraisals
- Ensure timely and accurate personnel reporting to HQ
- Manage Staff welfare
- Assist the management in the staff recruitment
- Setup the in-house payroll and HRIS systems and data handover from current vendor

Administration function (20%):
- Prepare and/or review legal contracts and T&C (tenancy agreement, insurances, vendors, etc.) and share recommendations
- Liaise with the company secretary on documents management
- Liaise with appropriate internal functions (legal, compliance, IP, etc.) at region or HQ level regarding any legal dispute regarding business and trademark 
-Guarantee compliance with statutory financial and company laws and regulations, including Customs
-Liaise and follow-up with HQ IT Department, and IT outsourcing company


• You have minimum 10 years of total working experience in Financial Controlling or related functions (finance and admin, business and financial analysis) for a local or regional commercial subsidiary of an international retail company. A first experience in managing HR function is a definite plus.
• You are a University or Business School degree holder (US or Australia CPA, ACCA or equivalent)
• You master MS Office (e.g. Word, Excel, PowerPoint); Knowledge in Konverge accounting is a plus
• You are proficient with accounting principles, cost accounting, database management tools, ERP (SAP) and information systems and able to meet reporting and other deadlines
• You have experience working in multi-cultural and global organizations with a matrix structure
• You have strong communication and presentation skills and the ability to partner with financial and non-financial colleagues across all levels of management combined with a real business acumen and genuine interest in supporting senior professional in making strategic and business decision
• You are well organized, flexible, energetic, autonomous, result driven, detail minded, hands-on and have excellent analytical skills
• You have excellent command of spoken and written English.