• SGD200000.00 - SGD300000.00 per annum
  • Singapore
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Hays Financial Exec Singapore
  • 14 Jul 19
  • Singapore
  • SGD200000.00 - SGD300000.00 per annum
  • Full time

Head of Finance

Head of Finance / Finance Director / CFO job with leading Professional Services Firm in Singapore.


Your new company
A prestigious Professional Services multinational with global annual revenues of over $2 Billion USD. The position is based in the firm's APAC HQ in Singapore.

Your new role
The Head of Finance will lead and manage the finance function for Asia, reporting to the Group CFO in the European Headquarters. The role will need to ensure that the finance function provides a timely, efficient and professional service to each of the Asia Offices, whilst working closely with key management stakeholders in the Singapore HQ on key management initiatives, business transformation and process improvement projects. The Head of Finance will be an excellent relationship builder with a collaborative style, able to act as a trusted advisor to the business heads, providing insightful, expert counsel on all financial aspects of new, potential and existing business ventures.

The Head of Finance will manage the production of all statutory and financial reporting, as well as overseeing management accounting, including financial analysis, budgeting and forecasting, plus being involved in commercial initiatives and pricing. You will project manage the internal & external audit processes and build strong relationships with the overseas HQ Finance team, as the first point of contact for all finance matters. Additionally, you will be responsible for working capital management, overseeing work-in-progress and debtors through face to face meetings with the top commercial stakeholders in the business. All payroll, taxation and compliance matters will also be overseen by the Head of Finance, with the support of the compliance team and external tax specialists.

What you'll need to succeed
You will have a Degree in Accountancy, be professionally qualified (CA/ CPA/ ACCA) with 12-15 years of relevant, hands-on finance experience, including regional team management responsibilities. A background in professional services, such as management consulting, legal, education, hospitality, and/or healthcare would be advantageous, as would having experience in change-management in fast-paced, dynamic, corporate environments. You will be a natural leader with executive presence and a calm, confident personality, with strong influencing skills and the ability to manage a wide range of top-level stakeholders in a matrix style organisation. You will have a high level of energy and the ability to operate analytically and decisively in stressful situations, with strong troubleshooting skills and a problem-solving mentality. First-class English language skills are essential (both written and spoken).

What you'll get in return
You will have the opportunity to join a well-known and highly regarded company in a top-level management role. The company is an employer of choice, with an outstanding work culture that feels like a family environment.

What you need to do now
For immediate consideration, please send your CV in Word format to: Ross.bowerbank@hays.com.sg
Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

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