About Our Client
Our client is a well-established and renowned global automotive manufacturing and trading leader. They are now looking for a Senior Business Unit Financial Controller to drive financial target achievements.
In this role, you will sit as a head of a new business unit, working with a team of financial analysts with the goal of supporting the entity to drive its financial performance in the most effective ways.
- Responsible for the strategic financial controlling (financial planning and analysis) and support for other departments
- Provide proactive analysis of business operations and recommendations for improving the business; analyze monthly financial statements and prepare and distribute monthly financial package to the management and Business Unit Finance Director including KPIs (including cost optimization, personnel and machine utilization, usage of material), P&L's / accruals
- Responsible for regular forecasting
- Prepare planning reports and necessary reporting to improve forecasting and analysis of the business. Presentation of plan to management in conjunction with Business Unit Finance Director and Accounting Manager
- Provide detailed financial analysis to other team leads on various cost categories and vendor accounts to ensure that costs are in control and spending visibility is provided
- Be a proactive partner to other team leads in identifying areas of cost savings and profit improvement plans
- Assure required internal controls are in place
- Financial support of large proposals
- Ongoing financial controlling of large projects - pre and post calculation of profit and loss
- Evaluate current financial systems and provide suggestions for improvement or change
- Special projects as assigned by Management.
- A minimum of Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance or any relevant area, with MBA could be a plus
- 10+ years of relevant financial or accounting experience required; previous experience in a manufacturing or/and trading company
- Demonstrate a strong competency of operational planning and cost accounting
- Demonstrate a strong understanding of data structure and data analytics along with the ability to work with business units and IT to ensure adequate design of systems and reporting needs.
- Demonstrated background in driving process improvement
- Big4 Audit background is most desirable, CPA is a plus
- ERP systems experience, SAP preferred
Argyll Scott Asia is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.