Finance Manager (US MNC)
Our client is a US consumer products distributor with international presence. We are now seeking a talented individual to join them as a Finance Manager to work closely with growing team.
The Finance Manager, is responsible for all strategic, operational, capital and financial planning and analysis activities within the region, and will serve as a business partner to Hong Kong.
These activities include (1) strategic, operations, capital, and financial planning, (2) business analysis and management reporting, (3) working capital management, and (4) customer / contract analysis, pricing, and negotiation.
This position is part of the regional leadership team and will be responsible for helping to realize the profitable growth of the business in Hong Kong.
Report to the General Manager in Hong Kong
Lead a team of 3 subordinates for daily accounting operation
Handle operational, Financial Budgeting, Forecasting and Capital Planning
Identify and prioritize improvement opportunities and tactics
Prepare short-range action plans
Run bottom-up driver models and develop business unit budgets / plans
Identify and recommend priority capital projects
Review plans with local / business unit management
Provide / validate business unit-specific operational data used in forecasts
Develop Business unit-specific forecasts and review forecasts with local / business unit management
Business Analysis and Decision Support
Lead product and service cost analysis
Conduct customer evaluation and proposal generation and analysis
Support customer contract negotiation
Participate in new deal structuring / pricing / terms
Manage balance sheet / working capital
Represent the business unit finance at Monthly Business Reviews
Business Unit Compliance / Controls / Other Support (working with Controller organization)
Conduct physical verification / safeguarding / counting of local inventory / assets
Support external / government contract audits as needed
Support / document local compliance with ISO, SOx, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, etc.
Bachelor's degree in Finance or Accounting
8+ years of financial and business operations management experience
5+ years in a Finance leadership role in a manufacturing or consumer-oriented business
Experience working in large multi-national organizations
Strong financial acumen and entrepreneurial mindset
Strong executive presence and poise when interfacing with executives, customers, vendors and commercial partners
History of successfully leading process, technology, or other business transformation in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
Ability to challenge others, while build and maintain positive working relationships across organizational levels and functional boundaries
Ability to delegate, yet willingness to roll up sleeves and get into the details
Fluency in Chinese and English