Our Company Simplifying global trade has been Forto’s mission from day one. Forto stands for scalable and sustainable logistics technologies that allows users to own their entire supply chain.
A one-stop-shop and single face to the customer that would cover the entire process chain from quotation, booking, document management, track and trace all the way to proactive exception handling and supply chain data analytics.
A growing team of over 450 technology and logistics experts at ten locations, together with financing totalling over USD 400 million, forms the basis for further growth.
Your Role Head of Finance ASIA to own all financial / risk aspects of the Asian businessYou will report to the Global Director of Finance, acting as the beach-head of Forto’s Global Finance group in Asia;
in addition, you will be a day-to-day partner to Forto’s VP AsiaControlling : Help define & provide relevant finance KPIs Planning & Reporting : Regional responsibility to support global annual planning, CF planning & reporting;
in charge of Mgmt reporting for ASIA PACIFICAccounting : Seamless interactions with Asian Accounting teamRisk Management : Manage customer and partner portfolio risks by implementing respective tools & systems, be in charge of the cash collection processCash & Working Capital Management : Create visibility on spend Visibility on Cash, Receivables, OWC
What you bring
Master’s Degree in finance (or similar) from a leading academic institution
7+ years of corporate finance experience preferably at a growth company, investment bank, or another robust corporate finance environment
Experience in developing appropriate business analysis, revenue projections and forecasting processes to facilitate short, medium- and longer-term business and operational planning
Experience in establishing financial controls and processes, ensuring balance sheet visibility in a fast-growth business
Financial fluency (incl with taxes and IFRS Accounting)Analytical and data driven; an active and willing participant at the strategic level
Self starter, proactive, able to tackle challenges and deliver results
Strong team player with hands-on personality
Proven leader with the ability to build, inspire and upskill a high performance team as the company scales
Highly agile and driven by the challenge of working in constantly evolving, fast-paced business
Strong sense of cross cultural working style, esp EU
ASIA PACIFIC interaction
Fluency in English
Mandarin is a plus
Advanced MS Office skills (Word, PowerPoint and especially Excel / Sheets) or Google related tools
SQL query development and knowledge of BI tools is a plus, Microsoft BC15 is a plus
Prior experience in logistics / freight forwarding industry
Why Forto - Personal & Professional Development : Through a strong ownership from the first day on you will experience a steep learning curve, grow on a professional level and take the next steps of being an Expert or People Lead.
Impact : We are leading the digital transformation of a whole industry and share a high awareness for environmental issues on all levels especially supported by our management.
Senior positions)- Team : Join a team of over 30 nationalities and different backgrounds from Tech, Logistics, Business.
What really matters to us is a caring and welcoming environment where we embrace uniqueness and not only straight CV's.- Working culture : Experience a company culture where we work on eye level, decisions are made fast and knowledge sharing as well as mentoring is on our daily agenda. Our