Job ref no.: CT3114387-01#6650

Regional Controller

AMAC Human Resources Consultants

AMAC Human Resources Consultants -Hong Kong Regional Controller - Greater China

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting r Business Administration
  • 10 years or above of progressively responsible experience as a Controller covering the Greater China region
  • Preference will be given to candidates with the Chartered Accountant designation (or local equivalent)
  • Strong core accounting and internal control experience
  • Track record of partnering with and influencing executives on strategy and product initiatives
  • Articulate with conviction with the ability to gain organizational buy-in and effectively accelerate and implement transformation plans
  • Self-driven individual with proven track record working in high-growth fast-paced environment and navigates well in global, shared services organizations
  • Proven financial skills; experience building financial models and using these models to drive and improve business result
  • Good command of spoken and written Cantonese, English and Mandarin
  • Good communication skills with the ability to interact with all levels within an organization
  • Must possess strong quantitative and analytical skills with ability to adapt skills to a wide variety of changing analytical situations
  • Must have a strong desire to succeed in a very dynamic environment
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications is a must - Excel, Word PowerPoint
  • Excellent ability to interpret financial results and business indicators to identify trends and opportunities and to understand the cause and effect of the environmental factors that impact the business and its financial results
  • Ability to handle stressful situations with diplomacy and tact and ability to manage dialog effectively and in a manner that moves things forward
  • Ability to delegate work assignments, empower others, and give authority to work independently, set expectations, and monitor delegated activities
  • Skillful at supporting cross-functional cooperation and building strong working relationships between finance and business unit/operating teams
  • Willingness to work a flexible schedule to accommodate business and travel requirements

Job Duties:

  • This position will serve as the senior finance leader responsible for finance and accounting for the Greater China region
  • He/She will act as the key contact person for all finance and administrative matters relevant to that region
  • The Controller position is accountable for the accounting operations of the company, to include the production of periodic financial reports, maintenance of an adequate system of accounting records, and a comprehensive set of controls and budgets designed to mitigate risk enhance the accuracy of the company's reported financial results, and ensure that reported results comply with local GAAP and international financial reporting standards
  • This role directs a small team of finance professionals and outsourced service providers to provide day-to-day and strategic financial support to the Regional Business Unit Managers
  • This includes statutory and group accounting, the development and maintenance of adequate internal controls, budgeting and forecasting monthly financial reporting and analysis, due diligence on new initiatives, and financial support for business opportunities as well as assisting in the development of strategic and financial plans and analysis to help drive and increase revenue and profitability
  • This role is a key member of the management team supporting the President, Greater China and the Region's Business Unit Managers, but reports directly into the Global Chief Financial Officer
  • Maintain a documented system of accounting policies and procedures
  • Manage outsourced functions
  • Oversee the operations of the Accounting Department, including the design of an organizational structure adequate for achieving the department's goals and objectives
  • Ensure that accounts payable are paid in a timely manner and that all reasonable discounts are taken on accounts payable
  • Ensure that accounts receivable are collected promptly
  • Process payroll in a timely manner
  • Ensure that periodic bank reconciliations are completed
  • Maintain the chart of accounts and an orderly accounting filing system
  • Maintain a system of controls over accounting transactions
  • Issue timely and complete financial statements
  • Calculate and issue financial and operating metrics
  • Provide financial analyses as needed, in particular for capital investments, pricing decisions, and contract negotiations
  • Coordinate the provision of information to external auditors for the annual audit
  • Comply with local, state and federal government reporting and tax requirements
  • Perform business case analysis and due diligence on new initiatives and business opportunities. Prepare comprehensive financial and general business presentations that reflect strong strategic thinking and analysis
  • Oversee the financial aspects of all major proposed projects undertaken by the region, and act as a critical resource for information and analytic in order to support and drive strategic decisions within the region
  • Partner with regional leadership to achieve solid business case creation, presenting budget plans and forecasts, both in revenue targets and profitability management
  • Develop finance strategies that support the current company strategies while achieving revenue and operational efficiency
  • Serve as a change agent within the organization and provide leadership as new systems and processes are integrated into the organization
  • Drive the forecasting and budget processes that link into the corporate planning requirements in addition to business reviews addressing financial and operating performance
  • Responsible for summarizing and presenting key findings recommendations, opportunities, and risks to senior leadership
  • Calculate variances from the budget and report significant issues to management
  • Provide insight to leadership on actual performance against budgeted performance and explanations for variances. Anticipate future results based upon current results, trends, and new information
  • Influence decisions with usable data that reflect the overall strengths and weaknesses of each product line
  • Lead, develop, and grow a group of finance professionals; ensure adequate resources are available to support key business needs
  • Close one or more monthly financial reports and provide comments and analysis on results to management
  • Transfer financial data from ERP systems to the HFM reporting software

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Job ref no. CT3114387-01#6650
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Job Function
Employment Term
  • Permanent
  • Full-time
  • 10 years - 15 years
Career Level
  • Middle management level
  • Degree