Group CFO (Regional)

Kuala Lumpur Permanent

Updated on 13/08/2021

  • Great opportunity to join the biggest firm in their industry across APAC
  • Develop your career within this organisation with good career prospect

About Our Client

Our client is one of the top Group within their industry in APAC. Boasting on their huge revenue, global presence and huge clientele, our client currently are aggressively expanding to maximize their market share globally. Moving forward as a vibrant organization, they believe in hiring the best talent to produce the best results. Due to the aggressive developing of the business as well as the increased in revenue of their business, they are looking for a Finance Director (Regional) to partner in bringing their business to a higher level. This is an amazing opportunity to join this organization with strong development and good progression in a newly created role.

Job Description

Being the "right hand person" to the Group CEO, it is vital that this candidate comes with a track record of delivery and proven experience. Among the many responsibilities are listed below:

  • Being the senior finance professional for the region, the Group CFO is responsible for determining, implementing, monitoring, reviewing and evaluating budgetary and accounting strategies, policies and plans in consultation with other heads of departments within the company
  • Acts as a business partner to the commercial team and to support the team across APAC
  • Assessing capital expenditure proposals and the financial status of operational projects
  • Advising on investment strategies in Mergers and Acquisition deals, including investment funding, cash flow management and the distribution of earnings
  • Driving strategic business plans in the Region including the planning and delivering of medium to long term profit forecasts, budgeting and financial reporting
  • Directing the preparation of financial statements and management reports for presentation Region/Group Executive Committee and Board of Directors that summarizes the organization's financial position and profit forecasts
  • Responsible for taxation matters and coordinating the preparation and filing of tax returns including the provision of tax advice across the region
  • Providing financial information and concluding on implications in relation to profitability and treasury requirements
  • Responsible for internal controls and driving compliance to company policies within the Region, including conducting audits and investigations where necessary to ensure adherence with financial legislation and standards

The Successful Applicant

The ideal Group CFO will be confident in leading from the front and be responsible for the growth of the company and must possess the below requirements;

  • Candidate must possess a Professional Qualification (ACCA/CPA/ICAEW/MICPA)
  • At least 20 years of relevant experience in Accounting, Finance Business, Corporate Finance and Tax, preferably from Multi-National Corporate
  • At least 15 years of managerial position and leading a team
  • Confident with excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work in a fast paced and aggressive environment
  • Strong analytical skills, highly motivated and results oriented

What's on Offer

Being part of a leading high growth company in Malaysia you will be offered a great package which includes:

  • Attractive salary package (RM50,000 to RM70,000 depending on experience)
  • Opportunity to step into a more progressive position in a strong growth company

Eugene Koo
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Phone number
+603 2302 4019

Job summary

Finance & Accounting
Financial Director / CFO
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Kuala Lumpur
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Consultant name
Eugene Koo
Consultant contact
+603 2302 4019
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