finance director ( global operations) in Kuala Lumpur

nereshpal ganapathy, randstad
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RM 25,000 - RM 30,000 per month
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job details

kuala lumpur, wilayah persekutuan
accounting & finance
job type
working hours
RM 25,000 - RM 30,000 per month
12 years
reference number
nereshpal ganapathy, randstad
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job description

About the company

This is one of the Largest European Manufacturing companies in in the food and beverage sector. They are rapidly expanding and are currently seeking a high calibre finance specialist to support its business with high growth potential. This global role will have operations coverage for multiple countries, including Malaysia, China, Kenya, Zambia, Paraguay, India, USA,. This is a key role in Operations Finance and the selected individual will be responsible for finance business partnering with senior leadership. This position reports to Global Operations Finance Director and is based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

About the job

  • Strategically partner with the Operations team to drive profitable growth through influencing, analysis, product profitability and cost control.
  • Work with operations leadership to develop and ensure a clear path to achieve productivity targets.
  • Optimize operations decision making by providing financial analysis and guidance on operations activities, plans, targets and business decisions.
  • Review product costing & cost allocations on a regular basis and ensure they are adjusted according to the changes in production plans.
  • Expand ROI through efficient deployment of capital investments, working capital and resources. Also responsible for short-term and long-term planning of capital expenditures.
  • Take the leader role to build up yearly operations budget, followed by regular operations forecast and more importantly, drive the business to achieve financial commitment to manage operations, profitability targets and working capital.
  • Improve working capital by looking for opportunities to reduce inventory levels.
  • Ensure alignment across functional organizations including Supply Chain, Sales, and Finance to achieve business commitments.
  • Ensure accuracy of finance reports, statements and controls. Review financial statements particularly P&L with gross margin analysis.
  • Develop good working relationship with external and internal auditors and ensure smooth closure of half yearly and year end audit.
  • Any ad hoc project as required by the line manager.

Finance Business Partnering

  • Establish a high level of credibility and create strong working relationships with senior business partners and stakeholders.
  • Form a close working relationship with the respective Supply Chain / Business Operations team at Malaysia and China.

To apply for this role, you should possess:

  • Degree in a relevant field and is accredited in either CPA /ACCA /CIMA
  • At least 12 years of post graduation experience in Finance and is currently in a Finance Director or in other senior Regional/Global Finance roles
  • Track record of having thrived in a complex organization with multiple business entities
  • Experience in implementing robust financial and operational controls in a cross-border environment
  • Openness to travel to Malaysia, Thailand and other parts of the region.

To apply online, please click on the appropriate link. Alternatively, please contact Nereshpal Ganapathy on or 03-20367559


no additional skills required



educational requirements

Bachelor Degree