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This is a newly created position at a highly reputable multi-national manufacturing business that has enjoyed years of sustainable growth and profitability. Part of their long-term strategy is to grow their global presence and as a result, have been actively engaged in M&A activity. In anticipation of this, they require a seasoned veteran to join them as the Head of Financial Systems & Integration.
  • Report to the Group CFO leading the Project Management’s Office (PMO) with visibility to the senior leadership team
  • Develop and communicate a clear vision and strategy for system integration initiatives aligned with the organization's goals
  • Leadership and Strategy- Provide leadership and guidance to a team of professionals responsible for financial systems implementation, and collaborate with senior management to define priorities, resource allocation, and timelines for system integration projects.
  • Financial Systems Management- oversee the implementation, consolidation, and optimization of financial systems, ensuring they meet the organization's requirements for accuracy, reliability, and scalability
  • Integration and Process Improvement- lead efforts to integrate financial systems with other business systems to streamline processes and improve data integrity, identify opportunities for process improvement and automation
  • Compliance and Risk Management- ensure compliance with financial regulations and reporting requirements, implement controls and to safeguard data and mitigate risks
  • Stakeholder Engagement- communicate regularly with executive leadership and other stakeholders on the progress, challenges, and impact of system-related initiatives, partnering with PMO and cross-functional/cross-market leaders to ensure delivery, and sharing best practices across the organization
  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, Information Systems or related discipline
  • Ideally professional designation as Qualified Accountant / Project Management Professional
  • A minimum of 12 years experience in system implementation, consolidation and integration with track record in driving business transformation projects
  • Fluency in English, Cantonese and Mandarin is a plus
  • Prior experience in industrial / manufacturing businesses with complex production processes is advantageous
  • In-depth knowledge of financial systems and other large well-known reporting tools, ie – Oracle, SAP, Hyperion, etc.
  • Proven stakeholder management abilities and running a PMO, collaborating with functional and market leaders across the organization
  • Strong understanding of financial processes, controls, and regulations, with the ability to translate business requirements into technical solutions