Finance Manager

Guangdong - Zhongshan, China
18 Apr 2019
09 May 2019
Job role
Finance manager
This is a Plant Finance Manager and responsible for the overall factory finance operation and work closely with Plant Manager and APAC Supply Chain Finance team to deliver financial & operation KPIs as well as drive plant improvement initiatives and productivity program.

1. Partner with Plant Operation team to establish standard product costing (including project cost estimation) and provide timely insights of costing variances;
2. Drive operation and Finance team to fully comply with company Accounting policy and ERP utilization requirements;
3. Manage the plant month-end closing process and prepare monthly operation performance reports including variance analysis;
4. Develop and implement budgeting and financial reporting systems to provide timely and relevant plant financials;
5. Develop plant operating budget, quarterly financial planning estimates as well as production;
6. Partner with the Plant Manager in identifying and implementing cost reduction initiatives as well as executing the planned cost control actions
7. Manages the deployment of cost saving and other programs to improve operating performance. Monitors and provides opportunities to support continuously improving Plant Productivity;
8. Ensure adequate costing and accounting process in place, including standard cost updates, physical inventory verification, periodic cycle counts, CIP and FA physical count, detect risky control deficiencies;
9. Work closely with the purchasing team in vendor management, to balance sourcing risk and opportunity;
10. Ensures plant quality policy and ERP program are thoroughly implemented in the finance function;

11. Evaluate plant capital requisition request supported by the in-depth analysis of the expected productivity, operation efficiency and saving. Monitor and report purchase commitments and spending for all capital programs. Conduct follow-up audits to ensure compliance for all significant capital investments;

12. Ensure adequate control to safeguard plant assets, documents and financial records;

13. Manage plant finance staff and provide timely coaching support staff career development;

14. Provide full support to all Compliance investigations and Audits;

15. Lead ad hoc projects as required including appropriate ERP implementations and system upgrades;

Lead with a strong compliance and integrity mindset.

1. Degree in Finance or Accounting, CPA/CMA preferred or equivalent local professional qualifications;
2. Experience: Minimum of 10 years professional experience. Experience in a manufacturing environment is a plus;
3. Familiar with IFRS GAAP, and local statutory requirements;
4. Strong leadership skills required to drive environment of continuous improvement;
5. Mature operation skills of Microsoft office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word etc.);
6. Fluent in spoken and written English.