You will be a trusted and strategic business advisor to the CEO and wider group, working in partnership with the executive leadership team to propel the organization forward through a combination of financial, business and digital acumen, while delivering on the core mandate to provide sound financial reporting.
Working closely with the help and support of the EXCO / Board, you will formulate strategies for our path ahead and develop key business metrics that will help the business stay focused and on track towards our goals.
Understanding the business is the core of decision making, and as the CFO, you will need to champion objective and insightful analysis on the key drivers of their models, holding business owners accountable and working alongside them to identify opportunities for further success.
Get to know the Role: Lead a high performing team to provide monthly and quarterly financial performance reports; covering operating revenues and expenses, as well as detailed analyses of key business drivers, to enable the line management to make sound business and operational decisions, and to ensure best practice systems and control.Support strategy, operations and financial planning using a data-driven approach, that guides businesses on market segment evaluation and developmentEstablish frameworks for capital allocation and develop budgets for financial forecastingOwner of internal controls, policies and procedures related to financial reporting and compliance; ensure integrity and soundness over financial transactions and reportingEnsure compliance with company policies, and applicable accounting standards, as well as related regulatory reporting requirements and tax filingsTracking of KPIs to ensure that company and business targets are met and keeping line management informed of progress KPIs so that prompt and appropriate actions can be taken to improve performance where necessaryCoordination of digital bank’s operating forecast, annual budgeting and cost allocation exercisesFamiliarity with Basel IV requirements and Singapore MAS Notice 637 to ensure that the bank complies with regulatory liquidity requirementsDevelop, maintain and revise policies, procedures, processes and internal controls to ensure that proper governance are practiced and upheldOversee the preparation of accounting separation and any stipulated reports to the regulatory bodiesGrowth stage experience is critical: experience in balancing the needs of a dynamic, hyper-growth company with the overarching requirements of financial disciplineProven experience leading high-performance teams on daily operations and key metrics while guiding them towards the strategic direction and objectives of the wider companyBuilding and mentoring a lean team of high performersProviding commercial insight and leadership across the business in order to achieve on, and to exceed on business plan targetsProvide inputs and advise the management team on key strategic issues (e.g. initiatives, business unit plans, and major investments) based on clear issue framing, systems-level thinking, data driven and rigorous analysesBridge business opportunities with product development via a keen grasp of the business imperatives and clear understanding of the possibilities and / or limitations of technology and regulatory frameworkLead the development of experimental business opportunities including development of baseline capabilities, definition of the parameters of success, and ensuring smooth transition to operationsExecute the strategic planning rhythm to ensure follow-through of the functional deliverables via discussions, updates and action-trackingAssess proposals for all major initiatives to ensure judicious investment of company resources in line with strategic directionAnalyse the performance the company’s business portfolio and identify new opportunities for growthEngage senior executives in the development and execution of strategic initiatives
The must haves: A recognised Accounting / Finance degree and / or CPA is highly desirableMin 20 years of relevant finance experience in banking. This person needs to be someone familiar with the local regulatory reporting, financial controls as well as finance functionsIntegrity and firm in ensuring compliance of policies and internal controlsGood interpersonal skills, with ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships both within and across business unitsAble to plan and coordinate effectively and manage expectations to achieve the expected resultsAble to lead, guide and motivate team to meet corporate goals and objectivesAbility to construct and deliver clear presentations to senior company executivesWell-developed communication skills to interact with broad ranges of audiencesAbility to look beyond individual issues to identify broader themes with wider-reaching impactSuperb presentation and communication skillsExperience in project managing complex, cross-functional projectsCreativity and comfortable with ‘blank sheet of paper’ assignmentsA natural leader who displays integrity, humility and responsibility, with excellent interpersonal skillsAbility to empathise and collaborate with stakeholders across functions and at all levels of experienceA self-starter and independent learner who takes the initiative to challenge the status quo. A big-picture thinker who is detail-orientedStructured thought process and a strong analytical ability, and some experience with operational executionStrong interpersonal skills with an ability to effectively network within the industry and the overall businessAmbitious, self-driven and highly motivated individual who can work well in a startup VUCA (Volatile, Uncertain, Complex, Ambiguous) environment. Should have a deep desire to excel and develop a career in a fast growing tech company. Should have demonstrated integrity and respect in the performance of their duties.
Grab is more than just the leading ride-hailing app in Southeast Asia. We use data and technology to improve everything from transportation to payments and logistics across a region of more than 620 million people. Working with governments, drivers, passengers, and charities, we aim to unlock the true potential of the region by solving problems that hinder progress. Grab began as a taxi-hailing app in 2012, but has extended its product platform to include private car services (GrabCar & GrabShare), motorcycle taxis (GrabBike), social carpooling (GrabHitch), last mile delivery (GrabExpress), food delivery (GrabFood) and a B2B service for corporate clients (Grab For Work). We are focused on pioneering new commuting alternatives for drivers and passengers with an emphasis on speed, safety, and reliability. Currently we offer services in Singapore, Indonesia, Philippines, Malaysia, Thailand, Vietnam and Myanmar; however, we have R&D offices in Seattle, Beijing & Bangalore as well. If you share our vision of driving South East Asia forward, apply to join our team today.
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