APAC Head of Finance
- Asia, Singapore
- Accounting, CFO/Finance Director
- 17th January 2019
- Job Type
My client is a leading giant focused in Industrial Real Estate with more than USD 80 Billion in AUM.
They are looking for a Head of Finance in Singapore that will provide leadership and also responsible for accounting, financial reporting, cash management, assistance with tax planning and compliance, budgeting and forecasting.
- Manage a regional team in the APAC region on Finance and Accounting matters
Timely preparation of financial information for local financial statements, tax returns and regulatory reports (IFRS and SFRS)
Monthly and quarterly financial reporting US accounting team under US-GAAP
Handle cash management; including timely execution of payments, bank account maintenance, cash planning, etc.; in close cooperation with the global cash management department
Maintaining a system of internal controls, contributing to and initiation of tax planning and tax structuring where required to optimize the company's policies; in close cooperation with the global tax department
Providing financial expertise in transactions, structuring, debt raising and equity raising
Supporting Fund Management and other departments through preparation and/or review of analyses, financial projections and proforma statements for transactions including, acquisition, disposition, recapitalization, restructuring, debt issuance and ongoing operational activity
Acting as a member of management in all aspects; including stimulating a collaborative environment, driving for continuous improvements, ensuring open communication lines to other departments and regions and communicating the company's decisions, vision and strategy to the team
CPA, Chartered Accountant or equivalent; At least 10 years of accounting and financial management experience, with minimum 5 years cross-regional fund accounting and financial management experience; preferably in the real estate sector.
Strategically focused with familiarity in China private equity real estate fund
Proven leadership skill in managing and growing a team is a must. Very strong interpersonal skill is required to manage the workstream across regions and to operate in a matrix organization.
Strong understanding and experience with international consolidations and accounting, fund reporting, tax, treasury and cash management
- Strong computer skills (MSOffice suite and ERP systems)