Job Title: CFO
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Selangor, Malaysia
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: JN -012018-11104
Contact Name: David Wooden
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 04, 2018 03:40

Job Description

One of the leading European businesses is currently looking for a strategic CFO to lead the finance team based in Selangor. As the CFO, you will report directly to the CEO and dotted line to a Regional CFO based in APAC.

Your responsibilities

  • Accountable for all financial reporting functions which includes financial & management reporting
  • Highly involved in funding, tax and audit management and process improvements
  • You will also be required to take on a strong business partnering role assisting the CEO in providing strategic and analytical support to evaluate and improve business performances and potential growth opportunities in Malaysia or potentially in SEA
  • Required to drive the business analysis team in performing strategic, financial and operational analysis to facilitate sound business decision whether to expand organically or via merger or acquisitions
  • Establish robust risk management framework, internal controls and systems are set
  • Responsible for all governance framework including, Trading Compliance, Audit Compliance, Tax Compliance, in line with company's policies and compliance requirements
  • Review finance structure and bench strength to ensure the right capabilities, competencies and capacities are in placed
  • Ensure proper accounting systems, processes and infrastructure are designed and deployed for delivery of accurate and timely financial reports
  • Driving improvements or upgrades to ERP accountings systems
  • Analysing cost optimisation involving logistics and distribution channels in meeting revenue targets and driving profit margins

You will have

  • Degree in Finance or Accounting, or preferably CPA, ACCA or CIMA
  • At least 10-15 years exposure to corporate business from an MNC/PLC/SME
  • Demonstrated strength or success in business partnering and ability to manage and drive change
  • Proven track record of good leadership, developing people, interpersonal and communication skills
  • Candidates with experiences in revamping finance teams/restructuring or have done start-ups would have an additional advantage
  • Regional experience in managing SEA countries would be a huge advantage
  • Candidates from FMCG/Manufacturing/Pharmaceuticals industries are encouraged to apply, however candidates from other industries are welcome to apply

If you are interested in exploring this role further, please send your resume to David Wooden at or call directly on +60 3 2174 9011 for a confidential discussion.

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