Head of Finance and Admin (FMCG)

Job Title: Head of Finance and Admin (FMCG)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: JN -022019-230256
Contact Name: David Wooden
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 12, 2019 01:47

Job Description

  • Multinational
  • Attractive Remuneration Package
  • Career Growth Opportunities

About our client

This business is one of the leading European companies globally with an excellent track record is currently looking for a Head of Finance & Admin to join their well establish team based in Malaysia. This individual would be reporting to the Managing Director based in Malaysia managing a small team.

Your responsibilities

  • The head of finance would be accountable for all financial reporting functions which includes financial & management reporting
  • This person would also be responsible in providing insights as a business partner to the other heads of departments.
  • Strategizing with the Managing Director on market analysis, cost efficiencies, new market penetrations and expansion initiatives for the Malaysian office while ensuring efficiencies in operations.
  • Highly involved in funding, tax and audit management and process improvements.
  • Establish robust risk management framework, internal controls and systems are set or improvise.
  • 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 set.
  • Ensure proper systems, processes and infrastructure are designed and deployed for delivery of accurate and timely financial reports.
  • Overseeing and lead future upgrading or migration of accounting systems and all administrative duties for the business

You will have

  • Degree in Finance or Accounting, or CPA/ACCA/CA/CIMA/MIA
  • At least 10 years exposure to corporate business from an MNC/PLC/SME
  • Demonstrated strength in managing a team
  • Strong in setting up Finance & Accounting framework (internal controls, SOP's,)
  • Candidates with working experiences from an FMCG/F&B/Pharma/Medical Devices/Retail/Trading background is preferred, however candidates from other industries are encouraged to apply.

Argyll Scott Asia is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.