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Finance Director, China
- Global Media giant, hiring for a China Finance Director
- Overall accountability for China Accoutning, FP&A and strategy
About Our Client
My client is a global media company, specializing in distribution and content production.
Reporting to the regional VP of Finance & Planning based out of Hong Kong and working closely with VP of Sales and other executives throughout Asia Pacific, you will be responsible for all-round financial activity of the company incorporating management and financial reporting, budgeting, forecasting, tax and compliance. This is a senior executive appointment and it is essential that you have proven experience in leading and influencing commercial and strategic decisions at board level.
Other Key priorities:
Sales and Transaction Support:
*Understand the revenue and profit drivers of the businesses and drive ways of adding value
Reporting, Compliance, Budget and Forecast:
*Lead a team of 3 accounting/finance staff in Beijing together with support from regional finance shared service center in the Philippines
The Successful Applicant
You will ideally have experience in the Media & Entertainment industry but it is not essential. Other sector experience such as Hi-Tech, E-commerce, Internet would also be highly attractive.
*Bachelor degree holder with professional qualification (e.g. CPA, ACA, CIMA or equivalent)
*10+ years' experience in Finance, preferably working in multinational organization and in the entertainment or media sector
*Demonstrate excellent communication (written and spoken) skills in both Mandarin and English
*Excellent proficiency in ERP package, MS Office, Excel (pivot tables, lookups), PowerPoint
*Interested in key industry trends such as Online Media (BAT), TV Ad market, film and TV production trends
Demonstrated knowledge of:
*China regulatory framework and compliance requirement for a WFOE, content creation and distribution.
*All applicable accounting principles (e.g US GAAP, PRC GAAP), statutory standards, International financial reporting standards (IFRS), and how to apply them when applicable.
Demonstrated ability to:
*Provide analysis of underlying financial and non-financial data to provide an insight into the performance to enable the appropriate decisions to be made
What's on Offer
An opportunity to work in a company that has seen significant growth in the last 18-24 months and is continuing to diversify its product offering. You will work with like minded people in an environment that promotes creativity and smart, logical thinkers.
Excellent salary and package is on offer for the best candidate.