Country : AE Field : Support & transversal Location :
Type of Contract : Permanent Level of experience : 10-15 years
SYSTRA is actively looking for a Regional Finance Controller for Asia, who will report to the Regional CFO.
He / she needs to build strong working relations with the Regional Management Team.
The Regional Finance Controller will be responsible for the finance activities (accounting, controlling, treasury, consolidation and tax activities) of regional branches and subsidiaries.
In addition, she / he will supervise the finance of MVA Group (to be expected 1 week per month in Hong Kong).
He / she generally monitors the security and compliance and accuracy of financial reporting to the region and headquarters.
Working closely with the Regional CFO and the regional management team, the Finance Controller of ASIA must ensure the following tasks are carried out within the defined Group Financial operating process :
Area Controlling :
Management of the budget cycle : development of the annual budget, forecasting and budget exercises, gap analysis
Management of the monthly closing process : reporting production, analysis of the results, indicator monitoring, analysis and understanding of gaps, writing a monthly summary note to the Regional Finance Director
Monitoring and controlling of dashboards and financial indicators in the Area (WC, DSO, ... )
Investment projects follow-up
Follow-up on area contracts :
Financial component validation for major tenders issued
Animation / participation to the area bid committees and business reviews
Monitoring of the monthly contracts reviews
Validation of initial budgets of contracts managed
Monthly review of contracts in collaboration with the operational team
Ensure cash improvement by implementing relevant actions (being proactive)
Monitor the Treasury : cash level follow-up, development of the forecasts
Manage relationship with financial institutions under control of the Regional CFO
Ensure the optimization of financial balances of subsidiaries, control operation financing
Manage Cash flow
Animate the cash committees
Process, standards and internal control :
Identify and implement improvement projects of financial process
Ensure the correct application of procedures, standards and Group management rules
Ensure the existence of a good level of local internal control and participate in its improvement
Monitor and review of internal control locally, monitor action plans decided by the Risk Management and Audit department
Ensure the correct application of IFRS on its perimeter
Ensure the correct transmission of consolidation packages to consolidation department on time
Ensure the relevance of the gaps between reporting, social accounts and consolidated accounts
Ensure the proper application of Group accounting rules
Manage monthly, half-yearly and annual closings of the accounts of entities within its scope
Support local accounting managers on difficulties encountered or arbitrations requested about the Group Accounting Manager
Manage the relationship with auditors
Manage tax records in conjunction with the Region and Group Tax Department
Participation in the resolution of international tax issues, in conjunction with the Region and Group Tax Department
Participation in the preliminary assessments and due diligence reviews
Contribution to the files preparation and presentation
Follow-up of the administrative integration
Manage the integration of recently acquired subsidiaries or entities
Evaluate and optimize the financial aspects of the evolution of our local structures (creation or change of activities of our foreign entities)
Ensure the implementation of appropriate quality assurance processes.
Ensure the implementation and adherence to the Systra Group policies, particularly on governance, compliance and ethics.
Identify the best practices that could be generalized at Group level
Participate to ad hoc financial studies for the Finance Department
Ensure the dissemination of financial literacy and Group management rules
Education : Degree in Accounting and / or Financial Management
Experience : 8 years of experience in accounting and financial management within operations / project management environment Experience in a multicultural environment
Technical Skills : Strong financial skills Financial planning and reporting Solid background of operations management Fluent in English and French
Personal Skills : Ability to react quickly to problems arising Good organization skills, rigor, intellectual curiosity Very good communication, clarity of explanations Strong interpersonal communication skills
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