Chief Financial Office | e-commerce startup company

Job Title: Chief Financial Office | e-commerce startup company
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Bangkok, Thailand
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 30405_1538126247
Contact Name: Withida (Dow) Marlow
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 28, 2018 16:17

Job Description

Our client is an e-commerce startup in the publishing industry. The Chief Financial Officer or CFO will perform effective risk management and plan the organization's financial strategy. The ideal candidate must be well-versed in all aspects of financial management ranging from simple accounting to broad investment and banking operations. The ideal candidate will be an excellent leader since all relative departments of the organization will be under their command.

This position is open to expatriates...

Key Responsibilities | Deliverables

1. Operations

  • Manage regional accounting & finance teams and third parties to which functions have been outsourced
  • Maintain appropriate management accounting, consistent across all entities and aligned with the Group
  • Implement operational best practices
  • Supervise acquisition due diligence and negotiate acquisitions

2. Financial reporting

  • Generate accurate and timely budgets, forecasts and operational performance reports
  • Report financial results to the board of directors focused emphasis on key performance variance drivers

3. Processes & controls

  • Work with cross-functional business units to determine financial control points over relevant business processes
  • Actively review and advise on financial/accounting processes and leading any process and cost improvement projects
  • Construct and monitor reliable control systems

4. Funding & treasury

  • Monitor cash balances and cash flow forecasts
  • Assist with debt and equity financing

5. Financial analysis & planning

  • Direct and control the budgets
  • Review monthly results and implement monthly variance reporting as compared to budget
  • Develop financial and tax strategies

6. Risk & Compliance

  • Monitor all open legal issues involving the company
  • Ensure that the company complies with all legal and regulatory requirements
  • Ensure that record keeping meets the requirements of auditors and government agencies
  • Maintain relations with external auditors and investigate their findings and recommendations

Experience | Skill Requirements

  • High motivation and commitment to work
  • Adaptability to changes in a dynamic and diverse environment, works well under pressure and tight deadlines
  • Absolute reliability regarding the level of details
  • Demonstrated leadership ability, team management, accuracy, timeliness, collaboration, and interpersonal skills
  • Working knowledge of international and Asia specific accounting and taxation principles
  • Master's degree in business administration, accounting or similar
  • Minimum of 5 years of accounting and finance experience
  • Excellent English writing and speaking skills, Thai is a plus
  • Excellent Microsoft Excel skills
  • Experience coordinating with other offices in a cross-region company preferred
  • Financial experience in e-commerce company preferred
  • CPA, CA or similar certificate is advantageous
  • Knowledge and experience in using and implementing common accounting systems (SAP, Netsuite, Xero etc.)
  • Excellent analytical and abstract reasoning skills, plus excellent organization skills

Please note that due to the expected high application rate, only those who are shortlisted will be contacted.

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