Commerce Finance

Financial Controller (Pharmaceuticals MNC)

Date Added: 13/10/2017
Consultant: Timothy Ho
Internationally Established Brand Name
Business Partnering Role
Career Development Opportunities

Our client is a globally established employer of choice as well as an internationally recognized brand name in the pharmaceuticals industry. As a result of strong regional growth and evolving business needs, there is a need for a commercially-savvy Financial Controller to join the team and support the business.

Reporting to the CFO, the Financial Controller will be responsible for liaising with local entity finance leads on statutory financial and tax regulations as well as rolling out of HQ-driven finance initiatives. You will also be involved in financial analysis, budgeting, profitability analysis and management reporting for the purposes of providing finance decision support for the business across the APAC region. Based in the regional headquarters, you will be working closely with key APAC senior leaders (finance and non-finance stakeholders) across multiple business lines and driving strategic plans, performance management and spearheading the development of analytical and reporting tools to drive business efficiencies. Due to transformation requirements, there will be involvement in working on tax strategy relating to grants and incentives in the local markets. Strong performing individuals will have growth opportunities due to high visibility to senior business leaders.

The successful candidate should have a relevant accounting degree, CA qualified and with a minimum of 8 10 years of finance / accounting experience, ideally gained in a regional business-focused role in an MNC environment. Prior experience in dealing with APAC regional stakeholders will be highly valued as well as exposure and interaction with EDB, IRAS and other external regulators. The successful individual should have good business acumen, strong initiative and the communication skillsets to work across diverse nationalities.

To apply, please submit your resume to Timothy Ho at, quoting the job title and reference number TH12717. Only successfully shortlisted candidates will be notified.

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Type of Work: Permanent

Region: Singapore

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