Chief Financial Officer

Job Title: Chief Financial Officer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Shanghai
Salary: RMB1,000,000-RMB1,200,000
Reference: MS/CFO/FB/SH
Contact Name: Mehul Shah
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 27, 2020 18:21

Job Description

  • Play a critical and highly visible leadership role in maintaining the company's short-term and long-term financial stability;
  • Attractive remuneration
  • As a member of the leadership team, help shape key business decisions to support the company’s growth plans for the region

My client, a China based food & beverage company, are seeking an individual to lead across all areas of finance and support the President and Board of Directors in delivering the company’s long-term objectives. 


Key Responsibilities 

  • Formulate the company's financial goals, policies and operating procedures, and report to the president and board of directors of the Group;
  • Guide and control the company's financial resources, and maintain the company's short-term and long-term financial stability;
  • Lead the company's financial department to ensure that financial transactions, systems and procedures are consistent with the company's short-term and long-term business goals under the premise of following relevant laws, regulations and accounting standards;
  • Establish and improve the company's financial management and audit system, and organize its implementation, preside over the formulation of the company's financial strategy, financial management and internal control;
  • Support the integrated business of production and marketing (from pasture to supply chain production to deep distribution of dairy beverages nationwide)
  • The scope of work involves accounting, credit control, cash flow, investment management, taxation, insurance, finance, internal audit, budget and forecast analysis, foreign exchange, etc.;
  • Ensure the timely and accurate submission of various financial statements and management statements of the company;
  • Evaluate commercial activities and transactions such as acquisitions, investments, capital operations, mergers or asset sales to ensure their financial feasibility;
  • Establish and maintain good relationships with banks, investment analysis and other financial institutions;
  • Through leadership, evaluation and development of a senior manager team, to ensure effective and consistent implementation of the company's financial strategy and compliance with established regulations;
  • Complete other related tasks assigned by superiors

Key Requirements 

  • Degree educated, ideally with an MBA, CA or CPA qualification
  • +10 years finance experience in a leadership capacity, preferably in the food and beverage or dairy industries
  • Fluency in Mandarin is required to interact with local external stakeholders
  • Proficient in using ERP systems such as SAP
  • Strong leadership skills to manage a highly skilled local finance team
  • Strong commercial acumen and analytical skills required for cost analysis and price model building for fast-moving consumer goods production and marketing;


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