Finance Director, APAC

Job Title: Finance Director, APAC
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Singapore
Salary: SGD220,000-SGD250,000
Reference: MS/FDAPAC/MA/SG
Contact Name: Mehul Shah
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 21, 2020 23:18

Job Description

  • Play a critical and highly visible leadership role 
  • Attractive remuneration
  • As a member of the APAC leadership team, help shape key business decisions to support the company’s growth plans for the region

My client, a rapidly growing European marketing agency, are looking to hire a Regional Finance Director in Singapore to lead and oversee all finance operations and support the company in delivering its long term objectives for the APAC region.


Key Responsibilities 

  • Responsible for the full Finance function for APAC including financial and statutory reporting, budgeting and forecasting, management reporting, controllership and more
  • Business partner with the APAC CEO for the development of long term strategic plans and the annual budgeting process
  • Own the Asia P&L, partnering with the APAC CEO on recommending ways to drive top line profitability with clients
  • Responsible for the development and maintenance of key performance indicators
  • Demonstrate strong leadership skills to also manage the regional finance team
  • Act as the key point of contact in the region for all strategic and commercial issues, demonstrating strong problem solving skills
  • Prepare the budget & monthly financial forecast for APAC, including presentation to the global team, ensuring P&L targets are on track
  • Create and support a first class finance function that works as a true business partner, excelling at ensuring adequate controls

Key Requirements

  • Degree educated, ideally with an MBA, CA or CPA qualification
  • Preferably Big 4 trained with at least 10+ years of experience in a managerial financial role
  • Excellent commercial and business acumen combined with strong leadership and decision making/problem solving skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills to deal effectively with a variety of stakeholders


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