Head of Finance - Korea

Job Title: Head of Finance - Korea
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Seoul
Salary: KRW125,000,000-KRW165,000,000
Contact Name: Mehul Shah
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 06, 2021 17:42

Job Description

  • Working for a growing European Pharmaceutical company
  • As a member of the leadership team, help shape key business decisions to support the company’s growth plans for the region
  • Attractive remuneration and excellent opportunities for career progression

My client, a growing European Pharmaceutical company, are seeking a CFO to lead and oversee all finance operations and support the company in delivering its long-term objectives for Korea.

You will be a key member of the Leadership Team, helping drive and challenge key business decision to reach commercially sound consensus for maximising company profits and growths.


Key Responsibilities 

  • Lead the Finance team in the preparation of all key financials for the region
  • Act as the key point of contact in the region for all strategic and commercial issues, demonstrating strong problem-solving skills
  • Business partner with the Regional CFO and Country GMs for the development of long term strategic plans and the annual budgeting process
  • Coordinate the total company budgeting process including submission to region/global
  • Implement and maintain systems of internal controls to safeguard the organization
  • Responsible for the development and maintenance of key performance indicators
  • Demonstrate strong leadership skills to also manage the local team

Key Requirements 

  • Degree educated, ideally with an MBA, CA or CPA qualification
  • Preferably Big 4 trained with at least 8+ 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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