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Finance Director

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Our client is seeking a highly skilled and experienced Finance Director to join their team in Taipei. This role offers an exciting opportunity to oversee all financial aspects of the business, ensuring compliance with local legislation and internal guidelines.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensure accounting practices are correct, transparent and complete in accordance with statutory accounting standards, tax law, civil law and internal group guidelines.
  • Manage the year-end audit process efficiently while maintaining quality.
  • Establish an effective tax management system in cooperation with tax specialists in HQ and external tax advisors.
  • Set up an effective cash management system by minimising working capital needs and proactively transferring surplus cash to the parent company.
  • Carry out return on investment calculations for all proposed investments as per the Investment guideline.
  • Assure the application of and compliance with all relevant HQ guidelines.
  • Promote efficiency in Controlling to minimise time spent for report generation and increase time for analysis, commenting and insights sharing.
  • Build solid relationships with budget holders based on mutual respect and trust.
  • Increase cost consciousness by creating transparency, challenging spending behaviour, conducting bidding processes/tenders.
  • Develop a team of highly engaged and motivated people.

Key Requirements:

  • Proven experience in a similar role with a strong understanding of accounting practices, tax management, cash management and treasury tasks.
  • Strong knowledge of statutory accounting standards, tax law, civil law and internal group guidelines.
  • Experience in managing audits and streamlining processes.
  • Ability to establish effective tax management systems in cooperation with tax specialists and external tax advisors.
  • Experience in setting up effective cash management systems by minimising working capital needs.
  • Ability to carry out return on investment calculations for all proposed investments as per the Investment guideline.
  • Knowledge of relevant HQ guidelines and ability to assure their application and compliance.
  • Experience in promoting efficiency in Controlling to minimise time spent for report generation and increase time for analysis, commenting and insights sharing.
  • Ability to build solid relationships with budget holders based on mutual respect and trust.
  • Proven experience in developing a team of highly engaged and motivated people.

About the Organization:

Our client is an industry leader known for its commitment to excellence and innovation. They offer an inclusive work environment that values diversity, collaboration, and personal growth. The company is committed to providing its employees with opportunities for continuous learning and development. Their culture promotes transparency, challenges conventional thinking, encourages creativity, and rewards success.

Contract Type: FULL_TIME

Specialism: Accountancy & Finance

Focus: CFO, Controller & Finance Director

Industry: Accountancy

Salary: Negotiable

Workplace Type: Hybrid

Experience Level: Director

Location: Taipei

Job Reference: 2YEH1O-1BD3AF88

Date posted: 10 July 2024

Consultant: Lisa Kuan

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