Job Overview

Head of Finance - Philippines

Location: Singapore Salary: Negotiable
Type: Permanent Contact: Ellen Bedlow
Posted: about 1 year ago

A global investment bank are currently looking to appoint a head of finance to be based in Manila. As CFO for the Philippines, you will provide leadership to a team of 3 ensuring the smooth running of all finance activities and local regulatory reporting.

Overview of the role:

  • Overseeing the preparation and submission of regulatory returns to the central bank, as well as driving implementation of regulatory changes affecting finance
  • Ensuring compliance with the revenue dept. and other regulations which includes computing, paying and filing of corporate tax and WHT returns
  • Co-ordinate the annual audit by the statutory auditors and completing the annual financial statements
  • Attending all management team meetings and ensures that financial statement approvals and other finance and regulatory related matters are brought to the board’s attention and approval if required
  • Resolving financial issues and co-ordinating activities and processes within the business
  • Identifying, analysing and resolving complex problems related to finance
  • Ensuring proper communication and compliance of policies affecting the department

To be considered for this role you will demonstrate strong leadership qualities and possess the following:

  • Qualified accountant
  • Solid and broad experience covering regulatory reporting, tax, management accounting, and FP&A
  • Banking experience preferred but candidates from other financial services institutes, and advisory/consulting/audit firms will be considered
  • Good knowledge of local GAAP/IFRS, central bank regulations, regulatory reporting and tax matters
  • Ability to influence and partner with key stakeholders
  • Ability to adapt and flexibility to adjust to new business requirements
  • Leadership and project management skills
  • High integrity and a strong track record
  • Ability to prioritise and meet deadlines

Interviews will commence week commencing 31st July.

For candidates meeting the above criteria and looking for a new opportunity based in the Philippines, please apply today for immediate consideration.