Job Openings Head of Finance, Controlling & Administration

About the job Head of Finance, Controlling & Administration

POSITION                Head of Finance, Controlling & Administration



COMPANY              Our client is an international company in the information and communications technology market. They develops and manufactures connectivity solutions for high-quality communication networks



LOCATION             Pinghu, Jiaxing



REPORT TO           Solid line to Managing Director – Great China

                                   Dotted line to Head of Group Controlling – Global & APAC





-          Definition and Set-up of the Accounting and Controlling structure of the Company Including Factories and Sales Market Organization (MO) according to local regulations and the Group guidelines.

-          Ensures transparency in production (Costing, hourly rates, rejection rate, BOM,….)

-          Implement and maintain an ERP-System (U8/SAP) according to local requirements and Group guidelines for the assembly and sales & distribution processes.

-          Responsible for all accounting and controlling tasks of the Company. This includes also the monthly reporting to Group. Lead of the accounting function (internal – external)

-          Responsible for collection and financing, including project financing.

-          Responsible for planning procedures (ad-hoc Cashflow planning, Budget and Latest estimate)

-          Business support to the local stakeholders and MD with up to date analysis, margin management and continuously development of controlling instruments.

-          Devise and implement an internal control process to ensure operational efficiency and effectiveness

-          Lead of tax compliance of the company, transparency as well as optimization

-          HR/Payroll processing and execution.

-          Ensure proper IT systems and ERP in line with the group standards and guidelines





-          Definition and implementation of the Accounting and Controlling standards and structure.

-          Ensures proper and on time financial statements according to Group guidelines and local requirements

-          Responsible for all accounting and finance related tasks including statutory and management reporting, cash flow management

-          Responsible for all tax related topics, such as: VAT, tax declaration, tax structuring of the company (including tax credits), Transfer pricing setup, documentation and update.

-          Support to the accounting team in day to day financial operations.

-          Ensures proper financial consolidation of legal and management accounting figures on regularly basis in close coordination with Group Controlling.

-          Ensure compliance with statutory reporting requirements and local tax regulations.

-          Responsible for cash management and planning, management of forex exposure according Groups Guidance.

-          Oversee the costing process, including new product costing and maintenance of existing product costs.

-          Organization and coordination of the yearly Budget and Forecast process.

-          Implementation of controlling measures, analysis and explanation of deviations. Analyze revenue and expenditure trends and recommend appropriate budget levels and ensure expenditure control.

-          Setup and Review internal controls and implement new procedures if necessary to safeguard company assets and to ensure all business transactions are being recorded in proper manner.

-          Ensure timely and accurate financial reports being submitted to Group Controlling.

-          Liaison with external and internal auditors, tax agent, company secretary, government tax authorities and bankers.

-          Manage all inventory, fixed assets and associated control and depreciation.

-          Ensure all legal documentation and insurances for the Company business are up-to-date.

-          Execute monthly payroll for employees incl. all related local social and tax deductions and reporting

-          Liaise with Corporate IT for all IT system related topics – ensure proper running of local systems.





-          Fluency in both spoken and written English and Chinese required

-          Financial accountant or controller with at least 5-8 years’ experience in operative production controlling environment in an international corporation.

-          Used to work together in an international environment with Controller APAC and Head office (Europe).

-          User Know-how in ERP (SAP) and Reporting tool (Cognos), Manufacturing tool.

-          Strong leader with a mature sense of priorities and solid practical experience who can design and implement systems within the framework of technical boundaries.

-          Can multitask and work successfully in a matrix management model.