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Finance Controller I - Plant in Shanghai at ZF

Date Posted: 12/4/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description


  • Prepare and submit financial and operational analysis and report to support the management’s decision making. Ensure the high reliability and timely delivery of financial information, in line with TRW’s standards, local statutory requirements and U.S. GAAP standards.
  • Initiate strategic proposals for business growth, productivity and profitability improvement. Provide leadership in budgeting and forecasting process.
  • Overlook the internal control and risk management in the business units and take necessary adjustment for policies and procedures and achieve effective implementation to ensure an optimized control environment.
  • Handle the treasury and taxation management. Lead to improve the cash flow position for the plant.
  • Lead and develop the entity’s finance team.
  • Work closely and support General Manager on all business and strategic decision-making.
  • Initiate, drive and monitor action plans to improve profit and cash flow performance.
  • Prepare budgets; perform in depth financial analysis of various business scenarios (business case study), working with multiple currencies; identify business trends and opportunities.
  • Handle banking/treasury functions as required; provide accurate forecasting; ensure superior credit control.
  • Oversee accounting processes including billing, payables, payroll and month-end closing, ensuring accurate account reconciliations and account analysis.
  • Implementation and maintenance of rigorous financial controls and compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley internal control requirement.
  • Ensure compliance with all appropriate local statutory regulations and versus US GAAP (generally accepted accounting principals) for TRW reporting.
  • Cooperation and support as required various requests and analysis required by Asia-Pacific or Corporate Departments.
  • Manage the smooth and cost effective external and internal audit process; ensure all potential audit issues are mitigated in a timely fashion, maintain relationship with auditors throughout the year.


Job Requirements

Education Requirements
 Bachelor's degree (at least) in Accounting/Finance/Commerce, ACCA/CPA/CMA or MBA preferred.

Experience and Skill Requirements
At least 10 years accounting/finance working experience.
 Background in manufacturing enterprises is a must.
 Background in large distribution organizations and/or accounting firms is preferred.
 Analytical Skills – Operational / financial analysis skills.
 Financial/Accounting skills – Accounting principles, audit and process control practices.
 Good leadership and communication skills.
 Ability to lead courageously.
 Good interpersonal skills / foster teamwork in others.
 Presentation skills.
 Efficient self-organization skills to maintain high level of multi-tasking.
 Adaptability – be able to adapt to varying time constraints, resource levels and organizational situations.
 Negotiating skills.
 Value Diversity (understand Asian cultures, customs, etc.)


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