Financial Controller

Ho Chi Minh City (VN)
Competitive salary

We are looking for a capable and inspiring leader to join the finance team in one of the fastest growing businesses in the exciting online commerce industry. If you are optimistic, resilient and a dream-maker, join us to build the business model of the future! We build the future together, one brick at a time.

Reporting to the Chief Financial Officer you, as the Financial Controller of the business, will be responsible for:

Owning the integrity, accuracy and rigor of the balance sheet and accounting systems/processes/operation

  • Maintaining the company accounting system, the integrity, timeliness and accuracy of financial and management reporting prepared in compliance with local Vietnamese accounting standards (VAS) and tax reporting
  • Ensure the rigour, discipline and integrity of the general ledgers and balance sheet with a structured process to review and monitor the balance sheet health
  • Ensuring smooth day-to-day operations of the finance and accounting function within the company, ensuring monthly financial statements are prepared accurately and in a timely manner
  • Stay updated of changes in VAS and GAAP to ensure the internal accounting operation is fully compliant with the latest regulation and changes

Ensuring a strong control and risk management culture and operation within the finance function and the overall business

  • Leading the overall risk and control review of the business, with the support from the enterprise risk team based out of Singapore
  • Continuously engage with relevant business stakeholders and finance leads to understand, identify and suggest solutions for risk management
  • Safeguard the business assets through ensuring a tight control on key processes: P2P, O2C and R2R.

Supporting tax and treasury in managing cashflows and tax compliance

  • Managing cash flow, preparing monthly cash planning, credit facility utilization and ensure well managed account receivables
  • Coordinating with bankers for payment /transfer arrangement
  • Assist the tax team on all reporting and compliance matters

Build a capable, high performing and motivated team

  • Continuously attract, train and retain capable talents into Financial Controller’s team
  • Maintain a healthy network with the external bodies and profession to tap into their knowledge and talent for the business
  • Develop and own people plan with the aim to deliver highly engaged and motivated team, with a clear development roadmap for team members

In order to succeed in the role, you should ideally have:

  • Qualified accountants (ACCA or CPA preferred), ideally with prior experience in Big 4
  • At least 5 years of experience in managing accounting operation (including AP, AR and GL) and a big team (10+) with solid understanding of VAS, GAAP and working knowledge in tax (CIT, PIT, WHT)
  • Experience in distribution or retail industry not a must but an advantage
  • Resilient, optimistic and hands-on
  • Proven record at building and developing people and talents
  • Experience in implementing accounting software or ERP (SAP experience is preferred)
  • Fluency in both English and Vietnamese