Director Finance

Purpose & Overall Relevance for the Organization:

  • Proactive strategic role in improving the ‘business health’ and protecting the interests of the shareholder with direct responsibility in Controlling and Finance and any other responsibilities that may be added over time


Key Responsibilities:


  • Bottomline of the company including financial costs and income or any other tax
  • Ensure collections with the help of Sales Management as per trade terms and DSO objectives and limit bad debts with effective credit policies based on credit worthiness of customers
  • Keep the Operating costs within plans while maintaining effectiveness and service levels as planned
  • Plan and implement systems to facilitate and/or control as per requirements of the company. If required to develop systems locally to take care of special needs
  • Coordinates and consult with General Manager in all financial & business aspects. Oversee the adequacy and soundness of the organization’s finance structures
  • Establishing company/brand strategies and proper business activities.  Provide accurate and appropriate information for decision making. Develop the necessary follow-up procedures to ensure agreed actions are implemented
  • Direct and coordinate the preparation of budget programs
  • Manage the bottom-line of the company including financial costs and income or any other tax
  • First legal point of contact for local management team to SEAPAC legal
  • Oversee and direct the preparation and issuance of the HQ report and statutory accounts
  • Analyze operational issues impacting functional groups and the whole company and determines their financial impacts. Ensure effective systems and sufficient internal controls are in place



  • Establish lines of control and delegate responsibilities to subordinate



  • Manage and control APAC and SEAPAC Finance KPIs


Knowledge, skills and Abilities

  • Manage Business, Processes and Projects
  • Manage and Develop People
  • Provide Framework for Performance
  • Result Orientation
  • Influence Others
  • Analysis and Problem Solving
  • Project management skill
  • Business Acumen


Pre-requisite Knowledge / Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree or above in technical/quantitative discipline
  • At least 5 years in Managerial Finance & Accounting in a multinational company, experience in leading project teams and co-coordinating cross-functional teams
  • PC literature, excellent oral and written communication skills in English and local languages
  • Preferable experience in the sport or clothing industry

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Job Title:  Director Finance

Brand:  adidas
Location:  Petaling Jaya
TEAM:  Accounting & Finance
State:  10
Country/Region:  MY
Contract Type:  Full time
Number:  251229