Strategic Finance Manager

Location: Shah Alam
Job ID: AYR1


Job description:


  • Update and implement all necessary business policies, governance and controls, taxation, finance and accounting practices. 
  • Improve the finance department’s overall policy and procedure manual.
  • Collate all financial reporting materials, analyse and present financial reports in an accurate and timely manner, and clearly communicate monthly and annual financial statements.
  • Oversee and lead annual budgeting and planning process.
  • Provide insightful information and expectations for the CEO with long term and short term strategic planning process and updating the plans for the company.
  • Administer and review all financial plans and budgets; monitor progress and changes; and keep senior leadership team abreast of the organization’s financial status.
  • Seek out methods for minimising financial risk to the company. Reporting to management and stakeholders, and providing advice how the company and future business decisions might be impacted 
  • Conduct regular latest estimates (LE) and sensitivities reviews to monitor progress against the plan year’s target, and take appropriate intervention actions as required.
  • Manage organizational cash flow and forecasting.
  • Implement a robust contracts management and financial management and reporting system 
  • Lead the reviews of financial statements and business performance with management and leadership team.
  • Ensure that the contract billing and collection schedule is adhered to and that financial data and cash flow are steady and support operational requirements.
  • Effectively communicate and present the critical financial matters to the board of directors.
  • Directs and participates in cost analyses and productivity studies.
  • Establishes system controls for the maintenance and developing new financial systems and procedures to improve existing financial and accounting systems.
  • Plan and organise internal audits involving review of accounting and administrative controls.
  • Coordinates preparation of the annual audit process and materials, liaise with external auditors and finance committee of the Board of Directors, and external financial reporting. 


  • Bachelor's degree (Hons) in Finance, Accounting or Economics. Professional qualification such as Chartered Accountant, Chartered Certified Accountant or Certified Public Accountant will be considered a plus.
  • 8-10 years of experience as Finance and Accounting Manager, preferably in duty-free, import & export knowledge, transportation, warehousing, and forwarding business.
  • Superior interpersonal skills and excellent communication skills
  • A keen eye for detail and desire to probe further into data
  • Deadline-orientated and an ability to stick to time constraints
  • Rigorous data analysis capability and financial acumen
  • Highly organized and attention to details oriented
  • An analytical mind with solid problem-solving skills
  • Strong Microsoft Excel skills with related IT expertise

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