director - accounting & controllership shared services

Petaling Jaya, my
Competitive Salary
May 04, 2021
Jun 03, 2021
Job Role
Contract Type
Full Time
job description

about the company

Our client is a multinational with global presence, set to be the leader in its industry. They are currently expanding their footprint within the APAC region with their Shared Services set up - supporting their Accounting & Controllership functions.

about the job

Being a part of the shared services pioneer team, this new role reports into the Global Head of Finance & Operations - Shared Services, responsible for all business support & operational performance activities performed by the APAC shared services on behalf of internal and external customers in the areas of finance/accounting & controllership. The Head owns the P&L of the shared services delivery center, provides high focus on customer experience and service level achievement and oversees the transition of additional services into the centre.
  • Provide executive leadership for the shared services - setting strategy, vision, goals, future direction and overall governance.
  • Own the finance/accounting operational activities performed in the centre, including accountability on US GAAP application, SOX compliance and controls & financial reporting to corproate office.
  • Expand the centre's service offering and to oversee all implementation and roll out efforts.
  • Drive focus on integration, analytics, automation, transformation, continuous improvement, innovation and other digital capabilities.
  • Ensure resolution of critical/complex issues and to serve as final point of escalation for resolving major service delivery and relationship issues.
  • Provide operational excellence & monitor shared services performance ensuring that customers' needs are met, including compliance & controls.
  • Serve as a key interface between the shared services team, shared services customers and relevant functional leads.
  • Manage overall shared services resource allocation, budget and cost of operations.

  • skills & requirements

    To qualify for the role, you as a leader in a pioneer role should have:
  • Relevant work experience within a finance/accounting operational shared services delivery centre for at least 15 years.
  • An existing Finance Leader of shared services, with ability to manage over 50 headcounts.
  • Proven ability to start and run a shared services delivery model, strategic planning, resources/budget allocations and corporate stakeholder management, within the APAC capacity or beyond.
  • Exceptional interpersonal & communication skills, with proven leadership qualities.
  • Ability to consult back to the business of best practices in the market of a shared services delivery - within the scope of Finance/Accounting.
  • Able to maintain and promote social, ethical, and organizational standards in conducting internal and external business activities.
  • Tech-savvy within multiple platforms, especially SAP.

  • To apply online, please click on the appropriate link. Alternatively, please contact Manveer Singh at


    SSC, Shared Service, Finance, Accounting, Controllership, Director, Finance Director, SSC Head, SSC Director


    Accounting/Finance Degree/Qualification

    educational requirements

    Bachelor Degree share
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