Our client is the world’s leading manufacturer of high-quality chocolate and cocoa products.
Direct Reports to : Regional CFO Asia Pacific
Dotted line: Regional Commercial VP
Responsibilities / number of direct reports: team members (6), team leader (1), team managers (3)
Direct reports: Accounting Manager, Local Controller, Junior HR Manager, Company Secretary, Purchasing Executive, Senior IT Executive
Dotted reports: Site Production Manager
The objective of the role, as a member of the senior leadership team, reporting to and partnering with the Regional CFO and local Managing Director, is to drive financial results of the unit and set local financial policy and direction.
You will also be an active participant in, and driver of, the organization’s overall strategy.
You will lead all financial administration, business planning, and budgeting and business governance to the compliance of legal, group, accounting and other relevant standards.
In addition, the position also provides local lead for human resources (HR), information technology (IT) and purchasing, working closely with regional/national functional manager as to implement global/regional initiatives, drive local policies/ initiatives, monitor compliances to required legal and group standards.
As Site MD, you will also responsible for managing the local relationship with the JV partner and overseeing the Production department to make sure the factory continues to meet all the production KPI’s. The MD role also requires to represent the Group in front of the various government authorities and agencies.
A minimum of a Bachelor degree in Accounting/Finance
Professional certification is a plus
At least 10 years in a similar management position
Mature and pro active, with evidence of having worked as a true Business Partner to the Chief executive of a multi-state and network based entity
Demonstrated excellence in managing finance, accounting, budgeting, control and reporting
Skills in examining, developing, reengineering and recommending financial, HR and technology policies and procedures
Strong analytical skills and experience interpreting a strategic vision into an operational model.
A hands-on manager with integrity and a desire to work in a dynamic, mission-driven environment
An effective communicator, with strong oral and written skills
Strong commitment to developing team members
Knowledge or specific business understanding
Exposure in commodity based business as well as multi currency business
Experience with multinational company with manufacturing environment or food industry
Sound business sense with Indonesian/local environment (previous experience in Indonesia is required)