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Strategy / Commercial Finance Lead - Manufacturing

  • Location: Singapore
  • Salary: Negotiable per annum
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 30 days ago

  • Sector: Accounting & Finance
  • Contact: Tom Swain
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 31 October 2021
  • Job Ref: JN -092021-463934

Our client is a global consumer powerhouse with extensive investment in Asia, they are looking for an experienced Commercial / Strategy Manufacturing specialist to join its Singapore office.

Reporting to the regional Finance Director of Manufacturing, you will be responsible for a capable finance team managing financial operations of multi-country manufacturing sites across South East Asia.

Key responsibilities

  • Business Partner with Commercial Operations to provide finance support around manufacturing strategy
  • Business Partner with Commercial Operations to drive optimal product allocation strategies
  • Formulate analysis for non-material cost of sales to support decision making
  • Work with stakeholders to identify cost savings initiatives to drive down non material costs elements within product costs
  • Provide negotiation support to Commercial Operations with data, scenario analysis/mapping for non material costs matters
  • Lead in the management of Other Cost of Sales spend
  • Lead regular financial risk assessments of manufacturing
  • Oversee the control environment relating to write offs and rework processes
  • Prepare ad hoc analysis to support commercial / strategic initiatives involving manufacturing
  • Review of key processes to drive process improvements


Key requirements

  • CA/CPA/ACCA Qualified Finance Professional - with extensive Manufacturing Experience
  • Experience in rigorous financial planning, commercial analysis and/or strategy experience
  • Extensive experience within manufacturing in Asia
  • Excellent analytical and modelling skills
  • Experience in working across functions and cultures and dealing with remote teams

Argyll Scott Singapore Pte Ltd
EA License No. 16S8105
Swain Michael Thomas
EA Reg No: R1325644