Finance Manager - G&C
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This position is a key enabler of principled leadership and good governance and control, driving the culture, ownership and capability of embedded Governance and Control in Pet Nutrition China market and supply.
- Enhance PN China governance culture and capability
- Uphold and embed highly effective control in key business & finance processes / policies, especially in market and supply
- Co-pilot business to ensure proper governance and control is in place to support sustainable growth
Context and Scope
- Conduct risk identification, assessment and mitigation for PN China.
- Partner with business stakeholders, i.e. Demand, Supply and Legal to strengthen effective business and financial controls and risk management.
- Enhance control environment across the organization by promoting Ethical Governance Compliance culture and ownership and improving associates’ awareness and capability.
- Review, update, develop and deploy policies and procedures to ensure internal and external compliance in the business environment in which it is operating.
- Lead market and supply to improve efficiency in operating processes and to strengthen financial control and compliance.
- Work with Mars Internal Audit to monitor audit finding compliance and avoid repeated audit issues.
- Support Ethics’ committee’s processes to ensure its smooth operation.
- Prepare and submit Ethics related reports to regional and corporate stakeholders.
- Bachelor’s degree with major in Finance or Accounting
- Professional certification such as CICPA / ACCA / CIA a plus
- 4+ years of Big-4 Accounting firms audit experience with progressive responsibilities is a must
- 2+ years of in-house audit, internal control or finance operation experience with progressive responsibilities. Experience in FMCG or consumer industry is preferred
- Organized, strong business acumen, with solid accounting knowledge, GAAP knowledge, SAP knowledge, process management experience
- Support monthly close process and analysis to ensure delivery of high-quality financials. General Ledger experience is preferred
- Be a principled individual who has the courage to stand alone
- Tracked record in driving step-changing projects
- Demonstrated ability to build x-function collaboration
- Strong communication skill, fluent written and oral English a must
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