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Netherlands headhunters, Dutch recruiters, Amsterdam executive search, headhunter, recruiter, beheer, CEO, COO, President, Managing Director, General Manager, Directeur, Sales, Verkoop, Marketing, Business Development, Vice President, Sales Director, Marketing Director, Country Manager, National Sales Manager, Finance, CFO, Financieel Directeur, financieel controleur, Manufacturing, Plant Manager, Manufacturing Director, Procurement, Materialen, Logistiek, Distributie, Human Resources Director, China, Korea, Vietnam, Singapore, Shanghai, Peking, Hong Kong, Azië, Latijns-Amerika, Brazilië, Mexico, Noord-Amerika, USA, Canada, India, het Midden-Oosten, Afrika, Europa, Duitsland, Frankrijk, Nederland, België, Zwitserland, Italië, Spanje, Polen, Zweden, Denemarken, Finland, Noorwegen, Groot-Brittannië, Londen, Parijs, Amsterdam, München, Zürich, Antwerpen , Brussel, Kopenhagen, Stockholm, Helsinki, Praag, Warschau

Brazil Executive Search, Brazil recruiters, Brazil headhunters, Sao Paulo recruiters, headhunter, recruta, gestão, CEO, COO, Presidente, Diretor, Gerente Geral, Diretor de Vendas, Marketing, Desenvolvimento de Negócios, Vice President, Diretor de Vendas, Diretor de Marketing, Country Manager, Vendas, Gerente Nacional de Vendas, Finanças, CFO, Diretor Financeiro, Controlador Financeiro, Manufatura, Plant Manager, Manufacturing Diretor de Suprimentos, Materiais, Logística, Distribuição, Diretor de Recursos Humanos, China, Coreia, Vietname, Singapura, Xangai, Pequim, Hong Kong, Ásia, América Latina, Brasil, México, América do Norte E.U.A., Canadá, Índia, Oriente Médio, África, Europa, Alemanha, França, Holanda, Bélgica, Suíça, Itália, Espanha, Polónia, Suécia, Dinamarca, Finlândia, Noruega, Grã-Bretanha, Londres, Paris, Amesterdão, Munique, Zurique, Antuérpia, Bruxelas, Copenhaga, Estocolmo, Helsínquia, Praga, Varsóvia

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A Sampling of Past or Currently Listed Jobs

This list is not complete. Many urgent current searches are listed on this website, but some are not, for reasons of confidentiality. As these pages are not always up-to-date, some jobs may have been filled by the time that you read this page. This list is primarily  intended to show some typical types of searches that we are called to fill, but if a job in your discipline, industry or location is not listed, this absence does not necessarily mean that our clients may not now or soon have a suitable position for your experiences, nor does it mean that we are not equipped to recruit in a market, industry, or discipline for which there might be no jobs posted below. 

To view sample positions, first please scroll to your discipline:

General Management - Sales & Marketing - Finance - Supply Chain - Manufacturing - Technical - HR
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  Executive Upper Management & General Management

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Senior Vice President / Chief Administrative Officer - Non-Profit Sector

LOCATION: US - Northeast (New Hampshire)

COMPANY: Service Organization

HEADHUNTER FOCUS: General Manager from the service sector. Spearheads the development, communication and implementation of effective growth strategies and processes. Collaborates with the executive management team to develop and implement plans for the operational infrastructure of systems, processes, and personnel designed to accommodate the rapid growth objectives of Firm. Strong Communicator

Recruiter seeks, a General Manager, on behalf of a well-regarded service organization. Reporting to the President, the Senior Vice President/ Chief Administrative Officer will lead and oversee the planning, implementation, and success of internal administrative operations including: Finance, Information Technology (IT), Team Services, Human Resources, Procurement and Facility Management. The Senior Vice President/Chief Administrative Officerprovides the leadership, management and vision necessary to ensure Firm has the proper staffing, operational controls, administrative and reporting procedures, plus technology systems in place to support achieving the Annual Business Plan and 5-year Strategic Plan.

--Oversees internal administrative operations for the following functions:

--Leads Human Resource functions in conjunction with HR management to find and develop outstanding Firm employees to support the Firm's mission.  This includes: recruitment, hiring, talent management, compensation, benefits, payroll, professional training / development, regulatory and legal compliance.

--Oversee the head of Finance and work together in developing annual operational budget, establishing program pricing policies, managing Profit & Loss (P&L) for each department and program and Field Operations, creating metrics for cost performance, and reporting on progress in improving efficiency as the organization scales.

--Leads the development and management of outside vendor/partner relationships to enhance the ability of Firm to deliver programs and benefit from reduced cost goods and services. Oversees the purchasing function related to, but no limited to, procurement and logistic services, contract administration and review, shipping and receiving, vendor management, and export controls.

 

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: President (CEO, North America) - Service Sector

LOCATION: US - Southeast (South Carolina)

COMPANY:  International Service Sector Corporation

HEADHUNTER FOCUS: President with strong analytical and organizational skills; excellent written and verbal communication skills; excellent negotiation skills; excellent people skills. Ability to tolerate ambiguity and stress.concentrate on his/her role as CEO North America.

Recruiter, on behalf of an international services firm, seeks a President or CEO, North America, who would be reporting to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO). The US Division President (CEO, North America) will manage the growth and operations of the US Division in order to maintain short- and develop long-term financial and organizational viability while fulfilling commitments to customers. Effectively manage all aspects of the Company’s operations in North America.

--The President or CEO, North America will ensure effective allocation of limited resources across all areas of the Company to accomplish customer-driven priorities.

--The President or CEO, North America will develop and maintain an organisational structure for effectively integrating all operational departments.

--The President or CEO, North America will develop and implement processes, systems, policies and management structures as needed for a maturing organization, including ensuring the Company meets its statutory obligations and operates accounting, commercial, and other policies consistent with the parent company guidelines.

 

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: President - Business Services

LOCATION: US - Northeast (Maryland)

COMPANY: Major B2B Services Firm

HEADHUNTER FOCUS: Division President with competence in both operations and sales management. Entrepreneurial. An effective President who has demonstrated strong analytical skills and sound financial acumen in $20M + businesses

Recruiter seeks, on behalf of leading US B2B firm, a business unit President. Reports to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO). The President would oversee and manage all aspects of the division operations in order to ensure maximization of company profits and sales growth. Provide leadership, direction, and administration of all aspects of the divisional activities to ensure accomplishment of objectives. Purpose:

-- To run the company and drive growth & profitability

-- To develop long term strategic planning based on competition, market changes and new technologies.

-- Serve as the primary spokesperson and representative of the company

-- Maintain and continuously improve the company business systems and processes

-- Set high standards for all aspects of company functions.

 

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Hong Kong Chief Executive Officer (CEO) -  Insurance

LOCATION: China (Hong Kong)

COMPANY: Hong Kong based insurance company

HEADHUNTER FOCUS: Hong Kong Chief Executive Officer (CEO) who understands Hong Kong market, which may help him or her to grow the business. Experiences in other Asian markets, especially SE Asia or China, of great interest

Recruiter, on behalf of a Hong Kong based Asian insurance company, seeks a Hong Kong CEO, min. 15 years in insurance, including min. 3 years in Hong Kong). Fluent English & Mandarin Chinese. Experience preferably from a sales or sales and operations background.

 

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Chief Operating Officer (COO) - Real Estate

LOCATION: Southeast Asia

COMPANY: Leading American global hotel company

HEADHUNTER FOCUS: A commercial property development operations manager. Alternatively, a person with a strong background as an Asset Management Director can be considered. Key attributes:
1. Can work with people of all levels
2. Positive attitude
3. Energetic and fast-paced
4. Willing to grow
5. Ability to multitask

Recruiter seeks, on behalf of a major Southeast Asian commercial property and development firm, a Chief Operating Officer (COO), who will report to the firm's Chairman/ CEO.

Property/Development Role
--Secure new biz in managing of development or property enhancement.
--Asset enhancement experience (ability to do A&A)
--Manage development project
--Has commercial property management experience preferred (Office, Shopping Mall, industrial)
--Ability to speak Mandarin is a huge plus
--Able to do feasibility studies for property and understand property accounting

COO
--Is also a director of the company. ie, accountable for the company’s operation
--Lead a group of people in growing the business to the next level
--Manage the operation of the company


 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: China General Manager - Risk mitigation services

LOCATION: China (Shanghai)

COMPANY: Asian Consulting Firm

HEADHUNTER FOCUS: China General Manager with strong international management experiences

Recruiter seeks, on behalf of an Asian firm in the risk mitigation services field, a China General Manager. The China General Manager will run and manage the current clients portfolio, develop business and strategize new business opportunities; administer finances for local company; support client liaison; report to group.

 

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Asia CEO, Asia COO, Asia VP Sales - Internet B2C Firm

LOCATION: Singapore

COMPANY: Very fast growing internet firm

HEADHUNTER FOCUS: smart, talented, ambitious people with a strong interest in entrepreneurship

Recruiter seeks on behalf of a very fast growing internet firm that is now active in 40 countries, an Asia CEO, Asia COO, and Asia VP Sales

- Drive growth

- Implement strategic goals and objectives of organization throughout all company departments (Research, Sales, Merchant Management, Editorial, Customer Service, Finance and Admin)

- To give direction and leadership toward the achievement of the organization's philosophy, mission, strategy, and its goals and objectives.

- Master of Science or MBA degree

- A proven track record and strong motivation to drive the growth of firm

- Strong communication and interpersonal skills

- Ability to work under pressure with excellent organization and coordination skills

- Highly driven individual who likes to build new business

- Fluent in English

 

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: European Managing Director - Marine Insurance

LOCATION: Netherlands (Rotterdam)

COMPANY: US insurance firm

HEADHUNTER FOCUS: The European Managing Director should be entrepreneurial, strong and aggressive in business development

Recruiter seeks, on behalf of a major player in a niche commercial insurance market, a Netherlands based European Managing Director. Clients are multi billion euro companies, particularly large commercial marine accounts. Firm needs a senior level European Managing Director, who would be overseeing most day to day operations, paying particular attention to the Claims Department. The European Managing Director must be good in revenues forecasting, and in generating new business in Europe and with Europe based world accounts. The European Managing Director must be fluent in both Dutch and English. Managing Director candidates from firms such as Marsh, Aon, or International Risk Solutions would be of special interest.

 

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Chief Operating Officer (COO), Chief Financial Officer (CFO) - Financial Services

LOCATION: Italy (Milan)

COMPANY: Major Italian Financial Services Firm

HEADHUNTER FOCUS: Fast paced, unbureaucratic, highest international standards of integrity and professionalism

Recruiter seeks a Chief Operating Officer (COO) and a Chief Financial Officer (CFO), on behalf of a leading European Private Equity fund. The client has an acquisition in Milan requiring a strong CFO and “COO/ Director General”. The business is a leading Italian national financial services firm with a very large number of branches in Italy. Both candidates must be Italian nationals who can speak and write very good English. They must be familiar with EU/US//UK reporting standards and professionalism. The COO candidate would be the second to the CEO and the Private Equity firm's main point of contact into the business. The CFO should have professional qualifications or have worked with a Big 4 accounting firm. Firm can pay very competitive salaries and offer management participation in the LBO.

 

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Latin America General Manager (Director General) - Service Sector

LOCATION: Latin America location

COMPANY:  Major US Service Sector firm

HEADHUNTER FOCUS: Fluent in English and Spanish; Latin America General Manager with full Profit and Loss responsibility overseeing the local company’s Operational, Marketing, Business Development, Financial, HR and Legal departments.. The Latin America General Manager reports to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO).

Recruiter seeks, on behalf of a leading US service sector firm, a Latin America General Manager. The duties of the Latin America General Manager include: 

-- Full responsibility for all of the functional business elements of the operations (i.e., legal, finance, human resources, systems and security operations) on a daily basis;

-- Ensuring high quality services are consistently provided by the Company in a timely and cost effective manner to all customers;

-- Managing the financial performance of  the operation including revenue, cash flow and P& L statements to ensure the profitability of our operations;

-- Evaluating the marketplace for new business opportunities;

-- Developing and executing strategies to grow revenues

 

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Mexico Country Manager (Director General) - Insurance

LOCATION: Mexico (Mexico, D.F.)

COMPANY: Leading global insurance firm

HEADHUNTER FOCUS:  the Mexico Country Manager (Director General) should have a very fine tuned problem solving judgment. The Mexico Country Manager (Director General)  should have not only deep analytical skills, but also an ability to focus on facts. Bicultural and fully bilingual (English and Spanish). MBA degree is ideal. Strong coaching, mentoring and team building skills

Recruiter seeks a Mexico Country Manager (Director General) who would participate in strategic planning, promote and practice the organizational culture, corporate values and good management practices within Mexico.

•Demonstrated ability to work within a complex business and high pressure environment

•Able to build internal and external business relationships

•Capable to identify business trends and size up opportunities

•Demonstrated ability to design and deploy internal infrastructure and procedures to support business goals and needs.

•Strategic thinker and strong deployment skills

•At least 10 years of previous experience in management positions, .

•Credible and proven reputation within the insurance industry.

 

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Brazil Managing Director (Diretor Geral) - Service Sector

LOCATION: Brazil (Sao Paulo)

COMPANY: U.S. Business Services Firm

HEADHUNTER FOCUS: Dynamic, Portuguese-English bilingual Brazil Sales Director or Brazil General Manager with familiarity in franchising. Experience in Brazil country startup situations preferred.

Recruiter seeks on behalf of a major American firm with stores providing business services to small- and medium-sized businesses, seeks a Brazil Managing Director. Reporting to the Executive Vice President of Operations, the Managing Director - Brazil would initially supervise an Operational Field person, a Sales and Marketing Field person, and a Franchise Development Director. The main task of the Brazil Managing Director would be to direct and manage the international master license, P&L for Brazil. Oversee franchise sales, training and support for existing franchisees to drive revenue.  Oversee expenses, vendor relationships on behalf of the IML and store level franchisees. The Brazil Managing Director must have superior communication skills – both one on one and in group situations. The Brazil Managing Director must have good organizational and team building skills. Sales and marketing experience, along with 10 years' business experience on a management level, along with P&L responsibility, is required.

 

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: CEO - Insurance Sector

LOCATION: Tanzania (Dar es Salaam)

COMPANY: Very well established multinational insurance firm

HEADHUNTER FOCUS: A fast-paced, multifaceted General Manager with a strong ability to grow a business. Fluent Swahili and English

Recruiter seeks, on behalf of a major African insurance firm, a CEO (Chief Executive Officer) over a growing business unit that consists of 80 persons at the head office, as well as 8 branches across the country. The CEO should have an ACII or equivalent, plus minimum of 8 years Insurance experience, of which 5 years is at the Managerial level. The ideal CEO candidate should have a mix of high level administration, good public relations, and good financial understanding.

  

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Kenya Head of General Insurance - Insurance Sector

LOCATION: Kenya (Nairobi)

COMPANY: Very well established multinational insurance firm

HEADHUNTER FOCUS: Results oriented Kenya general insurance operations manager. The potential candidate must be a qualified insurer (ACII/FCII) coupled with a Post graduate degree (MBA), good marketer.

Recruiter seeks, on behalf of a major African insurance firm, a general manager over a growing business unit.

  

 

 

Sales, Marketing and Business Development

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Senior Sales Director for North America - Exhibitions

LOCATION: US - Southeast (Atlanta, Georgia) or US - Northeast (New Jersey)

COMPANY:  Industrial Products Exhibition and Industry Promotions Firm

HEADHUNTER FOCUS: US Sales Director with strong industry experiences. Charismatic, strong industry networking contacts. Experience selling conferences and exhibitions.

Recruiter seeks, on behalf of a leading firm in the industrial materials sector, a Sales Director whose territory will cover the United States and Canada. Reporting to the President and CEO, the Sales Director will analyse the North American market, propose and implement a plan of actions to grow the firm's clients. The main responsibility for the Sales Director is sales of booths and sponsorships from US and Canadian firms. At the operational level, close reporting should be conducted with General Management. Coordination and exchanges are essential with Marcom and Media.

 

The firm represents, promotes and expands markets by providing global or local networking and information services. Through knowledge and networking, the firm offers a comprehensive service package with 6 main lines: information channels, learning resources, business intelligence, publications, exhibitions and Innovation programs. Publications include strategic studies, technical books and  a weekly international e-letter and yearly industry show.

 

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Australia VP Business Development - Business Services

LOCATION: Australia (Melbourne, Victoria)

COMPANY: Major European Business Services Firm

HEADHUNTER FOCUS: Hands-on, results oriented Australia Business Development Director/ VP with solid sales contacts at leading Australia & NZ bluechip firms. Logical, analytical thinking processes. Must be extremely detail oriented with ability to be productive under stressful, tight deadlines. Ambitious. Must have at least 10 years vertical experience with proven subject matter expertise within one of the following industries: Telecommunications/ ISP/ Cable TV, Media/ Communications, Financial Services, Insurance, Healthcare, Utilities, Travel/ Transportation,  Technology, Direct Response/Consumer Packaged Goods

Recruiter seeks an Australia Business Development Vice President, on behalf of a leading European B2B firm in their sector. Reports to an EVP Business Development, with a dotted line report to the Chief Business Development Officer. The Australia Business Development Vice President shall perform those services customary in a business development role, including, but not limited to

•   cold calling prospects in Australia and NZ

•   developing a network of potential sales leads

•   creating and delivering presentations and proposals to firm's prospects

•   negotiation of contracts with potential clients

•   Orchestrating, attending and overseeing tours and site visits in various locations throughout the world.

 

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Korea VP Sales & Business Development - Services

LOCATION: Korea (Seoul)

COMPANY: Fast growing services company

HEADHUNTER FOCUS: Fluent Korean-English bilingual sales manager with 10-15+ years' experience selling high value services

Recruiter seeks, on behalf of a fast-growing international firm, a Korea Vice President of Sales and Business Development. Ability to work independently and operate in a highly services-driven role.

---Build and maintain high level client and industry relationships

---Build a new and sustainable funnel of growth opportunities

---Identify research and assess potential targets for JV's Alliances or Partnerships and prepare appropriate business case and recommendations

---Negotiate and leverage large-scale contracts

---Plan and implement sales promotions and sponsorships

---Provide representation for the business as required on external bodies Market research

---Analyze and keep track of competitor activity

---Analyze, follow and update market trends, updates, govt. policies etc. that may directly or indirectly affect the company's operations, sales or growth. Build and Improve customer relationships

---Liaising with customers via phone, email or personal interaction and determine their requirements

---Develop long term relationships with clients

---Handle disputes, grievances, requests and enquiries via phone/email.

 

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Director – Asia Sales & Business Development Financial Software

LOCATION: China (Hong Kong), Singapore or Japan (Tokyo)

COMPANY: US Software firm

HEADHUNTER FOCUS: Hands-on financial software Asia Sales Director with strong banking customers in Hong Kong or Tokyo financial markets

Recruiter seeks, on behalf of a fast growing US financial software firm, an Asia Sales Director. Position reports to the VP Asia Pacific. This is a key position in fast growing US software startup's continued expansion of interactive visual analytic software solutions into the emerging Business Analytics market. As an early member and leader of their Financial Services sales & business development team, this individual will be expected to provide sales leadership in Portfolio & Asset Management, Risk Management and Sales & Marketing departments of Financial institutions. The Asia Sales Director will work closely with firm's sales, pre-sales consultants, and professional services specialists.

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Asia Pacific Director of Sales and Marketing - B2B Services

LOCATION: Singapore

HEADHUNTER FOCUS: Asia Pacific Director of Sales and Marketing with multi-country B2B sales experience. Fluent English. Business level Mandarin Chinese a strong plus.

COMPANY: Fast growing Asian B2B services firm

Recruiter seeks an Asia Pacific Director of Sales and Marketing on behalf of a fast growing Asian business services firm. Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), the Asia Pacific Director of Sales and Marketing is responsible and clearly focused on generating new sales, achieving and maintaining sales targets, marketing and financial objectives. Furthermore the Asia Pacific Director of Sales and Marketing is responsible for the Profit and Loss of the region, and the management / development of the Asia-Pac sales and marketing team.

 

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Europe Sales Director - B2B Services

LOCATION: Flexible European location

COMPANY: American B2B Firm

HEADHUNTER FOCUS: Unbureaucratic, hands-on European Sales Director with strong multi-country experience

Recruiter seeks a European Sales Director, on behalf of a successful employee-owned US firm providing B2B services to Blue Chip firms. The European Sales Director reports to the VP WW Sales and Marketing. The European Sales Director hires, trains, and oversees the firm's European sales team.  The European Sales Director must have experience in setting up a sales organization from the ground up. Firm's objective is to expand service offerings deeper into Europe by hiring 4-5 reps over the next 18 months. The European Sales Director should have very fluent English, and ideally be multilingual, with abilities in languages such as German, French, Dutch, Italian, Spanish, etc. The European Sales Director should have a proven record of achievement in building sales with Fortune 2000 firms. The European Sales Director should be unbureaucratic, hands-on, and be effectively, the firm's "best sales person" in Europe, not only being a manager over sales people. Extensive travel would be expected.

 

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Nordic Sales Director - B2B Products

LOCATION: Scandinavia (Denmark, Southern Sweden best)

COMPANY: European Multinational Firm

HEADHUNTER FOCUS: A pan-Scandinavia Sales Director who can create a Key Account Management sales model, serving leading multinational corporations that are themselves organized on a Nordic Region level, not a country-by-country level. Strong communicator, strategic, results-oriented, and able to build and maintain relationships

Recruiter seeks a Scandinavia Sales Director who could help restructure current Sweden, Denmark, Norway and Finland sales groups from a country focus to one that is pan-Nordic, based on a key account sales model. Position reports to Chief Operating Officer (COO). The Nordic Sales Director must be able to communicate orally in one or more Scandinavian languages and have superior English fluency. It is desired that the Nordic Sales Director should have had international working experiences outside the home country and across several Nordic markets.

 

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Europe Director of Sales - B2B Services

LOCATION: Europe (flexible location)

COMPANY: Fast growing US B2B services firm

HEADHUNTER FOCUS: Multilingual (German-French-English, ideally others) European Sales Director with strong hands on, self-driven personality

Recruiter seeks a European Sales Director on behalf of a fast growing employee-owned US firm providing services to the leading global corporations. Reporting to the Global VP Sales, the Europe Sales Director will hire; train and oversee the firm's European sales team.  S/he must have experience in setting up a sales organization from the ground up. The goal is to expand their reach deeper into Europe by hiring 4-5 reps over the next 18 months.

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: UK Sales Director - Service Sector

LOCATION: UK (England)

COMPANY:  US Technology Consulting Services Firm

Recruiter seeks, on behalf of a leading firm providing services to the telecom and high tech industries, a UK Sales Director. The UK Salees Director must be a highly motivated, results oriented, savvy individual who can focus directly on the tremendous opportunities in the Communications, Media, and Technology industries. Fluency in English is required, as is fluency in at least one additional European language, with strong preference to French/ German/ English trilingual candidates.

 

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Latin America Business Development Director - Financial Services

LOCATION: Brazil (Sao Paulo or Rio de Janeiro)

COMPANY: US Financial Services firm

HEADHUNTER FOCUS: The successful Latin America Business Development Director will: o Be a trusted team player o Possess excellent networking and relationship-building skills o Hold exemplary cultural awareness and adaptability o Demonstrate extreme flexibility and a willingness to embrace rapid change o Have big-picture strategy skills and in-the-trenches execution skills o Have a practical, hands-on, can-do attitude with a strong entrepreneurial outlook o Have an opinion, but know when restraint is appropriate o Have a strong desire to achieve

Recruiter seeks a Latin America Business Development Director on behalf of a US financial services firm that provides asset allocation and investment research services. Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), the Latin America Business Development Director will develop and lead the expansion of new business and retain or upgrade existing business in the Latin and South American markets. The successful Latin America Business Development Director must also have the ability to operate independently in an unstructured and entrepreneurial environment. MBA preferred; professional qualification and/or entrepreneurial experience are advantages. Alternatively, evidence of outstanding delivery in complex fast moving situations will also be considered. Minimum of 6 years' experience working on a range of business or development projects or directly with money managers, either within a firm or in a sell side capacity. Experience living and working in emerging markets is essential. Fluency in Spanish or Portuguese and English. Travel 20% in-country if South American based, 10% if US based

 

The Latin America Business Development Director role requires excellent relationship-building skills, impeccable judgment, and outstanding written and verbal communication skills. Key responsibilities:

o Market and sell, primarily through client or prospect visits, over the phone and via email, unique investment research services to institutional money managers, by focusing on developing high value relationships with senior leadership.

o Leverage commercial databases and social networking tools to identify prospect firms and develop effective strategies to access key decision makers.

o Plan, coordinate and manage quarterly sales and analyst conferences with key domestic and international clients.

o Work effectively and professionally with all personnel within the firm.

o Formulate and recommend regional strategies to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) that will grow the investment research business, either by creating new markets, further penetrating existing markets, or displacing competitors' market share.

o The Latin America Business Development Director will act as an ambassador for the organisation in Latin and South America.

o Recruit, manage and retain referral sources such as brokers, high net worth individuals, fund of funds managers and other non-traditional investment research clients.

o Maintain and enhance existing client relationships by facilitating discussion between the analyst team and money managers.

 

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Brazil VP Sales (Vice President, Sales) - Financial Services

LOCATION: Brazil (Sao Paulo)

COMPANY: American Financial Services Firm

HEADHUNTER FOCUS: The Brazil VP Sales will have a proven track record of exceeding quota in selling intangible, complex or conceptual solutions in the Brazilian financial services market. Relationship-focused with a “consultative style” (an assertive seller, experienced in proactive solution-selling, with a “hunter” mentality). A plus would be with extensive experience within a financial institution (Bank, Insurance, Investment) developing solutions, with a strong successful track record of interacting with senior levels. The Brazil VP Sales should have a Minimum of 10 years in professional solution sales. Ability and willingness to travel within country to maximize business opportunities. Strong work ethic and pattern of increasing achievements. High energy and able to sustain high levels of activity over a long period of time. Experienced working with a long sales cycle (9 – 18 months) and skilled at keeping the cycle as short as possible. Is motivated by a commission based selling position

Recruiter seeks, on behalf of major division of a publicly traded US$6 billion business information firm, a Brazil Vice President of Sales. The company has worked with more than 80% of the top banks worldwide. Strong fluency in English is required, with fluent Portuguese or Spanish.

 

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Kenya Managing Director - Insurance

LOCATION: Kenya (Nairobi)

COMPANY: Well-established Insurance company

HEADHUNTER FOCUS: Fast paced Managing Director able to lead a multi-country team.

Recruiter seeks an energetic and creative Managing Director who will be in charge of the firm's operations in Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda & Uganda. There are various experiences that might work well for this position, but most importantly s/he must be a well organized General Manager or Managing Director who would be capable of supervising and driving the teams in the four countries.


 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Turkey Sales Director - Financial Services

LOCATION: Turkey (Istanbul)

COMPANY: Major US E-commerce Firm

HEADHUNTER FOCUS: The Turkey Sales Director should be bilingual in Turkish and English, and be able to grow a country territory from scratch.

Recruiter seeks, on behalf of a leading American e-commerce firm, a Turkey Sales Director. Reporting to the EMEA Region Manager, the Turkey Sales Director will be will be charged with leading the firm's Turkey business, with a strong focus on Merchant Sales, both directly as well as through channel partnerships, and will be responsible for securing revenue-generating payment-processing deals. The individual must be highly effective in navigating all aspects of the sales process with large corporations in the e-business industry.

 

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Business Development Manager - Chemicals

LOCATION: UAE

COMPANY: Major European chemicals manufacturer

HEADHUNTER FOCUS: Fast-paced Business Development Manager with strong sales connections at leading GCC area architectural and construction firms. Strong English communications skills.
• Experienced and have strong track record in sales and marketing, preferably in the paint or building material industry and possess good market knowledge.
• Experienced in specification sales to architects, developers and consultants will be added advantage.
• At least 3 years working at managerial level
• A results-oriented and flexible professional who is able to thrive and operate efficiently and effectively in a dynamic, fast-paced and changing environment.
• A highly self-motivated and disciplined individual who is hands-on, able to work independently and a problem- solver.
• A process-driven professional with strong planning and priority setting abilities who is able to handle multiple projects under pressure
• A proactive and well organised individual with thorough follow-up skills who has a great sense ofurgency.
• A committed professional who gets the job done and delivers on commitment.
• A team player with excellent interpersonal and relationship building skills who is able to work effectively with different levels and across functions in a diverse cultural environment.
• Has strong thought leadership with the proven ability to be a change agent and must be able to think out of the box for solutions and new ideas.
• A fair and honest individual with high integrity who is respectful of others and is committed to a high standard of professionalism.
• Willing to travel.

Recruiter seeks a Business Development Manager, on behalf of a major European firm in the coil coating field. Reporting to the Regional Managing Director, the Business Development Manager:
• Locates or proposes potential business deals by contacting potential partners; discovering and exploring opportunities.
• Screens potential business deals by analyzing market strategies, deal requirements, potential, and financials; evaluating options; resolving internal priorities
• Develops negotiating strategies and positions by studying integration of new venture with company strategies and operations; examining risks and potentials; estimating partners' needs and goals.
• Closes new business deals by coordinating requirements; developing and negotiating contracts; integrating contract requirements with business operations.
• Protects organization's value by keeping information confidential.
• Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.
• Enhances organization reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.
• Liaising with Architects, Consultants, End users, Municipality, etc for specifying products for Projects
• Developing marketing tools to cater for local needs.
• Promotion of new products to market.

 

 

Finance Management

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Chief Financial Officer (CFO) - Service Sector

LOCATION: US- Northeast (metro-Boston)

COMPANY: Major Service Sector Firm

HEADHUNTER FOCUS: Strong money-manager CFO for multi-business unit group

Recruiter seeks, on behalf of a leading service sector firm with business units across the US, a Chief Financial Officer (CFO), who reports to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO). The Chief Financial Officer (CFO) is responsible for the financial and accounting operations for the organization. The CFO will develop business strategies that support the overall mission, goals and objectives of the company, while providing overall financial leadership and direction.

•   Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics or related field. MBA required, CPA preferred.

•   15+ years financial experience; 8+ years as CFO preferably in real estate

•   Outstanding financial acumen and organizational skills.

•   Knowledge and experience with best practice financial practices, processes and tools.

•   Knowledge and experience with capital markets and complex financing arrangements.

•   Team player with a high energy level and excellent communication skills.

•   A critical thinker with innovative solutions to complex business issues.

o   Works with the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Chief Operating Officer (COO), and Chief Sales Officer (CSO) to provide strategic direction for the business. Assures that appropriate financial systems, processes, controls, and personnel are in place to successfully maximize business opportunities and manage risk.

o   Optimizes profitability through revenue maximization and cost and operational efficiencies.

o   Set financial goals in support of business operations and strategic direction.

o   Oversees the financial and accounting departments of business; taking the lead on high-level, strategic business initiatives.

o   Acts as the Company financial spokesperson. Communicates business strategy and operating results to internal and external audiences. Delivers strategy and financial presentations to Chief Executive Officer (CEO), the Board of Advisors, third party investors and partners.

o   Identifies appropriate financing alternatives and works within capital markets to negotiate complex financing arrangements. Interfaces with institutional lenders, investment banks and rating agencies regarding the company’s financing and equity needs.

o   Selects appropriate investment strategy and investment vehicles for company retained earnings; Assures execution of investment strategy for corporate investment accounts.  

o   Works with Chief Executive Officer (CEO) to develop tax planning and shareholder wealth building strategies.  

o    Responsible for insuring financial reporting and compliance is in accordance with generally accepted financial, accounting and regulatory standards.

o   Mentors and develops the financial and accounting teams; provides training, education and opportunity for career development.

 

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Chief Financial Officer (CFO) - Service Sector

LOCATION: US - California (Orange County)

COMPANY: Fast Growing Service Sector Company

HEADHUNTER FOCUS: fast paced CFO with experiences at multi-office medium sized service sector firm

Recruiter seeks a Chief Financial Officer (CFO), reporting to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), for a fast growing medium sized financial services firm.

•   Provide strategic financial leadership and support on issues affecting the firm

•   Provide the necessary financial information to leaders with corporate, geographical, and product line management responsibilities

•   As a member of the leadership team, build financial and technological infra-structure and have the vision to support and guide senior leadership through periods of rapid growth

•   Ensure the firm’s capital structure, financial systems, controls, and forecasting models will support the growth and expansion anticipated

•   The Chief Financial Officer (CFO), will serve as one of the “business partners” to the CEO on the firm’s financial, budgeting, and associated administrative processes

•   Develop and report on business metrics aimed at business decision making

•   Develop, communicate and maintain the firm’s Corporate Finance and Accounting Policies and Procedures, making recommendations for improvements

•   Ensure regulatory compliance associated with the finance function. Ensure on-going knowledge of trends and regulations to ensure effectiveness and compliance

•   Oversee policies and processes, resources and systems supporting the financial accounting and reporting requirements

•   The Chief Financial Officer (CFO), will manage the accounting transaction processes including billing, invoicing, collections, cash, receivables, payables, customer/vendor financial interaction, and fixed assets

 

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Chief Financial Officer (CFO) - Service Sector

LOCATION: US Northeast (Maryland - metro Washington DC)

COMPANY: Service Sector Company

HEADHUNTER FOCUS: Chief Financial Officer (CFO) coming from the ranks as Controller. Strong interpersonal skills, strong leadership. Self disciplined, intelligent, confident, with good sense of humor, high sociability, strong personal drive and ability to energize others.

Recruiter seeks, on behalf a metro-Washington, DC service sector consulting firm, a Chief Financial Officer (CFO) with 10-15 years' experience. CPA a plus. Experience at firms sized from 80 to 300+ persons preferred. CFO would have direct responsibility for interface with Senior Management, preparing and presenting reports to Management on corporate fiscal status and growth projections/forecasting; and preparation of forecasts and project management reports for use by branch office managers, technical team leaders and technical supervisor personnel.  Also experience in supervisory responsibility for staff of five to ten professionals. The Chief Finance Officer (CFO) should have the ability to recognize, analyze and discuss problems to reach optimum solutions.  Willing to work to improve performance of both individual and team. Excellent oral and written communication skills, Team-player, prepared to go the extra mile for the team - again and again

 

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Chief Financial Officer (CFO)Financial Services
LOCATION: US Northeast (Eastern New England - Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Maine)
COMPANY: Medium Sized Financial Services Firm

--To direct and oversee all the financial activities of the corporation including preparation of current financial reports as well as summaries and forecasts for future business growth and economic outlook.

--To manage the Accounting department. To participate in the overall management of the corporation at the Senior Management level.

--The Chief Financial Officer (CFO) directs the timely and accurate preparation of all financial reports, including income statements, balance sheets, reports to shareholders, and tax returns. Ensures the appropriate financial controls, checks and balances, and levels of review occur.

 

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Americas VP Finance

LOCATION: US - California (Los Angeles)

COMPANY: Government of Australia

HEADHUNTER FOCUS: Very project oriented, diplomatic, self-confident, VP Finance comfortable with multicultural international business. Ideally CPA, CA or similar designation, including audit experience in a medium to large public accounting firm. Strong managerial capacity. Understands compliance, can manage complexity, matrix mgmt arrangement. Knowledge of import/export helpful.

Recruiter seeks, on behalf of the Australian government, a VP Finance whose scope includes the entirety of the Americas. Transactional processing. Travel 25-30% of time. Manage budget of US$20 million. Forecasting, monthly reports, monitoring 32 locations in North and South America. Has 3 reports.

 

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Corporate Vice President-Finance - Professional Services

LOCATION: US Northeast (Boston, Massachusetts)

COMPANY: Professional Services Corporation

A privately-held, international company with sales of over $100 million operating through three divisions, seeks a VP Finance, who will be expected to be a future prime candidate for CFO. Incumbent will assist the Chief Finance Officer (CFO) and over time take over the CFO’s day-to-day relations with lenders, investment bankers, investors, potential investors and the Board and the merger and acquisition and Treasury functions in order to provide for a smooth succession plan when the current Chief Finance Officer (CFO) withdraws from the business or limits his involvement.

 

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Vice President Finance and Operations - Service Sector

LOCATION: California (San Francisco)

COMPANY: Fast-growing marketing services company

HEADHUNTER FOCUS: Hands-on, fast-paced Vice President Finance and Operations

Recruiter seeks on behalf of a fast growing marketing services client that expects to grow significantly this year, a finance manager to serve as VP Finance and Operations. The main focus here will be a person who could take charge of all accounts payable, accounts receivable, financial planning and analysis, and b'kkeeping. The ideal VP Finance will possess a minimum of 10 years relevant work experience in a small to medium sized services business. The candidate should possess good interpersonal skills, negotiation skills, and the ability to work independently. Person might have come from a larger company who seeks a smaller, high growth company. Business is driven month-to-month, as opposed to quarter-by-quarter. Business is heavily transaction oriented. Experience at a marketing services or advertising firm could be useful.

 

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Finance Manager for Latin America- Service Sector

LOCATION: US Midwest (Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, Wisconsin, Minnesota)

COMPANY: Leading Services Corporation

A $9+ Billion-dollar global services provider, is currently seeking a senior-level finance manager to assist in the business planning, development and financial direction of their Latin American business. The firm is one of the world's largest companies in their field, with more than 74,000 employees in over 1,600 different locations spread among 120 countries. The Finance Manager is responsible for assisting in business planning, development, and financial direction of the Latin American operations ($140M+ USD, 4,000+ associates, currently supporting more than 70 customers in Mexico and South America). This position will report to the Senior Director of Commercial Finance for Latin America. The Finance Manager will provide in-depth analytical support to operations and various levels of site and Senior Management.

 

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: China Senior Manager - South China - Financial Services

LOCATION: China (Guangzhou, Guangdong)

COMPANY: Leading world management consulting firm

HEADHUNTER FOCUS: Of great interest are Finance Managers currently based in Singapore, Malaysia, or Taiwan

Recruiter seeks, on behalf of one of the leading world professional services firms, a China Senior Manager for their Chinese Transaction Services Group. Servicing a wide range of industries, the Transaction Services Group offers a fully integrated pre- and post-acquisition service, including financial, IT systems and tax due diligence and structuring advice. The firm assists vendors and strategic buyers and financial investors in structuring tax-efficient deals, and uncovering potential financial and strategic risks or opportunities. Due to the rapid growth of their business, they are now recruiting a new China Senior Manager for their Financial Due Diligence team in Guangzhou, who will provide acquisition and other transaction related services to financial and strategic buyers.

•   8-10 years of relevant experience including audit, due diligence and consulting;

•   Big Four accounting firm or equivalent background preferred;

•   Experienced in managing MNC and domestic clients;

•   Excellent communication skills in English, including the ability to write succinct, well-structured reports;

•   Chinese Mandarin skills an advantage;

 

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Chief Financial Officer (CFO)Chief Operating Officer (COO) - Financial Services

LOCATION: Italy (Milano)

COMPANY: Major Italian Financial Services Firm

HEADHUNTER FOCUS: Fast paced, unbureaucratic, Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Chief Opperating Officer (COO) with the highest international standards of integrity and professionalism

Recruiter seeks a Chief Financial Officer (CFO), and a Chief Operating Officer (COO), on behalf of a leading European Private Equity fund. The client has an acquisition in Milan requiring a strong Chief Financial Officer (CFO)and “COO/ Director General”. The business is a leading Italian national financial services firm with a very large number of branches in Italy. Both candidates must be Italian nationals who can speak and write very good English. They must be familiar with EU/US//UK reporting standards and professionalism. The Chief Operating Officer (COO) candidate would be the second to the CEO and the Private Equity firm's main point of contact into the business. The Chief Financial Officer (CFO) should have professional qualifications or have worked with a Big 4 accounting firm. Firm can pay very competitive salaries and offer management participation in the LBO.

 

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Chief Financial Officer (CFO)/ Chief Opperating Officer (COO) - Financial Services

LOCATION: U.K. (London)

COMPANY: Major U.K. Financial Services Firm

HEADHUNTER FOCUS: Chief Financial Officer (CFO) able to develop firm's finance department to account for strong corporate growth.

Recruiter seeks, on behalf of a fast growing British financial services firm, a Chief Financial Officer (CFO) & Chief Operating Officer (COO)), responsible for the establishment of the overall financial strategy of the Company. This position is responsible for directing and maintaining the Company’s fiscal controls, preparation and interpretation of financial reports and safeguarding of Company assets; develops overall accounting policies and controls and maintains relationships with banking and investment communities; represents the organization to key customers, the business community and the general public; and is involved in various policy development. The Chief Financial Officer (CFO) & Chief Operating Officer (COO)) is also responsible for financial and operational forecasting, sensitivity analysis, management reporting, and financial reporting as part of a global public company. The Chief Financial Officer (CFO) & Chief Operating Officer (COO)) is responsible for all the activities required to effectively and efficiently operate the business including leadership and coordination of; administration, business planning, accounting, reporting, budgeting and security of the Company. The position reports to the CEO and the Board.

 

Key Areas of Responsibility

1.  Ensures short- and long-term profitability of the Company.

2.  Directs and maintains fiscal controls, management reporting, financial reporting and safeguards Company assets.

3.  Represents the Company to key customers, the financial community, and other third parties.

4.  Explores and develops all Company acquisition and merger activities.

5.  Advise management on key planning issues, making recommendations on business decisions.

6.  Facilitate resolution between departments

7.  Manage IIP strategy, implementation, budgets and timelines

 

Critical and Essential Tasks

1.  Oversees all financial functions including accounting, reporting, budgeting, credit, tax, risk insurance and treasury.

2.  Oversees all Information Technology, Audit and Loss Prevention functions.

3.  Establishes high level of accountability throughout the organization.

4.  Designs and coordinates a wide variety of accounting, and statistical data reports and forecasts.

5.  Evaluates business results, mentors senior management teams through, one-on-one sessions and performance management.

6.  Creates and maintains professional network within the industry and financial community.

7.  Oversees all organic growth, acquisition and merger activities.

8.  Monitor department performance against performance goals to ensure progress.

9.  Conduct regular meetings to ensure department heads have clear, well coordinated priorities

10. Take charge in a crisis and in the absence of the CEO

 

Requirements: Experience  Minimum of 15 years of related experience

Education   Bachelor’s degree or equivalent from a four year college or university. Chartered Accountancy a plus

 

Competencies

==Demonstrates strong knowledge and experience with all aspects of the Online Financial Services Industry, including development, operations and communications management.

==Demonstrates ability to manage all aspects of the finance and reporting function for a multi-jurisdictional entity

==Demonstrates ability to develop a team from within or by recruiting, hiring, counseling, and coaching talented professionals to embrace and execute the Company’s business plans.

==Demonstrates strong verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills; attention to detail and accuracy in work; and time management and organizational skills..

==Possesses proven ability to advise the Board and CEO on all aspects of financial management including long-range economic trends, consequences of financial compliance and regulatory changes, and internal resource management.

==Processes the proven ability to coordinate with all involved constituent groups, all capital and financing needs and resources for recommending principles and priorities for the capital activities,

including development of the organizations capital budget and development of 5 year capital plan.

 

Leadership

==The post holder must possess motivational skills, emphasize inter-personal relationships and be “results oriented.”  This position requires the incumbent to seek input, and synthesize to and make reasoned recommendations.

==Serves as the senior source of advice, counsel, and support in all areas of financial operations for the organization.

==Demonstrates leadership and decision-making skills in executive management environments.

 

Analytical Skills

This position will need to have keen analytical skills that will allow him/her to look at alternatives and identify potential risks and rewards, and determine the best course of action.  The incumbent must be an expert at business analysis, forecasting, and compliance

    

Planning

In order to be effective in this position, the incumbent must be able to find creative and innovative ways to handle day-to-day and special situations by carefully planning for possible eventualities. The successful Chief Financial Officer (CFO) & Chief Operating Officer (COO)) will set goals, timetables and meet deadlines as a normal part of their everyday business.

 

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: European Fund CFO or Controller- RE Investments

LOCATION: Luxembourg

COMPANY: Major international RE investment firm

HEADHUNTER FOCUS: The ideal candidate should be a Chief Financial Officer (CFO) or Finance Manager/ Senior Manager at a Big 4 accounting firm. Must be a CA or CPA.

Recruiter seeks, on behalf of a major global RE investment firm, a Chief Financial Officer (CFO), who would report to the Country Managing Director. This will be a senior position in a RE fund with targeted assets of approximately 1 billion Euros.

 

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Chief Financial Officer (CFO) - Service Sector

LOCATION: Slovakia (Bratislava)

COMPANY: Major European Service Sector Firm

HEADHUNTER FOCUS: Very results-oriented, unbureaucratic, Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Fluent in Slovak or Czech and English

Recruiter seeks, on behalf of a leading European service sector firm with significant investments in CEE, a Chief Financial Officer (CFO). The Chief Financial Officer (CFO) role will be primarily focused on managing strategic financing of firm's projects (bank loans, bonds); cash flow management within the holding; budgeting, controlling and management reporting;  operational finance management (accounting, local and IFRS audits); plus developing some strategic initiatives

 

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Chief Financial Officer (CFO) - Banking

LOCATION: European location

COMPANY: Major European Bank

HEADHUNTER FOCUS: Strong management skills – Planning, decision making, task oriented, people management skills, attention to detail and strong ability to meet time sensitive deadlines. A Chief Financial Officer (CFO) with excellent negotiation and coaching skills. Sociable and interactive, listening and supporting skills

Recruiter seeks, on behalf of a fast growing Asian consumer products firm, a Chief Financial Officer (CFO). The Bank is the leading universal bank, providing a full range of commercial and investment banking, asset and wealth management, insurance, leasing and card processing services to its corporate and retail clients. It is the largest retail bank in the country with an approximately 35.4% market share by total assets through a thorough network of branches, as well as through other delivery channels including the Internet, mobile banking and a state-of-the-art call center. The Chief Financial Officer (CFO) should have a minimum of  7-12 years of relevant experience. The Bank has grown almost 10 times in the last three years and has now become a rather large organization, and now needs a person who has been involved in (A) rapidly growing organization and B) dealt not only with banking proper, but also with investment banking. The Chief Financial Officer (CFO) will assume overall responsibilities for the company's finance and accounting functions. Oversees all Group accounting practices. Directs financial strategy, planning and forecasts. Studies, analyzes and reports on trends, opportunities for expansion and projection of future company growth.

 

 

 

Supply Chain Management
 
EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Chief Procurement Officer - Financial Services

LOCATION: US - Northeast (metro- New York/ New Jersey)

COMPANY: $ Multi-billion Multinational Bank

Recruiter seeks, on behalf of one of the world's largest financial services corporations, a Chief Procurement Officer, whose focus will be on the harmonization and integration of a large number of computer hardware, computer software and IT and telecommunications services vendors. More details to be revealed to qualified Chief Procurement Officer candidates. Experience in managing this particular sector (IT Purchasing) is absolutely required. Chief Procurement Officer candidates with familiarity with banking, insurance, brokerage, or other large, multinational financial services firms would be considered useful. 

 

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Director, Supply Chain Management - Service Sector

LOCATION: US - California (Sacramento)

COMPANY: Major service sector firm

HEADHUNTER FOCUS: Director, Supply Chain Management who has substantial experience in creating worldclass service sector supply chain management organizations. Provide strong, visible, and effective leadership to all of the supply chain functions. Encourage innovation; seek out and implement best in class approaches. Strong negotiation skills, organizational and interpersonal skills are necessary. Ability to develop and execute effective strategies is required.

Recruiter seeks a Director, Supply Chain Management, on behalf of a well regarded major service provider. Reporting directly to the Chief Operating Officer (COO),  the Director, Supply Chain Management will monitor, control and direct the supply chain operations including budget planning, value analysis, reporting, inventory management, technology planning, demand forecasting, expense monitoring, procurement, warehousing, receiving, shipping and distribution of materials, supplies and equipment to meet organization, strategic, financial, quality and operational

goals. The Director, Supply Chain Management plans and implements activities related to the timely, cost-effective procurement, inventory control, planning and quality control of supplies and materials.  Oversees and provides strategic direction for Supply and Distribution, Strategic Sourcing (Purchasing), Warehousing, and Shipping/Receiving departments.  Develops, implements, and maintains policies, procedures, and material control systems to reduce costs, streamline procedures, and implement solutions. Oversee and manage overall organizational supply budget over $100 million.

 

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Director of PurchasingServices

LOCATION: US - Midwest (Chicago, Illinois)

COMPANY: $3.5 Billion European Corporation

HEADHUNTER FOCUS: Demonstrated abilities in the areas of Purchasing /Strategic Planning/ Contract Negotiation/ CostAnalysis/V endor Selection/ Benchmarking related to internal services: The Director of Purchasing should have experience working with spends of approximately $100 million.

Recruiter seeks a Director of Purchasing on behalf of a US$3.5 billion European corporation. The Director of Purchasing develops policies, procedures and objectives for the operation of the purchasing group in accordance with departmental, corporate objectives and limits of authority. Obtains necessary purchases at lowest cost consistent with approved quality and standards. This position also recommends improvements in overall purchasing programs which will advance the interests of the corporation.

    * Recommends purchasing objectives and ensures understanding of approved objectives by subordinates. Directs the activities of these managers and buyers to accomplish company objectives.

    * Develops and recommends for approval policies and procedures for the operation of procurement activities.

    * Plans and directs a purchasing program to meet corporate requirements.

    * Negotiates with suppliers as necessary.

    * Continually evaluate products, services and vendors to determine improvement or replacement.

    * Investigates and establishes new corporate programs.

    * Makes appropriate recommendations designed to reduce costs and improve process. Leverages purchasing power.

    * Develops vendor scorecard process and related metrics to assess and manage supplier/vendor performance. Reviews with vendors and management quarterly.

    * Coordinates purchasing activities with Finance, Field Services, Operations and Logistics.

    * Establishes and maintains database of all purchases across lines of business.

    * Furnishes appropriate data for use in scheduling, planning, budgeting and other functional activities.

    * Reviews and approves purchases over a specified dollar amount as well as non-routine purchases.

    * Properly hire, train, motivate and evaluate staff. Ensure highest levels of performance are met. Provides leadership.

    * Effectively communicate globally with all executive levels and operational management to ensure the goals and objectives of the purchasing plan are met.

 

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Director of Strategic Sourcing - Services Firm

LOCATION: US - Southeast (Charlotte, North Carolina)

COMPANY: Leading Services Corporation

HEADHUNTER FOCUS: Director of Strategic Sourcing able to raise the professional level of procurement skills and technologies in department

Recruiter seeks, on behalf of major national services firm, a Director of Strategic Sourcing, who would report to COO. Responsible for the development and implementation of strategic and tactical supply chain management for contracting, arch. design, repair, operating and maintenance service contracts to support the management of new and existing facilities.

 

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Director of Risk Management

LOCATION: US - Southeast

COMPANY: $Billion+ European Corporation

HEADHUNTER FOCUS: Director of Risk Management with strong contracts background

Recruiter seeks on behalf of major European firm, a Director of Risk Management. Works with the Managing Director, heads of Business Development, Business Applications, Projects and Eng., Supply Management and Quality to ensure risks are identified from proposal preparation stage until warranty issues of projects are closed out. Reporting lines will be per Sector requirements. There will be a direct link to the Head of Sector Risk Management and to SVP, ECS Business. 10 years of experience in managing projects to successful completion. Experience in tendering, closing contracts and project execution.  Management of large/complex projects including international content is preferred.

 

 

 

Technical Management

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Chief Information Officer (CIO) - Service Sector

LOCATION: US Midwest (metro-Chicago, IL)

COMPANY: Service Sector Firm

HEADHUNTER FOCUS: change-agent CIO

Recruiter seeks on behalf of a local service sector firm, a Chief Information Officer (CIO). The CIO will be responsible for planning the technology arch. and security platforms for firm's information resources, encompassing the roles of business leader, change agent, and technology visionary. Works closely with and maintains effective lines of communication with upper management, technical staff, end user departments and external vendors, etc.

 

 

EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Chief Information Officer (CIO) - Service Sector

LOCATION: US Midwest (metro-Chicago, IL)

COMPANY: Service Sector Firm

HEADHUNTER FOCUS: change-agent CIO

Recruiter seeks on behalf of a local service sector client, a Chief Information Officer (CIO). The CIO will be responsible for planning the technology arch. and security platforms for firm's information resources, encompassing the roles of business leader, change agent, and technology visionary. Works closely with and maintains effective lines of communication with upper management, technical staff, end user departments and external vendors, etc.

 

 


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    Other Financial Management Searches of Interest

     

    USA & CANADA

     

    EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Chief Finance Officer (CFO) - Electronic Components

    LOCATION: US - Southwest (Texas)

    COMPANY: Major Electronic Components Firm

    HEADHUNTER FOCUS: Broad financial background with a small to mid-size company. Broad exposure to ERP and BI systems (like SAP, etc.) and past experience in utilizing them to drive fundamental improvements in the business. Minimum of 10 years in finance and/or accounting, including 5 to 8 years of management experience. Familiar with SEC requirements and SOX for public companies. IPO experience in US is preferable. International M&A experience is preferable. International manufacture experience is preferable. A background in Public Accounting is desirable but not required. Broad exposure to cost accounting practices in a manufacturing environment is desirable. Skills / Competencies:

    •   Excellent planning and organizational skills with the ability to effectively direct the company’s overall financial operations in order to maximize revenues and profits.  

    •   A thorough understanding of GAAP regulations.

    •   Technical and comprehensive knowledge of all finance, financial planning, accounting and tax areas of a business.

    •   Proficiency in accounting software.

    •   Thorough knowledge of SEC and IRS reporting requirements.  

    •   In-depth knowledge of manufacturing costing, standard costs systems and corporate reporting.  

    •   Strong cost accounting and inventory management skills are desirable.

    •   Excellent time management, communication, decision making and presentation skills.

    •   Able to make decisions based upon incomplete information.

    •   Multi-cultural fluency.

    Recruiter seeks on behalf of an electronic components firm, a Chief Finance Officer (CFO). The Chief Financial Officer (CFO) provides strategic and operational directions to the company’s finance and accounting departments. Assists President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) in establishing financial strategic objectives and operating policies and procedures to ensure attainment of corporate objectives. This position requires a Chief Financial Officer (CFO) with a hands-on approach to financial reporting as well as excellent interpersonal communication skills. Reports directly to President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO). The Chief Financial Officer (CFO) directs and administers the company’s finance and accounting departments:

    •   Responsible for the planning, development, and implementation of financial policies and procedures.

    •   Responsible for accurate and legal financial practices and reporting.

    •   Establishes and maintains appropriate analytical tools, information systems, and models of cost behavior to ensure effective and efficient management of resources.

    •   Analyzes operating results of business and its departments versus approved plans and objectives; ensures soundness of company’s financial structure:

    •   Reviews working capital/cash flow requirements on a regular basis.

    •   Negotiates/arranges outside financing, when necessary.

    •   Presents operating and capital expenditure budgets for review and approval by Board of Directors.

    •   Directs and coordinates the establishment of corporate budgets.

    •   Work closely with management team to develop business forecasts (revenues, manufacturing expense, etc.).

    •   The Chief Financial Officer (CFO) assists the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) in the development of financial corporate strategies and strategic objectives as well as operating policies and procedures to ensure attainment of these corporate objectives.

    •   Ensures that finance plans and policies are understood and administered by the management team.

    •   Uses strategic objectives as basis for establishing performance measures and incentive

    programs for finance and accounting management team.

    •   Communicate objectives/strategies with Board of Directors and investors.

     

    EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Chief Finance Officer (CFO) - Beverages

    LOCATION: US Southwest

    COMPANY: Major Beverage Manufacturing Firm

    HEADHUNTER FOCUS:

    •   Financial/Accounting Bachelors degree required, MBA preferred.

    •   CPA is required.

    •   8 to 10 years as a CFO in the food or beverage industry is a requirement.

    •   Experience within a manufacturing environment is a requirement.

    •   Experience in a senior-financial management role, partnering with corporate executives, resulting in the development and implementation of creative financial management strategies.

    •   Demonstrable passion for the positive interaction with employees and developing accounting skill sets for subordinates.

    •   Strong analytical skills and experience interpreting a strategic vision into an operation model.

    •   Past experience successfully partnering with IT staff to manage critical financial management systems.

    •   An effective communicator at all levels in the organization, with strong oral and written skills and willingness to share information.

    •   A collaborative and flexible style, with a strong service mentality.

    •   Creativity, with experience funding activities in ways that both cover costs and generate operating margins.

    Recruiter seeks on behalf of a fast-growing beverages firm, a Chief Finance Officer (CFO). Reporting to and partnering with the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) will play a critical role in developing and implementing all corporate financial strategies. As a member of the senior leadership team, the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) will be an advisor to all corporate executives and general managers, evaluating and assisting them with their financial plans and economic modeling. The Chief Financial Officer (CFO) will be responsible for overseeing all fiscal and fiduciary responsibilities for the organization.

     

    Strategy

    •   As a true business partner to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), assess organizational performance against both the annual budget and our long-term strategy.  Develop tools and systems to provide critical financial

    and operational information to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and make actionable recommendations on both strategy and operations.

    •   Engage the Board of Directors and all corporate executives regarding financial trends, changes in the operating model(s), and operational delivery.  Assist in establishing annual objectives and meeting agendas, and selecting and engaging outside consultants (auditors, lenders and investment advisors).

    •   Oversee long-term budgetary planning and costs management in alignment with our strategic plan, especially as the organization considers potential mergers, acquisitions, and joint ventures.

     

    Financial Management

    •   Oversee all accounts, ledgers, and reporting systems to ensure compliance with appropriate Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, regulatory requirements, and Office of management and

    Budget audit requirements.  Maintain internal control safeguards and coordinate all audit activities for compliance.

    •   Develop and utilize forward-looking, predictive models and activity-based financial analyses to provide insight into the organization’s operations and business plans.

    •   Manage cash flow and forecasting.  Develop a reliable cash flow projection process and reporting mechanism that includes minimum cash threshold to meet operating needs.  Optimize handling of banking relationships and initiate appropriate strategies to enhance cash positions.

    •   Oversee budgeting and implementation of budgets so as to monitor progress and present financial metrics both internally and externally.

    •   Represent the company to financial partners, including financial institutions, investors, and auditors. 

     

    Team Management

    •   Mentor and develop all finance and accounting employees in a positive and professional manner. Manage work allocation, training, problems resolution, performance evaluation, and building of an effective accounting team dynamic.

    •   Partner with and provide leadership to the information technology (IT) team to procure specialized finance and operations IT systems that meet the needs of the organization.

    •   Develop collaborative relationships with all corporate executives and general managers in order to develop a trusting and respectful working relationship.

     

     

     

    EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Chief Financial Officer (CFO) - Oil & Gas

    LOCATION: Canada (Alberta)

    COMPANY: Canadian Energy Firm

    HEADHUNTER FOCUS: Post-IPO CFO who is fast paced and familiar with North American standards

    Recruiter, on behalf of a Canadian energy development firm, seeks a Chief Financial Officer (CFO). The CFO should have strong O&G experience, must know Canadian GAP, and have public traded company experience in Canada or the US. The Chief Finance Officer (CFO) should understand Canadian securities laws and have a strong corporate governance background. Management experience a must, accounting levels, CA/ CPA etc. Strong background in OA&C, and a background in accounting computer systems.

     

     

    EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Chief Finance Officer (CFO) - Computer Electronic Components

    LOCATION: US - California (Orange County)

    COMPANY: Major Computer Electronic Components Firm

    HEADHUNTER FOCUS: Hands-on, fast-paced Financial Controller

    Recruiter seeks on behalf of a computer products client serving the retail market, a good hands-on, charasmatic controller to serve as Chief Finance Officer (CFO). The main focus here will be a CFO who could take charge of all credit, accounts payable, accounts receivable, and logistics. The ideal candidate will possess a minimum of 10 years relevant work experience and have retail consumer products experience, ideally with experiences with Target, Costco, BestBuy, etc. The Chief Finance Officer (CFO) should possess good interpersonal skills, negotiation skills, and the ability to work independently. The person must be very fast paced and comfortable working in a small southern California office (under 100 staff here).

     

     

    EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Chief Financial Officer (CFO) - Service Sector

    LOCATION: US- Northeast (metro-Boston)

    COMPANY: Major Service Sector Firm

    HEADHUNTER FOCUS: Strong money-manager CFO for multi-business unit group

    Recruiter seeks, on behalf of a leading service sector firm with business units across the US, a Chief Financial Officer (CFO), who reports to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO). The Chief Financial Officer (CFO) is responsible for the financial and accounting operations for the organization. The CFO will develop business strategies that support the overall mission, goals and objectives of the company, while providing overall financial leadership and direction.

    •   Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics or related field. MBA required, CPA preferred.

    •   15+ years financial experience; 8+ years as CFO preferably in real estate

    •   Outstanding financial acumen and organizational skills.

    •   Knowledge and experience with best practice financial practices, processes and tools.

    •   Knowledge and experience with capital markets and complex financing arrangements.

    •   Team player with a high energy level and excellent communication skills.

    •   A critical thinker with innovative solutions to complex business issues.

    o   Works with the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Chief Operating Officer (COO), and Chief Sales Officer (CSO) to provide strategic direction for the business. Assures that appropriate financial systems, processes, controls, and personnel are in place to successfully maximize business opportunities and manage risk.

    o   Optimizes profitability through revenue maximization and cost and operational efficiencies.

    o   Set financial goals in support of business operations and strategic direction.

    o   Oversees the financial and accounting departments of business; taking the lead on high-level, strategic business initiatives.

    o   Acts as the Company financial spokesperson. Communicates business strategy and operating results to internal and external audiences. Delivers strategy and financial presentations to Chief Executive Officer (CEO), the Board of Advisors, third party investors and partners.

    o   Identifies appropriate financing alternatives and works within capital markets to negotiate complex financing arrangements. Interfaces with institutional lenders, investment banks and rating agencies regarding the company’s financing and equity needs.

    o   Selects appropriate investment strategy and investment vehicles for company retained earnings; Assures execution of investment strategy for corporate investment accounts.  

    o   Works with Chief Executive Officer (CEO) to develop tax planning and shareholder wealth building strategies.  

    o    Responsible for insuring financial reporting and compliance is in accordance with generally accepted financial, accounting and regulatory standards.

    o   Mentors and develops the financial and accounting teams; provides training, education and opportunity for career development.

     

     

    EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Chief Finance Officer (CFO) - Manufacturing

    LOCATION: US - Southeast (North Carolina)

    COMPANY: Well established manufacturing firm

    HEADHUNTER FOCUS: Problem-solving, well organized Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

    Recruiter seeks on behalf of a well established manufacturing firm, a Chief Financial Officer (CFO), who would report to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Main duties and details:

    ---Develop company's annual budget and related analyses                     

    ---Work with Chief Operating Officer (COO) to define Finance organization                         

    ---Work with Chief Operating Officer (COO) to communicate company's goals for upcoming year           

    ---Prepare monthly and annual financial statements for internal distribution                

    ---Thorough assessment of company's (cost) accounting processes                 

    ---Move standard costs to Oracle operating system

    ---Conduct month-end closing review with Chief Operating Officer (COO) and Finance staff              

    ---Ensure that proper controls exist around the movement of inventory

    ---Define any holes in company's (cost) accounting practices and develop

    ---Analyze variances to budget and prior year and identify trends corrective action

    ---Evaluate all financial statement reserves                            

    ---Assist Chief Operating Officer (COO) with monthly business forecasts and communication with investors  

    ---Annual financial statement audit                             

    ---Implement company's corrective action plan with regards to internal controls

     

     

    EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Chief Financial Officer (CFO) - Service Sector

    LOCATION: US - California (Orange County)

    COMPANY: Fast Growing Service Sector Company

    HEADHUNTER FOCUS: fast paced CFO with experiences at multi-office medium sized service sector firm

    Recruiter seeks a Chief Financial Officer (CFO), reporting to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), for a fast growing medium sized financial services firm.

    •   Provide strategic financial leadership and support on issues affecting the firm

    •   Provide the necessary financial information to leaders with corporate, geographical, and product line management responsibilities

    •   As a member of the leadership team, build financial and technological infra-structure and have the vision to support and guide senior leadership through periods of rapid growth

    •   Ensure the firm’s capital structure, financial systems, controls, and forecasting models will support the growth and expansion anticipated

    •   The Chief Financial Officer (CFO), will serve as one of the “business partners” to the CEO on the firm’s financial, budgeting, and associated administrative processes

    •   Develop and report on business metrics aimed at business decision making

    •   Develop, communicate and maintain the firm’s Corporate Finance and Accounting Policies and Procedures, making recommendations for improvements

    •   Ensure regulatory compliance associated with the finance function. Ensure on-going knowledge of trends and regulations to ensure effectiveness and compliance

    •   Oversee policies and processes, resources and systems supporting the financial accounting and reporting requirements

    •   The Chief Financial Officer (CFO), will manage the accounting transaction processes including billing, invoicing, collections, cash, receivables, payables, customer/vendor financial interaction, and fixed assets

     

     

    EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Chief Financial Officer (CFO) - Electronic Chemicals

    LOCATION: USA or Asia

    COMPANY: Early Stage US Electronic Materials Startup

    HEADHUNTER FOCUS: Chief Financial Officer (CFO) with strong fundraising contacts at Asian Consumer Electronics (especially displays and solar panels) or Venture Capital firms. The Chief Financial Officer (CFO) should be fluent in English; Korean, Japanese or Mandarin Chinese skills a strong plus. CPA or CA desirable.

    Recruiter seeks a Chief Financial Officer (CFO) for a US based startup firm developing chemicals for the electronic displays and photovoltaics industries. Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), the Chief Financial Officer (CFO)'s chief role is to raise money and to ensure that it is used wisely.

    •   Assess necessary funding levels to support strategic objectives

    •   Identify appropriate funding methods and specific funds/groups to target

    •   Utilize, cultivate, and strengthen relationships with appropriate private equity and venture capital contacts

    •   Work closely with marketing to increase awareness of firm as a strong investment opportunity

    •   Lead the development of appropriate materials to “craft the story”

    •   Lead preliminary meetings with appropriate potential investors

    •   Communicate consistently with management team and board on progress

    •   Building detailed financials models for valuation purposes

    •   Provide valuation, negotiation, transaction structuring, and due diligence support

    •   Anticipate internal and external financial factors to help guide forecasts and budgets

    •   Participate with management team to identify ways to achieve financial targets and “hit the numbers”

    •   Provide insights regarding pricing, product mix, and market focus.

    •   Interact with current investors to ensure everyone understands what we can and cannot achieve financially

     

     

    EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Chief Finance Officer (CFO) - Commodity Trading

    LOCATION: US Southwest (Texas)

    COMPANY: Major Global Commodity Trading Firm

    HEADHUNTER FOCUS: Business-savvy CFO, ideally with trading experience. CFO with an ability to work with other departments in order to grow business and sales prospects of firm in the Americas region. CFO with M&A, Latin American experiences a plus. Fluent English; Spanish and/or Portuguese skills a strong plus. Expererience at commodity trading firms of great interest.

    Recruiter seeks on behalf of a leading global firm in the trading field, a Chief Financial Officer (CFO). The Chief Financial Officer (CFO) is responsible for all financial matters and the CFO reports to and works closely with the Chief Executive Officer (CEO). The Chief Financial Officer (CFO) leads all Financial Administration (Accounting, Financial Control, Treasury, Credit, etc.), as well as Human Resources (HR) and IT.The Chief Financial Officer (CFO) is able to adapt to a continually evolving environment and thrive in an autonomous, efficient and business minded workplace.

     

    Finance / Credit

    o   Oversee cash flow planning and ensure availability of liquidity as needed

    o   Oversee cash, investment and asset management

    o   Provides internal financial risk analyses of customers and vendors

    o   Coordinates all internal and external financial risk mitigation efforts  

    o   Providing business oriented solutions to the commercial departments

    o   Develop and utilize forward-looking, predictive models and activity-based financial analyses to provide insight into the organization´s operation and business plans

     

     

    Strategy & Policy

    o   Partner of the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and the Board of Directors on all operational and strategic issues; provide strategic recommendations based on financial analysis and projections, cost identification, allocation and revenue/expense analysis

    o   Coordinate the development and monitoring of budgets

    o   Develop financial business plans and forecasts

    o   Develop short-, medium- and long-term financial plans and projections as well as present the data to the Board of Directors

    o   Participate in corporate policy development

    o   Represent the company to financial partners, including financial institutions, investors, auditors, public officials etc.

    o   Remain up to date on best practices and federal law stipulations regarding the company´s operations

     

     

    Financial Control

    o   Proactive strategic and operative control by exertion of influence on the achievement of the yearly and monthly finance and budget goals

    o   Develop and implement cost targets and guarantee cost discipline

    o   Compliance of cost planned budgets even under modified circumstances

    o   Development of the control instruments and optimization of the planning and forecasting methods

    o   Establish and maintain appropriate internal control procedures and control safeguards

    o   Implement and coordinate the internal and external revision

    o   Review all formal procedures, processes and administration related to Finance, HR and IT, recommending improvements to the systems in place and managing the system going forward

    o   Assures effective and efficient use of budgeted funds, personnel, materials, facilities and time

     

     

    Finance Administration

    o   Oversee the Finance department to ensure proper maintenance of all accounting and finance systems and functions

    o   Ensure maintenance of appropriate internal controls and financial procedures

    o   Ensure timeliness, accuracy and usefulness of financial and management reporting; oversee the preparation and communication of monthly and annual financial statements

    o   Coordinate audits and proper filling of tax returns

    o   Ensure legal and regulatory compliance regarding all financial functions

    o   Oversee the ERP and Treasury Management Systems with regard to Finance, Control and HR

     

     

    Team Management

    o   Select, develop and manage direct staff; guide larger multi-disciplinary teams outside of direct span of control

    o   Engage other members of the senior management team for research, evaluation and training as well as improve the cross-department collaboration

    o   Provide guidance on attracting and developing key team members

     

     

    Profile of qualification:

    o   Master Degree in Economics or Business Administration with a strong focus in Accounting and Financial Control

    o   At least 5 years of operative experience and proven leadership as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) in an international company

    o   Excellent knowledge regarding the preparation of the annual financial statements and consolidation in the context of the financial accounting under US GAAP

    o   Profound knowledge of the applicable federal, commercial and fiscal laws as well as accounting regulations

    o   Entrepreneurial way of thinking and commercially minded method of operation

    o   Self-conception as teamplayer with a distinct "hands-on-mentality" being able to successfully solve operational as well as strategic challenges

    o   Extraordinary commitment, high ability to communicate, excellent target-orientated behavior, resilience, creativity and diplomatic skills in exposure to employees of all hierarchies

    o   Experience in international trading and all underlying instruments as well as industry practices in steel or ferrous metals related products would be an asset

    o   Good SAP know-how required

     

     

    EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Chief Financial Officer (CFO) - Manufacturing

    LOCATION: US Northeast (Maryland - metro Washington DC)

    COMPANY: Medium sized Manufacturer

    HEADHUNTER FOCUS: Diplomatic, poised, well-paced, strategic,creative Chief Finance Officer (CFO). Potential to be COO.

    Recruiter, on behalf of a medium sized manufacturing firm, a Chief Financial Officer (CFO). The CFO potentially could move to a Chief Operating Officer (COO) role. The Chief Finance Officer (CFO) must exhibit superlative communication skills, in order to communicate effectively with investors, team members, and customers. An MBA and CPA is preferred.

     

     

    EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Chief Financial Officer (CFO) - Oil & Gas

    LOCATION: US Southwest (Texas - Houston, Dallas or Austin)

    COMPANY: O&G Exploration Firm

    HEADHUNTER FOCUS: Chief Financial Officer (CFO) with srong Contacts in the Energy Investment sector

    Recruiter, on behalf of a firm in the energy sector, seeks a Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Strong finance-oriented experience in such areas as financial analysis, budgeting/modeling, profit management, compliance, mergers & acquisitions, strategic planning, analysis and integration. Chief Finance Officer (CFO) who is skillful with interpreting and understanding financial statements and trends, competitive and market trends, operating efficiency enhancement, revenue forecasting, controls, broad-based business leadership. Executive presence, excellent presentation skills and outstanding communications ability. The Chief Finance Officer (CFO) must possess a high level of integrity, ethics, and judgment.

     

    EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Chief Financial Officer (CFO) - Telecommunications

    LOCATION: US Northeast (Maryland)

    COMPANY: Privately held telecommunications services firm

    HEADHUNTER FOCUS: Diligent Chief Financial Officer (CFO), results-driven

    Recruiter seeks a Chief Financial Officer (CFO) for a well established telecommunications firm. Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), the CFO should focus on increasing market share, expanding business opportunities, improving productivity, and maximizing profitability.

    •   Set daily goals to achieve short and long term results.

    •   Recognize and act on areas for improvement.

    •   Ensure a high level of customer satisfaction with all clients or customers, both internal and external.

    •   Evaluate the cost/benefit effectiveness of all business opportunities as they pertain to the larger vision and mission, based on company strategies.

    •   Foster relationships with others by ensuring communication occur in a timely manner keeping others fully informed.

    •   Assists others in the achievement of goals focusing on the achievement of team outcomes over individual accomplishments.

    •   Work in cooperation and consult with other leaders to ensure strategies are sound and support the organizational vision and mission.

     

     

    EXECUTIVE SEARCH: VP/ Chief Financial Officer (CFO) - Electronic Equipment

    LOCATION: US Midwest (Minnesota)

    COMPANY: Major Technology Corporation

    HEADHUNTER FOCUS: Chief Financial Officer (CFO) who will help propel firm to next level. Familiarity with both US GAAP and IRFS

    Recruiter, on behalf of a technology leading corporation, seeks a VP Finance/ CFO who will oversee all financial functions, including financial plans and policies, accounting practices and procedures, and the organization’s financial relationship with the parent company.  Directs the controller, accounting, treasury, tax, IT, facilities and human resource functions for the operating company. Broad experience and demonstrated competence in financial management to include: Business planning, control & improvement, Corporate tax, Financing, Mergers and Acquisitions, Financial reporting & analysis, etc.

     

     

    EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Chief Finance Officer (CFO)
    LOCATION: California (metro- Los Angeles)
    COMPANY: Equipment Manufacturing Firm

    Los Angeles area equipment manufacturing firm (sales approx $10 million), seeks a Chief Financial Officer (CFO) to head the company's finance department. A controller and an A/R-A/P person report to the Chief Finance Officer (CFO). This person must be an extremely hands-on, detail-oriented CFO. C.P.A preferred. Reports to Chief Executive Officer (CEO). 

     

    EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Chief Financial Officer (CFO) - Electronics
    LOCATION: US Northeast (metro-New York)
    COMPANY: Electronics Company

    Well established firm in the $500 million range seeks a Chief Financial Officer (CFO) for their metro-NY headquarters. Candidates in New Jersey or New York are preferred.

     

     

    EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Chief Financial Officer (CFO) or Controller- Electronic Systems
    LOCATION: US Pacific Northwest ( Seattle, Washington)
    COMPANY:  Division of Multi-divisional electronics corporation

    A newly acquired electronics company seeks a Chief Financial Officer (CFO) or Controller who has the capability of running finance for a projected high growth that might take the company to $50-100 million. This Chief Finance Officer (CFO) must be self directed and highly entrepreneurial. Experience in cash management and strong operational accounting skills are required. Experience in public company accounting, CPA and Sarbanes Oxley are nice to have, but not mandatory. Experience with a high tech electronics company useful but not required. Reports to Chief Executive Officer (CEO).

     

     

    EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Chief Financial Officer (CFO) - Service Sector

    LOCATION: US Northeast (Maryland - metro Washington DC)

    COMPANY: Service Sector Company

    HEADHUNTER FOCUS: Chief Financial Officer (CFO) coming from the ranks as Controller. Strong interpersonal skills, strong leadership. Self disciplined, intelligent, confident, with good sense of humor, high sociability, strong personal drive and ability to energize others.

    Recruiter seeks, on behalf a metro-Washington, DC service sector consulting firm, a Chief Financial Officer (CFO) with 10-15 years' experience. CPA a plus. Experience at firms sized from 80 to 300+ persons preferred. CFO would have direct responsibility for interface with Senior Management, preparing and presenting reports to Management on corporate fiscal status and growth projections/forecasting; and preparation of forecasts and project management reports for use by branch office managers, technical team leaders and technical supervisor personnel.  Also experience in supervisory responsibility for staff of five to ten professionals. The Chief Finance Officer (CFO) should have the ability to recognize, analyze and discuss problems to reach optimum solutions.  Willing to work to improve performance of both individual and team. Excellent oral and written communication skills, Team-player, prepared to go the extra mile for the team - again and again

     

     

    EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Chief Financial Officer (CFO) - Electronic Components
    LOCATION: California (Los Angeles)
    COMPANY: Privately Held Electronic Components Manufacturing Company

    25-year old privately held Southern California electronics components firm employing 200+ and serving the manufacturing, aerospace, defense, commercial and industrial industries, seeks a Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Company prefers a seasoned accounting and finance professional with strong manufacturing industry experiences. The firm prefers a solid hands-on Chief Finance Officer (CFO) with experience with cost accounting, government regulations and contracts, FAR, strategic planning and measurements. Previous expertise with preparation for IPO might be of interest as well.

     

     

    EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Chief Financial Officer (CFO) - Oil & Gas

    LOCATION: Canada (Ontario)

    COMPANY: Canadian O&G Firm

    HEADHUNTER FOCUS: CFO with a CPA or CA background

    Recruiter seeks, on behalf of a Canadian energy firm, a Chief Financial Officer (CFO), who reports to the CEO. The CFO has comprehensive responsibility for all financial reporting, audit, compliance and governance issues and s/he is the primary contact with the regulators and specifically the Toronto Stock Exchange. As an executive of the Corporation, the CFO is responsible for managing the financial activities in a manner that results in growth, profitability and that enhance shareholder value. The Chief Finance Officer (CFO) is responsible for: ensuring the overall excellence of the finance function of the Corporation by ensuring timely and accurate financial reporting and the integrity of related systems and procedures; supporting the CFO’s responsibilities and duties as the senior financial person of the Corporation; providing assistance and expertise to the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors; contributing to the organization's strategic direction and growth; and handling Mergers and Acquisitions. The CFO will also be responsible for managing all accounting functions for the Corporation including: managing financial accounting and reporting; budgeting and cash flow management; managing risk and developing processes, structures and systems; presenting at investment meetings; other accounting, finance and special project responsibilities as required; communicating financial issues with non-financial professionals; preparing monthly, quarterly and year-end consolidated financial statements and the MD&A; reviewing statements and transactions to ensure compliance; and conducting internal reviews to ensure compliance and transparency. The Chief Finance Officer (CFO), will also be reviewing contracts and preparing relevant tax returns, handling financial performance analysis, dealing with control and authorization of expenditures as directed by the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), and reporting and analysis of costs. Other responsibilities include:

    §   Reporting and analysis of working capital employed in and the cash flow of the Corporation.

    §   Preparation of financial database and reports with analysis and comparisons against budgets and related objectives on a consolidated monthly and quarterly basis.

    §   Working closely with the CEO and other executives and employees as related to development and implementation of business plans, objectives and reporting against these plans.

    §   Fostering good working relationships with the corporation’s banks, auditors, Board of Directors and shareholders.

    §   Assisting as required in the financial aspects of acquisitions, strategic partnerships, joint ventures and other alliances;

    §   Performing all other related finance functions as may be required by the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) or the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors;

    §   Ensuring compliance with Corporate Policies and all regulatory, statutory and legal requirements applicable to the CFO’s duties and responsibilities;

    §   Ensuring that the financial statements, together with other financial information fairly present in all material respects the financial condition, results of operations and cash flows for the Corporation.

     

     

    EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Chief Financial Officer (CFO) - IT Services
    LOCATION: US Midwest (Chicago, Illinois)
    COMPANY: IT Services Startup

    This critical Chief Finance Officer (CFO) position requires a minimum of ten years experience,  balanced with "Big 5" accounting environments and small, fast-paced, high-growth, technology companies.  The CFO's background should include both accounting and finance. Acquisition and merger experience is a definite plus.  A CPA is required, and a related undergraduate degree and MBA are desirable. 

     

     

    EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Chief Financial Officer (CFO) - Software

    LOCATION: US Northeast (Boston, Massachusetts)

    COMPANY:  COMMUNICATIONS/ COMPUTER/ WIRELESS - Wireless/ Broadband Software Startup 

    A software development startup company that leverages WAP, Jini and Bluetooth technologies to create applications for the wireless and broadband world, is looking for an experienced Chief Financial Officer (CFO) who can help them in their target markets of Asia and Europe. Firm only want to see the best people - not merely ones who are ready to advance but those who have "been there."   The Chief Financial Officer (CFO) should have startup experience and ideally experience preparing firms for an IPO. Firm currently has approximately $3 million in financing, so persons with good connections in the high tech investment market would be of interest.

     

     

    EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Chief Financial Officer (CFO) - Software
    LOCATION: US Mountain West (Denver, Colorado)
    COMPANY:  Enterprise Software Firm

    Enterprise Application Service Provider (ASP), serving large base of Fortune 1000 clients, seeks a Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Depending on the candidate and structure of the compensation package, firm may choose to hire their CFO prior to or subsequent to their current round of financing. It is very important that the Chief Finance Officer (CFO)candidate have Nasdaq IPO experience as well as experience in successfully raising private equity. It is also very important that this invididual live in the greater Denver area.

      

     

    EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Chief Financial Officer (CFO) - Pharmaceuticals
    LOCATION: US Northeast (Northern New Jersey)
    COMPANY: Early stage pharmaceutical firm

    Early stage pharmaceutical firm seeks an experienced finance executive to serve as Chief Financial Officer (CFO). This CFO will have had experience as a senior financial officer for a publicly traded corporation (preferably biotechnology or pharmaceutical) and familiar with SEC regulatory requirements, GAP accounting rules, money management, investor relations, and public financings. The Chief Finance Officer (CFO) must have experience dealing with Wall Street analysts, shareholders, and prospective investors. Will be required to participate in the IPO process, supervise the accounting components of the IPO, and execute the policies approved by the Audit and Compensation Committees of the Board.

     

     

    EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Chief Financial Officer (CFO) - Financial Services
    LOCATION: US Northeast (Eastern New England - Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Maine)
    COMPANY: Medium Sized Financial Services Firm

    --To direct and oversee all the financial activities of the corporation including preparation of current financial reports as well as summaries and forecasts for future business growth and economic outlook.

    --To manage the Accounting department. To participate in the overall management of the corporation at the Senior Management level.

    --The Chief Financial Officer (CFO) directs the timely and accurate preparation of all financial reports, including income statements, balance sheets, reports to shareholders, and tax returns. Ensures the appropriate financial controls, checks and balances, and levels of review occur.

     

     

    EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Chief Financial Officer (CFO) - Electronic Commerce
    LOCATION: US Northeast (Northern New Jersey)
    COMPANY:  U.S. Division of Korean Pre-IPO Electronic Commerce Firm

    Highly successful Korean internet startup firm is seeking several key executives to kick off a new US electronic commerce subsidiary serving simultaneously the B2B and B2C markets by offering a fully automatic bidding for goods with multiple buys and multiple sellers. The Chief Financial Officer (CFO) will be the first such executive hire.

     

     

    EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Chief Financial Officer (CFO) - E-Commerce

    LOCATION: US Midwest (Ohio)

    COMPANY: E-Commerce company

    HEADHUNTER FOCUS: E-commerce Chief Financial Officer (CFO) with Business development ability (esp. VC and M&A). Targeting candidates in or relocatable to Cincinnati or Dayton areas. This is a position which requires a high energy, business-oriented, “hands on” team player. The successful CFO will possess a strong work ethic, be trustworthy, have a sense of urgency and will be motivated by accomplishment and success.  The candidate must be able an excellent communicator with superb written and oral skills and be able to appropriately contend and be decisive in a fast moving entrepreneurial atmosphere.

    Recruiter seeks on behalf of an internet software company, a Chief Financial Officer (CFO). The CFO will report directly to the COO and be part of a leadership team with the goal to greatly expand the firm's business beyond its current markets.  The firm seeks an individual who has integrity, is highly ethical, financially responsible, and is a broad based business thinker. The successful Chief Finance Officer (CFO) should have an extensive background in financial and strategic leadership and preferably, a background in the dotcom arena. Reports to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO).

     

     

    EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Americas VP Finance

    LOCATION: US (to be discussed)

    COMPANY: Government of Australia

    HEADHUNTER FOCUS: Very project oriented, diplomatic, self-confident, VP Finance comfortable with multicultural international business. Ideally CPA, CA or similar designation, including audit experience in a medium to large public accounting firm. Strong managerial capacity. Understands compliance, can manage complexity, matrix mgmt arrangement. Knowledge of import/export helpful.

    Recruiter seeks, on behalf of the Australian government, a VP Finance whose scope includes the entirety of the Americas. Transactional processing. Travel 25-30% of time. Manage budget of US$20 million. Forecasting, monthly reports, monitoring 32 locations in North and South America. Has 3 reports.

     

     

    EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Corporate Vice President-Finance - Professional Services

    LOCATION: US Northeast (Boston, Massachusetts)

    COMPANY: Professional Services Corporation

    A privately-held, international company with sales of over $100 million operating through three divisions, seeks a VP Finance, who will be expected to be a future prime candidate for CFO. Incumbent will assist the Chief Finance Officer (CFO) and over time take over the CFO’s day-to-day relations with lenders, investment bankers, investors, potential investors and the Board and the merger and acquisition and Treasury functions in order to provide for a smooth succession plan when the current Chief Finance Officer (CFO) withdraws from the business or limits his involvement.


     

    EXECUTIVE SEARCH: VP Finance - Software
    LOCATION: California (Bay Area)
    COMPANY: Major Corporation
    Corporation seeks a VP Finance for their East Bay division. Beyond experience in handling the finance and administration functions, the VP Finance must be an outstanding communicator, both with local staff and with the corporate headquarters finance department. The person will need to be bright and articulate and know how to complete the sentence: "If I ..... , then I can improve the cash-flow." 

     

     

     

    EXECUTIVE SEARCH: VP Finance - High-Tech Manufacturing

    LOCATION: US - California (Southern)

    COMPANY: Aerospace Firm

    HEADHUNTER FOCUS: Hands-on, fast-paced VP Finance.

    Recruiter seeks on behalf of a fast growing aerospace firm, a VP Finance, who, reporting to the company President, would have primary responsibility for directing the financial functions and allocating the financial resources to achieve or exceed business and strategic plan objectives. The VP Finance is accountable for developing and implementing financial plans and policies, accounting practices and procedures. The VP Finance will direct other financial and administrative organizations. The VP Finance participates with other key senior executives in setting objectives and developing and implementing current and long-range business plans and strategies. Bachelor’s or masters degree (preferred) in a finance/accounting related field.  Minimum 15+ years experience in a corporate finance setting. CPA.

     

     

    EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Vice President Finance and Operations - Service Sector

    LOCATION: California (San Francisco)

    COMPANY: Fast-growing marketing services company

    HEADHUNTER FOCUS: Hands-on, fast-paced Vice President Finance and Operations

    Recruiter seeks on behalf of a fast growing marketing services client that expects to grow significantly this year, a finance manager to serve as VP Finance and Operations. The main focus here will be a person who could take charge of all accounts payable, accounts receivable, financial planning and analysis, and b'kkeeping. The ideal VP Finance will possess a minimum of 10 years relevant work experience in a small to medium sized services business. The candidate should possess good interpersonal skills, negotiation skills, and the ability to work independently. Person might have come from a larger company who seeks a smaller, high growth company. Business is driven month-to-month, as opposed to quarter-by-quarter. Business is heavily transaction oriented. Experience at a marketing services or advertising firm could be useful.


     

    EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Corporate Controller - Medical Devices

    LOCATION: California (San Diego)

    COMPANY: Major Medical Devices Firm

    HEADHUNTER FOCUS: A worldwide Controller who could allow Chief Finance Officer (CFO) to concentrate on other duties. International experience and international manufacturing experience helpful. Treasury, SEC/ Oxley Sarbanes experience a plus. Must be a good manager.

    Recruiter seeks on behalf of a well established medical device firm, a Corporate Controller. Reports to the Chief Finance Officer (CFO). BA in Finance or related field. MBA preferred. CPA required. Minimum of 10 years business experience, including public accounting and experience in publicly-traded company with revenues over $50M.  Recent SEC reporting and compliance experience essential. Familiarity with SOX and 404. Strong written and verbal communications skills. Successful experience supervising professional and support staff.  Must be able to work effectively in fast-paced, multi-tasking environment. Strong technical background required, with ability and willingness to work at both strategic and tactical levels. Must be able to work collaboratively in cross-functional results-oriented environment. Experience working with multiple subsidiaries, including international. Experience working collaboratively with manufacturing operations, sales and/or customer service functions. Experience with mergers and acquistions, including due diligence, preferred.


     

    EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Corporate Controller/ Chief Accounting Officer (CAO) - Software

    LOCATION: US Northeast (Boston, Massachusetts)

    COMPANY:  Medium Sized Software Firm

    On behalf of a successful and expanding privately held software company, recruiter is seeking candidates for a Chief Accounting Officer (CAO)/ Corporate Controller. A focus of this Controller will be to move the company toward an IPO. Reporting directly to the Chief Finance Officer (CFO), this position will be responsible for all accounting and financial reporting of the Company and its worldwide subsidiaries in conformance with U.S. GAAP. This will include preparing the company for transition from a private company to a public company, and if the company goes public, ensuring the Company complies with all SEC (and other regulatory) reporting requirements.

     

     

    EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Finance Manager for Latin America- Service Sector

    LOCATION: US Midwest (Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, Wisconsin, Minnesota)

    COMPANY: Leading Services Corporation

    A $9+ Billion-dollar global services provider, is currently seeking a senior-level finance manager to assist in the business planning, development and financial direction of their Latin American business. The firm is one of the world's largest companies in their field, with more than 74,000 employees in over 1,600 different locations spread among 120 countries. The Finance Manager is responsible for assisting in business planning, development, and financial direction of the Latin American operations ($140M+ USD, 4,000+ associates, currently supporting more than 70 customers in Mexico and South America). This position will report to the Senior Director of Commercial Finance for Latin America. The Finance Manager will provide in-depth analytical support to operations and various levels of site and Senior Management.

     

     

    EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Finance & Administration Manager - Import/Export

    LOCATION: TBD

    COMPANY: Australian Government

    HEADHUNTER FOCUS: Fast paced, project-manager type Financial Controller

    Recruiter seeks on behalf of a division of the Australian Government, a Finance Manager. The Manager, Finance and Administration, Americas Region, would have oversight for North and South America.  Responsibilities would include all region financial functions, performance reporting, planning and administration and the provision of expert business advice.The successful candidate would have strong skills and experience in business planning, financial performance monitoring, and financial reporting. Good analytical and interpretive skills and a demonstrated working knowledge of contemporary financial and reporting policies, practices, procedures and systems are required. It is necessary to have excellent oral and written communication, negotiation and presentation skills, including the ability to establish rapport with a wide range of people, adjusting approaches to suit different cultures and situations. This Americas Finance Manager requires a Bachelor degree or higher in Accounting, Business Administration or related area and a CPA, CA or similar designation, ideally including audit experience in a medium to large public accounting firm. A minimum of 5 years of experience in a senior financial management position, capacity to travel 25% of the time, and experience with computer-based accounting packages will be expected.

     

     

    EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Controller - Electronic Components

    LOCATION: US Northeast (Boston, Massachusetts)

    COMPANY: Small division of a Multi-billion dollar electronics firm

    HEADHUNTER FOCUS: Fast paced, unbureaucratic Financial Controller

    Recruiter seeks on behalf of a division of a multi-billion dollar electronics firm, a Financial Controller. The Controller reports directly to the Vice President Finance and Administration and is responsible for financial reporting at the group and corporate level as well as cash management and control of certain expenditures within the division and subsidiaries. Govt accounting experience including working knowledge of FARs and CAS. DoD experience at a small division is a plus.

     

     

    EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Controller - Analytical Instrumentation

    LOCATION: California (Bay Area)

    COMPANY: Major Scientific Instrumentation Firm

    HEADHUNTER FOCUS: Financial Controller who could improve the finance dept.'s processes

    Recruiter seeks on behalf of a leading mid-sized instrumentation client serving the OEM market, a well rounded financial controller, who would be making strategic and tactical decisions as they relate to the accurate processing of transactions, proper accounting treatment, financial reporting, and compliance matters. Firm needs a person to identify and implement process improvements. Supervises 7. Candidates will have a BA or BS degree in accounting or business. A C.P.A or M.B.A is preferred. Five years experience as a Controller for a high tech manufacturing company is required as is a strong background in cost accounting. Knowledge and application of GAAP and financial reporting are essential. Knowledge of MRP/ERP systems (JD Edwards), Hyperion, and financial reporting experience preferred. Candidates now residing in Silicon Valley, San Francisco, Marin, or Sonoma would be of greatest interest.

     

     

    EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Controller - Electronic Equipment Manufacturer

    LOCATION: US Midwest (Ohio)

    COMPANY: Medium sized, privately held industrial electronics firm

    HEADHUNTER FOCUS: Hands on Financial Controller

    Recruiter seeks on behalf of a medium sized, privately held, industrial electronics firm, a Financial Controller. The Controller reports directly to President. Develops and implements financial policies and procedures that will enhance the corporate image and insure a growth-oriented, smooth-running organization. Maintains the financial health of the organization through forecasting, monitoring and controlling key financial ratios, coordinating the budget process, coordinating product and service pricing and maintaining accounting and banking relationships. Assures adequate cash flow.

     

     

    EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Operation Controller - Industrial/ Heavy Equipment

    LOCATION: US Southwest - Texas (Houston)

    COMPANY: Multi-billion dollar industrial corporation

    HEADHUNTER FOCUS: 10 years finance/ accounting experience with minimum 5 years in a supervisory/ management position. Operations Controller with demonstrated expertise in product costing and cost analysis. MBA preferred

    Recruiter, on behalf of a multi-billion dollar US industrial corporation, seeking an Operations Controller, who will have responsibility for leading a group of 9 professional staff and have responsibility for all finance and accounting functions for a $300M Supply Chain Business. The Operations Controller will partner with senior management on matters related to strategic planning, supply chain and logistics management and the development of product strategy. Direct staff professionals in performing accounting, financial planning and analysis and product costing and cost analysis activities.  The Operations Controller will work closely with supply management, engineering and the contract logistics center in providing information and reports on operations cost reductions programs.

     

     

    ASIA - PACIFIC

     

    EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Asia VP Finance - Semiconductor Capital Equipment

    LOCATION: Korea (Seoul)

    COMPANY: Major US Semiconductor Capital Equipment Firm

    HEADHUNTER FOCUS: Highly trustworthy service sector Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Highly analytical, dependable, flexible and hardworking. Can handle pressure and priorities in a multi-task environment

    Recruiter seeks, on behalf of a leading American semiconductor capital equipment firm, a VP Finance - Asia, who reports to the Chief Financial Officer (CFO). The Vice President, Finance Asia will be responsible for internal and external financial reporting, internal control systems, budgeting, management and financial analysis, Asia treasury functions including both short and long term financing activities, bank relations, and daily cash management. The Vice President for Asia Finance will be a key member of executive management providing expert Asia finance experience and strong knowledge of US GAP and SEC requirements; acts as strategic liaison from firm's highest revenue producing region to the corporate Finance function. The Vice President for Asia Finance will earn credibility and trust through positive relationship building, functional expertise - a strategic partner and operational expert.

     

    •   Review Asia’s financial performance and operational issues with senior management on a monthly basis

    •   Oversee General Accounting and Financial Planning functions to include accounts payable, receivable, credit and collections, financial reporting .

    •   Oversee the preparation and filing of all financial reports required for all Asia subsidiaries and for US GAP and SEC requirements

    •   Responsible for coordinating annual audit by independent auditors

    •   Perform other related duties and  special projects such potential mergers and acquisitions, cost reductions and controls

    •   Direct the Asia treasury activities, ensuring that financial transactions, policies, and procedures meet corporate needs and objectives.

    •   Develop and maintain excellent ongoing relationships with banks and other financial institutions to negotiate favorable financing terms and conditions.

    •   Monitor cash flow projects; develop and execute financial strategy to use the Company’s funds effectively.

    •   Develop long term cash management strategy in line with the strategic plan and budgeting process

    •   Ensure compliance with organization policies and all applicable regulations.

    •   Maintain custody and be accountable for all cash, securities, and financial assets

    •   Arrange for and manage lines of credit and working/depository accounts in appropriate banks.

    •   Implement appropriate systems and management tools to assist treasury functions.

     

    Reporting structure 

    The Vice President for Asia Finance reports to the Chief Financial Officer with strong local relationship to the Korea based Chief Operating Officer.  The Vice President for Asia Finance will oversee the processes and implement systems and achieve results through a 20 person Asia Finance team, with 4 direct reports

     

    Personal Attributes

    •   Action –oriented with the ability to persuade and influence to achieve desired results

    •   Proven management and leadership skills with a hands-on participative and unpretentious style

    •   Strong planning and execution skills

    •   Honest, trustworthy with a high level of personal integrity

    •   Ability to thrive in a dynamic, growing and shifting industry and business climate

     

    Requirements

    •   Minimum Bachelor’s degree in Finance or equivalent; advanced degree strongly preferred

    •   10+ years Finance experience in a US-based global high tech environment

    •   CPA or equivalent

    •   Experience in managing and leading a culturally diverse Asia Finance team

    •   Must be fully knowledgeable of US GAAP and SEC filing and compliance requirements

    •   Fluent in Korean, English; Mandarin a plus

     

     

    EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Chief Financial Officer (CFO) - Electronic Chemicals

    LOCATION: Korea, Japan, Taiwan or USA

    COMPANY: Early Stage US Electronic Materials Startup

    HEADHUNTER FOCUS: Chief Financial Officer (CFO) with strong fundraising contacts at Asian Consumer Electronics (especially displays and solar panels) or Venture Capital firms. The Chief Financial Officer (CFO) should be fluent in English; Korean, Japanese or Mandarin Chinese skills a strong plus. CPA or CA desirable.

    Recruiter seeks a Chief Financial Officer (CFO) for a US based startup firm developing chemicals for the electronic displays and photovoltaics industries. Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), the Chief Financial Officer (CFO)'s chief role is to raise money and to ensure that it is used wisely.

    •   Assess necessary funding levels to support strategic objectives

    •   Identify appropriate funding methods and specific funds/groups to target

    •   Utilize, cultivate, and strengthen relationships with appropriate private equity and venture capital contacts

    •   Work closely with marketing to increase awareness of firm as a strong investment opportunity

    •   Lead the development of appropriate materials to “craft the story”

    •   Lead preliminary meetings with appropriate potential investors

    •   Communicate consistently with management team and board on progress

    •   Building detailed financials models for valuation purposes

    •   Provide valuation, negotiation, transaction structuring, and due diligence support

    •   Anticipate internal and external financial factors to help guide forecasts and budgets

    •   Participate with management team to identify ways to achieve financial targets and “hit the numbers”

    •   Provide insights regarding pricing, product mix, and market focus.

    •   Interact with current investors to ensure everyone understands what we can and cannot achieve financially

     

     

    EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Chief Financial Officer (CFO) - Hospitality Sector

    LOCATION: Singapore

    COMPANY: Leading Hospitality Firm

    HEADHUNTER FOCUS: Chief Financial Officer (CFO) with minimum 8 years of relevant working experience in Financial Management position. Vast experience in dealing with financial institutions in company fund management, loan facilities etc. Vast experience in dealing with financial institutions in company fund management, loan facilities etc. Possesses recognized CPA & ACCA with MIA membership. Chief Financial Officer (CFO) with Excellent interpersonal skills, ability to communicate and manage well at all levels of the organization. A Chief Financial Officer (CFO) with stong problem solving and creative skills and the ability to exercise sound judgment and make decision based on accurate and timely analyses. High level of integrity and dependability with a strong sense of urgency and results-oriented. Required languages: English, Bahasa Malaysia, Chinese

    Recruiter seeks, on behalf of a leading Asian company, a Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) provides both operational and programmatic support to the organization finance. The Chief Financial Officer (CFO) supervises the finance division and is the chief financial spokeperson for the organization, including budget management, cost benefit analysis, forecasting needs and the securing of new funding. Duties:

     

    •Work with the Top Management on the strategic vision including fostering and cultivating stakeholder relationships on city, state, and national levels, as well as assisting in the development and negotiation of contracts.

    •Participate in developing new business, specifically: assists the Top Management in identifying new funding opportunities, the drafting of prospective programmatic budgetss, and determining cost effectiveness of prospective service delivery.

    •Ensure adequate controls are installed and that substantiating documentation is approved and available such that all purchases may pass independent and governmental audits.

    •Provide the Director with an operating budget. Work with the Director to ensure programmatic success through cost analysis support, and compliance with all contractual and project requirements.

    •Oversee the management and coordination of all fiscal reporting activities for the organization including organizational revenue/expense and balance sheet reports, reports to funding agencies, cash flow projection and management, development and monitoring of organizational budget

     

     

    EXECUTIVE SEARCH:  Indonesia CFO - Entertainment Sector

    LOCATION: Indonesia (Jakarta)

    COMPANY: Leading National Entertainment Firm

    HEADHUNTER FOCUS: Indonesia Chief Financial Officer (CFO) with strong track record of taking a prominent and successful service sector firm "to the next level." CPA, CA, MBA, etc. Fluent English. Indonesian skills a strong plus.

    Recruiter seeks, on behalf of a leading Indonesian media and entertainment company, a Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), much of the initial work of the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) will involving the implementation of world class accounting and finance standards and processes, able to support a burgeoning, high growth firm. Strong connections with national and international banks a strong plus.

     

     

    EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Managing Director /President and Chief Financial Officer - Consumer Electronics

    LOCATION: Taiwan (Taipei)

    COMPANY: Startup US Consumer Electronics Firm

    HEADHUNTER FOCUS: Taiwan Chief Financial Officer (CFO) with ability to run Asia-wide business. Fluent English and Mandarin Chinese

    Recruiter seeks, on behalf of a promising US consumer electronics startup firm, a Taiwan Chief Financial Offficer (CFO) who could serve as the firm's Asia Managing Director /President. Position reports to the Chief Operating Officer (COO). The firm is a media type company focused on using technology to advance media opportunities. The Taiwan office will be responsible for executing on Asian opportunities. Functionally reporting to and partnering with the Chief Operating Officer (COO), the Managing Director or President and Chief Financial Officer will be responsible for the management and overseeing of the operational, financial and administrative activities of the firm's office in Taiwan.  In addition, the Managing Director's goal is to ensure the company of a continuously sound financial structure, controlling the flow of cash through the organization and maintain the integrity of funds, resources and other valuable documents while at the same time supervising the personnel of the Taiwan office and interact and liaising with suppliers, manufacturers and customers in Taiwan. Additional responsibilities include: 

    o   Executes by liaising with strategic companies that will be using the firm's technology for products to a) sell all over Asia; b) manufacturing the products.

    o   Executes by ensuring the company does what it needs to meet the needs of strategic partners to get product made and sold though those 3rd party companies will do the so called "heavy lifting."

    o   Keeps the firm's COO informed with periodic metric reports and recommend new or revised policies or programs when needed.  

    o   Provides advice as requested to the firm's management team in the formulation of overall corporate objectives.

    o   Responsible of long-range financial forecast, consistent with strategic plan.

    o   Manages the cash-flow position of the company.  Responsibilities include authority to establish credit and collections and purchasing policies and to establish policies and schedules for the payment of bills and financial obligations.    

    o   Prepares regular financial reports with supporting documentation for presentation to the management team and board.   

     

     

    EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Chief Financial Officer (CFO) - Electronic Chemicals

    LOCATION: Korea, Japan, Taiwan or USA

    COMPANY: Early Stage US Electronic Materials Startup

    HEADHUNTER FOCUS: Chief Financial Officer (CFO) with strong fundraising contacts at Asian Consumer Electronics (especially displays and solar panels) or Venture Capital firms. The Chief Financial Officer (CFO) should be fluent in English; Korean, Japanese or Mandarin Chinese skills a strong plus. CPA or CA desirable.

    Recruiter seeks a Chief Financial Officer (CFO) for a US based startup firm developing chemicals for the electronic displays and photovoltaics industries. Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), the Chief Financial Officer (CFO)'s chief role is to raise money and to ensure that it is used wisely.

    •   Assess necessary funding levels to support strategic objectives

    •   Identify appropriate funding methods and specific funds/groups to target

    •   Utilize, cultivate, and strengthen relationships with appropriate private equity and venture capital contacts

    •   Work closely with marketing to increase awareness of firm as a strong investment opportunity

    •   Lead the development of appropriate materials to “craft the story”

    •   Lead preliminary meetings with appropriate potential investors

    •   Communicate consistently with management team and board on progress

    •   Building detailed financials models for valuation purposes

    •   Provide valuation, negotiation, transaction structuring, and due diligence support

    •   Anticipate internal and external financial factors to help guide forecasts and budgets

    •   Participate with management team to identify ways to achieve financial targets and “hit the numbers”

    •   Provide insights regarding pricing, product mix, and market focus.

    •   Interact with current investors to ensure everyone understands what we can and cannot achieve financially

     

     

    EXECUTIVE SEARCH: China Financial Controller - Commercial Aerospace

    LOCATION: China (Beijing)

    COMPANY: US Commercial aircraft Parts firm

    HEADHUNTER FOCUS: Internationally trained Chinese Finance Manager

    Recruiter seeks, on behalf of a major US manufacturer serving the commercial aircraft industry, a China Financial Controller. The Joint Venture Controller reports to the China JV General Manager and to the CFO at the US firm. Goal: to optimize the net operating income of the company through control of expenditures and implementation of accounting practices and financial analyses consistent with US GAAP requirements. The Joint Venture Controller is expected to operate effectively with a minimum of supervision that enables the Joint Venture Controller to be virtually self-supervisory and work toward predetermined long-range goals of the company.  Assignments will often be self-initiated objectives.

    •   Safeguarding the assets of the company through definition and enforcement of internal controls and procedures.

    •   Supervise and train staff in timely and accurate account analysis that insures accuracy of reported financial results.

    •   Ensuring effective and accurate measurement of manufacturing costs and variances to established standards.

    •   Identifying and implement system and procedural controls on a daily/weekly basis to detect transaction errors.

    •   Maintaining compliance with US GAAP accounting and reporting standards as well as compliance with Chinese law.

    •   Responsible for completing all financial, governmental and regulatory reporting requirements without disruption including all required tax returns.

    •   Assist the Joint Venture General Manager in maintaining Human Resource duties and responsibilities including hiring, maintaining benefits and overseeing payroll preparation and distribution.

    Decision Making:  Requires the ability to work independently and coordinate team activities toward general results and to devise new methods and meet new conditions for involved or complex assignments.

     

     

    EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Chief Financial Officer (CFO) - Asian E-Commerce Firm

    LOCATION: Singapore

    COMPANY: Major Asian E-Commerce Firm

    HEADHUNTER FOCUS: Highly trustworthy service sector Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Highly analytical, dependable, flexible and hardworking. Can handle pressure and priorities in a multi-task environment

    Recruiter seeks, on behalf of a leading Asian e-commerce firm, a Chief Financial Officer (CFO), who reports to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO). The CFO should have CPA/CA certification and be comfortable working in a highly multicultural firm. Experience in ECOZONE Enterprise is a plus. Knowledgeable with BIR rules and regulations.

     

     

    EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Chief Financial Officer (CFO) - Industrial

    LOCATION: Vietnam

    COMPANY: Multinational Joint Venture

    HEADHUNTER FOCUS: Internationally trained Chief Financial Officer (CFO) , ideally with joint venture experiences in Vietnam. Vietnamese/ English bilingual

    Recruiter seeks, on behalf of leading global manufacturer in their field, a Chief Financial Officer (CFO). The Chief Financial Officer reports to: VP Finance, with a dotted line to the General Director of the JV. Responsible for all financial and fiscal management aspects of  JV operations. Provide leadership and coordination in the accounting, financial reporting, treasury, tax, audit, budgeting, and information systems efforts of the JV. Responsible for technical and operational activities on a day-to-day basis, as well as formulation of strategies and business plans to achieve the operations long-term objectives.  Work closely with company’s senior management, outside auditors, board of directors, and the company’s financial institutions.

    ------Work with the company’s senior management and Board of Directors in formulation of the company’s near term and long-range goals and objectives developing strategy and the achievement of such strategy.  

    ------Direct the financial activities of the JV and prepare financial analyses of operations, including financial reporting for the guidance of senior management, and the Board of Directors.

    ------Coordinate and direct the preparation of the annual financial plan, budget and forecasts, Implement and maintain other planning and control procedures to monitor, track and identify variances to predict business performance and trends.

    ------Coordinate the preparation of financial statements, financial reports, special analyses, and information reports and ensure compliance with local, state, and federal, international and SEC reporting requirements.

    ------Conduct financial analysis at the highest level to interpret trends, variances from budgets, variances for standards, foreign exchange risks, and other financial variables and provide advice and counsel to businesses with regard to strategy within established financial policy.

    ------Establish and maintain appropriate internal control safeguards.

    ------Oversee the activities and policies with regard to the treasury, tax, business planning and accounting functions. Ensure financial records and systems are maintained in accordance with generally accepted auditing standard and meet SEC and SOX requirements.

    ------Oversee and guide relationships with creditors, banks, shareholders and other external financial stakeholders in the company.

    ------Oversee implementation of tax strategy in support of business objectives.

    ------Oversee strategy and management of the company’s information systems to ensure support of business initiatives and activities.

    ------Coordinate with independent outside auditors with respect to audits of financial statements and other reviews.

    ------Work closely with Partner Relations and the ability to stand strong on issues in support of the JV.

    ------Experienced with the Vietnamese banking system

     

     

    EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Asia Regional Financial Controller - Equipment

    LOCATION: China (Beijing)

    COMPANY: Major European Equipment Manufacturer

    HEADHUNTER FOCUS: Highly trustworthy pan-Asian oriented Asia Financial Controller. Business focused, decision orientated analytical skills. Self-confident team player, flexible and able to handle multiple priorities simultaneously. Good communication skills. Pro-active personality, can-do attittude. Fluency in English and Mandarin required. Minimum of 5 years post qualification experience, prior experience in Finance Function in European or American multinational company desired

    Recruiter seeks, on behalf of a leading European food processing equipment firm, an Asia Financial Controller. The Asia Financial Controller reports to the Commercial Finance Director. Duties:

    ---Strengthening business performance & growth of the region by being a finance business partner to the Asia Commercial Team

    ---Provide financial decision support to Regional Director and other members of Regional Management Team

    ---Ensure effective financial control of all activities within the Region

     

     

    EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Group Finance Manager - Manufacturing

    LOCATION: Southeast Asia Location

    COMPANY: Major Manufacturing Firm

    HEADHUNTER FOCUS: ACCA, CIMA or degree in Accountancy or equivalent. Minimum  8 to 10 years experience (for Group Finance Manager) especially in financial management, auditing and internal control areas. Possess effective communication and creative problem-solving skills. Self-motivated individual, pay high attention to details and has strong analytical mind. Well organizes and meticulous with the ability to multi-task and work under pressure and adhere to tight deadlines.

    Recruiter seeks, on behalf of a leading Asian manufacturing firm listed on the Singaporean stock exchange, a Group Finance Manager. Reporting to the Chief Financial Officer (CFO), the Group Finance Manager's key role includes financial reporting, financial analysis, budgeting and support in internal controls and also business support. The Group Finance Manager would be deeply involved in the business and advise management and operational managers on business decisions, internal controls and areas of improvements.

    *         Perform financial analysis of the Company and Group's performance including variance analysis and provides feedback to management for each subsidiary performance. 

    *         Coordinate the budgeting & forecast exercise with all the subsidiaries. 

    *         Prepare management and Board reports/papers. 

    *         Managing and providing assistance to overseas accounting function in areas such as taxation and internal controls. 

    *         Review the monthly performance reports of overseas subsidiaries 

    *         Initiates review and recommends process improvements in all areas. 

    *         Cash flows management 

    *         Compliance with Singapore Stock Exchange ruling.

     

     

    EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Financial Plant Controller - Processed Foods

    LOCATION: Asia-Pacific

    COMPANY: Major US Food Products firm

    HEADHUNTER FOCUS: Competent Finance Manager for food processing factory. A forward thinking planner. Manufacturing and Cost Accounting experience. CPA preferred. ERP accounting systems experience is required such as SAGE Accpac

    Recruiter seeks a Plant Controller on behalf of a 40 year old US foods processing firm. Reporting to the Regional General Manager, the Financial Plant Controller will oversee a staff of approximately 10. The financial controller's duties include:

    -- Cost control systems for product and cost prices to ensure correct evaluation of financial results and to contribute to the decision making process.

    -- Preparation of management accounting reports showing periodic data on manufacturing operations such as materials yield and variance analysis, labor efficiency and capacity utilization.

    -- Manage cash flow forecast, accounts receivable and accounts payable operations.

    -- Annual operations budgeting and plant capital expenditure budgeting.

    -- Ensure proper payment of all vendor invoices including disbursement of checks and the timely response to queries and discrepancies.

    -- Preparation of financial reporting systems, including profit and loss statements, cash flow statements and asset valuations as required for use by management, lenders and financial partners.

    -- Manage posting of the daily production activity into the information system.

    -- Summaries and forecasts for business growth, risk management and general economic outlook in line with organizational needs and growth plans, with guidance for managing costs accordingly.

    -- Financial management policies and internal controls.

    -- Manage periodic training of staff to update knowledge on various accounting and taxation matters.

     

     

    EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Finance Director - Electronics

    LOCATION: Singapore

    COMPANY: Major Asian conglomerate

    HEADHUNTER FOCUS: Asia Finance Director with diversified experiences in corporate finance

    Recruiter, on behalf of a well established Asian electronics firm, seeks a Finance Director.

    --Defining, planning and execution of company’s financial strategies.

    --Management and development of company’s financial policies, systems and processes.   

    --Developing and monitoring annul budgets.

    --Proposing, planning and organizing procurement of funds & credit facilities from all possible sources for product developments, projects, trade and operational activities of the company

    --Monitoring and reporting cash flow projections to management   

    --Supervising products & projects financial budgeting & costing.

    --Supervision of accounting team for:  accounting, budgeting, reporting, taxation, year end audit and cash flow mgt of the company

     

    EXECUTIVE SEARCH: China Financial Controller - Consumer Electronics
    LOCATION: China (Hong Kong)
    COMPANY: Electronics Firm

    High-volume Commercial electronics firm in Hong Kong in process of expanding to multiple divisions in several Asian countries including China requires a high-energy China Financial Controller to handle growing accounting department. Recruiter seeks a China Financial Controller who has had a strong record of achievement as a controller, finance manager or accounting manager at a manufacturing company, ideally in a high technology field. The China Financial Controller should be a C.A. or have comparable training/ certification, such as a U.S. CPA or an MBA, or experience at a major international accounting firm. 

     

    EXECUTIVE SEARCH: China Chief Financial Officer (CFO) - Internet Services

    LOCATION: China (Shanghai)

    COMPANY: Private Investment Group

    HEADHUNTER FOCUS: Internationally trained China Chief Financial Officer (CFO) with IPO experiences, MBA and/or CPA/CA. Strong communicator, with strong IPO investment contacts and successes.

    Recruiter seeks, on behalf of a well established investment group, a Chief Financial Officer. The position reports directly to the CEO. Salary range: 200k USD/yr + performance bonus

    ---Experience in both a pre-IPO and Public Company environment

    ---Responsibility for taking a company public

    ---Working for an international high growth industry

    ---Experience in raising capital from a variety of sources

    ---M&A experience and the ability to provide the analytical framework and financial benchmarks to enable informed investment decisions

    ---In charge of all financial issues pertaining to the overall business direction including corporate accounting, financial reporting, budgeting, strategic planning, treasury and taxes

    ---Perform financial planning and analysis, as well as feasibility studies

    ---Responsible for financial controllership of the assets and businesses, investment review and shareholder wealth management and investor relations

    ---An open and direct communicator who provides clear direction with a result-oriented style

    ---Motivate through high initiatives, integrity and exceptional work ethic, provide challenge through hard work and the ability to make an impact

    ---CPA and MBA preferred

     

    EXECUTIVE SEARCH: China Senior Manager - South China - Financial Services

    LOCATION: China (Guangzhou, Guangdong)

    COMPANY: Leading world management consulting firm

    HEADHUNTER FOCUS: Of great interest are Finance Managers currently based in Singapore, Malaysia, or Taiwan

    Recruiter seeks, on behalf of one of the leading world professional services firms, a China Senior Manager for their Chinese Transaction Services Group. Servicing a wide range of industries, the Transaction Services Group offers a fully integrated pre- and post-acquisition service, including financial, IT systems and tax due diligence and structuring advice. The firm assists vendors and strategic buyers and financial investors in structuring tax-efficient deals, and uncovering potential financial and strategic risks or opportunities. Due to the rapid growth of their business, they are now recruiting a new China Senior Manager for their Financial Due Diligence team in Guangzhou, who will provide acquisition and other transaction related services to financial and strategic buyers.

    •   8-10 years of relevant experience including audit, due diligence and consulting;

    •   Big Four accounting firm or equivalent background preferred;

    •   Experienced in managing MNC and domestic clients;

    •   Excellent communication skills in English, including the ability to write succinct, well-structured reports;

    •   Chinese Mandarin skills an advantage;

     

     

    EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Asia FInance Director - Semiconductor Equipment

    LOCATION: Taiwan

    COMPANY: Major Semiconductor Equipment Firm

    HEADHUNTER FOCUS: Asia Finance Director with multi-country finance experience. Strong English and Mandarin Chinese communications skills. Asia Finance Director ideally familiar with the semiconductor or high tech sector. In depth knowledge of both US and local GAAP. The ability to manage, motivate and develop a diverse staff of financial professionals to achieve timely and useful results. Experience establishing a shared services environment.  Degree in Finance/Accounting, preferably Master level and CPA

    Recruiter seeks, on behalf of a major semiconductor equipment firm, an Asia Finance Director, who is in charge of all Financial Control and Accounting activities in Asia, managing firm's Asia’s Finance department, ensuring the integrity of financial reporting in accordance with both US and local GAAP. The Asia Finance Director reports to an Asia-Pacific Regional Managing Director. The Asia Finance Director is responsible for managing the day to day functions of the Asian finance staff with responsibility for both operational and legal and statutory accounting requirements. Main duties

    of the Asia Finance Director include:

    •   Manage full spectrum of the finance and accounting functions such as financial and management reporting, cash flow control, month end closing, monthly forecasting and budgeting etc.

    •   Work closely with the HQ Finance team to establish and document common policies and procedures in Asia.  

    •   Assist in analyzing the legal, tax, procedural, and operational feasibility of business decisions.

    •   Responsible for defining alternatives and strategies to support the Finance function in the region and adjust the setup in conjunction with business requirements.

    •   Responsible for publishing monthly financial and operational results package which provides value added information to Business partners.

    •   Responsible for preparing and communicating the annual profit plan in accordance with company guidelines.

    •   Required to provide ad hoc financial information, reporting and recommendations required to support decisions and operational direction.

    •   Liaise with external auditing firm with company secretarial matters and auditing issues

    •   Responsible for defining, maintaining and integrating Asia’s SOX compliance and internal controls

    •   Support local business leaders and global headquarters teams with transfer pricing and tax pricing strategies

     

    EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Asia Financial Controller - Chemicals
    LOCATION: Singapore
    COMPANY: European Chemicals Firm

    Recruiter seeks, on behalf of a leading European chemicals firm, an Asia Finance Manager. Duties and Responsibilities

    1.  Provide strategic recommendations and maintain solutions to business and financial problems and predict future trends

    2.  Analyze and advise on business operations including revenue and expenditure trends, financial commitments and future revenues.

    3.  Arrange new sources of finance for a company's debt facilities

    4.  Develop financial management mechanisms that minimize financial risk

    5.  Engage in ongoing cost reduction analyses in all areas of the company

    6.  Formulate strategic and long-term business plans

    7.  Ensure timely and accurate reporting on:

    o   Estimated budget and costing for entire operations on yearly basis

    o   Estimated cost of goods/per months

    o   Conduct reviews and evaluations for cost-reduction opportunities;

    o   Analyze and comment on benchmarking analysis of each supplier every 6 months

    o   Comparison of estimates yearly sales targets, cost of goods/per month and sales price/per month with realized figures of each quarter (quarterly)

    o   Calculate minimum sales price as per actual cost to be valid for three months (quarterly)

    o   P&L and Balance report (monhtly)

    o   Comparison of estimated budget of overall expenses with realized results in P&L (monhtly)

    o   General employee welfare (monhtly)

    8.  Responsible of the collection from customers and monitoring of the customers accounts.

    9.  Checking customer overdue list of each sales people.

    10. Develop external relationships with appropriate contacts, e.g. auditors, solicitors, bankers and statutory organizations

    11. Keeps abreast of changes in the local tax, accounting regulations, labour issues and updates the existing processes and procedures accordingly

    12. Responsible of the planning and execution of the annual independent audit and other audits (such as corporate one). In charge of the preparation of the statutory financial statements in compliance with requirements. 

     

     

    EXECUTIVE SEARCH: China Financial Controller - FMCG (footwear)

    LOCATION: China (Dongguan)

    COMPANY: Trading Company

    HEADHUNTER FOCUS: China Financial Controller with solid international finance management experience. Fluent English and Mandarin Chinese. The controller should have a Bachelor's degree in accounting or business administration, or equivalent business experience and 10+ years of progressively responsible experience for a major company or division of a large corporation. Preference will be given to candidates with the Certified Public Accountant or Certified Management Accountant designations. Strong cost accounting and knowledge of Flex Accounting System experience is a big plus.

    Recruiter seeks, on behalf of a fast growing trading company, a China Financial Controller, who will be responsible for retail stores, factories, multiple operating divisions and overseas operations in the US and Europe. The financial controller is accountable for the accounting operations of the company, including periodic financial reports, maintenance of an adequate system of accounting records, and a comprehensive set of controls and budgets designed to mitigate risk. The finance controller should enhance the accuracy of the company's reported financial results and ensure that reported results comply with generally accepted accounting principles or international financial reporting standards. Principal Accountabilities:

     

    Management

    1.  Maintain a documented system of accounting policies and procedures

    2.  Manage outsourced functions

    3.  Oversee the operations of the accounting department, including the design of an organizational structure adequate for achieving the department's goals and objectives

    4.  Oversee the accounting operations of subsidiary corporations, especially their control systems, transaction processing operations, and policies and procedures.

     

    Transactions

    1.  Ensure that accounts payable are paid in a timely manner

    2.  Ensure that all reasonable discounts are taken on accounts payable

    3.  Ensure that accounts receivable are collected promptly

    4.  Process payroll in a timely manner

    5.  Ensure that periodic bank reconciliations are completed

    6.  Ensure that required debt payments are made on a timely basis

    7.  Maintain the chart of accounts.  

    8.  Maintain an orderly accounting filing system

    9.  Maintain a system of controls over accounting transactions

     

    Reporting

    1.  Issue timely and complete financial statements

    2.  Coordinate the preparation of the corporate annual report

    3.  Recommend benchmarks against which to measure the performance of company operations

    4.  Calculate and issue financial and operating metrics

    5.  Manage the production of the annual budget and forecasts

    6.  Calculate variances from the budget and report significant issues to management

    7.  Provide for a system of management cost reports

    8.  Provide financial analyses as needed, in particular for capital investments, pricing decisions, and contract negotiations

     

    Compliance

    1.  Monitor debt levels and compliance with debt covenants

    2.  Comply with local, state, and federal government reporting requirements and tax filings

     

     

    EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Taiwan Senior Finance Manager - Power Generation

    LOCATION: Taiwan (Taipei)

    COMPANY: Major international industrial equipment firm

    HEADHUNTER FOCUS: Leadership, Teamplayer, Pro-Active, Problem-solver, Driven for professional excellence

    Recruiter seeks, on behalf of a global industrial equipment firm, a Taiwan Senior Finance Manager, who reports to the Taiwan Country Controller. Responsible for General Ledger, Financial Closing & Reporting, SOX-404 Processes, Sub-Ledgers Accounts Payables, Accounts Receivables, Treasury, Fixed Assets, Inventory; Audit (internal & External): SOX-404 Processes, Financial Reporting, Tax Filing; Taxes (VAT, Income, Deferred Tax Calculation, FIN48, etc.); FI-Module; SAP System and Process Enhancements in area of responsibility; Interface to ABB Group and NAS Region for areas of responsibility CPA-Degree and experience (US GAAP Knowhow); Tax-Degree and experience  (VAT, Income, Deferred Taxes, FIN48, etc.); fluent English and Mandarin Chinese

     

     

    EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Korea Finance Director - Automotive Products

    LOCATION: Korea (Seoul)

    COMPANY: US automotive parts manufacturer

    HEADHUNTER FOCUS: Internationally trained Korean finance manager, preferably from the auto parts sector

    Recruiter seeks, on behalf of a leading US automotive parts supplier, a Korea Finance Director who will supervise the finances of their Korean business unit. The position will report to the President of the business unit, with reporting to the corporate VP Finance and the VP Asia Pacific. This fast paced automotive and heavy duty Tier 1 unit seeks a Finance Manager who will direct the development of the annual operating budget plans and strategic operating plans. The Korea Finance Director will assure key measures, including EBITDA and FCF, are met on a monthly and annual basis, and will develop business forecasts, financial reports, and control expenditures. Korea Finance Directors with strong background in internal control, standard costs, and the ability to understand key cost drivers is required. Knowledge of US and Korean GAAP required. Fluent in English and Korean.

     

     

    EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Asia Commercial Director - Mechanical Industrial Components

    LOCATION: Singapore

    COMPANY: Major European Drive Technology Firm

    HEADHUNTER FOCUS: A business-oriented finance manager with many years of work experience in managing the administrative part of a company or of the controlling of a manufacturing company. Apart from a very good and diversified knowledge in business management, the perfect Asia Commercial Director has a technical understanding and good negotiating skills.

    Recruiter seeks, on behalf of a leading European firm in the industrial systems field, an Asia Commercial Director. Firm's products are primarily sold to the port container crane, steel mill and windmill sectors. The Asia Commercial Director is responsible for the achievement of entrepreneurial objectives. The Asia Commercial Director reports to the Managing Director, and s/he would be responsible for Controlling, Financial and Accounts Department and Human Resources. The Asia Commercial Director has a huge range of responsibilities that mainly focus on: controlling; corporate planning; annual financial statements; cash management; analyses; cooperation with auditors and banks

     

     

    EXECUTIVE SEARCH: China Finance Controller - Electronics Manufacturing

    LOCATION: China (Shanghai area)

    COMPANY: Major US Electronics Contract Manufacturing Firm

    HEADHUNTER FOCUS: Strongly experienced finance manager with working experience in industrial sector (preferable in contract manufacturing / OEM / EMS), familiar with the US GAAP, tax and regulation (especially in Import and Export). Good leadership, coach, and communication skills.

    Recruiter seeks a China Financial Controller, on behalf of a leading American electronics contract manufacturing firm. The China Financial Controller coordinates, administers and controls financial operations in the business unit and provides direct and indirect supervision to subordinate managers and employees performing diverse roles within large sites. The China Financial Controller reports to the Asia-Pacific Regional CFO. At least 15 years of working experience in accounting/finance of which eight (8) years  in supervisory/managerial. Knowledge in internal control and able to master in financial analysis on the Company's operation and profitability

     

     

    EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Asia Financial Controller - Electronic Components

    LOCATION: Singapore

    COMPANY: Major electronic components firm

    HEADHUNTER FOCUS: Trustworthy, fast paced Financial Controller. ACCA  or CPA preferred. Adaptable, self starter with previous experience working within a international manufacturing business. Fluency in English, strong people management, interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to work well with people across different cultures

    Recruiter seeks, on behalf of a leading electronic components firm, a Financial Controller.

    •   Establish business control over financial transactions/processes complying with corporate policies, IFRS, legal, statutory and tax requirements

    •   Review and analyze all financial statements for the Company and its subsidiaries in the Asia Pacific Region

    •   Design, implement and maintain adequate internal controls, policies and processes in compliance with corporate policies and all relevant auditing, statutory and tax requirements to support integrity of internal and external financial statements

    •   Experience working in a multi-national environment with multi-currency financial reporting and/or consolidation in business reporting with a sound knowledge of IFRS and US GAAP

     

     

    EXECUTIVE SEARCH: China Finance Manager - Consumer Products

    LOCATION: China (Foshan City, Guangdong Province)

    COMPANY: Multinational Consumer Products firm

    HEADHUNTER FOCUS: Internationally trained Chinese business manager

    Recruiter seeks, on behalf of a major Asian consumer products firm, a China Finance Manager with overall responsibility for accounting, taxation, cost controls. Fluent English and Cantonese required.

     

     

    EXECUTIVE SEARCH: China Financial Controller/ Treasurer - Foods

    LOCATION: China (Rizhao, Shandong Province)

    COMPANY: Multinational Food Products Firm

    HEADHUNTER FOCUS: Internationally trained Chinese finance manager, ideally with CPA or CA.

    Recruiter seeks, on behalf of leading global manufacturer in their field, a Chinese Financial Controller/ Treasurer. Worldclass training is a must.

     

     

    EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Asia Financial Controller - Medical Services

    LOCATION: Southeast Asia

    COMPANY: Multinational Consumer Products firm

    HEADHUNTER FOCUS: Asia financial controller with a strong operational management capability

    Recruiter seeks, on behalf of a well established Southeast Asian medical services firm, a Financial Controller. The Financial Controller will
    --be responsible for the overall planning, directing and controlling of the finance department
    --be responsible for the overall supervision of the IT Department, Procurement & Supplies Division


     

    EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Thailand Finance Controller  - Automotive

    LOCATION: Thailand

    COMPANY: Major Automotive components supplier

    HEADHUNTER FOCUS: Bilingual Thai/ English financial controller. Highly results-oriented. Reports to the General Manager (Country Manager), the Product Group Finance Director, and the Asia-Pacific Finance Director. Self-motivating and self-directing. Able to motivate and direct others. Comfortable working within a matrix organization, where some superiors, peers and subordinates are geographically dispersed. Experience of working with US/multinational companies, including reporting and financial practices.

    Recruiter seeks a Thailand Financial Controller, on behalf of a leading world OEM and aftermarket automotive supplier whose Thailand operations have US$60 million turnover,. The position has the responsibility to ensure the efficient and effective operation of the Company from a financial and systems perspective. The company has a stable ERP system but intends to implement SAP. This includes ensuring that internal controls are in place to adequately protect the assets of the operation and ensure information reported is accurate and timely. The firm is seeking a Finance Controller with a strong team approach with the ability to work with production, sales, marketing and regional management, as well as the shop floor. The successful Controller must be someone who can add value to the organisation, pro-actively identify opportunities and issues within all functions, and effectively communicate these to the appropriate people, including Central Product Group and Asia Pacific regional management, where applicable.

     

     

    EXECUTIVE SEARCH: China Financial Controller - Automotive Parts

    LOCATION: China (Qingdao)

    COMPANY: European Multinational Automotive Parts firm

    HEADHUNTER FOCUS: Internationally trained Chinese Finance Manager

    Recruiter seeks, on behalf of a major European manufacturer of auto parts, a China Financial Controller. The China Finance Manager would be responsible for all China Finance operations and oversight. 10-15+ years' relevant experience at major international firms would be desired. Fluency in Chinese (Mandarin) and English required.

     

     

    EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Asia FInance Controller - High Tech Equipment and Services

    LOCATION: Singapore

    COMPANY: Leading International Firm

    HEADHUNTER FOCUS: Asia-Pacific FInance Controller with multi-country finance experience. Strong English communications skills. Take-charge manager. M&A experience a plus. Ten to fifteen years of experience with a demonstrated track record and some past experience in financial reporting and transactional support. The Asia-Pacific FInance Controller will have a proven experience in multinational company and with demonstrated ability to work in a dynamic and changing situation. CA, CPA, etc.

    Recruiter seeks, on behalf of a leading international firm providing high technology equipment and services, an Asia-Pacific Regional Finance Controller. The Asia-Pacific Regional Finance Controller, reporting to the VP Finance, is responsible for the complete accounting and financial aspects of the business, directly supervising the local finance teams as well as preparing the management reports, reviewing company accounts and ensuring compliance. The Asia-Pacific Regional Finance Controller must possess a strong commercial understanding of the business, provide an immediate and accurate financial performance assessment of the Asian region, and provide valuable and appropriate support to the Asia-Pacific Managing Director in the achievement of Asia-Pac objectives and business plans. The Asia-Pacific Regional Finance Controller will also be actively involved in business development opportunities by providing guidance to the operations and transaction teams.

    •   Providing financial information for the following locations: Malaysia, Singapore, China and assist in the establishment of the Japan, Indonesia and Vietnam business units and any new other locations as required in the region;

    •   Business modelling and forecasting;

    •   Monitoring performance and efficiency;

    •   Analysing change and conducting risk assessment;

    •   Participating in strategic planning, and formulating long-term business plans;

    •   Researching and reporting on factors influencing business performance;

    •   Developing complex finance models;

    •   Assessing the financial implications of new or existing ventures;

    •   Conducting reviews and evaluations for cost-reduction opportunities;

    •   Preparing accounts and reconciling balance sheets;

    •   Overseeing budgetary control;

    •   Managing working capital effectively, particularly Accounts Receivable and keeping overdue accounts and bad debts to minimum levels

    •   Liaising with other members of the team and across the business;

    •   Managing and motivating a small team of staff, including performance reviews

    •   Working and communicating effectively with the management team to deliver the required business performance

    •   Supporting and managing both management and staff through regular change processes

     

     

    EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Finance Manager - Packaging

    LOCATION: Singapore

    COMPANY: Leading global firm in beverage packaging

    HEADHUNTER FOCUS: Asia Finance Manager. Strong international company experience. Fluent English.

    Recruiter seeks, on behalf of a world leading packaging firm, an Asia Finance Manager. The Finance Manager, who reports to the Country General Manager, will be fully responsible for the accounting, taxation, treasury, legal and compliance functions. As a business partner, the Finance Manager will be responsible for financial reporting, establishing budgets, internal controls and cost management.

    - Degree in Accountancy from an accredited university or its equivalent with a minimum of 5 years working experience in a similar capacity and substantial multinational experience

    - Strong leadership and communication skills

    - Able to provide sound and balanced advice on business decisions

    - Able to motivate and work with people in a team-based environment

    - Able to meet tight reporting deadlines

    - Computer literate (knowledge of Hyperion and Sun Systems would be an advantage)

     

     

    EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Vietnam FInance Controller - Consumer Products

    LOCATION: Vietnam

    COMPANY: Leading International Consumer Goods Firm

    HEADHUNTER FOCUS: Vietnam Finance Manager with experience at international companies or at Major Accounting Firm. Fluent Vietnamese, Good English. Professional written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills. Ability to motivate teams to produce quality financial information within tight time frames and simultaneously manage several projects. Ability to develop staff members and elevate department performance  This position can grow into a Chief Financial Officer (CFO) position in approximately 2 years.

    Recruiter seeks, on behalf of a leading international consumer goods firm, a Vietnam Finance Manager. The Vietnam Finance Manager, reporting to the Vietnam Chief Financial Officer, will be responsible for all financial and fiscal management aspects of JV operations. The Vietnam Finance Manager will work with the Vietnam General Director and Vietnam Chief Financial Officer (CFO) in providing leadership and coordination in the accounting, financial reporting, cost, tax, audit, and budgeting efforts of the joint venture.  S/he will work closely with company’s senior management, outside auditors, board of directors, and the company’s financial institutions.  Ensure the Company’s accounting practices conform to US and Vietnamese GAAP.  Oversee daily operations of the Finance Department.

     

     

    EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Asia FInance Manager - Pharmaceuticals

    LOCATION: Singapore

    COMPANY: Leading European Pharmaceuticals firm

    HEADHUNTER FOCUS:Asia FInance Manager with solid experience at major global firms. Top ethics.

    Recruiter seeks, on behalf of a leading European pharmaceutical firm, a Finance Manager. The Finance Manager, reporting to the Asia-Pacific Chief Financial Officer (CFO), is provide support to the General Manager in annual budgeting, medium term planning and other budget plan preparation/review systems; Oversee the approval and processing of revenue, expenditure, and cash position and other controlled documents, department budgets, salary updates, and other accounting related records. Other duties involve preparation of financial statements, financial reports for corporate and general management use, special analyses, and information reports. Ensuring records systems are maintained in accordance with generally accepted accounting standards and in compliance with tax and other government agency reportorial requirements. Review reports to analyze projections of sales and profit against actual figures, budgeted expenses against final totals, and suggests methods of improving the planning process as appropriate

     

     

    EXECUTIVE SEARCH: China FInance Controller - Automotive Parts

    LOCATION: China (Shanghai)

    COMPANY: Leading American Automotive firm

    HEADHUNTER FOCUS: China FInance Controller with strong hands-on abilities .Accounting/financial education background, master degree preferred. Min. 5 years related working experience at US/Europe manufacturing company, Having both time inside a CPA firm and with a distribution/manufacturing setting preferred. Fluent English and Mandarin Chinese.

    Recruiter seeks, on behalf of a division of a $multi-billion US firm making automotive parts, a China Finance Controller. The China Finance Controller reports to the Chief Financial Officer (CFO). The China Finance Controller will be:

    -- providing and interpreting financial information

    -- monitoring and interpreting cash flows and predicting future trends

    -- analyzing change and advising accordingly; formulating strategic and long-term business plans

    -- researching and reporting on factors influencing business performance

    -- developing financial management mechanisms that minimize financial risk

    -- conducting reviews and evaluations for cost-reduction opportunities

    -- managing a company's financial accounting, monitoring and reporting systems

    -- liaising with auditors to ensure annual monitoring is carried out

    -- producing accurate financial reports to specific deadlines with good booking; managing budgets

    -- supervising staff; keeping abreast of changes in financial regulations and legislation

    -- maintaining and updating company financial system SW.

     

     

    EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Finance Manager - Automotive

    LOCATION: Singapore

    COMPANY: Leading global automotive supplier

    HEADHUNTER FOCUS: Manufacturing sector experienced Asia Finance Manager. Ideally has experience in setting up an FSS center; 10+ years of relevant accounting experience, with 5 years experience in managerial role in SSC; knowledgeable in US GAAP; has experience in all facets of accounting and finance. Experience in a manufacturing company a plus. Ideally CPA. Asia Finance Manager with experience as external auditor or internal audit department is plus. Adapts quickly to change and easily considers new approaches.

    Recruiter seeks, on behalf of a global automotive supplier, a Finance Manager, who, reporting to the Finance Director and Asia Controller, would be responsible for firm's Southeast Asian finance shared services center.

    *Seeks or collects and synthesizes information from a variety of stakeholders and sources in an objective, unbiased manner to reach a conclusion, goal, or judgment.

    *Identifies opportunities and issues, and proactively acts and follows through on work activities to capitalize or resolve them

    *Focuses on desired results and sets and achieves challenging goals.

     

     

    EXECUTIVE SEARCH: China Plant Financial Controller - Consumer Durables

    LOCATION: South China

    COMPANY: US Consumer Durable Goods firm

    HEADHUNTER FOCUS: Internationally trained Chinese Finance Manager

    Recruiter seeks, on behalf of a major American consumer durables firm, a China Plant Financial Controller. Reports to China General Manager. Fluent English and Chinese (Mandarin) required.

    --Produce timely and accurate financial statements for Chinese tax reporting and US financial statements per GAAP

    --Reconciliation of Chinese tax income to US GAAP income

    --Work with the factory manager to ensure smooth functioning of purchasing, shipping, inventory control and standard cost

    --Provide necessary analysis and assist the factory manager to improve efficiency of operations and increase profitability

    --Strong sense of Ethics

     

     

    EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Asia Pacific Finance Manager - Hospitality

    LOCATION: Singapore

    COMPANY: Major international hospitality firm

    HEADHUNTER FOCUS: Internationally trained finance manager, ideally with multi-country experiences

    Recruiter seeks, on behalf of a major international hospitality firm, a Finance Manager - Asia Pacific, who will develop a defined financial framework by playing an active role in controlling, compliance, internal control/audit issues, local and cross border tax issues, and the provision of value added regional financial data to head office. CA/CPA or equivalent educational qualifications with considerable experience in IFRS. Experience in a Multinational Organisation outside home country. Preferably public held corporation exp.

     

     

    EXECUTIVE SEARCH: China Finance Manager - Consumer Products

    LOCATION: China (Shenzhen, Guangdong Province)

    COMPANY: US Consumer Products firm

    HEADHUNTER FOCUS: Internationally trained Chinese finance manager, with added experience in logistics, purchasing, IT, and HR

    Recruiter seeks, on behalf of a US consumer products firm, a China Finance Manager who will supervise a Shenzhen-based operation initially consisting of 10 people, and later expanidng into a small manufacturing facility. The China Finance Manager reports to the CEO/ President. Manage all accounting and financial systems, controls and procedures.  Work with regional management team to enhance the cost effectiveness and improve the efficiency of processes for all merchandise. Professionally qualified degree holder in accounting or financial management (preferably with management information system experience). Excellent command of English and Chinese (Cantonese and Mandarin)

     

    EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Financial Controller - Industrial Equipment
    LOCATION: Malaysia (Penang)
    COMPANY: Industrial Equipment Corporation 

    Recruiter seeks on behalf of a multinational equipment manufacturer, a Finance Manager for their Penang, Malaysia facility. The Financial Controller will lead the Finance team and work closely with senior management. It is desired that the candidate have at least 8-10 years' relevant working experience, with the recent 3-4 years in a similar capacity. Experience with a manufacturing environment is desired. It is preferred that candidates have exposure in working at MNCs. An understanding of GAAP will be advantageous. CPA or CMA preferred, along with strong leadership qualities

     

     

    EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Director – Asia Sales & Business Development – Financial Software

    LOCATION: China (Hong Kong), Singapore or Japan (Tokyo)

    COMPANY: US Software firm

    HEADHUNTER FOCUS: Hands-on financial software Asia Sales Director with strong banking customers in Hong Kong or Tokyo financial markets

    Recruiter seeks, on behalf of a fast growing US financial software firm, an Asia Sales Director. Position reports to the VP Asia Pacific. This is a key position in fast growing US software startup's continued expansion of interactive visual analytic software solutions into the emerging Business Analytics market. As an early member and leader of their Financial Services sales & business development team, this individual will be expected to provide sales leadership in Portfolio & Asset Management, Risk Management and Sales & Marketing departments of Financial institutions. The Asia Sales will work closely with firm's sales, pre-sales consultants, and professional services specialists.

     

     

    EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Senior Finance Head - Media Firm

    LOCATION: Singapore

    COMPANY: Fast growing international media firm

    HEADHUNTER FOCUS: Asia Finance Manager with 10+ years' experience in financial management at multinational companies

    Recruiter seeks, on behalf of a fast growing media company, a Head of Finance, who reports to the Regional Asia Chief Financial Officer (CFO).

    -   Primary role is to ensure the implementation of corporate financial processes & systems by leading the financial control function

    -   To ensure timely and quality financial reports being submitted to corporate and compliance of group accounting policies and all external reporting requirement

    -   Part of responsibility would be the development, implementation and communication of internal control procedures to secure safety of the company assets

    -    Ultimately accountable for all finance functions and provides the highest level of advice and recommendations to the Management        Part of the strategic management team to drive the business

     

    EXECUTIVE SEARCH: China Chief Financial Officer (CFO) - Internet Services

    LOCATION: China (Shanghai)

    COMPANY: Private Investment Group

    HEADHUNTER FOCUS: Internationally trained China Chief Financial Officer (CFO) with IPO experiences, MBA and/or CPA/CA. Strong communicator, with strong IPO investment contacts and successes.

    Recruiter seeks, on behalf of a well established investment group, a Chief Financial Officer. The position reports directly to the CEO. Salary range: 200k USD/yr + performance bonus

    ---Experience in both a pre-IPO and Public Company environment

    ---Responsibility for taking a company public

    ---Working for an international high growth industry

    ---Experience in raising capital from a variety of sources

    ---M&A experience and the ability to provide the analytical framework and financial benchmarks to enable informed investment decisions

    ---In charge of all financial issues pertaining to the overall business direction including corporate accounting, financial reporting, budgeting, strategic planning, treasury and taxes

    ---Perform financial planning and analysis, as well as feasibility studies

    ---Responsible for financial controllership of the assets and businesses, investment review and shareholder wealth management and investor relations

    ---An open and direct communicator who provides clear direction with a result-oriented style

    ---Motivate through high initiatives, integrity and exceptional work ethic, provide challenge through hard work and the ability to make an impact

    ---CPA and MBA preferred

     

    EXECUTIVE SEARCH:Finance Manager - Computer Products

    LOCATION: India

    COMPANY: Major Asian computer products manufacturer

    HEADHUNTER FOCUS: Results-oriented, non-bureaucratic India Finance Manager.

    Recruiter, on behalf of a very successful Taiwanese maker of computer products, seeks a Finance Manager. Reporting to the Chief Financial Officer (CFO), the Finance Manager would:

    1.  Prepare monthly management reporting package in compliance with HQ’s requirement.

    2.  Manage all accounting process to ensure the transparency and accuracy of accounting books in India

    3.  Take charge of local taxation and compliance matters

    4.  Responsible for effective internal control and SOP setup

    5.  Perform analytical work to improve local operation and build up early warning mechanism for risk management.

    6.  Coordinate with external auditors to ensure that all audit works can be well arranged and performed.

     

    EXECUTIVE SEARCH: China Senior Manager - South China - Financial Services

    LOCATION: China (Guangzhou, Guangdong)

    COMPANY: Leading world management consulting firm

    HEADHUNTER FOCUS: Of great interest are Finance Managers currently based in Singapore, Malaysia, or Taiwan

    Recruiter seeks, on behalf of one of the leading world professional services firms, a China Senior Manager for their Chinese Transaction Services Group. Servicing a wide range of industries, the Transaction Services Group offers a fully integrated pre- and post-acquisition service, including financial, IT systems and tax due diligence and structuring advice. The firm assists vendors and strategic buyers and financial investors in structuring tax-efficient deals, and uncovering potential financial and strategic risks or opportunities. Due to the rapid growth of their business, they are now recruiting a new China Senior Manager for their Financial Due Diligence team in Guangzhou, who will provide acquisition and other transaction related services to financial and strategic buyers.

    •   8-10 years of relevant experience including audit, due diligence and consulting;

    •   Big Four accounting firm or equivalent background preferred;

    •   Experienced in managing MNC and domestic clients;

    •   Excellent communication skills in English, including the ability to write succinct, well-structured reports;

    •   Chinese Mandarin skills an advantage;

     

     

    EUROPE

     

     

    EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Chief Financial Officer (CFO), Chief Opperating Officer (COO) - Financial Services

    LOCATION: Italy (Milano)

    COMPANY: Major Italian Financial Services Firm

    HEADHUNTER FOCUS: Fast paced, unbureaucratic, Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Chief Opperating Officer (COO) with the highest international standards of integrity and professionalism

    Recruiter seeks a Chief Financial Officer (CFO), and a Chief Operating Officer (COO), on behalf of a leading European Private Equity fund. The client has an acquisition in Milan requiring a strong Chief Financial Officer (CFO)and “COO/ Director General”. The business is a leading Italian national financial services firm with a very large number of branches in Italy. Both candidates must be Italian nationals who can speak and write very good English. They must be familiar with EU/US//UK reporting standards and professionalism. The Chief Operating Officer (COO)candidate would be the second to the CEO and the Private Equity firm's main point of contact into the business. The Chief Financial Officer (CFO) should have professional qualifications or have worked with a Big 4 accounting firm. Firm can pay very competitive salaries and offer management participation in the LBO.

     

     

    EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Chief Financial Officer (CFO)/ Chief Opperating Officer (COO) - Financial Services

    LOCATION: U.K. (London)

    COMPANY: Major U.K. Financial Services Firm

    HEADHUNTER FOCUS: Chief Financial Officer (CFO) able to develop firm's finance department to account for strong corporate growth.

    Recruiter seeks, on behalf of a fast growing British financial services firm, a Chief Financial Officer (CFO) & Chief Operating Officer (COO)), responsible for the establishment of the overall financial strategy of the Company. This position is responsible for directing and maintaining the Company’s fiscal controls, preparation and interpretation of financial reports and safeguarding of Company assets; develops overall accounting policies and controls and maintains relationships with banking and investment communities; represents the organization to key customers, the business community and the general public; and is involved in various policy development. The Chief Financial Officer (CFO) & Chief Operating Officer (COO)) is also responsible for financial and operational forecasting, sensitivity analysis, management reporting, and financial reporting as part of a global public company. The Chief Financial Officer (CFO) & Chief Operating Officer (COO)) is responsible for all the activities required to effectively and efficiently operate the business including leadership and coordination of; administration, business planning, accounting, reporting, budgeting and security of the Company. The position reports to the CEO and the Board.

     

    Key Areas of Responsibility

    1.  Ensures short- and long-term profitability of the Company.

    2.  Directs and maintains fiscal controls, management reporting, financial reporting and safeguards Company assets.

    3.  Represents the Company to key customers, the financial community, and other third parties.

    4.  Explores and develops all Company acquisition and merger activities.

    5.  Advise management on key planning issues, making recommendations on business decisions.

    6.  Facilitate resolution between departments

    7.  Manage IIP strategy, implementation, budgets and timelines

     

    Critical and Essential Tasks

    1.  Oversees all financial functions including accounting, reporting, budgeting, credit, tax, risk insurance and treasury.

    2.  Oversees all Information Technology, Audit and Loss Prevention functions.

    3.  Establishes high level of accountability throughout the organization.

    4.  Designs and coordinates a wide variety of accounting, and statistical data reports and forecasts.

    5.  Evaluates business results, mentors senior management teams through, one-on-one sessions and performance management.

    6.  Creates and maintains professional network within the industry and financial community.

    7.  Oversees all organic growth, acquisition and merger activities.

    8.  Monitor department performance against performance goals to ensure progress.

    9.  Conduct regular meetings to ensure department heads have clear, well coordinated priorities

    10. Take charge in a crisis and in the absence of the CEO

     

    Requirements: Experience  Minimum of 15 years of related experience

    Education   Bachelor’s degree or equivalent from a four year college or university. Chartered Accountancy a plus

     

    Competencies

    ==Demonstrates strong knowledge and experience with all aspects of the Online Financial Services Industry, including development, operations and communications management.

    ==Demonstrates ability to manage all aspects of the finance and reporting function for a multi-jurisdictional entity

    ==Demonstrates ability to develop a team from within or by recruiting, hiring, counseling, and coaching talented professionals to embrace and execute the Company’s business plans.

    ==Demonstrates strong verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills; attention to detail and accuracy in work; and time management and organizational skills..

    ==Possesses proven ability to advise the Board and CEO on all aspects of financial management including long-range economic trends, consequences of financial compliance and regulatory changes, and internal resource management.

    ==Processes the proven ability to coordinate with all involved constituent groups, all capital and financing needs and resources for recommending principles and priorities for the capital activities,

    including development of the organizations capital budget and development of 5 year capital plan.

     

    Leadership

    ==The post holder must possess motivational skills, emphasize inter-personal relationships and be “results oriented.”  This position requires the incumbent to seek input, and synthesize to and make reasoned recommendations.

    ==Serves as the senior source of advice, counsel, and support in all areas of financial operations for the organization.

    ==Demonstrates leadership and decision-making skills in executive management environments.

     

    Analytical Skills

    This position will need to have keen analytical skills that will allow him/her to look at alternatives and identify potential risks and rewards, and determine the best course of action.  The incumbent must be an expert at business analysis, forecasting, and compliance

        

    Planning

    In order to be effective in this position, the incumbent must be able to find creative and innovative ways to handle day-to-day and special situations by carefully planning for possible eventualities. The successful Chief Financial Officer (CFO) & Chief Operating Officer (COO)) will set goals, timetables and meet deadlines as a normal part of their everyday business.

     

    EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Chief Financial Officer (CFO) - Software Turnaround

    LOCATION: Belgium (Antwerp)

    COMPANY: Belgian Software Firm

    European-American software firm (turnover €20Million in 2001), seeks a Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Candidates ideally should have had experience at turnaround situations at software firms. Role / Mission:
    --Design and execute a strategy to communicate quantifiable financial objectives, based on Group results and specify the lines and actions to achieve these objectives.
    --Report and advise with timely and accurate financial information to the CEO, Management team, Board of Directors and Shareholders, to facilitate management decision-making and follow up of objectives.
    --Assure effective management of financial operations in order to provide recommendations on major financial decisions and carry out the financial policy decisions made by Top Management.

    --call centre technology space, including Speech, IVR, and multi-channel contact management software and services experiences a plus

     

     

    EXECUTIVE SEARCH: European Fund CFO or Controller- RE Investments

    LOCATION: Luxembourg

    COMPANY: Major international RE investment firm

    HEADHUNTER FOCUS: The ideal candidate should be a Chief Financial Officer (CFO) or Finance Manager/ Senior Manager at a Big 4 accounting firm. Must be a CA or CPA.

    Recruiter seeks, on behalf of a major global RE investment firm, a Chief Financial Officer (CFO), who would report to the Country Managing Director. This will be a senior position in a RE fund with targeted assets of approximately 1 billion Euros.

     

     

    EXECUTIVE SEARCH: European Financial Controller - Medical Devices

    LOCATION: Southern Europe

    COMPANY: US Medical Device Firm

    HEADHUNTER FOCUS: Results-oriented, fast paced financial controller

    Recruiter seeks, on behalf of a major American medical devices manufacturer, a European Financial Controller, who would report to the Country Managing Director. Contributes to the overall success and growth of the European country organization as a member of the local management team. The European Financial Controller provides prudent financial management analyses and strategies. Drives budget and forecast processes and deliver timely and accurate reporting.

    •   Support three year budget and strategy plan

    •   Annual budgets covering all departmental financial plans

    •   Sales forecasting and support profitability analysis

    •   Support financial analysis, feasibility assessment and due diligence on major projects as required 

    •   Accurate financial management analysis and reports to run firm Export business efficiently

    •   Accurate financial management reports as required for global financial management, including changes and standards required

    •   Consolidated monthly management accounts package, including monthly profitability analysis by market

    •   Accurate asset register

    •   Capital expenditure controls within agreed budgets

    •   Effective credit control and inventory cost control to budgetary standards

    •   Effective funds management

     

     

    EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Chief Financial Officer (CFO) - Service Sector

    LOCATION: Slovakia (Bratislava)

    COMPANY: Major European Service Sector Firm

    HEADHUNTER FOCUS: Very results-oriented, unbureaucratic, Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Fluent in Slovak or Czech and English

    Recruiter seeks, on behalf of a leading European service sector firm with significant investments in CEE, a Chief Financial Officer (CFO). The Chief Financial Officer (CFO) role will be primarily focused on managing strategic financing of firm's projects (bank loans, bonds); cash flow management within the holding; budgeting, controlling and management reporting;  operational finance management (accounting, local and IFRS audits); plus developing some strategic initiatives

     

     

    EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Chief Financial Officer (CFO) - Banking

    LOCATION: European location

    COMPANY: Major European Bank

    HEADHUNTER FOCUS: Strong management skills – Planning, decision making, task oriented ,people management skills, attention to detail and strong ability to meet time sensitive deadlines. A Chief Financial Officer (CFO) with excellent negotiation and coaching skills. Sociable and interactive, listening and supporting skills

    Recruiter seeks, on behalf of a fast growing Asian consumer products firm, a Chief Financial Officer (CFO). The Bank is the leading universal bank, providing a full range of commercial and investment banking, asset and wealth management, insurance, leasing and card processing services to its corporate and retail clients. It is the largest retail bank in the country with an approximately 35.4% market share by total assets through a thorough network of branches, as well as through other delivery channels including the Internet, mobile banking and a state-of-the-art call center. The Chief Financial Officer (CFO) should have a minimum of  7-12 years of relevant experience. The Bank has grown almost 10 times in the last three years and has now become a rather large organization, and now needs a person who has been involved in (A) rapidly growing organization and B) dealt not only with banking proper, but also with investment banking. The Chief Financial Officer (CFO) will assume overall responsibilities for the company's finance and accounting functions. Oversees all Group accounting practices. Directs financial strategy, planning and forecasts.  Studies, analyzes and reports on trends, opportunities for expansion and projection of future company growth.

     

     

    EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Chief Financial Officer (CFO)- Consumer Durables

    LOCATION: UK (London)

    COMPANY: Asian Consumer Durables firm

    HEADHUNTER FOCUS: Multicultural Chief Financial Officer (CFO) with strong European public company experiences.

    Recruiter seeks, on behalf of a fast growing Asian consumer products firm, a Chief Financial Officer (CFO), who would be based in southern England. Experience in international finance and accounting would be required. A strong preference would be a Chief Financial Officer (CFO) with public company experience in the manufacturing or retail industries. Experience with China, along with Mandarin Chinese fluency would be a strong plus. The Chief Financial Officer (CFO) must be a CA or CPA.

     

     

    EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Finance Manager - Medical Devices

    LOCATION: Switzerland (Zürich)

    COMPANY: Fast-growing European Medical Device Firm

    HEADHUNTER FOCUS: Strong leadership and collaboration skills. Exceptional analytical, problem solving and decision making skills. Strong organizational skills in relation to manage multiple projects with tight deadlines. Strong strategic orientation and profound understanding of the business. Ability to work in a multinational matrix organisation. Master degree in Accounting, Finance or Business. CPA preferred along with exposure to SAP. 7+ years of related financial work experience with at least 5 in a global, matrix structured environment as a Business Unit or Division Controller. Solid IFRS knowledge. Fluent English and German skills are essential

    Recruiter seeks, on behalf of a fast-growing European firm serving the medical and research sectors, a Finance Manager. The Head Finance & Controlling will report to the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and be a member of the Partnering Business Management team. Key responsibilities include:

        Actively contributing to the Partnering Business strategy process

        Supporting mid-term planning process

        Leading and supervising the budgeting process in the Partnering Business

        Forecasting, planning, and analysing business results

        Ensuring completion of correct monthly closing and timely monthly reporting

        Performing special analysis as needed by CFO and Division Head

        Preparing financial data for Division Management and Board Meetings

        Project Controlling and providing financial leadership for evaluation of new projects

     

     

    EXECUTIVE SEARCH: European Financial Controller - Industrial

    LOCATION: Central Europe

    COMPANY: US Industrial Firm (US$1 billion+)

    HEADHUNTER FOCUS: Results-oriented, fast paced financial controller

    Recruiter seeks, on behalf of a major US industrial products firm, a European Financial Controller, who would report to the Corporate CFO. Responsible for managing the monthly closing process to ensure timely and accurate presentation financial results, as well as Cost Accounting, Financial Analysis, and Budgeting & Forecasting.

     

     

    EXECUTIVE SEARCH: European Financial Controller - Software

    LOCATION: Netherlands (Amsterdam); UK (London); Denmark (Copenhagen)

    COMPANY: US Software firm

    HEADHUNTER FOCUS: Dynamic personality, high-energy, excellent communication skills, ability to work in team-oriented environment and to project obvious enthusiasm. The European Financial Controller should also have the ability and willingness to manage beyond the pure financial and take the lead on many pan-European operational fronts.

    Recruiter seeks, on behalf of a fast growing US software firm, a European Financial Controller. The firm requres an experienced, dynamic finance and operations professional in Europe to ensure efficient and financially sound management of all European operations. The European Financial Controller reports to the Vice President of Finance in the US.

     

    EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Finance Manager - Electronics Corporation

    LOCATION: Ireland (Dublin)

    COMPANY: Major Consumer Electronics Company

    Position is responsible for overall management of the finance function including but not limited to; financial accounting, controls, reporting and forecasting. Finance Manager candidates should be comfortable at working at an unbureaucratic, smaller office of a fast-paced international firm. The demands of this job require the person to be a take-charge, fast-paced, results-oriented Finance Manager. Public Accounting experience preferred but not required. B.A. or B.S. degree in Finance or Accounting. (C.A. or US CPA certification preferred). 


    EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Finance Director - Wireless Telecommunications Products

    LOCATION: Slovakia (Bratislava)

    COMPANY: Leading Multinational Mobile Handset Company

    A global leader in the field of wireless voice and data products, and a premier supplier of outsourced services, serving manufacturers, carriers and retailers, seeks a Finance Director for their Slovakia operation. The Slovakia operation will serve as a key jump-off point to other countries in Central and Eastern Europe. The Finance Director in Slovakia therefore will be a key person in the firm's Central and Eastern European expansion plans. Fluent English; Slovak is beneficial. Other Slavic or Central/East European language abilities would be of interest


     

    EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Germany Finance and Administrative Manager - Equipment

    LOCATION: Germany (Dresden)

    COMPANY: Major international electronics firm

    HEADHUNTER FOCUS: The ideal Germany Finance and Administrative Manager should have a strong Human Resources background

    Recruiter seeks, on behalf of an international electronics firm, a Germany Finance and Administrative Manager.

    The Germany Finance and Administrative Manager would be expected to have the following skill set-

    •   International trade relating to the sale of goods and services

    •   Financial reporting, balance sheets, budgets, risk and cost control

    •   Human resource management and Employment legislation and statutory requirements

    •   Location management and contract negotiation

    •   Operations and operational goal reporting

    •   Staff management experience

    •   Ability to work effectively with senior managers

    •   Fluent in German and with working knowledge of English language.

     

    The responsibilities for a team undertaking-

    •   Planning, organizing, providing leadership and controlling all administrative functions within a small team dealing with administration, finance and HR.

    •   Having responsibilities for recruitment, termination, performance reviews, salary reviews, health and welfare.

    •   Process management- processes in place for defining all relevant aspects of the working environment

    •   Management of operational activities, contracts and costs

    •   Managing Banking and payroll

    •   Budgets, operational goals and finance reporting

    •   Handling contracts with landlords, company cars, health insurance

    •   Dealing with lawyers and auditors on company business.


     

    EXECUTIVE SEARCH: International Finance Manager - Scientific Instruments/ Capital Equipment
    LOCATION: Germany
    COMPANY: German Industrial Analytical Instruments Manufacturer
    Well-established German manufacturer of industrial analytical instruments ($US 84 million in 2000) with operations in Germany and abroad, seeks an International Finance Manager, ideally trained or experienced in US accounting and financial management. With contemplation of a public offering in the next two years, the firm would prefer that the person be familiar with US GAAP for reporting purposes and have done work at a Big 5 accounting firm or have had experience as a financial controller or manager at an international company. This opportunity may lead to a CFO position within one or two years for the right person.


         

    EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Audit Manager - Power Generation Equipment

    LOCATION: Switzerland (Zurich)

    COMPANY: Financial Services Division of  $multi-billion MNC
    Audit Manager: This experienced audit professional will have to conduct internal control reviews and operational audits, and to participate in a wide range of audit projects under Management’s request, involving internal / external subject matter experts. The auditor will participate in the development of practices and training, will work under the supervision of the Head of Internal Audit, and will report directly to him. Familiar with risk-based and process focused audit approach, with contemporary auditing techniques and application of CAATs.

     

     

    EXECUTIVE SEARCH: Chief Operating Officer (COO), Chief Financial Officer (CFO) - Financial Services

    LOCATION: Italy (Milan)

    COMPANY: Major Italian Financial Services Firm

    HEADHUNTER FOCUS: Fast paced, unbureaucratic, highest international standards of integrity and professionalism

    Recruiter seeks a Chief Operating Officer (COO) and a Chief Financial Officer (CFO), on behalf of a leading European Private Equity fund. The client has an acquisition in Milan requiring a strong CFO and “COO/ Director General”. The business is a leading Italian national financial services firm with a very large number of branches in Italy. Both candidates must be Italian nationals who can speak and write very good English. They must be familiar with EU/US//UK reporting standards and professionali