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Director of Finance

Business Unit:  Peninsula Merchandising Limited
Location:  Hong Kong

Reporting to General Manager, you will lead and drive the financial performance of the Company with sound financial acumen and accuracy, and to lead and manage all matters related to legal, compliance, insurance and IT of PML to ensure compliance to regulatory requirements and proper internal control is in place. You will also be part of the Executive Committee of the Company to develop and drive business strategies, including but not limited to the 5-year/10-year growth and development plans. Please find the details below:

 

  • Exceptional market leading benefits such as comprehensive family medical insurance (including dependents), 17 paid statutory holidays, 20 vacation days and 3 days paid carers leave.

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead, build & develop the Accounting, Quality Assurance and IT team; retain and develop talent to cope with business’s requirements; manage performance issues and recognize good performance.
  • Create and execute business plan and 5-/10-year-plan for the current and new business units.
  • Drive financial planning and analysis by leading budgeting & forecasting exercises and cash flow management, address financial issues and risks with advising feasible solutions.
  • Lead Monthly Business review process to drive performance against plan and identify opportunities to improve profitability; ensure all financial reports are prepared in an accurate and timely manner in accordance with accounting standards (HK GAAP), statutory requirements and Head Office requirements.
  • Oversee internal and external audit activities and local and overseas taxation of the company.
  • Manage all compliance matters and insurances of the company to comply with all local and overseas regulatory requirements and to minimize the company’s risk, maintain and record all contracts, leases & tenancy agreements, licenses, insurance policies and all legal and financial documents. 
  • Establish, review, and execute policies & procedures of finance, QA and IT to ensure compliance to both Group’s and legal requirements, and meet the business needs.
  • Provide advice to continuously improve operational efficiencies with proper internal control across Finance and other functions of the company.
  • Manage Quality Assurance function to optimize vendor’s performance and minimize the risks on product quality.
  • Lead IT functions to drive efficiency on IT tools, software, infrastructure; drive IT projects to meet business needs; optimize IT security as per Group’s requirements; drive system upgrades and investments to improve operational efficiency.

 

Requirements:

  • Minimum of 12 years of related experience, with at least 4 years in team head.
  • Experience in IT project management and business process transformation are must.
  • Experience in retail or FMCG industry is an advantage.
  • Degree holder in Financial Management / Accounting Management or related disciplines.
  • HKICPA or equivalent or with proper accounting qualifications.
  • Strong analytical, communications and leadership skills.
  • Strategic thinking, ability to develop business plan, strong finance acumen.  
  • Proficiency in spoken and written English and Chinese is essential.
  • Welcome candidates who are currently in associate director or financial controller position, with meeting the requirements above.

 

We are delighted to receive your application for further consideration. Click apply now with your latest CV and salary information.

 

 

Peninsula Merchandising

 

About Peninsula Merchandising Limited

Peninsula Merchandising first started selling cakes and chocolates in the 1950’s at The Peninsula Hong Kong. The idea behind the Peninsula Boutiques is to extend the Peninsula brand beyond the locations where we have hotels, by developing and selling a range of artisanal Peninsula branded Chinese and Western teas, chocolates and gifts. The Peninsula Mooncakes are the boutique’s most famous gourmet delicacy and they are now available at more than 30 retail locations worldwide.

Requisition ID:  31786