This innovative and fast growing global law firm is hiring a regional Head of Finance to be based in Hong Kong. Reporting to the global CFO with dotted line reporting to the Asia Chair, you will be tasked with managing the full suite of finance and accounting functions for the firm across the Asia Pacific region.
As a key strategic decisionmaker and influencer for the firm’s operations in the region, the firm will look to you to offer financial leadership, management and control of the firm’s businss across the Asia Pacific region. You will provide commercial strategic direction, advice, governance and financial expertise to enable consolidation and growth, whilst also offering a steady hand in financial control and team management. This role offers a good balance of strategic and execution input from the successful candidate. Moreover, to deal with growth issues head-on, you will identify and initiate activities for improveement, creating a culture of financial efficiency and productivity.
To qualify, candidates should be a qualified accountant with at least 15 years’ finance and accounting, strategic and team management experience. The role requires a hands on, pro-active and mature approach to handle a fast growing business, with the ability to communicate complex commercial issues clearly and succinctly, to motivate and develop team members, and be able to adopt buy in to ideas from partners and staff alike. Experience in a senior finance role covering a large region for a reputable law firm would be a distinct advantage.