Interim APAC Region Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Base in Bangkok Back to job listings

Vizrt is seeking an Interim APAC Regional CFO to join our team in our Nonthaburi office location.

Consultant Period:     6 months (September 2017 through March 2018) Interim Period Only

Basic Function: The chief financial officer position is accountable for the administrative, financial, and risk management operations of the company, to include the development of a financial and operational strategy, metrics tied to that strategy, and the ongoing development and monitoring of control systems designed to preserve company assets and report accurate financial results. Principal accountabilities are:

Planning:

  • Monitor and direct the implementation of strategic business plans
  • Develop financial and tax strategies
  • Manage the capital request and budgeting processes

Operations:

  • Participate in key decisions as a member of the APAC executive management team
  • Maintain in-depth relations with all members of the management team
  • Manage the accounting, , department in 6 offices in APAC
  • manage and check the financial operations of subsidiary companies and foreign operations on a monthly basis
  • Manage any third parties to which functions have been outsourced
  • Implement operational best practices
  • Review company contracts.

Financial Information:

  • Oversee the issuance of financial information
  • Personally review and approve all those financial information as necessary
  • Report financial results on a monthly basis to the APAC President and Corporate CFO in Bergen
  • Monitoring budget verses actual for APAC
  • Manage Account receivable and Cash flow reports for APAC on a weekly basis
  • Review tax returns, tax positions, transfer pricing for the different offices in APAC.

Risk Management:

  • Understand and mitigate key elements of the APAC risk profile
  • Monitor all open legal issues involving APAC, and legal issues affecting the industry
  • Ensure that the company complies with all legal and regulatory requirements
  • Ensure that record keeping meets the requirements of auditors and government agencies
  • Report risk issues to the audit committee of the board of directors
  • Maintain relations with external auditors and investigate their findings and recommendations

Funding:

Monitor cash balances and cash forecasts:

Desired Qualifications: The candidate chief financial officer should have a master's degree in accounting or business administration, or equivalent business experience and 10+ years of progressively responsible experience for an international company or division of a large corporation.  Should have experience in partnering with an executive team, and have a high level of written and oral communication skills. Preference will be given to candidates with an MBA in Finance and the Certified Public Accountant or Certified Management Accountant designations.

  • Must have knowledge of IFRS accounting rules, and specifically revenue recognition accounting in SW companies. Advantage to experience in a SW company
  • Contract accounting knowledge is an advantage.
  • High level of written and oral communication in English is a must.
  • Knowledge of working with ERP system, preferable Microsoft Navision, working with Oracle HFM (Hyperion) is an advantage
  • Multitasking, work under pressure and work in a fast paste international company.
  • Working with multinational and Multilanguage environment
  • Management skills are important

 

Working Conditions: Will work in an office environment. travel travel to company subsidiaries might be will be necessary from time to time..

Supervises: finance departments in APAC Region

 

If you find this role interesting and want to be a part of our team, please submit your resume and application by clicking the “Apply now” button.

About Vizrt

Vizrt provides real-time 3D graphics, studio automation, sports analysis and asset management tools for the broadcast industry. This includes interactive and virtual solutions, animations, maps, weather, video editing and compositing tools. Vizrt has customers in more than 100 countries worldwide including CNN, CBS, MSNBC, Fox, the BBC, BSkyB, ITN, ZDF, Star TV, Network 18, TV Today, CCTV, NHK and the list keeps growing. This is possible due to 600 engaged and very competent employees in 40 offices around the world. The global headquarters is in Bergen, Norway. Vizrt Americas (65 employees) is based in New York City and provides all of the company’s product lines for clients in North and South America. Read more at www.vizrt.com.  

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