Position Description

Head of Finance, Overseas posting to Korea (MBA)
Job Code 18910
Job Placement Location Singapore
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  • Overseas posting to be based in Korea.


  • Responsible for the financial oversight of the Korea Business Units and financial/accounting.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist Head of Korea in overseeing the overall financial matters for the business units in Korea.
  • Lead the full spectrum of Finance from financial reporting, budgeting and forecasting, project management, tax planning, corporate finance, corporate governance and treasury matters.
  • Establish robust financial governance and oversee business unit’s accounting activities in accordance with policies and procedures, providing clear visibility on plans and business performance.
  • Create and run a clear budgeting and forecasting process in the business unit, as well as implement policies and procedures to improve the company’s financial controls in alignment with shareholders’ expectations.
  • Build trust and relationship with various stakeholders.
  • Plan and manage financial strategy and finances. Develop risk management strategies that minimise/mitigate Company’s exposure.
  • Review and interpret business performance and operating results against short-term and long-term budgets and targets, and make specific recommendations on cost-reduction and profit-improvement. Ensure good corporate governance and compliance.
  • Direct the preparation of periodic and yearly international financial statements in accordance with International Financial Reporting Standards.
  • Provide inputs to shareholders in the development of major objectives and policies, in the review of plans and the development of appropriate financial controls and reports.
  • Interface with corporate auditors as necessary, in business unit’s payroll, tax compliance, local accounting standards and other administrative matters.
  • Provide relevant insights and strategy towards value growth and creation for business unit.
  • Build and develop staff to create a strong finance community.
  • Support Headquarters in Business Development and M&A matters.


  • MBA in Finance and possess CA, CPA or CMA designations qualifications.
  • At least 12 years of relevant working experience with minimum 6 years of excellent track record with Supervisory & Finance management for a major company or division of a large corporation.
  • Prior working experience in Korea would be an added advantage.
  • Good knowledge of International Financial Reporting Standards.
  • Good knowledge of local Korea rules and regulations.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills both written and verbal. Korean language would be an added advantage.
  • Proficient in MS Office applications, especially with Spreadsheet, PowerPoint and database applications.
  • Ability to multi-task, has initiative and excellent analytical skills.
  • Independent yet a team player, meticulous and hands-on with demonstrated maturity.

To apply, please visit www.gmprecruit.com and search for Job Reference: 18910.
To learn more about this opportunity, please contact Novita Tan at novita.tan@gmprecruit.com
We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.
GMP Recruitment Services (S) Pte Ltd | EA License: 09C3051 | EA Personnel: Novita Tan | Registration No: R1220374

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