Head of Finance (IN) - F&B SAAS Supply Chain
Location: Jakarta, Indonesia
Our client is a B2B marketplace and logistic company in the f&b space.
They are entering a period of rapid growth, with expansion targeted across Indonesia after their Series A funding. A strong, hands-on and experienced finance leader is needed to manage the multi-jurisdictional nature of their business, along with overseeing all financial functions, development of staff, managing risk, implementing policies, and improving financial processes.
Provide direction and execution on our client’s financial strategy and group structure
Identify and execute the right setup for our client’s group structure and financial flows, with a strong strategic mindset on supporting future growth and ease of business
Pro-actively manage the Finance function, mentor junior team members and direct decisions on hiring or outsourcing
Partner with Leadership Team to improve payments and financial reporting capabilities through the implementation of better systems and technology
Work with Leadership Team to set up, lead and manage an efficient and rigorous budgeting and planning process to support the company’s strategic direction
Lead financial assessment and due diligence of potential business opportunities, strategic projects, acquisitions and/or divestments
Manage the reporting and accounting requirements for the company, ensuring that all financial statements are prepared on time and comply with local standards
Set up and periodically review internal financial controls and policies to manage business risks and ensure compliance with legal and statutory requirements
Oversee financial reporting, statutory compliance and internal controls
The role requires an experienced professional with a background and skills in accounting, finance and taxation, preferably in multiple standards such as IFRS and GAAP.
Relevant experience in a fast-paced startup to scaleup environment, preferably in Southeast Asia, is critical for the Head of Finance to anticipate our client’s requirements for growth, understand the pace of execution expected, and avoid having to learn on the job.
Strategic partner. While expertise and experience are critical, the Head of Finance shall also be expected to take a cross-silo approach to their function’s work, partnering with other leaders in the organization from the business and technology side to achieve our shared goals.
Effective communicator. You must be able to translate detailed financial analysis or complex accounting issues to the Leadership Team and Board, in order to drive decision-making efficiently and effectively.
Manager of Managers. While the Head of Finance is expected to be a strong individual contributor, they will also be expected to effectively manage and develop the existing Finance and Accounting team and eventually build out the team’s capabilities to further support growth.