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Director, APAC COO Finance

Requisition ID:  36844

Seoul, Seoul-teukpyolsi, KR Chennai, TN, IN Tianjin, TJ, CN

Work experience:  Senior Management
Type of position:  Full-Time
Job Family:  Finance

Vestas Factory

Finance > Region APAC > Finance APAC


The COO Finance Director is responsible for ensuring objective and transparent financial support for making choices, primarily the Regional COO, by delivering financial reporting and analysis on activities across the full COO value chain - consisting of internal and external factories, supply chain, procurement, transport, quality and HSE functions.

The Regional COO Finance team is part of the APAC Regional Finance team and the COO Finance Director reports to the Regional CFO for the APAC region. The wider APAC finance team consists of approximately 55 finance colleagues, of which the 9 is the COO Finance team.



  • Be a pro-active and value adding member of the APAC COO Management Team

  • Responsible for Performance Management supporting stakeholders in making choices and realistic target setting, across Safety, Quality, Manufacturing, Procurement, Transport and supply chain functions

  • Responsible for keeping stakeholders accountable for target gaps

  • Follow up on KPIs and Performance for COO area and facilitate monthly Performance Reviews

  • Support the business in making choices, by providing facts, scenarios and suggestions to improve performance

  • Review and follow up on business cases

  • Keep stakeholders accountable for target gaps and investigate and highlight root causes

  • Continuously develop the Finance team in the region, as well as the existing reporting and financial processes within the area



  • 6-8+ years of experience within Financial Controlling/Performance Management/Finance Leadership positions

  • At minimum a Bachelor's degree in Finance, Auditing, Business Economics or equivalent. Master's degree is a bonus.

  • Fluent in speaking and writing in English

  • Solid business acumen; experience with manufacturing and supply-chain intensive companies a big plus

  • Experience working in a matrix, i.e. good stakeholder management skills

  • A documented history of effectively implementing financial processes and reports

  • Creative presentation skills; ability to clearly communicate complex messages in a simple manner



  • Minded, curious, and self-motivated, able to work with different teams across multiple functions combined with:

  • Fundamental desire to make a difference by enhancing sustainable solutions in a motivated work environment

  • Ability to create structure and handle several projects/tasks simultaneously

  • Thrive in building relationships with internal business partners and across a matrix, and you do not shy from question the business on its numbers and performance

  • Enjoys performing tasks that require combined operational and development mindset, and you want to contribute to Vestas' financial journey

  • Enjoy having a leadership role and have the ability to supervise in a matrix and through others


What We Offer

Vestas provides an open, respectful and global culture, attractive compensation package and long-term career development. Choose us, choose a brilliant future! To meet business growing needs, Vestas needs a lot of expertise to join us. We care and respect all employees and will offer attractive benefits which include: A broad program of on job training. We put the emphasis on developing both personal and professional skills. In return, we expect you to be professional to achieve results.


Additional Information

We do amend or withdraw our jobs and reserve the right to do so at any time, including prior to the advertised closing date. Please be advised to apply on or before the 24th of Apr. 2023.

About Vestas
Vestas is the energy industry’s global partner on sustainable energy solutions. We are specialised in designing, manufacturing, installing, and servicing wind turbines, both onshore and offshore. 
Across the globe, we have installed more wind power than anyone else. We consider ourselves pioneers within the industry, as we continuously aim to design new solutions and technologies to create a more sustainable future for all of us. With more than 145 GW of wind power installed worldwide and 40+ years of experience in wind energy, we have an unmatched track record demonstrating our expertise within the field. 
With 29,000 employees globally, we are a diverse team united by a common goal: to power the solution – today, tomorrow, and far into the future. 
Vestas promotes a diverse workforce which embraces all social identities and is free of any discrimination. We commit to create and sustain an environment that acknowledges and harvests different experiences, skills, and perspectives. We also aim to give everyone equal access to opportunity. 
To learn more about our company and life at Vestas, we invite you to visit our website at and follow us on our social media channels. We also encourage you to join our Talent Universe to receive notifications on new and relevant postings.