Finance Director, Asia Onshore Finance

Requisition ID:  52680
Location(s): 

Tokyo, Tokyo, JP Seoul, Seoul-teukpyolsi, KR Chennai, TN, IN

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

Vestas Factory

Finance > Region APAC > Finance APAC

 

The Asia Onshore Finance department is currently an approx. 30-person team of skilled finance professionals, covering Vestas' wind turbine markets in the Asia region, including Japan, South Korea, Vietnam, India etc. As part of the broader APAC Finance team of approximately 60 colleagues the Director of Asia Onshore Finance reports directly to the Senior Vice President and CFO for the Asia-Pacific region.

 

The location of the position is flexible, but would preferably be in one of our offices in Tokyo, Seoul or Chennai, depending on the need of the candidate.

 

Responsibilities

The role of Finance Director for APAC Offshore Finance is to supervise the Finance function regarding subregion Strategy and Planning, Financial Reporting and Analysis, Budgeting and Forecasting and Risk Management, in the undertaking of delivering substantial and complex sustainable energy infrastructure projects.

As the Finance Director of Asia Onshore Finance, you will be a key member of the subregion Asia Onshore leadership team as well as the APAC Finance leadership team. Your primary responsibilities will include:

 

  • Develop a team of finance professionals across different locations, building a collaborative and efficient culture within the finance department. Mentor and develop team members to enhance their skills and capabilities.
  • Identify project related financial risks and implement risk mitigation strategies, including currency exposure, interest rates, and other financial risks. Work closely with legal and compliance teams to ensure adherence to policies.
  • Engage with internal and external stakeholders, including regional and group leaders, auditors, and regulatory bodies.
  • Monitor and report financial performance, identify risks and opportunities, and recommend corrective actions. Develop the subregional monthly Performance Reviews.
  • Oversee financial reporting monthly, ensuring compliance with accounting standards and regulatory requirements, while assuring timelines and completed project of all audits, internal and external, as well as statutory accounts.
  • Develop the budgeting and forecasting process for the subregional area. Collaborate with stakeholders to set financial targets and track performance. Evaluate investment proposals and assess their financial impact.
  • Analyze financial data to provide actionable insights to policy makers and leadership peers.
  • Influence and implement financial strategies aligned with business targets.

 

Qualifications

  • Minimum of 10 years of progressive finance experience, including leadership roles.
  • Master's degree in finance, Accounting, or related field
  • Experience from project oriented organisations; infrastructure and energy are a bonus.
  • Full understanding of financial regulations and compliance.
  • Solid experience working in a matrix.
  • Fluency in English is required; proficiency in Mandarin, Japanese or Korean is desirable.

 

Competencies

  • Is highly self-organised, open minded, curious, and self-motivated.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Thrive in building relationships with internal business partners and across a matrix, and you do not shy away from questioning the business on numbers and performance
  • Creative presentation skills; ability to clearly communicate complex messages in a simple manner
  • Enjoy having a leadership role and has the ability to supervise in a matrix and through others

 

Additional Benefit

  • Flexible benefits plan
  • Medical insurance / Hospitalization / Life insurance
  • Critical illness insurance
  • Personal accident insurance
  • International business travel insurance
  • Additional annual leave to statutory (20 business days)
  • Maternity leave
  • Pregnancy treatment leave
  • Paternity leave
  • Paid sick/ medical leave
  • Half day off (a half-day off in the afternoon on the eves of mid-autumn festival, new year
  • And lunar new year)
  • Annual medical examination
  • Send flower to employees in case of employee’s wedding or funeral
  • Long service award
  • Diverse and open work environment
  • Highly value career development of employees, support internal transfer and promotion

 

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 31st of July 2024.


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DEIB Statement
At Vestas, we recognize the value of diversity, equity, and inclusion in driving innovation and success. We strongly encourage individuals from all backgrounds to apply, particularly those who may hesitate due to their identity or feel they do not meet every criterion. As our CEO states, "Expertise and talent come in many forms, and a diverse workforce enhances our ability to think differently and solve the complex challenges of our industry". Your unique perspective is what will help us powering the solution for a sustainable, green energy future.

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 173 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. 
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