Finance Manager

Finance Thailand


Finance Manager


Associate Company Location         :      Buckman Laboratories (Thailand) Co., Ltd
Department / Division / Region    :      Finance (APAC)
Location of Work                             :      Thailand
Seniority Level                                 :       Mid-Senior
Travel                                                :        <10%


To be involved in all aspects of accounting/finance and oversees the day-to-day accounting and finance activities for Thailand entity. Ensure finance function is well organized and achieves compliance with corporate policies and statutory requirements. Identify key causes/drivers of business variances for performance measurement. This role will also act as key finance business partner for South East Asia (SEA) region.  To support management planning and decision making by identifying, maintaining, evaluating information and recommending actions. This position will report to Finance Director – APAC in Singapore office and dotted line reporting to Country Manager, SEA based in Thailand.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting / Finance
  • Professional qualification in accountancy like ACCA and CPA/CA certification is preferred

 Mandate Experience:

  • Minimum 8 years of relevant experience in a similar capacity with prior exposure in APAC region. MNC chemical/manufacturing industry experience is advantage.
  • Preferably minimum 2 years audit experience with a major accounting firms or relevant experience with MNCs.
  • Minimum 3 years experience in SAP FICO application

 Key Responsibilities:

  • Handle full spectrum of finance/accounting including the month end close processes and management reporting
  • Work with the Shared Service team to ensure day-to-day accounting activities are done on seamless & timely basis.
  • As a key finance business partner, provide operational and financial planning & analysis support to local management team including commercial team and the various stakeholders in the SEA region
  • Analyse variances and results of the company and prepare commentary and management report / dashboard for the OpCo or Business Unit performance.
  • Ensure accurate Financial reporting, intercompany accounting / netting, corporate tax filing / taxation and compliance with local authorities.
  • Liaise directly with local bankers and auditors for any matters relating to local treasury & audit/tax
  • Ensuring funding & banking for the operation, assist in the forecasting and annual budgeting exercise and implement a risk management program.
  • Review, recommend and implement good internal controls, policies and procedures.
  • Lead major projects in accounting / finance as required
  • Develop programs to automate work processes for continuous improvement.

  Skill Requirements:

  • In-depth technical knowledge of Financial Reporting Standards, Company Acts and Regulation with hands-on experience in using SAP software.
  • Knowledge of statutory requirement / regulations / acts / tax
  • Computer proficiency in ERP systems (SAP) and advance MS Office applications with good Excel skills.
  • Able to maintain best accounting practice and internal controls over all Company transactions.
  • Excellent professional presentation skills and experience in conducting workshops/training.
  • Diagnose problems, interpret information, resourceful and critically evaluates information for win-win solution.
  • Proactive individual with excellent interpersonal, communication and negotiation skills; and are comfortable and deal with people from various nationals, cultural backgrounds and at all different levels.
  • Highly motivated, dedicated, hands-on and resourceful who is proactive, patient, self-driven and results oriented
  • Multi-tasking ability is essential and able to perform under stress.
  • Ability to work effectively with the other finance and accounting functions including those in sister companies.
  • Possess high level of integrity to maintain confidentiality of information.