Senior Finance Manager

The Advertiser

Based: Malaysia(Johor)

Posted on 16 Apr 2018

Job Description

This role, based in Kluang, Johor is an excellent platform for an experienced Finance professional to be involved in strategic business planning and growing the company in the international tiles market.

Reporting functionally to the Financial Controller, the individual will be tasked with leading the finance team at the plant to support the Manufacturing Manager in managing cost and keeping the plant and inventories at optimum levels whilst adhering to quality standards and best practices. This candidate will also be responsible for compiling and putting together the monthly financial reports, yearly budgets, tax planning, liaising with bankers and ensuring compliance of financial and credit policies set by the Group.

Ideally the right candidate will possess the following:

Work Experience
  • At least 8 years of professional experience in a manufacturing or commercial company and a few years of auditing background.
  • People management experience, have lead and developed teams
  • Possess accounting experience in financial/accounting reporting, taxation and corporate finance
  • Preferably familiar with product costing, sensitivity analysis, sales analysis, tracking returns on new investments, managing the balance sheet to ensure maximization of usage of assets and containment of working capital and valuation of assets.

Personality Traits & Characteristics
  • Must be a team-player who is able to lead by example and be hands-on when necessary
  • Good communication skills& fluent in English, must be able to articulate ideas and plans to senior stakeholders and the finance team
  • Meticulous in adhering to procedure, compliance and statutory requirements.
  • Preferably with a strong interest in manufacturing and global best practices

  • Degree Finance, Accountancy or commerce, or Professional qualifications (ACCA)
  • An MBA in manufacturing/finance and other related financial qualifications, would be an added advantage

Remuneration will be commensurate with qualifications, work experience and job fit

This position is based in Kluang with some travelling to Headquarters in PJ and Group Headquarters KL required for corporate management meetings.

Interested candidates may submit your resume through email to

With nearly 50 years of manufacturing experience, Guocera is the tile brand of choice in over 50 countries from the America and Europe to the Middle East and Asia-Pacific. Guocera is one of Malaysia's largest manufacturers and exporter of tiles.