Our client is a highly known international brand from the construction and maintenance industry. With more than 13.000 employees in 70+ countries, the company looks back on a history of both rapid innovation and growth, making it a market leader in its field on almost every continent. For their production and sales subsidiaries (together appr. 1350 people) based in Changshu and Shanghai / China, we are currently hiring a
Chief Financial Officer (m/f/d) China
Being held accountable for the “One China” economic performance, you will collaborate closely with the Managing Directors of production (turnover bn1.3 CNY; 1000 headcounts) and sales, marketing and services (turnover 700k CNY; 250 headcounts) to determine the vision and strategy of the Chinese operations.
You set the agenda and run the monthly Management Board meetings of the holding and oversee decision-making across entities while closely liaising with headquarters.
You act as a sparring partner to 1st and 2nd level managers across - and balance between - the legal entities. You facilitate decision-making by providing relevant and fact-based business cases to structure and prioritize investments, including M&A.
You are responsible to provide direction and lead teams of finance, human resources, information technology professionals to become real business partners and support growth with improved profitability.
You encourage transparency, honesty and discipline and pro-actively design the continuous change and organizational development.
You represent the company during audits (internal & external) and towards banks.
A successfully completed university degree in Finance / Accounting / Business Management.
Professional experience and qualification in Accounting is an advantage.
A minimum of 5-10 years of relevant experience in General Management as well as Controlling is required.
Successful track record in an international matrix organization; ideally in the Automotive, Industrial, Tools or FMCG industry.
Outstanding leadership skills, loyalty, and sincerity and experience to enable and empower the development and performance of teams, inspire transparency and honesty, “walk the talk”, and balance interest.
Proficiency in SAP and English are required, fluency in Cantonese and / or Mandarin is desirable.
A systematic, structured and reliable way of working combined with a hands-on approach.
A strong customer-centric mindset to help to elevate the strategic value and positioning of the financial solutions portfolio for the organization.
Our client offers an extremely well-known brand, a highly supportive structure both on a local and global level, a high degree of entrepreneurial autonomy, an exciting product portfolio, and competitive compensation as well as employee benefits.
For any further questions please contact Jan-Marek Pfau (+49 160 89 39 944) or Dagmar Adu-Atwere ( +49-30-4050416-19).