Finance Director India region

JABRA
New Delhi - India
Published: March 09, 2017
Business Environment and Role Overview:

As a result of a potential business partnership in India, Jabra is looking for an experienced Finance Director. The candidate will lead a local finance Team of about 8 persons and facilitate the financial transformation and collaboration between Jabra and our partner. The candidate will also oversee and support Jabra’s legal entity in India.
The candidate would be responsible to roll out Jabra’s processes, internal controls, governance, compliance, reporting, reporting tools, ERP systems, planning and communication with APAC HQ and HQ in Demark.
The Finance Director position is accountable for the administrative, financial, and risk management including development of the business-, financial and operational strategies for the company together with CEO of the Jabra India and APAC Management.

Planning
� Assist in formulating and rolling out the company's future business direction and strategy in India
� Support tactical initiatives and longer term goals
� Drive forecasting and budgeting processes
� Business performance planning
� Develop financial and tax strategies
� Manage the capital request
� Develop performance measures and incentives that support the company's strategic direction
� Cash management planning

Accounting, Controlling and Finance

� Personally review and control local statutory filing and tax compliance in line with Indian legislation and International accounting standards
� Responsible for bookkeeping, accounting, controlling
� Maintain and ensure an efficient and orderly accounting infrastructure to include but not limited to proper cost allocation, filing system and a system of controls over accounting transactions.
� Reporting monthly, quarterly and year-end closings, internal reporting and statutory reporting
� Opex management
� Payroll, pension, GST/VAT, Taxes and other local requirements
� Secure that credit and commercial policies are followed across the region
� Legal, Insurances and contact window to other external GN partners, among those auditors and distributors
� Secure regulatory compliance and governance as per local laws and company guidelines
� Various ad-hoc tasks for VP Finance Asia Pacific


Operations
� Develop and implement strategic and operational business strategies for the company together with local management, MD of Jabra India and APAC Jabra Management
� Participate in key decisions as a member of the executive management team of India
� Maintain in-depth relationships with all members of the management team
� Oversee the financial operations of foreign operations (SAARC; Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, etc)
� Manage any third parties to which functions have been outsourced
� Oversee the company's transaction processing systems
� Oversee employee benefit plans, with particular emphasis on maximizing a cost-effective benefits package

Risk Management
� Understand and mitigate key elements of the company's risk profile
� (Monitor risk management policies and procedures to ensure that program and organizational risks are minimized.)
� Monitor all open legal issues involving the company, and legal issues affecting the industry
� Construct and monitor reliable control systems
� Maintain appropriate insurance coverage
� Negotiate with Bank for lines of credit or other financial services as required and appropriate
� Ensure that the company complies with all legal and regulatory requirements and GN governance and compliance
� Ensure that record keeping meets the requirements of auditors and government agencies
� Governance and Compliance

Third Parties
� Maintain banking relationships
� Represent the company with local bankers and government departments

Reporting
The FD will be reporting directly to VP of Finance Asia Pacific with a dotted/straight line into MD of the Indian company.

Requirements:
CPA or CA qualification with at least 10 -15 years accounting experience at Controller / Director level. MNC experience is a must.
Candidate will be based in Delhi, India.
Remuneration will depend on candidate's profile.
Commencement date is soonest possible.