CFO Express Philippines

Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines DHL Express req62836 04/01/2019
Grade: RCS G
Location: Manila, Philippines
Reporting to: CFO Area / Regional
Country Manager (dotted line)
Application deadline: 2 weeks from posting
Overall Role Purpose:
As CFO Express Philippines you will develop, manage, and control the Country Finance functions, in accordance with overall Finance guidelines, legal framework and accounting standards with the objective of supporting the management decision-making process in the Country and contributing to the achievement of the business objectives, whilst meeting regulatory requirements

 In summary, this covers:
Set directions and strategies for the Finance department to ensure that financial transactions, policies, and procedures meet the organization's short and long-term business objectives and are conducted in accordance with regulations standards
Provide leadership in the definition of the local finance department strategy, policies and procedures within the overall Country context, underpinning the success of the business
Ensure accurate, transparent, relevant and timely management reporting to division and executive board, including financial (CREST) and operational data 
Continuously improve financial processes, systems, tools, and techniques and the internal control framework
Take appropriate measures to remedy financial risk
Ensure proper billing and cash collection processes are in place in the country
Evaluate investment and acquisition of business cases and coordinate the review and approval process in compliance with the DPDHL policy
Analyses of complex issues in finance and significantly improves, changes or adapt existing methods and techniques
Promote cost efficient operations with a focus on identifying cost saving measures
Support yield initiatives to drive quality revenue and improve margins
Support country rollout of CIS / CIM programs through promotion and facilitation
Accountable for Directorship responsibilities for the subsidiary business
Main Tasks & Key Responsibilities:
Act as a financial advisor for cross-functional projects to support appropriate investment and financial analysis
Support Regional Financial Management in Finance projects and initiatives, such as with pilot programs
Manage internal & external audits as well as compliance to all local statutory requirements
Work with the shared service center for outsourced tasks
Develop and drive a high-performance service culture within the Finance Department
Recruit, manage, motivate, coach and develop key members of the finance team in the country
Provide clarity on future direction, roles, and accountabilities
Generate commitment, motivation and enthusiasm to company and business units
Evaluate staff performances of direct reports and ensure that the same is done for the other members of the team
Required Experience & Qualification:
10-15 years’ experience in various general finance functions accompanied by a wide experience at senior level, preferably in logistics/transportation industry or multinational companies
Manage and lead the team through deep knowledge of finance processes and tools
International /cross-country experience
Degree in Accounting / Finance, preferably with MBA & audit qualification
Professional accountancy qualification (CPA or equivalent).
English, Fluent (written and spoken)

Facts and Figures

  • Business Unit

    DHL Express Philippines

  • Employment Type

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Work Permit Required