Director, Financial Controlling

Singapore DHL Express req70247 29/11/2018

The role is accountable for providing insight information, advice and recommendations to the Senior Management Team for formulating business strategies and making commercial decisions. Working with other functions in developing plans to improve productivity, cost effectiveness and operation efficiency of the organization.

Supports the CFO in aspects of Controlling, including but not limited to the processes below:                      

  • Formulate and design financial analysis models that provide in-depth information to support business plans and justify commercial decisions. Provide recommendations to management to optimize quality of revenue, cost and profit
  • Build strong and collaborative relationship with other business functions. Act as business partner to provide supports, highlight anomalies and make expertise recommendations in productivity improvement and investment decision making
  • Master the preparation of annual operating plan and monthly reforecast, monitoring of actual performance against plan
  • Coordinate with responsible functions to prepare Business Case Approval (BCA) with well supported financial analysis, justifications, for Country, Regional and Global approval           
  • Support CFO to ensure the internal control compliance. Ensure implementation of audit recommendations from internal and external auditors and compliance with all global and regional network procedures and policies in the finance area                                                                 
  • Lead and/or participate in continuous improvement projects including cross functional GEMBAs/First Choice
  • Monitor costing system to ensure data quality for timely preparation of costing reports
  • Develop a high performance and motivated controlling team
  • Train and develop team members           


  • At least 5 years managerial experience, preferably in express courier industry             
  • Strong IT software and programming skill and if possible, SAP and TM1             
  • Degree in Finance/Accounting or equivalent 
  • Professional accountancy qualification is preferable                                                            

Facts and Figures

  • Working Hours

    8.30am - 6.00pm

  • Business Unit

    DHL Express Singapore

  • Employment Type

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Work Permit Required


  • Shift Requirement