Senior Project Controlling Manager - APAC

  • Job Reference: 00000590-1
  • Date Posted: 14 August 2019
  • Recruiter: Doka Group
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  • Location: Villongco, Muntinlupa, Metro Manila, Philippines
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Accounting
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Company Description

With more than 160 sales and logistics facilities in over 70 countries, highly efficient in-house production and more than 6,000 employees, the Doka Group is one of the world’s leading companies for developing, manufacturing and distributing modern system formwork technology. Our strong and effective sales organisation gives construction firms all over the world swift access to path-breaking formwork solutions and services for all areas of cast-in-place building construction. 

Doka Asia Pacifc (APAC) is a region part of Doka Group and comprises the following countries with own subsidiaries: Australia, China, India, Malaysia, Singapore and Philippines. Moreover the Regional Management of Doka APAC supports projects across many other countries.

To continue building our high level of service for our customers, the Doka Group not only invests in its employees’ professional and personal career development but also sets great store by foresighted personnel planning.

Job Description

The core business of Doka is to provide system formwork solutions & materials to construction projects (High Rise, Infrastructure, Residential) around the world. In order to strengthen the market position of Doka in Asia Pacific (APAC), Doka is looking to appoint a Senior Project Controlling Manager - APAC who will be responsible in financial planning and analysis of selective construction projects within the APAC region. Moreover, you will support the Country Finance Teams in APAC Region with the review and analysis of month-end closing activities. In this role you will report directly to the regional Head of Finance & Controlling APAC based in Singapore.

Specific responsibilities include:

  • You will monitor and control the financial activities of certain running projects within the APAC Region
  • You will ensure that the projects adhere to the project calculation and highlight deviations
  • You will provide Project Variance Analysis where appropriate and recommendations to improve project financial performance
  • You will communicate the insights to the management and suggest actions based on sound analysis
  • You will identify and analyze trends on current and past project financial reports
  • General Accounting and Month End Closing: To review and analyze period end closing activities of APAC countries and liaise with the teams as required
  • You will produce and generate timely and accurate recording, preparation, and presentation of country financial information
  • You will cooperate with the APAC Regional Head of Finance & Controlling for monthly, quarterly, and annual reports and any ad hoc requirements
  • You will support the day to day queries from the countries and headquarters

Required (Education and Technical)

  • Professional work experience in accounting role or similar 
  • Relevant background in controlling, financial analysis and business planning/controlling, preferably in a multinational environment
  • Excellent knowledge of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS)
  • Previous experience in using ERP systems
  • Excellent MS Office skills in Word and Excel
  • Experience in handling accounting related queries and providing accounting support to stakeholders

Required (Attributes and Motivation)

  • Strong communication skills (written and verbal) in English & Filipino language
  • Good team player
  • Ability to manage time and prioritize work
  • Proactive approach and self-reliant personality
  • Detail oriented
  • Problem solving approach to handling queries and addressing issues
  • Passion to learn and drive to succeed

Preferred (Skills and Background)  

  • Exposure working in a multinational company especially manufacturing, construction or industrial firms
  • Previous experience with SAP
  • Experience handling a regional role

    Additional Information

    Location of the Job: Villongco, Muntinlupa / Metro Manila

    Please contact Joylyn Delos Reyes, Senior Recruiter APAC for any information or click APPLY NOW!