CFO, Global

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The Company


Our client is a globally recognized and acknowledged leader in its industry segment.  A $2bn. US NASDAQ listed company in a semiconductor related segment with significant global operation in USA, EU, EMEA, APAC and China.


Financially secure, the company plans to expand significantly both geographically and by moving into new business areas. It’s strong financial status positions it well to capture industry consolidation opportunities through M&A and Partnerships.


Position Description


The CFO is a key member of the Executive Management Team of the Company.  He/she is responsible for developing overall company Financial and Investment Strategy to support the Company’s short and long-term growth.  Responsible for the Finance Organization including Financial Accounting and Reporting, FP&A, Treasury & Tax, Investor Relations and also responsible for the global IT organization.


Summary of Key Responsibilities:


Act as a true business partner to the CEO and business unit heads, develop sound finance and IT strategy to support the Company’s short and long term growth.


Develop tools and systems to provide critical financial and operational information to the CEO and make actionable recommendations on both strategy and operations.


Engage the board finance, audit, and investment committees around plans, progress, issues, trends, and changes in the Company’s operations.


Develop Financing and Investment strategy; secure funds to support the Company’s down stream business development.


Assist in establishing annual objectives, operating plans and selecting and engaging outside consultants (auditors, investment advisors).


Oversee annual financial planning and costs management in alignment with company’s objectives.


Ensure accurate and timely SEC reporting, including 10K and 10Q, 20-F, and responding to SEC reviews.


Serve as a member of the executive leadership team and participate in key decisions pertaining to strategic initiatives, investment decisions and M&A related activities.


Directing the IT team to implement and enhance IT platform, tools and solutions to support the business’ global growth.


Manage all Finance sub-functions (FP&A, Accounting & Reporting, Treasury & Tax, Audit & Internal Control, Investor Relations) to ensure overall sound finance control and support.


Specific Responsibilities


Directing the Financial Planning & Analysis group to prepare and maintain regular financial planning reports; Monthly, Quarterly and Annual P&L forecasts and results by business unit, as well as Balance Sheet & Cash Flow.


Based on analysis of financial results; develop recommendations (strategic and tactical) to address key issues and risks.


Develop key relationships with Banks, Investors and funds in China and abroad to secure funds needed for business expansion and growth.


Directing the Treasury team to oversee cash flow planning and ensure availability of funds.  


Provide financial analysis and insights into the organization’s operations and business plans to identify trends, issues and opportunities to enhance the business operation.


Engage the finance committee of the board of directors to develop short-, medium-, and long-term financial plans and projections.


Represent the company to financial partners, including financial institutions, investors, auditors, public officials, etc.


Remain up to date on US GAAP regulations, and SOX Compliance and other Audit best practices.


Ensure maintenance of appropriate internal controls and financial procedures.


Ensure legal and regulatory compliance regarding all financial functions.


Directing the monthly closing, reconciliations and preparation of annual, quarterly financial statements.


Enhance financial and accounting systems, processes, tools and control systems


Serve as a key point of contact for external auditors; Manage preparation and support of all external audits


Develop effective AR and Credit Management policies, and provide guidance to collection activities.


Manage the company’s IT function. Ensuring IT provide the kind platforms, tools and solutions to effectively support the Company’s global growth.


Team Management Skills


Develop the Finance function team, setting goals, providing coaching and feedback to ensure Team’s continuous development. Establish a high performance culture, living by the Company’s core values (Customer, Open, Respect, Excellence).


Build high employee engagement of the Finance Function.


Ensure effective Finance Business Partnership mentality for the whole finance function.


Candidate Profile


Work Experience & Abilities Required:


At least ten years experience as CFO or equivalent. At least 3 years of experience as CFO for a U.S. listed companies.


Strong SEC reporting and SEC review experience.


Experience working with information technology staff to manage finance and accounting software packages.


Broad experience with key phases of Financing and Investment cycle.


Excellent written and oral communication skills. Ability to work in a global organization with people from different cultures and background.


Demonstrated leadership ability, team management, and interpersonal skills.


Excellent analytical and abstract reasoning skills, plus excellent organization skills.


Experience in a senior financial-management role, partnering with executive staff, resulting in the development and implementation of creative financial management strategies.




B.S., US CPA required. MBA would be a plus.


Language Abilities:


Fluency in both written and spoken Chinese and English is required.


For more information regarding this position, please contact Ms. May Ma by filling out the form below.


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