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10/03 Kalpana Gandhi
Owner at Corporate Search

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Deputy CFO/General Manager - Finance - CA/ICWA - FMCG/Mfg (12-20 yrs)

Mumbai Job Code: 200609

Corporate Search is one of India's leading Executive Search and Talent hunt firm with a specialized focus in the multiple sectors

We have the following requirement - in Mumbai

GM Fin/ Dy CFO CA/ICWA/MBA Fin 12-20 years for the Head Office

Create transparency on the company's financial and operational performance, here under benchmarking with other Company facilities and competition.

- Drive improvement projects to deliver top quartile financial and operational performance

- Support the execution of the financial strategy of the company, ensuring that the company at all times is profitable, risk protected and financially strong.

- Financial supervision of projects including but not limited to investment contracts.

- Ensure that matters within his/her scope of responsibility comply with local Law, Local Regulations and the company's Strategy and Culture.

- Have a good understanding of the local requirements that govern the inland services business to steer the business in the most efficient manner

- Establish and enforce procedures to improve working routines, provide high quality and valuable information and analyses to aid decision making, achieve efficiencies in terms of costs and ensure that all subjects relating to the financials of the entities are dealt with in the most efficient manner.

- Promote and endeavour to enforce initiatives that add value to the inland services business.

- Support the CFO driving strategic initiatives improving the financial performance of the inland services business.

- Help establish proper internal controls and manage financial issues relating to shareholders and BOD.

- Support the CFO to develop and drive strategies that will prepare the business for the future.

- Take part and contribute to the Strategic Initiative project teams, including Project FIT.

- Lead special projects across the three entities in the Company India portfolio including (but not limited to) Statutory Compliance to Local Regulations and direct and indirect tax optimization.

- Motivate, coach and team members and foster inter-departmental communication and cooperation.

- The impact will be the positive development and improvements in financial performance as a result of the main strategic initiatives in the business.

- The position is required to continuously improve on existing practices, procedures and constantly seek to deliver better cost management for the business.

Financial Process Improvement:

- Pro - actively identify process requiring improvement, suggest changes for strengthening the same and implement changes

- Implement initiatives to improve financial processes, operational performance and enhance reporting standards

- To pro-actively identify risks in the challenging environment and to report these to management on an ongoing basis

- Ensure proper processes are in place for all the business transactions and suggest changes for strengthening weaker areas

- Contribute in providing high quality financial information and its analysis to senior management to support decision making

- Follow up on KPI's, Financial Reviews and Control Dashboard results.

- Actively support finance processes through various control activities and oversight initiatives

- Drive various cost awareness and other global initiatives

- Identify cost saving opportunities to improve the result of the business and add to shareholder value

Internal Controls:

- Suggest and Implement manual controls to compensate for lack of system controls

- Responsible for coordinating, implementing and performing control reviews across the company

- Regular review/follow up on compliance of internal SOP's

- Ensure proper reporting and recommendations of all major findings in various audits conducted during the year

- Ensure smooth completion of Internal Audits and the Statutory Audits during the year

- Ensure compliance with Group Policies, business audits, board material preparation and adhoc financial analysis

- Compliance with the Finance elements of the concession

- Improve internal controls and financial integrity within the accounting processes through the development and implementation of various projects to ensure business objectives and control requirements are met

Candidate Profile:

Post graduate studies in Accountancy or Finance management or related business studies.

- At least 10 years experience from a finance controller or management roles.

- Extensive knowledge of setting of budgets, reporting, inventory control systems and accounting.

- Strong knowledge on International Accounting standards, understanding both international and local tax, legal & audit issues

- Strong analytical mind, independent, decisive

- Understanding of Terminal/inland services Operations is preferred.

- Understanding of the container shipping industry and an ability to relate with shipping company and other associated industry managers is preferred.

- Strategic mindset, ability to drive strategic initiatives.

- Able to empower others to take action by effectively delegating.

- Ability to provide leadership, obtain cooperation and assistance to meet objectives

Relevant candidates interested may apply to with a brief introduction and compensation drawn

Kalpana Gandhi Chhatriwala

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Maternity and Paternity Benefits

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