International FMCG Brand _Sr. Accountant

Taipei City Permanent
  • Promising career development and stable company growth
  • Office located at Xinyi

About Our Client

Australian base company, with a global network of packaging solutions.

Job Description

Partner with the Sales team and lead the commercial preparation and analysis of customer tenders. Review customer profitability and make recommendations to target optimum Return on Sales.

· Work closely with Sales team on developing the "one" monthly financial & item forecast with all known movements / drivers detailed as supporting documentation and calculations

· Highlight any low margin categories and lines to Sales team and make recommendations based on known / researched market intelligence

· Play an active role in the negotiation of customer rebates and contracts in liaison with AMEAE Commercial, providing the relevant supporting commercial information and analysis in relation to FX, raw materials and freight movements.

· Review Debtors regularly and ensure that administrative processes and procedures are in place to protect the business and reduce the risk of bad debts & cash collections are within agreed trading terms.

· Critically review stock forecasts including new business, current holdings and aged / obsolete categories, and provide recommendations to ensure that inventory levels are maintained within budget & that aged stock 7 mths+ has agreed clearance plan with the local sales team.

· Ongoing management of quarterly Inventory Cost Rolls, review of PPV to ensure that all processes in place highlight variances and validate Group costs, including the validation of landing costs in Print IQ.

· Review and manage the costs to serve of the Taiwan entity highlighting deviations to budget and opportunities to reduce costs and deliver an improved, cost-effective alternatives.

· Ensure the completion of all critical financial tasks, including month and year end processes, General Ledger and Balance Sheet reconciliations, and the production of Profit & Loss statements, assisting where required.

· Responsible for working capital and cash flow management and forecasting with a focus on maintaining creditors and loan commitments within agreed terms

· Ensure that all internal reporting requirements are accurately and diligently completed within allocated timeframes

· Ensure compliance with all Government and Industry legislative requirements

· Manage the relationship with External Auditors and assist and comply with their requests in a timely manner

· Assist the Regional Sales Manager in matters relating to Customer service, HR and Office Administration.

· Any other duties as assigned

The Successful Applicant

· Tertiary qualification in accounting and / or finance; a CA qualification is desirable

· At least 5 years audit/full set accounts experience, preferably with exposure to regional trading

· Demonstrable financial and commercial acumen combined with strong analytical skills, and the ability to derive insights from data

What's on Offer

Promising career development and stable company growth

Lillian Yang
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Phone number
+886 2 8729 8242

Job summary

Job function
Finance & Accounting
What is your area of specialisation?
Industrial / Manufacturing
Taipei City
Contract Type
Consultant name
Lillian Yang
Consultant phone
+886 2 8729 8242
Job Reference

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