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Title:  Finance Controller

Job ID:  19903
Country:  South Korea
City:  Seoul
Professional area:  Accounting & Finance
Contract type:  Permanent
Professional level:  Experienced


Position At a Glance

Under the supervision of the CFO, the controller is responsible for entity accounting, tax, treasury, and internal control funtions.

The controller manages cash flow, record and reporting of the business performance in financials and ensure that financial recording and reporting are in line with JTI & statutory requirements. Additionally the Controller is responsible to ensure smooth day-to-day transaction processing & treasury related activities. The controller will also ensure that the policies and procedures are implemented throughout the finance operations of JTIK and that all transactions comply with such P&P. The controller will serve as a trusted business advisor to other market functions and at the same time supervise the accounting & finance staff activities. The controller is responsible for playing a vital role in process and systems enhancemebt efforts/projects.


Main Areas of Responsibility:

1.Manage the finance department in order to ensure that entity performance is planned, recorded and reported in line with JTI & local statutory requirements                                                                                             

2.Manage treasury performance by ensuring that sufficient banking facilities are available, competitive interest rates and bank fees are charged, and relationship with banks                                                          

3.Ensure that internal control environment of finance and related business processes are consistent with JTI Worldwide standards thus mitigating business and control risk within the Korea business operations.       

4.Work closely with the CFO & other Financial Management to ensure that financial strategies (tax, treasury, transfer pricing, cash flow etc) are implemented and in line with JTI guidelines.                                                

5.Continuously seek to identify efficient solutions for handling planning, accounting, tax & treasury and logistic functions.                                                                                                                                                        

6.Review business transactions from accounting, tax, treasury, and internal control perspective and provide decision-making support to the entire organization to ensure company assets are safeguarded and utilized for the best interests of JTI shareholders.                                                                                                                                 

7. Other responsibilities:

  • Support the global finance project

  • Perform other tasks assigned by line manager                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        


Ideal candidate brings in:                                                                                                                           

  • At least 10 years of finance experience in FMCG industry is must

  • Degrees in Finance/ Accounting/Economics are highly preferred            

  • Excellent English is must, good working knowledge of ERP system critical                                      

  • Excellent interpersonal & communication skills which includes effective & constructive interaction with all functions of the company

  • Up-to-date knowledge in Accounting / Tax matters

  • Good understanding of business processes

  • Good analytical skills

  • Ability to review processes/ideas from different angles and to provide various solutions to a problem

  • Ability to challenge                                                                                                        

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