Financial Services Manager

An opportunity to join our Shanghai based consultancy firm, specializing in assisting foreign clients with China strategic market entry, market research, establishment, mergers & acquisitions across a wide range of businesses and industries.

The Financial Services Manger oversees the daily operations of the company's financial department and ensures the smooth accurate and timely management of the department's services to clients

He/she uses long-range financial planning, statistical analysis, profit and loss statements and financial models to evaluate the health of the company and to determine the best path forward to ensure profitability. The Financial Services Manager is responsible to ensure that the company's cash flow remains positive and all departments are able to operate to the company's financial procedures.

As a member of the company's leadership team, the Financial Services Manager will be involved in a range of strategic planning and internal initiatives. He/she will implement infrastructure and systems needed to support strategic objectives.

The open position is available immediately and requires a great attitude and broad skill set. A legal background or paralegal experience would be helpful.

You will be expected to exhibit the following

  • Be client focused
  • Being a professional consultant capable of independently and professionally managing a team of accountants and client needs as part of a team or as individually required
  • Commercial astuteness, self motivation, able to work proactively, solve problems and make decisions unsupervised if need be
  • Work and act resourcefully with a "can-do" results orientated attitude to challenges and problem solving
  • Willing to take ownership and responsibility for client satisfaction and results

Requirements for the role are:

  • Professional client servicing experience, preferebly from consultancy or big four background
  • Experience as CFO and in professional services is preferred
  • University and professional qualifications in accountancy are mandatory
  • Aged 30 to 45 years, with 10 years plus working experience
  • A proven track record in managing teams and aspirations to be a partner of the firm
  • Native Chinese speakers with excellent spoken English and report writing in English
  • Experience in operating and managing ERP's such as Kingdee
  • A commitment to excellence and teamwork
  • Flexibility to handle a broad range of company work assignments and needs

Interested applicants please send your resume, in both English and Chinese and your salary expectation to fiona@redfern.com.cn. Note that an English cover letter is required.