DHL Express, Inc. CFO Express Philippines in Philippines


Grade: RCS G

Location: Manila, Philippines

Reporting to: CFO Area / Regional

Country Manager (dotted line)

Application deadline: 2 weeks from posting

Overall Role Purpose:

As CFO Express Philippines you will develop, manage, and control the Country Finance functions, in accordance with overall Finance guidelines, legal framework and accounting standards with the objective of supporting the management decision-making process in the Country and contributing to the achievement of the business objectives, whilst meeting regulatory requirements

In summary, this covers:

•Set directions and strategies for the Finance department to ensure that financial transactions, policies, and procedures meet the organization's short and long-term business objectives and are conducted in accordance with regulations standards

•Provide leadership in the definition of the local finance department strategy, policies and procedures within the overall Country context, underpinning the success of the business

•Ensure accurate, transparent, relevant and timely management reporting to division and executive board, including financial (CREST) and operational data

•Continuously improve financial processes, systems, tools, and techniques and the internal control framework

•Take appropriate measures to remedy financial risk

•Ensure proper billing and cash collection processes are in place in the country

•Evaluate investment and acquisition of business cases and coordinate the review and approval process in compliance with the DPDHL policy

•Analyses of complex issues in finance and significantly improves, changes or adapt existing methods and techniques

•Promote cost efficient operations with a focus on identifying cost saving measures

•Support yield initiatives to drive quality revenue and improve margins

•Support country rollout of CIS / CIM programs through promotion and facilitation

•Accountable for Directorship responsibilities for the subsidiary business

Main Tasks & Key Responsibilities:

•Act as a financial advisor for cross-functional projects to support appropriate investment and financial analysis

•Support Regional Financial Management in Finance projects and initiatives, such as with pilot programs

•Manage internal & external audits as well as compliance to all local statutory requirements

•Work with the shared service center for outsourced tasks

•Develop and drive a high-performance service culture within the Finance Department

•Recruit, manage, motivate, coach and develop key members of the finance team in the country

•Provide clarity on future direction, roles, and accountabilities

•Generate commitment, motivation and enthusiasm to company and business units

•Evaluate staff performances of direct reports and ensure that the same is done for the other members of the team

Required Experience & Qualification:

•10-15 years’ experience in various general finance functions accompanied by a wide experience at senior level, preferably in logistics/transportation industry or multinational companies

•Manage and lead the team through deep knowledge of finance processes and tools

•International /cross-country experience

•Degree in Accounting / Finance, preferably with MBA & audit qualification

•Professional accountancy qualification (CPA or equivalent).

•English, Fluent (written and spoken)