Head of Finance - Shared Services

Hyderabad Permanent
  • Opportunity to set up the shared services function
  • Opporunity to work with a fast growing global listed MNC

About Our Client

Our client is a well known and respected MNC in the consumer technology space - currently setting up its global innovation centre having recently entered the Indian market.

Job Description

Business Partnership

    • Lead and drive the setup of the India corporate Finance team following the fiscal discipline and structure required for the region
    • Partner with the Leadership Team and drive the target setting and performance management of regional deliverables, for achieving performance and objectives on cross functional basis
    • Provide economic views along with country outlook to determine strategy on various product
    • Set financial budgets for the centre, ensuring the centre operates in a highly commercial manner; connecting financial metrics to performance and productivity metrics, demonstrating continued value add from the centre
    • Area focal for Finance simplification / digitisation projects
  • Leadership and stakeholder management
  • Lead the Finance team across the entity- drive standardisation of data, effective partnership to drive performance management at right levels, follow through actions to take initiatives to logical closure with clear value addition
  • Build solid relationships with global stakeholders and showcase capability of India Finance
  • Partner with the procurement team to create and implement procurement strategies that are innovative, cost-effective, and incorporate the growing complexities and challenges within industry
  • Play a key role in the formulation of the business's strategy
  • Demonstrate versatility and ability to influence in different areas, with internal and external partners, in diverse ways
  • Lead Legal and Compliance function

The Successful Applicant

An ideal candidate will have:

  • A solid financial educational background as Chartered Accountant with minimum 15 - 20 years' related experience in leading the Finance function for India.
  • Substantial leadership experience with a proven track-record of selecting and coaching finance professionals
  • Strong interpersonal skills to effectively communicate & coordinate complex issues with diverse levels of management and employees
  • Proven track record of adding value to the business through business partnering
  • Possess a high degree of analytical skills and can combine strategy with financial insights
  • Strong commercial acumen to understand and challenge business agenda
  • Self-driven with ability to thrive in a fast-paced and dynamic growth-mode environment
  • Excellent English proficiency

What's on Offer

An opportunity of being the finance shared services head & a chance to setup and grow teams from scratch. A chance to be a part of a global fast growing MNC and be the face of India capability globally.

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