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Finance Process Excellence LeadUBM Asia Limited
Finance Process Excellence LeadUBM Asia Limited
Job Highlights
  • Finance Project Management
  • Strategist
  • Strong interpersonal and leadship skills
Job Description


Work with the Global Service Leads to drive the re-alignment of local financial processes to global standards, validating and documenting country specific requirements (if any and leading the team to transfer activities and knowledge to the Asia Finance Shared Services Centre (ASSC). Drive continuous process improvement and identify further opportunities for greater efficiency.




  • Lead the transition of finance & accounting activities from the local teams in Asia to a pan-Asia shared services model
  • Present global standard financial processes and SSC deliverables to local finance of different countries
  • Perform analysis to identify gaps between local practice vs global standard and collaborate with local finance and Global Service Leads to align the gaps
  • Document gaps and step-by-step practices and categorise to identify those driven by local statutory requirement vs (legacy) practice/procedure
  • Ensure the process maps and ASSC desktop procedures are kept up-to-date
  • Work with the local teams to agree split of activities (and associated FTE’s) and agree a timetable for transition to ASSC
  • Clarify the split of roles and responsibilities between the local and ASSC teams and help to resolve any issues/concerns
  • Oversee knowledge transfer between the local countries and the respective SSC processing teams
  • Lead, coach and train team members
  • Work with PMO to coordinate communication with business stakeholder and SSC on change management
  • Develop and deliver management and project-related presentations not limited to cut-over plan and business readiness deck
  • Lead and support tower leads in post go-live stabilization
  • Lead root cause analysis of identified issues and contribute to recommendations on remediation plans including methods, procedures, and technologies to ensure issues are resolved, and adequate processes and controls are implemented to prevent future issues
  • Drive continuous financial process improvement

Any ad hoc tasks as assigned




  • Degree holder in accounting/finance related discipline
  • Minimum of 8 years accounting/ finance experience in MNCs, with 2-3 years audit experience is a plus
  • Previous transition / project management experience essential
  • Sound knowledge in financial processes and internal controls
  • Proficiency in MS Office, knowledge of Oracle is an advantage
  • Good command of written and spoken English, Cantonese and Mandarin
  • Highly motivated, strong analytical mind, good interpersonal and presentation skills and able to work under pressure;
  • Occasional travel to other countries within Asia (possibility up to 3-4 weeks at a time)



You should be inquisitive, hardworking, hands-on, paying attention to details, organized, enjoy challenges, able to work independently and as a team. Adaptive to a growth-oriented learning culture.

Additional Information
Career Level
Not Specified
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Years of Experience
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Employment Type
Full Time, Permanent
Dental insurance, Five-day work week, Flexible working hours, Life insurance, Performance bonus
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Company details


Owned by UBM plc listed on the London Stock Exchange, UBM Asia is the largest trade show organiser in Asia and the largest event organisers in China, India and Malaysia. Established with its headquarters in Hong Kong and subsidiary companies across Asia and in the US, UBM Asia has a strong global presence in 25 major cities with 36 offices and over 1,600 employee. We have over 200 employee based in Hong Kong.


With a track record spanning over 30 years, UBM Asia operates in 11 market sectors with over 290 events, 28 targeted trade publications, 18 round-the-clock online products for over 2,000,000 quality exhibitors, visitors, conference delegates, advertisers and subscribers from all over the world. We provide a one-stop diversified global service for high-value business matching, quality market news and online trading networks.

UBM Asia was awarded ‘Asia’s Most Reliable Trade Show Organizer Award’ in Hong Kong’s Most Valuable Companies Awards (HKMVCA) 2016.