Finance Controller

Job type:Permanent
Industry:Food & Beverage Manufacturing, Animal Health & Nutrition, Pharmaceutical & Consumer Health, Manufacturing, Chemicals
Expertise:Finance & Accounting
Salary:150 - 200k
Consultant:Surichai Sadubsarn
Job published:6/9/2023
Job ID:V-39370

Our client is multinational manufacturing company in Thailand that specialises in animal health and nutrition, particularly food palatability. The company is always innovating and introducing new products and services. They have a reputation for research expertise, excellent technical support, and unparalleled customer service. We are looking for a Finance Controller to be an integral member of the site management team, and provide hands-on financial leadership. This is a fantastic opportunity to become a part of a pioneering team and have real influence on the company’s operations in Thailand and throughout the region.


  • The position reports to the Vice President of Global Finance, with  dotted line reporting to the Plant Manager, and is responsible for business control, accounting management, cost accounting, financial accounting, internal controls, compliance, and related business systems
  • Actively engage and partner with factory personnel to maintain & control systems, processes, resources and costs.
  • Work closely with the commercial department as a financial business partner
  • Maintain a regular physical presence throughout the factory, and enable financial success through careful planning & decision-making, and proactive performance management
  • Oversee accounting for transactions and functional requirements including Inventory, A/P and G/L
  • Perform monthly and annual financial closings to meet all deadlines
  • Partner with operations department to optimise working capital and conversion costs
  • Ensure compliance with internal control policies and procedures
  • Prepare financial plans, budgets, forecasts and related analysis; assist in the development of strategic plans and initiatives
  • Track, analyse and report financial and non-financial information to help managers make decisions about the cost of acquiring and consuming resources, and development of annual cost standards
  • Establish effective finance partnerships with stakeholders to control and improve management, scheduling, supply chain, production, quality, inventory control and related systems. Financially evaluate business opportunities, capital expenditures, and supervise third-party accounting partner(s)
  • Review existing and potential agreements for financial implications and overall business interests


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or related fields with CPD or CPA
  • At least 8 years of overall accounting and financial roles in multinational manufacturing industries
  • Experienced as Controller, Accounting and Finance Manager, Financial Analyst, Financial Accountant, Cost Accountant, or related positions
  • Experience with IFRS, IFS Business Reporter and SAP Business Planning & Consolidation software, Kaizen, operational excellence, Lean/Six Sigma, or business operating systems with heavy process orientation
  • Deep knowledge of TFRS and Thai accounting laws and requirements and US accounting principles is an advantage
  • Superior financial and business acumen
  • Ability to effectively manage changing priorities and ambiguities while remaining controlled and positive
  • Proven experience with the financial, accounting and operational requirements of a regional manufacturing enterprise
  • Able to use tools to improve business performance and enhance the company’s operations: a track record of problem-solving, effective use of Kaizen, setting strategic priorities as part of the company’s Strategy Deployment Process

Interested candidates, please send full resume to or call directly to K.Surichai at 088-9126307 for more details.