- Shanghai - China
We are looking for an experienced internal control professional to join the China Finance & Control team as Internal Control Manager. This role offers a unique opportunity to take on responsibilities in both day to day operations as well setting up new processes, entities and support Dyson’s business expansion. This role requires interaction with individuals at all levels within our China market, APAC reporting hub, FoCE and APAC internal control team etc., to provide adequate business support and accountability to China management teams.
We are looking to expand aggressively to increase our footprint, both from a geographical and product range perspective. This person will need to develop a good understanding of the business and upcoming plans in order to identify their impact, provide sound advice and drive the changes through business where required. The individual needs to be confident in engaging multiple stakeholder groups, being the owner for planning, executing and reporting on operational, regulatory and compliance related audit reviews, providing advice on internal controls on existing or new business initiatives, reviewing/updating the Company’s policies in China and driving actions through to completion.
The individual will report to the Head of Finance and control based in Shanghai, with the following responsibilities:
To ensure compliance with various Group policies and procedures, China government regulations and tax law etc.
To build up internal control and risk assessment mechanism to monitor, insure and enforce financial and compliance policies and procedures in China market.
To develop proactive and preventive/monitoring controls for business priorities in order to enable leaders to execute strategies complying with our policies and procedures.
To support commercial team with training and advice related to China accounting/tax/SAFE etc. policies and procedures in day to day activities.
To drive business excellence by monitoring/auditing variances between plan and execution and implementing continuous improvement activities.
To monitor high risk transactions on a timely basis, define applicable controls in place for review and prepare dash boards for appropriate report to Finance management team.
To develop a continued monitoring and reporting process related to the below activities, but not limited to,
Overall accounting process
Inventory management process
Master Data management process
Customers Return and claims process
Statutory reporting and tax risk management process
To manager new business needs to detect and identify the issues and potential risks in order for improvement through investigation of the process.
To master various systematic tools within the company, and utilize the method of data analysis as a helping hand in identifying potential risks.
To provide directions to the FoCE, reporting hub and local finance team to ensure the integrity of financial data and management reports and ensure compliance with accounting standards of both statutory and management.
To participate in finance projects and perform analysis over emerging technical accounting issues, new accounting pronouncements and corporate financial policies on an as needed basis
To independently managing the direct tax, and indirect tax affairs to meet tax compliance requirements to below activities, but not limited to,
Overall in charge of monthly tax declaration and annual corporate income tax return for all legal entities in China
Establish and optimize procedures to meet requirements of precise and prompt tax regulation;
Provide tax consulting service to other department or functions to keep operational activities tax compliance.
To support tax inspection/ investigation/audit and build practical defense to ensure the organization meets its tax obligations and minimize the tax risks
To evaluate current business model and finance process, identify potential tax risky areas or tax savings opportunities and implement improving measures.
To be in charge of any ad-hoc assignments.
Degree / Diploma in Business, Finance/Accounting/Audit or equivalent, China CPA or equivalent is preferred.
At least 8- 10 years of relevant experiences, experience in both audit firm and Enterprise is preferred.
Strong communicator and influencer with commercially minded and able to approach and challenge colleagues and external professionals to seek out and understand the issues, energetic and engaging with a positive approach.
Comprehensive general tax knowledge with deep understanding of PRC tax laws & regulations, foreign trade policies/SAFE regulations etc.
Confidence to work autonomously to deliver high quality results, work in a fast-paced environment and manage priorities to complete tasks within deadlines
Ability to multi-task and plan effectively when working with a variety of project teams in an often high-pressure, competitive environment in an organized manner.
Excellent written and oral communication skills both in English and Chinese and attention to detail
Proficient in Office software, including Excel, Work, PPT, and Visio etc.