ASEAN Finance Director

Requisition ID:  10990

It’s never been a more exciting time to join Vistra.  


At Vistra our purpose is progress. We believe that our clients have the power to change the world and to do great things for global progress, and we exist to remove the friction that comes from the complexity of global business – to help our clients achieve progress without friction. 


But progress only happens when people come together and take action. And we’re absolutely committed to building a culture where our people can do just that.  

We have an exciting opportunity for you to join our team as ASEAN Finance Director. Reporting to the Group Managing Director, this full time and permanent position is based in Singapore.


The Regional Finance Director will be responsible for driving the quality of financial information within the region to support commercial decision making. We have an ambitious growth plan, and this position offers the opportunity to build relationships with the senior business leaders and shape the finance function for the region. This role will also assist in driving global alignment of financial processes to enable and support finance strategy.


Key responsibilities:


  • Lead the internal finance function for Vistra ASEAN supported by a small team
  • Oversees the internal finance function for Vistra ASEAN (direct reporting to this position)
  • Business Partner to ASEAN MD
  • Act as primary POC for global Vistra colleagues across finance, treasury, risk & compliance colleagues to ensure the region has access to and is adopting global best-practice processes and procedures; 
  • Financial and advisory support to the ASEAN MD to inform and support commercial decisions
  • Managing the month end management reporting
    • Perform detail analysis on financial and operational trends across all countries and sectors to enhance understanding of drivers and make commercial recommendations.
    • Variance analysis identifying trends and comparing it against the budget, forecasts and prior year and industry metrics where available
  • Setting the annual budgets and quarterly forecasting
  • Managing the legal books / statutory financial statements for ASEAN
  • Manage the integration of the Tricor and Vistra businesses in the region as well as assist with any potential mergers and acquisitions
  • Analysing the financial performance, providing insights into revenue and cost drivers and identifying key trends
  • Identify key commercial risks and issues.
  • Develop, coach and mentor team members.


Key requirements:


  • Bachelor degree in Finance, Accounting or related disciplines.
  • Qualified accountant with membership of CPA/ACCA/CIMA preferred.
  • Prior experience as Finance Director of an international / regional division of a global business
  • Full P&L oversight including management of a multisite accounting team and a number of international entities across Region
  • Previously worked for a large accounting or global commercial business with audit experience and knowledgeable on consolidation
  • MNC or regional experience in an analyst/business partnering capacity is highly preferred.
  • Strong track record in the development and implementation of FP&A changes.
  • Commercially astute and results orientated with the capacity to develop effective relationships including Exco members and deliver results in a fast paced and changing environment.
  • Leadership experience 


 Company Benefits:

At our Vistra office, we believe in putting our employees’ well-being first! We offer a flexible hybrid working arrangement and birthday leave.

Additionally, we provide comprehensive medical insurance and dental coverage, wellness allowance and competitive annual leave entitlement to support your well-being and time to recharge or explore your passions out of work.


As advocates of continuous learning and professional development, we provide an internal mentorship program and reimburse professional membership fees for certifications like CA, or ACCA, ensuring you stay ahead in your field.

If you are excited about working with us, we encourage you to apply or have a confidential chat with one of our Talent Acquisition team members. Our goal is to make this a great place to work where all our people can thrive. We hope you join us on this exciting journey!




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