Finance Manager, APAC

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Job Description

Mintel Group, a 46 year-old company with group headquarter in the London, UK, is an international leader in the provision of market research and competitive intelligence.  We work with the world’s most renowned consumer packaged goods companies and their suppliers.

Building on its success, Mintel is currently seeking for an enthusiastic Finance Manager with an extremely high attention to detail to join our Asia Pacific Finance team, to be based in Mintel’s Singapore office.


  • Responsible for the day to day running of the Finance department
  • Responsible for the full spectrum of the finance functions for APAC
  • Ensure proper and accurate financial reporting are in compliance with all statutory legislation and regulations
  • Review month end reporting pack and provide analysis and comments
  • Investigate fluctuations of performance and compare budget to actual, period over period, and forecast to actual
  • Review and check sales sheet before it is send out
  • Manage cash flow related activities
  • Prepares monthly and quarterly cash flow forecast (something to work on)
  • Report out on revenue analysis
  • Review monthly payment
  • Performs check on invoices to ensure
  • Ensure accurate, reliable and timely submission of the GST reports and surveys
  • Implements and continuously improve internal controls to safeguard the company assets
  • Responsible for streamlining of accounting processes
  • Oversee audit, tax and secretarial matters
  • Working closely with the corporate office to harmonize the chart of accounts
  • Liaise extensively with Bankers
  • Responsible for the accounting system improvement
  • Assist in the setting up of new offices
  • Reviews for Commission Calculation and assist on Payroll
  • Assist in yearly budget process
  • Participate in ad-hoc projects
  • Provides support on corporate secretariat functions
  • Provide close mentoring and appropriate guidance to support Finance team’s career development and continuous learning of the company’s business
  • Handles and monitor the monthly reconciliation between SG and China / Japan / India
  • Supervise and work towards reducing Delinquent accounts


  • Ensure accounts are reports to UK in a timely and accurate manner
  • Propose and implement 3 internal controls measure within the year
  • Ensure stability and development/ training for the team
  • The reconciliation work between SG and China / Japan / India to complete timely


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance/Accounting or CFA/CPA certified or an equivalent
  • Minimum 5 years of relevant experience with a multinational corporation, particularly with the APAC region coverage
  • Proven prior people management/ leadership experience
  • Well-rounded technical skills in accounting, costing and financial/ strategic planning
  • Possess sense of urgency and adaptability to changing environment
  • Able to work under pressure, deliver results and observe deadline
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills, hands-on and meticulous
  • Moderate travelling is expected
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