Manager – Finance

February 23, 2023

Work area: Finance & Accounts Location: Malaysia, Employment type: Full time Job ID: 7581

Job Purpose

The Finance Manager – Sea Lead (SL) Malaysia will have overall responsibility for all financial matters pertaining to Sea Lead Malaysia, including Services SL might operate out of SL Malaysia as well as SL Malaysia Agency Services offered to parent company Sea Lead Pte. in Singapore.

He/she must have an excellent and professional working relationship with the management team of SL Malaysia as well as SL Group.

Main Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Financial planning & Analysis
  • Financial forecasts
  • Cost controlling
  • Control environment
  • Budgeting
  • Timely, Accurate and Reliable accounting & reporting
  • Management reporting
  • Statutory reporting
  • External audit
  • Cash flow management and reporting
  • Safeguarding company assets
  • Corporate Tax, VAT and GST
  • Banking relationships
  • Train & develop the capabilities of the SL DMCC Finance Team
  • Compliance with internal and external financial laws, policies, procedures and regulations
  • Hiring/firing (in coordination with Finance Director – Sea Lead and performance management of SL DMCC finance staff

Key Performance Indicators

  • Timely, accurate and reliable financial data available, as and when needed
  • Financial compliance with all local laws and regulations
  • A strong finance team that is a respected partner for the rest of the organisation
  • Company assets are protected, and avoidable losses are prevented
  • A fit for purpose internal control environment

Experience & Qualification

  • M.Sc in Finance, Auditing, B.Com or similar
  • A professional accounting qualification (ACCA, CMA, CPA etc.)
  • Shipping/Transportation industry experience is a must
  • Experience from vessel operating shipping company is preferred
  • 10+ Years of working experience in finance positions
  • Experience from working in a similar role
  • Experience in working with SAP


  • Excellent English written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent management and supervisory skills
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Trustworthy
  • Honest
  • Independent
  • Serious
  • Team Player
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