Finance Director,


Business unit: DP South East & South Asia

About AkzoNobel

AkzoNobel is a leading global Paints and Coatings Company and a major producer of specialty chemicals, with leading market positions and brands in countries around the world.  We operate in a number of important market segments ranging from buildings and infrastructure to transport, industrial and consumer goods.  We’re also the sector leader in sustainability and are number one in the renowned Dow Jones Sustainability Index. In practical terms, that means our sustainable solutions are in your lives, and those of your friends and family, every day.  We’re the people that make it possible for you to do what you need to do.


·         Main scope of work:

o   Finance Director for Decorative Paints business and

o   Finance Coordinator for the One legal entity and

o   A board member of the legal entity


One Legal entity housed the 3 BAs: Paints, Coating and Specialty Chemicals businesses.


·        Statutory: Responsible for compliance to all statutory, financial and BOI (tax) requirements of all the businesses housed under the One legal entity. Oversee the smooth coordination between parties in the different businesses in consolidated financial statuary report, BOI (Tax) management and Treasury management under One legal entity.


·        Accounting: Responsible for all accounting work for Paints and providing accounting shared services to SC businesses within the same legal entity. Work with the Coating accounting team to support the Coating site and branches.


·        Business Partnering & Commercial Finance: Responsible for all business partnering activities under Paints businesses only (excludes Coating and Specialty Chemicals).


·         In-control and Governance: Responsible for all full compliance to AkzoNobel Directives & internal policies and external regulations.


·         Other work as assigned from time to time.

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Job characteristics

Closing date

May 31, 2017

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Business unit

DP South East & South Asia

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Job requirements/Candidate profile

Basic Qualifications

·         Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting, MBA would be a plus.

·         Head of Finance experience

·         Strong inter-personal and soft skills are critical success factor

·         Good command of English language

·         A Thai national that understands the local culture to implement the MNC culture; able to read/write Thai language

·         Experience working in MNC, with multiple stakeholders and matrix reporting lines

·         18+ years of relevant and hands-on experience in a financial analysis and business partnering in consumer industries

·         Resilient and ability to handle changes quickly



Desired Qualifications

·         Ability to build team capability

·         Strong drive for results, ability to handle ambiguity and cross-functional team dynamics.

·         Ability to be strategic and detailed when necessary