Job Description

CAE is a global leader in training for the civil aviation, defence and security, and healthcare markets. Backed by a 70-year record of industry firsts, we continue to help define global training standards with our innovative virtual-to-live training solutions to make flying safer, maintain defence force readiness and enhance patient safety. We have the broadest global presence in the industry, with 8,000 employees, 160 sites and training locations in over 35 countries. Each year, we train more than 120,000 civil and defence crewmembers and thousands of healthcare professionals worldwide. 

Director Finance, Civil Aviation - Asia region

Position Type: 

Regular

Role and Responsibilities

JOB SUMMARY :

The Director Finance Asia is responsible for the complete accounting and financial aspects of the business, directly supervising the local finance teams as well as preparing the management reports, reviewing company accounts and ensuring compliance in company secretarial matters.

The Director Finance must possess a strong commercial understanding of the business, provide an immediate and accurate financial performance assessment of the region, and provide valuable and appropriate support to the Business Leader in the achievement of the Region objectives and business plans.  

The Director Finance will also be actively involved in business development opportunities by providing guidance to the operations.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Support the Business Leader in developing the company's business in APAC and financial strategy including planning, monitoring, and reporting results, as well as the management and development of policies, systems, processes and personnel involved.
  • Oversee the financial responsibilities for regulatory and legal compliance, including taxation (VAT, corporation tax, employee taxes etc), dividends, statutory annual reports and accounts of the various operations, with support from the Head Office in Montreal.
  • Implement and supervise the finance share services for the region. Implement account payables, account receivables and cash management.
  • Contribute to the strategic planning and development of the Region, including supporting corporate departments with financial structure planning, tax planning and other finance related matters.
  • Responsible for the Region specific legal aspects, administration, company insurance, contracts and agreements, and liaising with the relevant corporate support functions on these matters.
  • Produce the monthly management accounts and associated reports accurately and on time, including relevant commentaries, answers to queries etc.
  • Review and produce regular, accurate and reliable financial forecasts for the Region.
  • Coordinate and control the company’s annual budget process, and deliver it in accordance with corporate requirements.
  • Manage the company’s finance department budget and other finance related costs effectively.
  • Manage regional finance team.

CAE thanks all applicants for their interest. However, only those whose background and experience match the requirements of the role will be contacted.

Equal Employment Opportunity

CAE is firmly committed to ensuring a positive and professional working environment in which all people are treated with dignity and respect. We aim to provide a fair and consistent method for filling job openings in support of equality of opportunity and cultural diversity within the company.

The masculine gender is used throughout this job description solely to make the text easier to read and  therefore applies to both men and women.

CAE is a global leader in training for the civil aviation, defense and security, and healthcare markets. Backed by a record of more than 70 years of industry firsts, we continue to help define global training standards with our innovative virtual-to-live training solutions to make flying safer, maintain defense force readiness and enhance patient safety. We have the broadest global presence in the industry, with over 10,000 employees, 160 sites and training locations in over 35 countries. Each year, we train more than 220,000 civil and defense crewmembers, including more than 135,000 pilots, and thousands of healthcare professionals worldwide. 

CAE offers interesting, diverse and challenging work. Our multiple businesses and global sites create a highly dynamic and stimulating environment that offers ample opportunity for creativity, learning and growth.

Our innovative technologies and services, and the people who collaborate every day to deliver exceptional service to our customers, are at the heart of what makes our organization successful and a great place to work.

“One of the greatest things about working at CAE is the people I get to work with. I enjoy collaborating with highly dedicated and professional colleagues from around the world every day.” Alexandre Lapointe, Global Engineering


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