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Finance Manager
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Job identification

Position : Finance Manager

Department : Finance and Accounting

Location : HCMC



Key Organizational Relationships

Report to : Managing Director


Finance Manager


To further increase our positive impact on the agribusiness sector of Southeast Asia, we are looking for a Finance Manager with proven track record in accounting, reporting and cost control to be based in our Ho Chi Minh City office.

The ideal applicant 

You combine a good education, such as a MSc degree in finance or accounting, with work experience as finance manager in a services firm and ideally also with experience in the agri-business sector. From a content point of view, you are strong in both financial accounting, as well as management accounting. You love working with numbers, large datasets, can think in database structures, and use numbers to develop insights to improve the management of the company. You are a very structured, pro-active and processed oriented person, who is driven and responsible to ensure a well arranged back-office.



Duties & Responsibilities


Management accounting and reporting including periodic and ad-hoc reports

Annual reports

Coordination of the external audit of all entities

Preparation of annual budgets for Fresh Studio Vietnam and Fresh Studio Myanmar

Corporate finance related activities/projects

Develop KPI systems to enhance performance for key processes in the company

Project accounting and reporting

Keeping policies and procedures up-to-date, developing new ones if required and ensuring Fresh Studio staff is being trained in these policies and procedures

Cost control

Payments authorization

Contracts authorization

Reviewing tax statements

Managing external relationships with auditors, legal advisors, banks etc.

Managing the Chief Accountant and accounting team (Vietnam and Myanmar)

Travel on a regular basis: once per month to Hanoi, once per quarter to Yangon


Desired qualifications and skills



A minimum of 10 years of experience, of which 3-5 years in a comparable position.


Special Skills required:

Work experience in the agri-business sector and/or experience in a (project based) services firm will be considered an advantage

Excellent command of English and Vietnamese

Analytical mindset

Structured and process oriented

Excellent excel skills (power pivot, pivot tables, macro's, VBA).

Pro-active and passionate for excellence

Good communication and presentation skills. 

Experience in working with multi-cultural teams.



A university degree in finance, economics or accounting is preferable


If this sounds like the role for you then please send your motivation letter and a CV detailing your qualifications and previous experience to: yourcareer@freshstudio.vn