Head of Finance & IT

  • Shanghai
  • Work experience
  • Manager First Level
  • Finance, Controlling
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Hi, Welcome to Elektrobit!

Would you like to have a job where you can influence one of the biggest industries? Do you have a vision of what the mobility of the future could look like? Then we have just the right thing for you!

Before we dive right into your concrete position of interest

We would like to introduce ourselves.

We are Elektrobit and we develop visionary embedded and connected software for the automotive industry. Day by day we work on leading-edge technologies for automated driving, new vehicle infrastructures, connected cars, and user experience that shape the future of mobility. As part of the world of top automotive brands we have been doing this with great success for more than 35 years. Our customers include Audi, BMW, Daimler, Ford, GM, Volkswagen Group, Volvo, and many more and you can find our technologies in more than 600 million vehicles. We are a wholly-owned independently-operated subsidiary of Continental AG. What unites all of our over 4000 colleagues all around the world is our passion for automotive software and our unique team spirit. Together we work towards our vision of a world in which mobility causes zero fatalities, produces low emissions, and transforms your commute into quality time. Would you like to help make this vision a reality and move the world with us?

What you do

Oversee all Accounting, Finance, Controlling, Corporate governance, and IT activities related to EB China to support Elektrobit China in achieving the agreed-upon and planned goals.
Subordinates: 4
Accounting, Finance, and Controlling management:
  • Accounting & Finance:
  • Ensure the application of Finance and Accounting guidelines.
  • Ensure implementation of and compliance with accounting & finance Systems, Tools, Standards, and Processes. Maintain high data quality and transparency.
  • Manage cash flow through investment and expense payment approvals and controls.
  • Controlling:
  • Create regular forecasts and explain deviations vs. budget and previous forecasts.
  • Support the budgeting process and monitor budget performance.
  • Provide monthly & yearly reporting with timely explanations for any deviations.
  • Ensure cost control and improve the efficiency of working capital.
IT management:
  • Ensure that Elektrobit China projects are adequatly supported.
  • Manage software, hardware, and data security to maintain efficient and secure office and mobile work environments.
  • Provide global IT support.
  • Offer feedback on global IT for the local environment and propose suitable IT solutions for our local operations.
Corporate governance and business support:
  • Corporate governance
    • Ensure strict compliance with corporate governance policies.
    • Support Internal Audits and implement the resulting actions.
  • Act as the secretary for BOD meetings. Assist with corporate business matters.
  • Help the country manager monitor and analyze FCR and propose improvement plans.
  • Regularly review China P&L with the country manager and propose improvement plans.
  • Perform credit checks for new customers/suppliers.
  • Support the Purchasing process, vendor management, and CEOS approvals.
  • Assist with legal activities, including arbitration processes.
  • Support External Financial and IT Audits.

What you bring

  • Finance & Controlling management skills: Knowledge of IFRS and Gaps in local Finance & Controlling policies.
  • Business management skills: Tax, Government subsidy, Audit, Cost management, Project management, Problem-solving, and decision-making tools and techniques.
  • Communication skills: Presentation and negotiation techniques.
  • Human relations skills: Team leadership, conflict management, open-mindedness, networking, and performing under pressure.
  • Languages: Fluent in both spoken and written English.
  • Programming software: Knowledge of SAP and related systems and processes. Proficiency with Office productivity tools.
  • Education: Background in Finance or Accounting. Bachelor's degree or above. Work experience: 5+ years of experience as a Finance & Controlling function manager in a Foreign Investment company.

Look forward to

  • Working on exciting and future-oriented projects, together with best-in-class colleagues.
  • Benefiting from our international collaborations and our multicultural and diverse #teamElektrobit, there’s so much we learn from each other.
  • Having a job that fits to your life through access to mobile work, flextime without core hours and tailored work time models such as part-time work. Let’s have a chat about what suits you and us best.
  • Enjoying an informal working environment throughout the company with no dress code.
  • Being part of a team where we believe in each other, care for each other, and can rely on each other. Regular team and sport events strengthen our team spirit even further.
  • Continuously learning and building your skill set with first-class development opportunities, e.g. through unlimited access to the e-learning platform Udemy and our extensive know-how.
  • Profiting from a generously subsidized company pension plan and capital-forming benefits.

Reach out to us

Are you our new …position…? Then apply in no time via our job portal. What we need is your CV and you can import your résumé data automatically. Do you have any questions? ...Recruiter.. will be happy to answer them. Please call him/her on +86 13752893894
Check out our website https://www.elektrobit.com/careers/ for more information on working at Elektrobit.
We are looking forward to hearing from you!
At Elektrobit, we celebrate diversity. Your ethnic origin, gender, religion or world view, disability, age, or sexual identity do not matter to us. The only important thing is that you fit in with us and are passionate about automotive software.

  • Chuan He