Chief Operating Officer - Asia Pacific

Location: Hong Kong Island,
Contract Type: Permanent
Specialisation: Finance & Accounting
Salary: HK$150000.00 - HK$200000.00 per month
REF: AS00041841

Working as part of the regional leadership team, this is a senior level role acting as the regional head for all corporate back office functions within Asia Pacific as well as taking a lead role in directing the firm's business & financial strategy in Asia Pacific. Core responsibilities will be managing a sizable regional team spanning finance, technology, human resources, administration, marketing & business development. A key focus of this role will be to co-ordinate with senior stakeholders within the APAC region to ensure the smooth running of the business, minimising financial and operational risk & identifying areas for increased efficiency. Subsequently, initiating & implementing regional and global projects to drive change across the firm and streamline business operations will also form a key part of the role.

To succeed in this role, you will be a high calibre professional with a minimum of 15 years' experience ideally gained within the legal or professional services sector. Extensive leadership & people management experience spanning functions including finance, HR, technology, facilities management & marketing is preferable. A background in finance, whilst not a pre-requisite is favourable and additional finance qualifications or an MBA are highly relevant to the role. A proven track record in managing sizable regional teams is expected and prior experience of successfully running large scale projects is also required. Strong commercial management experience as well as exceptional communication & interpersonal skills are a pre requisite.