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FMM Kedah / Perlis Branch

Vacancy at ConvaTec - Unomedical Sdn. Bhd : Finance & IT Manager

The Finance & IT Manager will report directly to the regional associate finance director, and have a dotted-line reference to the local plant director of ConvaTec.

Areas of Responsibility

  • To be an active partner for plant management team in all relevant matters. This includes the preparation of budgets, projections, estimates, monthly and ad hoc analyses and investment appraisals. The objective of all the above is to optimize the use of resources by facilitating informed decision making
  • Play a key role in management of the plant in determining efficiency and costing policies.
  • Management & development of the team
  • An active role in identification, implementation and follow-up on cost saving initiatives
  • An active role in various cross-functional projects, such as improving production data collection
  • Monthly reporting and analysis of financial results, together with the accounting team
  • Budgeting & forecasting
  • Treasury & cash flow management
  • Provides information & analysis in the form of options for clear & swift decision making
  •  Develops strong working relationships with internal and external organizations
  •  Leads ad-hoc strategic projects
  • Ensure adequate financial controls and procedures are in place to: - Safeguard Company assets
  • Ensuring improved utilization of current IT systems throughout the organization

The ideal candidate is;

  • Self-driven and independent
  • Able to communicate a message clearly on all levels of the organization
  • Fluent in English
  • Systematic and analytical
  • Able to work with details but also manages to look at the big picture
  • Ambitious, self-confident and results-driven
  • Able to find creative solutions to complex issues
  • Has proven leadership skills

Education & Experience

  • University degree in economics
  • Minimum 3-5 years of experience as Controller or Finance Manager for a production company
  • Ideally has work experience from abroad
  • Experience with PRMS system (or other AS/400 platform) is an advantage

Desired leadership behaviours


Leads Strategically

• Creates a compellingvision and translates it into objectives and plans.

• Makes decisions thatsupport the organization’s strategy and mission.

• Leverages externalsources to complement internal capabilities.

• Aligns work and resourcesto reinforce priorities.


Drives Performance

• Delivers results withhigh integrity while focusing on execution.

• Monitors results.

• Readily and eagerly takeson new challenges and demonstrates accountability.

• Acts with flexibility andperseverance, balancing accuracy and speed in decision making.

• Removes barriers.



• Develops ideas and seeksalternatives that create value for patients, customers and shareholders.

• Focuses on continuousimprovement and learns from successes and mistakes.

• Drives positive change.

• Takes appropriate andinformed business risk.

 Embraces Teamwork

• Works cooperativelyacross boundaries and the matrix to achieve results.

• Builds and maintainstrust, promotes inclusion and respects others.

• Aligns individual andteam objectives to deliver company strategy.

 Communicates Directly

• Communicates informationand decisions openly and honestly.

• Seeks multiple anddiffering viewpoints and listens to others.

• Speaks out on challengesand risks.

• Escalates issuesappropriately.

 Develops and Energizes People

• Develops self, peers anddirect reports.

• Seeks and incorporatesfeedback and coaching.

• Builds a diverse,high-performing team.

• Creates energy andexcitement.

• Commits to continuouslearning and knowledge sharing.

• Invests in others.


Key Points:

  • The role is based from our manufacturing plant in SungaiPetani, Kedah
  • People management of 3 senior accountants
  • The role is focussed towards financial controlling ratherthan accounting, although there is still an element of this
  • Knowing how to operate in a multi-national company is crucial
  • You must be comfortable reporting to someone in a distantlocation i.e. Slovakia
  • Knowledge of our specific IT systems is a huge advantage i.e.ERP, PRMS
  • Previous experience of working in a manufacturing environment is a must
For enquiry, please contact:

Mat DaudBin Hj Ishak

HumanResource Manager,

UnomedicalSdn. Bhd

Bakar ArangIndustrial Estate,

08000Sungai Petani,






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