Operations & Finance Manager APAC

Join us as APAC's Operations and Finance Manager

08 / 04 / 2017
Chimney is a leading international creative content creator. Wespecialise in creating engagement with our clients’ audience through the power of moving images and sound. Our services include Concept Development, Production and Digital Delivery/Distribution. Currently, the group has 13 offices in 9 countries (Stockholm (HQ), Malmö, Gothenburg, Helsinki, Copenhagen, Warsaw, Berlin, Frankfurt, Mannheim, Basel, Los Angeles, Sydney and Singapore) and employs approximately 340 people.

Singapore is the Regional HQ for our APAC region and growing rapidly. From this location we deliver services in productions across the region – formats are commercial and within the field of content marketing and range from full campaigns to dedicated individual films. We work with:

  • TV Shows and Drama
  • TV Commercials
  • Event films
  • Digital films and campaigns
  • Corporate films

Our offer

We are now looking for an Operations and Finance Manager for Chimney APAC, based in Singapore.

We offer:

  • Working in one of the most innovative and exciting creative companies in the world with an unmatched mix of skills together with a culture of always challenging status quo.
  • Working in an international organisation with colleagues from around the world.
  • Working in an entrepreneurial culture that encourages initiatives, and offer you the opportunity to suggest and implement changes.
  • Working within an organisation aiming to become the best in our field globally.
  • Extensive regional and international career development opportunities.

Roles and responsibilities

The role is a broad one and covers all non-project related operational functions in Chimney APAC as well responsibility for financial reporting and process optimisation. Specifically, you will be responsible for the following: 

  • Office management – all aspects of managing the office, logistics, procurement, workflows, ensuring efficient allocation of resources and process optimisation across all departments.
  • IT infrastructure – responsibility for managing all aspects of the IT infrastructure for the company
  • Human Resource management – handling all recruitment processes, ensuring that all Professional Development processes work, managing contractual arrangements with permanent and temporary staff.
  • Financial reporting – using and managing the relation with the external accounting firm as well as with group CFO / HQ to ensure accurate and timely financial reporting and forecasting.

You will report to the CEO for Singapore/APAC.

Skills and Experience

  • You have at a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Finance or Economics and have between 5-9 years experience in similar roles 
  • You have extensive experiencein managing all areas of corporate operations. Experience across various professional services industries will be an advantage (e.g. financial, legal and advertising industries)
  • You are a proactive team player who is always highly motivated and willing to suggest and lead initiatives.
  • You are an expert at using Microsoft Office tools, especially Excel.
  • You have to be fluent in English, and you must be a Singaporean citizen / PR.


Chimney has a strong informal culture built around our values:

  • Joyful
  • Creative
  • Driven
  • Solution Focused
  • Reliable

You should feel good about these values before applying. In addition, you are:

  • Informal and without prestige
  • Enjoy responsibility but also team work
  • Hard worker
  • Motivating and social


Please apply on 30 April 2017 at the latest to jobs.apac@chimneygroup.com, please state “Ops & Finance Singapore” as the subject line.

We look for the candidate to start as soon as possible – ideally not later than 1 July 2017.


Need more information?

If you have any further questions about the role or the application process, please contact Kim Wang at: kim.wang@chimneygroup.com