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31 July 2020
Job ID: PH-2602
Finance Director

Reports To: Head of School

Main Working Relationships: Head of School, School Director, Teaching and Administrative Staff


  • The Finance Director role is to plan, implement, and manage the team, and to run all the finance activities of the company. This will include business planning, budgeting, and forecasting. In addition, the Finance Director will be responsible for planning and analysing the company's financial strengths and weaknesses and proposing corrective actions.


  • Managing overall finance and accounting function
  • Analyze, plan and control financial structures
  • Leading budgeting, forecasting, and financial reporting processes
  • Driving business performance and providing strategic recommendations to senior management team
  • Advising on financial strategy and planning both short-term and long-term
  • Maintaining effective internal controls and ensuring compliance with company policies and procedures
  • Ensuring all financial reports are submitted timely and in compliance with local regulations
  • Developing and managing relationship with both internal and external stakeholders
  • Coaching and developing team members
  • Performing ad-hoc tasks as assigned

Required Qualifications

  • Thai national
  • Minimum a Bachelor's degree in Accounting/Finance or related fields
  • 10+ years of overall combined accounting and finance experience
  • Fluent in Thai and English both spoken and written
  • Thorough knowledge of accounting principles and procedures
  • Experience with general ledger functions and the month-end/year end close process
  • Excellent accounting software user and administration skill
  • Strong technical and analytical skills
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills. Matrix reporting experience is an advantage
  • Dynamic, flexible, and result-oriented with good attitude
  • Able to work under pressure and tight deadlines

Personal Attributes and Characteristics

  • Commitment to and alignment with the School’s mission, vision, values and educational philosophy.
  • Honesty, integrity and compassion, all with a good sense of humour.
  • Proven problem-solving skills.
  • International mindedness and intercultural understanding.
  • Attention to detail, can do attitude, positive, responsible, results oriented and strong service mind
  • Good accountability with perform duties of a sensitive and confidential concerned

Child Safeguarding Commitment

  • Safeguarding the welfare of children and young people is a priority and we expect all staff to share that commitment. Applicants for any position at UWCT undergo child protection screening including checks with past employers, law enforcement authorities and other governmental agencies as required.

Anti-Discrimination Statement and How to Apply
Committed to deliberate diversity, UWCT guarantees that all employment candidates will have their application considered in a manner that is respectful of individual values and beliefs, free from discrimination based on race, ethnicity, colour, nationality, religion, gender, age, familial status and/or disability as we hire on the merits of skill, qualifications, experience and fit for the program. We are committed to a safe, healthy and rewarding work environment and will not tolerate discriminatory harassment or personal harassment in any form.

Applications can be addressed to the Head of School, Mr. Jason McBride, and submitted through the UWCT Schrole portal found HERE. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis and UWCT reserves the right to close an opening if an ideal candidate is identified at any time.

Contact us

UWC Thailand International School 

115/15 Moo 7, Thepkasattri, Thalang, Phuket 83110, Thailand

Tel: +66 (0) 76 336 076
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Job Details:

  • Five-day work week
  • Performance bonus
  • Gratuity
  • Housing allowance
  • Medical insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Life insurance

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