Finance Director, Asia Onshore Finance

Lead the Finance team in Asia Onshore Finance at Vestas. Develop strategies, mentor team members, manage financial risks, and drive sustainable energy projects. Join a global leader in wind energy.

Tokyo, Japan  UTC+01:00   Hybrid   Full Time   10000+   19 days ago

About Vestas

Company Overview

Vestas Wind Systems A/S

Aarhus, Denmark


Business Model

Renewable Energy - Wind Turbine Manufacturing and Services

Designs, manufactures, installs, and services wind turbines

Product sales and service agreements

Locations & Geography

Worldwide operations across continents including North America, Europe, Asia, and Latin America

Company Culture

Committed to sustainable energy solutions and market leadership in renewable energy

Innovative, sustainability-focused, with emphasis on continuous improvement

Offers various career programs, internships, and training opportunities

Activities & Projects

Engaged in multiple wind energy projects worldwide, with a strong focus on both onshore and offshore turbines

Development of the V164 model, one of the most powerful turbines

Targets carbon neutrality by 2030 and zero-waste turbines by 2040

Career Opportunities

Wide range of roles in engineering, project management, and operations

Comprehensive benefits including health insurance, professional development programs, and flexible work arrangements

Contact Information

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Careers at Vestas

The Asia Onshore Finance department is currently an approx. 30-person team of skilled finance professionals, covering Vestas' wind turbine markets in the Asia region, including Japan, South Korea, Vietnam, India etc. As part of the broader APAC Finance team of approximately 60 colleagues the Director of Asia Onshore Finance reports directly to the Senior Vice President and CFO for the Asia-Pacific region.


The role of Finance Director for APAC Offshore Finance is to supervise the Finance function regarding subregion Strategy and Planning, Financial Reporting and Analysis, Budgeting and Forecasting and Risk Management, in the undertaking of delivering substantial and complex sustainable energy infrastructure projects.

As the Finance Director of Asia Onshore Finance, you will be a key member of the subregion Asia Onshore leadership team as well as the APAC Finance leadership team. Your primary responsibilities will include:

  • Develop a team of finance professionals across different locations, building a collaborative and efficient culture within the finance department. Mentor and develop team members to enhance their skills and capabilities.
  • Identify project related financial risks and implement risk mitigation strategies, including currency exposure, interest rates, and other financial risks. Work closely with legal and compliance teams to ensure adherence to policies.
  • Engage with internal and external stakeholders, including regional and group leaders, auditors, and regulatory bodies.
  • Monitor and report financial performance, identify risks and opportunities, and recommend corrective actions. Develop the subregional monthly Performance Reviews.
  • Oversee financial reporting monthly, ensuring compliance with accounting standards and regulatory requirements, while assuring timelines and completed project of all audits, internal and external, as well as statutory accounts.
  • Develop the budgeting and forecasting process for the subregional area. Collaborate with stakeholders to set financial targets and track performance. Evaluate investment proposals and assess their financial impact.
  • Analyze financial data to provide actionable insights to policy makers and leadership peers.
  • Influence and implement financial strategies aligned with business targets.


  • Minimum of 10 years of progressive finance experience, including leadership roles.
  • Master's degree in finance, Accounting, or related field
  • Experience from project oriented organisations; infrastructure and energy are a bonus.
  • Full understanding of financial regulations and compliance.
  • Solid experience working in a matrix.
  • Fluency in English is required; proficiency in Mandarin, Japanese or Korean is desirable.


  • Is highly self-organised, open minded, curious, and self-motivated.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Thrive in building relationships with internal business partners and across a matrix, and you do not shy away from questioning the business on numbers and performance
  • Creative presentation skills; ability to clearly communicate complex messages in a simple manner
  • Enjoy having a leadership role and has the ability to supervise in a matrix and through others

Additional Benefit

  • Flexible benefits plan
  • Medical insurance / Hospitalization / Life insurance
  • Critical illness insurance
  • Personal accident insurance
  • International business travel insurance
  • Additional annual leave to statutory (20 business days)
  • Maternity leave
  • Pregnancy treatment leave
  • Paternity leave
  • Paid sick/ medical leave
  • Half day off (a half-day off in the afternoon on the eves of mid-autumn festival, new year
  • And lunar new year)
  • Annual medical examination
  • Send flower to employees in case of employee’s wedding or funeral
  • Long service award
  • Diverse and open work environment
  • Highly value career development of employees, support internal transfer and promotion

Additional Information

We do amend or withdraw our jobs and reserve the right to do so at any time, including prior to the advertised closing date. Please be advised to apply on or before the 21st of Jun. 2024.

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About the role

May 25, 2024

Full Time


Jun 21, 2024


Tokyo, Japan



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