Noel Krisnandar Yahja , CFO, SGMW Multifinance
Finance is an integral part of any business and plays a crucial role in driving growth and profitability. However, finance also poses significant challenges for Chief Financial Officers (CFOs) and other finance professionals. Noel Krisnandar Yahja is a dedicated professional with over 25 years of experience in the finance industry. He has worked in varied industries vertical such as big four audit firms, multinational manufacturing industries, and financial services industries, in various capacities. Noel is currently the CFO and Chief Risk Officer (CRO) at SGMW Multifinance which is a multinational company in the multi finance business in Indonesia. He strives to mitigate financial risks by developing effective risk management strategies and regulating cash flow. Realizing the need to keep up to date with changing regulations, such as tax laws, accounting standards, and technological advancements, Noel invests time in learning and implementing the acquired knowledge to drive organizational growth.
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CFOs from Indonesia are enhancing the financial operations
Indonesia is a continuous track record of high growth, relative to other low-cost countries. The country's ongoing business reforms aiding foreign investors. In Indonesia, there are growing number of special economic zones, workforce and labor availability, lower labor costs and an increasingly open environment for foreign direct investments. Apart from its good investment climate, Indonesia also has a wide range of natural resources, a young and trained labor force and a growing economy. Since 2014, the GDP of Indonesia has been increasing by about 5percent every year. Indonesia has the biggest population and economy in Southeast Asia. Indonesia's size, young population, and strategic location make it an important economic, trade and security partner.
About CFO: Chief financial officers oversee the financial operations of their companies and provide leadership and focus to accounting and finance departments to ensure that they operate efficiently and comply with applicable laws and company policies. This executive is in charge of a company's financial operations. A CFO's responsibilities include internal and external financial reporting, stewardship of a company's assets, and ownership of cash management.
Significance of CFO in Indonesia: In Indonesia the CFO will be the key business partner to the founder of the business. This person will improve the finance operation, and bridge the company to the outside world.CFO will partner with President& CEO and executive Leadership Team to develop and manage the Company's growth strategy. The ideal candidate brings successful leadership experience in finance, and operations in the life sciences industry. In addition to strategic development, the CFO will be accountable for the administrative, financial and risk management operations of the company, including the development of Company's financial and commercial plan.
CEO Insights Asia in this issue presents a list of ‘Top 10 CFOs from Indonesia- 2023' who have leveraged their extensive industry expertise and experience in of fering ef fective skills to the market. The following list has been prepared af ter being closely scrutinized by a distinguished panel of judges including CXOs, analysts and our editorial board. We recognize their valuable contribution to the ever expanding and competitive market and their ability to sustain themselves and emerge as top contestants through their reliable knowledge.
|Company Logo||Company Management||Company Name||Company Description|
|Ashish Agarwal ,CFO||Fore Today||A financial professional with over a decade of experience in accounting and financial management within the agriculture and FMCG sectors, worked across multiple countries|
|Boedi Setia Utama ,CFO||Segara Market||A visionary leader with a decade of experience, specialized in financial accounting, cost accounting and auditin|
|Herman Adrian ,CFO||OY! Indonesia||A management professional with 14 years of experience in energy, natural resources and manufacturing industry on a variety of different topics such as strategic planning, process improvement, project management and talent & organization performance|
|John Oehmke ,CFO||Prudential Indonesia||A highly accomplished leader with more than three decades of experience, with expertise in financial planning, financial analysis and risk management|
|Krishna Worotikan ,CFO||Microsoft||A strong operations professional with a demonstrated history of working in the oil, energy and technology industry, skilled in analytical skills, financial accounting, managerial finance, business process improvement and auditing|
|March Teguh Armadi ,CFO||PT. Mitra Pinasthika Mustika||A strong finance professional skilled in accounting and financial reporting, budgeting, cost control, tax compliance and planning, having a proven track record of working in a diverse array of organization|
|Mega Satria ,CFO||Pelabuhan Indonesia||A finance professional with expertise in the banking industry, gained valuable experience in the airline, port, and coal mining industries, constantly striving to make meaningful contributions to the success of the organizations|
|Morten Lentz, CFO||ISS Indonesia||An experienced leader with over 20 years experience, with expertise in acute analytic skills, strong team and project management leadership, clear vision, articulation of project objectives to influence team and create excellent results|
|Noel Krisnandar Yahja ,CFO||SGMW Multifinance||A dedicated professional with over 25 years of experience in the finance industry, worked in varied industries vertical such as big four audit firms, multinational manufacturing industries in various capacities|
|Samrit Das ,CFO||IBM||A finance professional skilled in strategic financial planning & analysis, budgeting, accounting, operations and process management with a demonstrated history of working in the information technology, telecom and services industry|