Finance Manager, Financial Planning & Analysis

Job Description

The Finance Manager plays an important role in supporting the regional finance team in group reporting requirements, new acquisition valuation (PPA) and reporting. This incumbent must be strong in financial planning and analysis (FP&A) and act as the liaison with stakeholders and external auditors.

Job Responsibilities
  • Support the Group CFO and finance controller to partner with regional commercial leaders on the regional growth and process improvement initiatives
  • Provide analysis and commentary of the region’s performance and plans. Support decision making and action planning
  • Support the delivery of financial reporting and planning requirements; monthly and quarterly financial reporting, forecast and budget updates, cashflow forecast and long-term strategic plans
  • Support HQ finance team on the delivery of finance projects
  • Analyze and review financial status by collecting and studying data from regional finance team and business units. Improve, monitor variances and identify trends
  • Ensure the Group and its subsidiaries are following Companies Act, SGX listing requirements, and international financial reporting standard
  • Prepare cashflow forecast, account receivables collection analysis and assist in budgeting & forecasting data collection and analysis
  • Prepare financial analysis reports for monthly management meeting and quarterly board meeting
  • Recommend actions, develop automated accounting applications, and maintain ad-hoc reports as needed
  • Act as a business partner to all divisions
  • Direct report to the CFO and finance controller
  • Work closely with Regional finance counterparts and Country finance counterparts
  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Accountancy, ACCA, CPA, CIMA, ICAEW, CFA or other professional qualification in Accountancy
  • Minimum of 5 – 6 years of relevant working experience especially in FP&A. Candidates with working experience in the big 4 audit firm with audit portfolio will have an added advantage
  • Strong project management and financial management skills
  • Ability to work independently, with limited guidance, and possess leadership skills to provide appropriate supervision and leadership to other team members
  • Expert in IFRS Framework and good understanding in Companies Act and SGX listing requirement
  • Prior experience in dealing with regional finance and accounting teams will be added advantage