Commercial FP&A Manager
 Chinese Company, NASDAQ lised
 Shanghai
 2018-10-18
 10 years minimum finance work experience
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Key Responsibilities:

  • Monthly reporting – prepare the periodic reporting pack for monthly close for internal / management reporting. Prepares and analyses weekly, monthly and quarterly management reports to identify issues / opportunities and develops recommendations for corrective actions.
  • Budgeting/Forecast process – drive the process during budgeting and forecast through the preparation of templates and consolidation and loading of information. Supports country’s annual budget and quarterly forecast process.
  • Weekly Sales Forecast and SG&A Management – ownership of regional the sales forecast process and work with local finance to track SG&A expenditure and tasks as necessary.
  • Support Asia FP&A Director to drive process excellence in streaming the forecasting process, improving forecast accuracy and quality, and tracking country FP&A KPIs
  • Take proactive analysis on commercial / promotion activities, challenge and analyse the business dynamics and drivers and meanwhile provide constructive opinion to Asia FP&A Director to drive and exceed financial performance.
  • Reviews and challenges the country Sales, Margin and OM forecasts to ensure they are well supported and justified.
  • Leads and or coordinates specific or ad hoc analysis and projects across the countries and or functions as assigned

Key Requirements:
  • Bachelors in Accounting or Finance essential. MBA / CIMA / CPA / ACCA preferred.
  • 10 years minimum Finance work experience, at least 5 years FP&A experience in a global corporation
  • Strong knowledge of MS Office with advanced skills in Excel & PowerPoint
  • Solid background in financial analysis in a commercial environment
  • Strong verbal & written communication skills in English
  • Good interpersonal & influencing skills to interact with all levels of the organisation.
  • Highly organised with the ability to complete multi-tasks in a timely manner
  • High team spirit and commitment, systematic and target-oriented working style
  • Must possess high level of integrity and a positive working attitude

Core Competencies:
  • Business Acumen: Demonstrates a strong business focus and stays abreast of the market, competition and methods to improve customer profitability.
  • Financial Acumen: Demonstrates understanding of how organisations achieve profitability targets.
  • Results Driven: Ensures efforts are focused on the activities that positively impact business results. Exhibits a “performance mentality” by displaying the appropriate sense of urgency in accomplishing goals and takes corrective actions to ensure that critical projects achieve results.
  • Collaboration: Working effectively and cooperatively with others; establishing and maintaining good working relationships. Facilitator in assisting company to achieve goals.
  • Communication: Understands people’s differences in communication and is able to articulate messages at all levels, directive approach to message. Listens to other people’s point of view and incorporate message
  • Customer Focus: Making customers and their needs a primary focus. Actively seeks information to understand customers’ circumstances, problems, expectations and needs. Considers how actions or plans will affect customers; responds quickly to meet customer needs and resolve problems; avoids over commitments.