Regional FP&A Manager

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Finance & Accounting; Outsourcing | Selangor, Malaysia | Up to MYR 216,000 per annum | 29 Oct 2019

Regional FP&A Manager

(19106_ RP)

Specialisation: Finance & Accounting; Outsourcing

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Location: Selangor, Malaysia
Salary: Up to MYR 216,000 per annum
Type: Permanent
Posted On: 29th October 2019

Client Background & Role Summary:

Our client is a global leader in providing information, analytical and marketing services to organizations and consumers to help manage the risk, reward of commercial and financial decision. They are looking for a Regional FP&A Manager who is required to manage a team of FPA with 7 FTE and support various APAC FP&A activities. This role reports to the Head of Global Finance Service Centre.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Managing the team:
    • Develop and manage the team performance on a daily basis.
    • Lead as a role model, you will instil a robust culture of knowledge sharing and working together as well as implementing clear metrics to measure the success of the overall team.
    • Manage Team KPI’s and to take accountability and ownership of issues that arise.
    • Knowledge transfer through training, coaching and mentoring across the team. Plan and prepare for Integrations and Improvements and build into objectives and accountability within the team.
  • Empower Advocate and Stakeholder Management:
    • Lead on the momentum on workshops and be an empowerment advocate for the team.
    • Develop and coach analysts to increase efficiency and improve quality of output.
    • Drive more work into KL team, (taking workload from country teams and other Corporate teams).
    • Liaise frequently with other managers in the team (based in country) to ensure that regional processes are being managed optimally.
    • Regular calls with defined stakeholder to resolve outstanding actions. Feedback on team’s performance.
    • Set a culture of Cross training and support across the other country reports/dashboard and align processes where possible.
  • Financial Planning & Analysis Activities:
    • Coordinate the annual budget/strategic planning/monthly forecast process and ensure that all regional/global deadlines are met.
    • Build and maintain robust financial models for budgeting, strategic planning, financial management and analysis to support regional decision making.
    • Create executive ready PowerPoint presentations for various reporting needs including the APAC budget/Strategic planning presentation deck.
    • Create ad hoc financial analysis that provide analysis and insight to senior stakeholders.
    • Assist with preparation of APAC CFO/CEO presentations or financial performance packs (e.g. QPR/town hall presentations).
    • Continually identify process and reporting improvements that improves quality of deliverables in the finance function.
    • Drive a culture of robust forecasting throughout the business by working with the countries to improve consistency and accuracy, especially in support of Finance 2020 / Transformation projects and initiatives.

Requirements:

  • Qualified Chartered Accountant with strong university degree qualification. A member of internationally recognised accountancy qualification would be an advantage, i.e. CPA, ACA, CGMA (CIMA) or equivalent.
  • Experience of working in a Financial Accounting or FP&A function (8+ years), including dealing with stakeholders in different global locations.
  • At least 5 years management experience with proven track record of change management and developing direct reports.
  • Good knowledge of Oracle OBIEE and Noetix knowledge would be of an advantage.
  • Knowledge of and experience using financial reporting systems (such as Hyperion Smartview) would be preferred.
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office (in particular Excel and PowerPoint).
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a virtual regional team.
  • Highly effective communication and presentation of propositions and solutions. Deliver and pitch ideas to a wide audience at different levels.
  • Ability to work according to strict deadlines and manage various demands.
  • Strong analytical skills – ability to think of pragmatic solutions to analytical challenges.

If you are interested, kindly email your updated resume to Rachel at rachel.pang@mindmerge.com.my or click “Apply Now”. Regretfully, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Thank you!