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.


  • 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 or click “Apply Now”. Regretfully, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Thank you!